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Holders Shamrock Rovers pitted against Cork City in FAI Cup draw

Last year’s beaten finalists Dundalk are away to Cobh Ramblers in the second round, meanwhile.

Ireland manager Stephen Kenny making this afternoon's draw.
Ireland manager Stephen Kenny making this afternoon's draw.
Image: Facebook/FAIreland

THE FAI CUP second round draw has taken placed this afternoon.

Streamed live on the association’s Facebook page, the eight ties were unveiled by senior Ireland manager Stephen Kenny. 

Last year’s winners Shamrock Rovers, who ended a 32-year wait by defeating Dundalk on penalties at the Aviva Stadium back in November, are at home to 2017 champions Cork City. 

The Lilywhites, meanwhile, are away to First Division side Cobh Ramblers in the last-16. 

Dates and kick-off times will be announced at a later date. 

Here is the draw in full: 

  • UCD v Sligo Rovers
  • Bray Wanderers v Finn Harps
  • Bohemians v Cabinteely
  • Shamrock Rovers v Cork City 
  • Drogheda United v Derry City 
  • Athlone Town v Wexford 
  • Cobh Ramblers v Dundalk 
  • Galway United v Shelbourne 

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