Harps to meet holders Derry in League Cup

Finn Harps’ reward for getting the better of the Mayo League in the EA Sports League Cup on Monday night is a fixture against holders Derry City in the Brandywell.

Finn Harps’ reward for getting the better of the Mayo League in the EA Sports League Cup on Monday night is a fixture against holders Derry City in the Brandywell.

Harps defeated the westerners 2-0 with a David Reilly own goal added to by Kevin McHugh. Fanad United came within a whisker of joining Harps in round two. The Ulster Senior League side led Monaghan United thanks to a goal from Eunan Kelly on 38 minutes only for Conor Murphy and Roddy Collins Jnr to tip the match in favour of the Premier Division side, with goals in the 91st and 92nd minute respectively. Monahgan play away to Sligo Rovers in the next round. The draw for the Second Round of the 2012 EA SPORTS Cup was made today and resulted as follows:

POOL 1

Limerick v Cork City

St. Patrick’s Athletic v U.C.D.

POOL 2

Derry City v Finn Harps

Sligo Rovers v Monaghan United

POOL 3

SD Galway v Shamrock Rovers

Shelbourne v Bray Wanderers

POOL 4

Drogheda United v Bohemians

Longford Town v Dundalk

Ties to be played on Monday/Tuesday, April 9 and 10.