Ballymena to face Dungannon in Cup

Published Saturday, 08 February 2014
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Ballymena United have been drawn against Dungannon Swifts in the quarter-finals of the Irish Cup.

Ballymena to face Dungannon in Cup
Mark McAllister and Aaron Stewart at the Irish Cup game on Saturday. (© Pacemaker)

The draw for the last-eight stage of the competition was made following Saturday's sixth round games.

The Sky Blues, who beat Linfield 2-1 to book their place in the quarter-final stages, will be at home for the tie, which will be played on Saturday 1 March.

Holders Glentoran or Armagh City will face either Ballinamallard or Glenavon, dependant on the outcome of a replay at the Oval and the result of the rescheduled game at Ferney Park, which had to be postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Crusaders will be favourites to progress against Ballyclare Comrades, while Queen's University will face a quarter-final clash against either Premiership side Warrenpoint Town or Championship sideBangor.


Irish Cup quarter-final draw

(Games to be played on Saturday 1 March)

Crusaders v Ballyclare Comrades
Ballymena Utd v Dungannon Swifts
Armagh City/Glentoran v Ballinamallard Utd/Glenavon
Queen's University v Warrenpoint Town/Bangor

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