Draw made for the first round of the FAI Junior Cup

Some interesting ties in store

Draw made for the first round of the FAI Junior Cup

The draw has been made for the first round of the FAI Junior Cup with ties to be played in a fortnight's time.

Glengad United of the Inishowen League went al lthe way to the quarter-finals last year and they've been handed a tricky test in the opening round after being drawn away to Arranmore United.

There are a number of all-Donegal League ties, the pick of which is the meeting of Milford United and Rathmullan Celtic.

Elsewhere Cappry Rovers play Drumoghill FC, Ballybofey United meet Castlefinn Celtic; Drumkeen Utd play Gweedore Utd; Raphoe meet Bonagee and Lagan Harps welcome Gweedore Celtic.

The Donegal, Inishowen, Cavan/Monaghan Area draw in full is:

Cappry Rovers v Drumoghill FC

Clones Town v Kilmacrennan Cel

Ballybofey Utd v Castlefin Celtic

Convoy Arsenal v Illies Celtic

KS Eagles v Glenree Utd

Erne Wanderers v Culdaff FC

Milford Utd v Rathmullan Celtic

Glenea Utd v Cavan Celtic

Drumkeen FC v Gweedore Utd

Cockhill Celtic Youths v Cranford Utd

Greencastle FC v Lifford Celtic

Arranmore FC v Glengad Utd

Monaghan Town FC v Keadue Rovers

Raphoe Town v Bonagee Utd

Lagan Harps v Gweedore Celtic

Cavan Town v Kildrum FC.

Ties are to be played on the weekend of Sunday, Sept. 18th.

Pic: Oisin McMenamin on the attack for Rathmullan Celtic in their FAI Junior Cup game against Regional United from Limerick last season.