EA SPORTS CUP: First-round fixtures rearranged

All EA SPORTS Cup first-round fixtures were postponed by the FAI as a mark of respect for the late Derry City captain Ryan McBride.

The meeting of local rivals Athlone Town and Longford Town will take place on April the 4th in the Athlone Town Stadium and will kick off t 7.45.

Galway United v Mayo League is set to take place on Monday, March 27th hile all other first-round fixtures set to take place on Tuesday, April 4th.

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The full EA SPORTS Cup first-round draw is below:-

Pool 1

04/04/2017 Cobh Ramblers v Avondale United, St. Colman’s Park, 7.45pm
04/04/2017 Wexford v Waterford, Ferrycarrig Park, 8pm
(Byes: Cork City and Limerick)

Pool 2

27/03/2017 Galway United v Mayo League, Eamonn Deacy Park, 7.45pm
04/04/2017 Finn Harps v Cockhill Celtic, Finn Park, 8pm
(Byes: Derry City and Sligo Rovers)

Pool 3

04/04/2017 Drogheda United v Bray Wanderers, United Park, 7.45 pm
04/04/2017 St. Patrick’s Athletic v Bluebell United, Richmond Park, 7.45 pm
(Byes: Dundalk and U.C.D.)

Pool 4

04/04/2017 Athlone Town v Longford Town, Athlone Town Stadium, 7.45 pm
04/04/2017 Bohemians v Cabinteely, Dalymount Park, 7.45 pm
(Byes: Shamrock Rovers and Shelbourne)

In the event of the scores been level after the completion of 90 minutes play, then extra-time of 30 minutes duration shall be played. If the scores are still level, then a penalty shoot-out shall take place to determine the winners of the tie.