A. The Competition shall be called the "H.W.C. Tinker Cup" to be played for by all "B" XI, regardless of Section. The preliminary round shall comprise the 2nd XI teams of newly admitted clubs in their first season if any, and the lowest finishing 2nd XI teams in the league structure for the previous season. The competition shall be governed by the Rules of the "Friend Allsop Cup" with the following additions.
B. A player shall be eligible to play in the second and subsequent rounds of the Tinker cup providing he has, during the current season, played the same number, or more, matches for the club’s second eleven than the first eleven’’
C. No player is eligible to play in the same round of both Allsop and Tinker competitions; even if played on different dates
D. In all rounds the draw shall take place in the conventional manner except that when the first team is drawn at home in the Allsop Cup, the second team shall play away.
E. All cup matches to be played on a Sunday commencing 2pm except the final which will commence at 1.30pm
F. Clubs which participated in the previous years’ competition will be entered into this year’s draw unless they opt out in writing to the League Secretary by 31 December.