Fanad United paired with Premier Division Monaghan

Ulster Senior League winners Fanad United have been drawn away to Airtricity League Premier Division Monaghan United in the first round of the EA Sports Cup.

Ulster Senior League winners Fanad United have been drawn away to Airtricity League Premier Division Monaghan United in the first round of the EA Sports Cup.

Ollie Horgan’s team will make the trip the Farney County on Monday, March 26, the same night Finn Harps will welcome the Mayo League in the same round of the competition. The winners of the ties will play against either of the last two winners of the competition, Sligo Rovers or Derry City.

POOL 1

Cork City v Wexford Youths, Turner’s Cross;

Waterford United v UCD, RSC.

Byes: Limerick and St. Patrick’s Athletic

POOL 2

Finn Harps v Mayo League, Finn Park;

Monaghan United v Fanad United, Gortakeegan

Byes: Derry City and Sligo Rovers

POOL 3

Shelbourne v Mervue United, Tolka Park

Byes: Bray Wanderers, SD Galway and Shamrock Rovers

POOL 4

Athlone Town v Drogheda United, Athlone Town Stadium.

Byes: Bohemians, Dundalk and Longford Town

In the event of a draw after 90 minutes play, then extra-time of 30 minutes duration shall be played. If the scores are still level, then a penalty shoot-out will take place to determine the outcome of the tie.