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Cockhill's McKinney dumps Galway out of Cup

NON-LEAGUE side Cockhill Celtic caused the biggest shock of the EA Sports Cup as they knocked Premier Division side Galway United out with a 3-1 win.

Paul McKinney scored a hat-trick for the Ulster club at Terryland Park to put them into the next round, with Joseph Yoffe on target for Galway.

Galway outfit Salthill Devon also went close to a shock as they managed to take Derry City to extra time after the sides finished level at 2-2 in 90 minutes, but Derry eventually won 4-2 in added time.

However, there was one good result for a Galway side as Mervue United kept up their good early season form with a 1-0 win over Finn Harps in extra time thanks to a Rory Gaffney goal.

Division One favourites Limerick FC needed a late goal from Chris Breen to defeat non-league side Kerry League in Tralee.


UCD moved into the next round with a 3-2 win over Longford Town at Flancare Park thanks to a late winner from Graham Rusk.

Sean Skelly was on target for Drogheda United as they won 1-0 away to Bray Wanderers.

Shelbourne were the only side who had no real worries as they won 4-0 'away' to Carlow League at Tolka Park, with goals from Ian Ryan, Ray Scully, Lorcan Fitzgerald and Philip Hughes.