Letterkenny Rovers, beaten finalists in last season's FAI Intermediate Cup, have been paired with USL champions Cockhill Celtic in the first round of the 2016 competition.
The draw for the first round was made today and the meeting of Letterkenny and Cockhill is undoubtedly one of the big games around the country.
It's a repeat of last year's first round tie. On that occasion, Letterkenny recorded an impressive win in Cockhill to start them on a cup run that went all the way to the Aviva Stadium.
This time, they will have home advantage with the tie set to take place at Leckview Park on Sunday, September 18th.
Fanad United, Bonagee United and Swilly Rovers all receive byes into the second round.