Eight Cornish sides will take part in the FA Cup in the upcoming 2022/23 football season.

Six of the eight clubs ply their trade in the Toolstation Western League with Helston Athletic, Torpoint Athletic, Falmouth Town, Mousehole, Millbrook and Saltash United entering into this year's competition.

Liskeard Athletic, last year's runners up in the South West Peninsula League, are the only step six side from Cornwall in the competition. Liskeard gained entry to the competition due to their points per game tally in the 2021/22 campaign.

All of the aforementioned will join the tournament at the extra-preliminary round which will kick off on Saturday, August 6.

The extra-preliminary round in last seasons competition saw a local rivalry as Mousehole hosted Helston Athletic at Trungle Parc.

The home side were the victors on the day, scoring a routine 3-1 victory with a brace from Hayden Turner plus a well-placed free-kick from Andrew Elcock.

Helston found the net through their top scorer for the season in Stu Bowker, the forward lashed a 40 yard screamer over the helpless Cory Harvey and into the top corner. Helston were also reduced to ten men when Lewis Tonkin was shown two yellow cards in a matter of second-half minutes.

Mousehole were eventually knocked out of the competition with a 3-1 defeat to eventual Southern League Division One champions Plymouth Parkway.

Ties for that the extra preliminary round will be drawn on Friday, July 8. Winners of the extra preliminary fixtures will earn £1,125 from the victory while on the other hand teams exiting at that stage are given £375.

Lastly, Truro City, the highest ranked Cornish side playing in the Southern League, join the competition at the first qualifying round where winners receive £2,250 for a win and £1,125 for a loss.

The White Tigers reached the second preliminary round last season where they were defeated 1-0 by Hungerford in mid September.