DUNFERMLINE will play rivals Falkirk in the Betfred Cup this season after this afternoon's group stage draw was conducted.

The Pars have also been drawn in Group E of the South Section against Premiership side Kilmarnock.

League One outfits Clyde and Dumbarton complete the group.

Kelty Hearts also discovered their fate and they will face two top-flight teams in the form of top seeds St Johnstone and newcomers Dundee United.

Peterhead and Brechin City will provide the final challenges in Group C of the North Section.

The fixtures will take place between October 6 and November 14 with all match dates and kick-off times to be confirmed in due course.