Sligo-Leitrim sides find out their opponents for FAI Junior Cup

The draw for this year’s FAI Junior Cup has been made.

The Sligo-Leitrim League and the Roscommon League are grouped together for the regional rounds.

Arrow Harps will face Skyvalley Rovers and MCR will be away to Rahara Rovers in the first round.

In the second round, last year’s semi-finals Boyle Celtic, who switched from Sligo-Leitrim to Roscommon over the summer, will face St John’s.

Among the other ties, Manor Rangers will be away to Ballymoe FC, Ballisodare United host Ballaghaderreen, Strand Celtic take on St Peter’s, Glenview Stars travel to Roscommon United and Carbury have been paired with Calry Bohs.

Clubs from the Donegal League have been grouped with teams from the Inishowen League and Monaghan/Cavan.

The first round is due to take place on the weekend of September 17.


FAI Junior Cup Dates

Round 1                      W/E                 17-09-17

Round 2                      W/E                 01-10-17

Round 3                      W/E                 22-10-17

Round 4                      W/E                 12-11-17

Round 5                      W/E                 03-12-17

Round 6                      W/E                 14-01-18

Round 7                      W/E                 04-02-18

Quarter-Final             March

Semi-Final                   April



Round 1


Skyvalley Rvs                     v              Arrow Harps FC

Rahara Rvs                          v              MCR FC

Round 2


Boyle Celtic                        v              St. Johns FC

Ballymoe FC                       v              Manor Rgs

Ballinasloe Town             v              Sky Valley Rvs or Arrow Harps FC

Roscommon Utd              v              Glenview Stars FC

Ballisodare Utd                v              Ballaghaderreen FC

Carbury FC                          v              Calry Bohs FC

Strand Celtic                      v              St. Peters FC

Rahara Rvs or MCR FC    v              Dysart FC

Donegal/Inishowen/ Monahan Cavan

Glenree Utd                      v              Drumkeen Utd

Cappry Rovers                   v              Drumkeen Utd “B”

Convoy Arsenal FC          v              Cranford Utd

Kilmacrennan Celtic       v              Orchard Utd

Rathmullen Celtic           v              Strand Rovers

Keadue Rovers                 v              Lifford Celtic

Whitestrand Utd             v              Kildrum Tigers

Glenea Utd                        v              Lagan Harps

Cavan Town                       v              Ballybofey Utd

Castlefin Celtic                 v              Clones Town FC

Arranmore Utd                 v              Greencastle FC

Quigleys Point Swifts    v              Illies Celtic

Glengad Utd                      v              Culdaff FC

Milford Utd                        v              Bonagee Utd

Glaslough Villa FC           v              Carndonagh FC

Bye: Gweedore Celtic