Welsh Premier: The New Saints host Bangor City in season opener

The New Saints celebrate winning the Welsh Cup with a 3-2 victory over Aberystwyth at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground
The New Saints celebrate winning the Welsh Cup with a 3-2 victory over Aberystwyth at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground

Champions The New Saints will host play-off winners Bangor City on the opening weekend of the Welsh Premier League season.

Newly promoted Cefn Druids are at home to Aberystwyth Town in their first game in the top-flight since 2010.

Both matches, along with Prestatyn v Gap Connah's Quay, will be played on Friday, 22 August.

The second round of matches will be played on August Bank Holiday Monday for the second season running.

Friday, 22 August

Cefn Druids v Aberystwyth Town

Prestatyn Town v Gap Connahs Quay

The New Saints vBangor City

Saturday, 23 August

Airbus UK Broughton v Port Talbot Town

Carmarthen Town v Rhyl

Newtown v Bala Town

Monday, 25 August

Aberystwyth Town v The New Saints

Bala Town v Airbus UK Broughton

Bangor City v Newtown

Gap Connahs Quay v Carmarthen Town

Port Talbot Townv Prestatyn Town

Rhyl v Cefn Druids