IT is getting down to the nitty-gritty of the two top inter-club knockouts of the Manchester and District Golf Alliance after the completion of the preliminary round of the blue riband Dunham Forest Trophy and City Glass Men’s Foursomes competitions

Round one in each competition sees the last 64 clubs left in action and features local clubs.

Involved in the Dunham Forest Trophy are: Ashton-on-Mersey v Deane, Sale v Davenport and Northenden v Leyland, while in the City Glass Men’s Foursomes are: Northenden v Bolton Old Links, Ashton-on-Mersey v Chorlton, Blackburn v Ringway, Sale or Leyland v Heaton Moor and Stamford v Davyhulme Park.