Harps v Cockhill confirmed for Tuesday 21st March

Finn Harps will play Cockhill Celtic in the first round of the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday, March 21 in Ballybofey (kick-off 8.00).

The two teams are in Pool 2 along with Galway Utd and the Mayo League who will meet at Eamonn Deacy Park. The two other sides in the Pool 2 pot Derry City and Sligo Rovers have received byes into the second round. All eight games in the opening round take place on the same night

All of the opening round ties will be decided on the night with extra-time and penalties to be played if required.

Pool 1
Cobh Ramblers v Avondale United, St Colman's Park, KO 19:45
Wexford v Waterford, Ferrycarrig Park, KO 20:00
Byes: Cork City, Limerick

Pool 2
Galway United v Mayo League, Eamonn Deacy Park, KO 19:45
Finn Harps v Cockhill Celtic, Finn Park, KO 20:00
Byes: Derry City, Sligo Rovers

Pool 3
Drogheda United v Bray Wanderers, United Park, KO 19:45
St Patrick's Athletic v Bluebell United, Richmond Park. KO 19:45
Byes: Dundalk, UCD

Pool 4
Athlone Town v Longford Town, Athlone Town Stadium, KO 19:45
Bohemians v Cabinteely, Dalymount Park, KO 19:45
Byes: Shamrock Rovers, Shelbourne