CHESTER turn their attentions to cup action tomorrow and a home game against little-known Herefordshire outfit Luctonians in the Powergen intermediate competition.
But they must go into the tie without a number of players who are unavailable.
Karl Sitaine gets a debut at prop and Rob Stevens joins Scott Watson at lock. Matt Sheeney comes into the back row.
On a weekend set aside for cup games, Caldy, New Brighton and Birkenhead Park are among the clubs who will have to settle for second team action after received byes.
Wirral are due at Ruskin Park and show little change after beating Dukinfield last week. But university student Ieuan Jones makes his debut at scrum-half.
Parkonians meet Ashton Under Lyne at Holm Lane in the Junior Vase.
Parkonians will be without centre Alan Williams due to a wrist injury. But new skipper Ben Pearson is hopeful of a good show against higher rated opponents. Teenager Andy Smith will be at stand-off and veteran Peter Hillan continues as hooker.
Southport come up against the University of Central Lancashire in an away clash although a switch to Hillside is possible.
St Edwards had hoped to play a re-arranged league game but their opponents are now in cup action.