TYTHERINGTON Rocks will begin a new era on Saturday when Lukascz Cabaj takes charge of a competitive match for the first time.

The defending Hellenic League Division One West champions get their campaign underway with a home game against Hook Norton.

Cabaj was appointed manager in the summer following the departure of Gary Powell and his assistant Jason Wood to Longwell Green.

Meanwhile, for Hallen the new season will see the return of an old favourite with Paul Owen back in the dugout as they begin with a trip to Sherborne Town in the Western League Premier Division.

Owen was lured back for his second spell as boss at the club following the resignation of Jamie Hillman, who led Hallen to a 15th place finish last season.

Winterbourne finished two places below Hallen and visit Buckland Athletic on the opening day.

Almondsbury UWE, who finished ninth in the First Division last term, face a trip to Cheddar in their first game.

The County League season also gets underway on Saturday.