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Dublin derby on the cards as Rovers and Pat's paired in EA Sports Cup semis

League cup semis scheduled for the August bank holiday, Monday 1 August.

Friends reunited: Shamrock Rovers' Gary Shaw and Keith Treacy of St Pat's.
Friends reunited: Shamrock Rovers' Gary Shaw and Keith Treacy of St Pat's.
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EA SPORTS CUP holders St Patrick’s Athletic are set for a semi-final showdown with old rivals Shamrock Rovers.

The two were paired together in today’s draw at FAI headquarters, ending the prospect of an all-Dublin final for just the third time in the league cup’s history.

Ten-time winners Derry City will face runaway First Division leaders Limerick in the other semi-final.

Both games are set to take place on the August bank holiday, Monday 1, with the final scheduled for 17 September.

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