Both managers were disappointed not to win as Turriff United and Buckie Thistle drew 2-2 at the Haughs.
The Evening Express Aberdeenshire Cup is set to kick-off four weeks later this year in a revamp of the competition.
Turriff United have completed the signing of Owen Cairns.
Aberdeen Under-20s drew 3-3 with Turriff United in a friendly at The Haughs.
Turriff United manager Ross Jack has hailed the experience of new signing Russell McBride.
Brora Rangers moved top of the Highland League with a 5-1 win at Fort William.
John Sheran refused to discuss Cove's three red cards after their 1-1 draw at Turriff.
Blair Yule has warned Cove they cannot keep falling behind if they want to retain their title.
Formartine assistant Jerry O'Driscoll praised the side after beating Turriff 3-2 to erase memories of their weekend drubbing.
Formartine United boss Kris Hunter is looking for a reaction to their battering at Brora when they face Turriff United tonight.
New Cove Rangers striker Nick Gray is willing to run himself into the ground in an effort to help them win at Brora tomorrow.
Cove Rangers have this afternoon completed the signing of Turriff United striker Nick Gray.
Ross Jack praised Turriff after their 3-1 win at Nairn secured a return to the Highland League Cup semi-finals.
Graeme Stewart defended Buckie after an agonising 4-2 penalty shootout loss to Forres in the Highland League Cup.
Footballers in a North-east town have raised more than £2,700 for a school targeted by vandals.
Turriff will keep on looking to strengthen their squad after securing Kevin Main on a new deal.
Turriff United chairman George Manson has dismissed suggestions that Celtic and Rangers colt teams should be allowed into League Two.
Turriff United goalkeeper Kevin Main wants tomorrow's game against Inverurie Locos to be the start of a charge towards the top four.
Cove Rangers sent out a statement of intent to the rest of the Highland League by beating Brora Rangers 2-1 at Dudgeon Park.
Ross Jack has hailed the impact youngster Nikolas Wozniak has made since returning to Turriff United.
Banks o' Dee co-manager Sandy McNaughton was elated after his team reached the Aberdeenshire Shield final.
Tommy Forbes insists Banks o' Dee have nothing to fear when they take on Turriff United.
Turriff have "done their homework" for Aberdeen University says manager Ross Jack.
Turriff boss Ross Jack wants to make the most of home advantage against rivals Fraserburgh.
Kris Hunter commended Formartine's "tremendous" first-half after securing a 3-1 victory at Lossiemouth.
Paul Young wants Turriff United to kick-start their season against Strathspey Thistle tonight.
Turriff United manager Ross Jack has called on his players to make their mark against Bonnyrigg Rose.
Formartine United have confirmed the rescheduled dates for two of their fixtures.
Formartine United boss Kris Hunter expects a difficult match against Turriff United tomorrow.
Cove Rangers secured a 3-2 win to progress to the Aberdeenshire Cup final - after a decision that left Turriff assistant Bobby Beckwith baffled.