NORTH Devon's three Toolstation Western League football clubs kick off their FA Cup campaigns in the extra preliminary round on August 16. Bideford open with a tie at home to Keynsham, Barnstaple will be away to Bridport and Ilfracombe at home to Tavistoc

NORTH Devon's three Toolstation Western League football clubs kick off their FA Cup campaigns in the extra preliminary round on August 16.Bideford open with a tie at home to Keynsham, Barnstaple will be away to Bridport and Ilfracombe at home to Tavistock.If Bideford win they will then be away to Street or Chard in the next round on August 30, while Barnstaple will be at home to either Gillingham Town from Dorset or Saltash United and Ilfracombe will be away to either Liskeard Athletic or Larkhall United.Further progress would bring Bideford a first qualifying round trip to Shepton Mallet, Frome or Cinderford in the next round on September 13. Barnstaple would face a tough tie away to Clevedon Town and Ilfracombe would be away to either Launceston, Sherborne Town or Paulton Rovers.Ilfracombe enter the FA Vase at the first qualifying round stage, with a game at home to Wellington on September 6.Barnstaple join the competition in the second qualifying round, at home to Newton Abbot or Budleigh Salterton on September 20.Victory for Ilfracombe would mean another cup clash with Tavistock, this time away.Progress to the first round proper would see Barnstaple at home to either Radstock, Penryn Athletic or Hamworthy on October 4 and Ilfracombe away to Frome.Bideford do not enter the FA Vase competition until the second round proper.The Toolstation Western League opens its programme on August 9.