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The Football Association of Wales (FAW) has today released a statement on the decisions taken by the National Leagues Board and the National Cups Board with regard to the status of Return to Play of Welsh domestic football in the 2020-21 season. The full statement can be found here

The JD Cymru Leagues and the Orchard Welsh Premier Women's League will return when the country either returns to Alert Level 3 in accordance with the Welsh Government Covid-19 Control Plan or when the ‘Elite Status’ as defined by Sport Wales is redesignated to that competition, whichever is the sooner. 

Proposed dates for the resumption of the competitions can be found below.

JD Cymru Premier

To continue under Elite Status.

Proposed playing calendar: 5 March to 31 May.

Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League

To continue under Elite Status.

Proposed playing calendar: 5 March to 23 May.

JD Cymru North

To continue under Elite Status.

Proposed playing calendar: 20 March to 29 May.

JD Cymru South

To continue under Elite Status.

Proposed playing calendar: 20 March to 29 May

Nathaniel MG Cup

To continue if proposed playing calendar allows.

Proposed playing calendar: March to 31 May.

Welsh Premier Women’s League Cup

To continue under elite status.

Proposed playing calendar: 23 March to 23 May.

JD Welsh Cup

To be played amongst the 44 teams at Tiers 1 & 2 only.

Proposed playing calendar: 20 April to 5 June.

FAW Women’s Cup

Decision deferred to March meeting of the NCB, as Board believe that competition is still possible, for the 9 teams at Tier 1 only. The NCB desire was for all teams who entered to participate but it’s not possible under the current Welsh Government guidelines. Therefore, allowing those that can compete was their preferred option.

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