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Shamrock Rovers drawn against Leinster Senior League side in FAI Cup quarter-finals

There are two all Premier Division ties with Dundalk paired against local rivals Drogheda.

Rovers saw off Shelbourne in the second round over the weekend.
Rovers saw off Shelbourne in the second round over the weekend.
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SHAMROCK ROVERS WILL travel to face Leinster Senior League outfit Bluebell United in the FAI Cup quarter-finals after the draw was made this evening.

Stephen Bradley’s side comfortably saw off Shelbourne in Friday’s second round tie and will continue their quest for a 25nd crown against Bluebell, who are the only non-league side left in the competition.

Defending champions Cork City have been drawn against Longford Town in the last eight after John Caulfield’s men hammered Athlone Town 7-0, while Galway United will welcome Limerick to Eamonn Deacy Park in one of two all Premier Divison ties.

The other will see Louth rivals Dundalk and Drogheda United go head-to-head for a place in the semi-finals.

All ties will be played on the weekend of 8/9/10 September.

FAI Cup quarter-final draw:

  • Longford Town v Cork City
  • Bluebell United v Shamrock Rovers
  • Galway United v Limerick
  • Dundalk v Drogeda United

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