4. A North Britain cup played between the teams in the first division, and the teams in the premier who are not in either of the western European shield trophies.
That is 18 sides.
In the first round, the teams play in 6 groups of 3, in a round robin trophy of groups of 3 one game at home, one game away.
The top sides in the 6 groups go through. The best 2 runners up do as well.
This is followed by a quarter final, semi-final and final of one match each.
The final is a two legged final.
Group stage two matches
Quarter final Two matches
Semi final Two matches
Final Two matches
Total 7 matches.
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