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Holders St Patrick's Athletic drawn against Shamrock Rovers in FAI Cup

Published 06/05/2015 | 17:50

Ger O'Brien, St Patrick's Athletic, celebrates with team-mates, from left, Brendan Clarke, Killian Brennan, Ian Bermingham and Christy Fagan at the the end of the last year's final
Ger O'Brien, St Patrick's Athletic, celebrates with team-mates, from left, Brendan Clarke, Killian Brennan, Ian Bermingham and Christy Fagan at the the end of the last year's final

The second round draw for the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup has thrown up a mouthwatering Dublin derby against reigning champions St Patrick's Athletic and Shamrock Rovers.

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The Saints ended a 54-year wait to win the cup last November when they defeated Derry City but will face a serious test in their quest for back-to-back titles.

Non-league Edenderry Town face Derry City in another eye-catching tie.

All ties will be played on the weekend ending 31 May.

FAI Cup second round draw:

Tolka Rovers v Waterford United

Dundalk v Shelbourne

Athlone Town v Liffey Wanderers

Cobh Wanderers v Avondale United

Edenderry Town v Derry City

Longford Town v Finn Harps

Cockhill Celtic v St Mochtas

Wexford Youths v Cork City

Galway United v North End United

Killester United v Cobh Ramblers

UCD v Sheriff

St Patrick's Athletic v Shamrock Rovers

Bohemians v Firhouse Clover

Sligo Rovers v Crumlin United

Bray Wanderers v Limerick

Drogheda United v Cabinteely.

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