Sunday 25 June 2017

Big hitters kept apart

BOHEMIANS, St Patrick's Athletic and Shamrock Rovers all managed to avoid each other in the quarter-finals of the FAI Ford Cup as they were handed favourable last-eight ties in last night's draw, WRITES NEIL AHERN.

The 2008 champions Bohemians face Bray Wanderers, while Shamrock Rovers face Galway United. St Pat's will host defending champions Sporting Fingal in the tie of the round.

Last year's defeated finalists Sligo Rovers, meanwhile, will take on First Division surprise package Monaghan United.

FAI Ford Cup quarter-finals: Bohemians v Bray Wdrs; St Pat's Ath v Sporting Fingal; Shamrock Rvs v Galway Utd; Sligo Rvs v Monaghan Utd.

Irish Independent

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