The draw for the last sixteen of the FAI Junior Cup has been made in the last half an hour and Athenry have been awarded a home draw against Crumlin United with the game to be played on the weekend of the 2nd of February.
Athenry FC v Crumlin United
ATHENRY FC – The last remaining Galway team staged a Houdini act on Sunday, coming from 3-0 down to beat Manulla 5-4 after extra time in Mayo
CRUMLIN UTD – A hat-trick from Conor Murray sent Dublin side Crumlin United on their way to a 5-1 win over Limerick side Coonagh United on Saturday.
The other games in the draw are as follows…
Pike Rovers v Fairview Rangers
PIKE ROVERS – The Limerick side were champions back in 2011 and they won 3-1 away to Suncroft at the weekend despite having to play with ten men for the final quarter.
FAIRVIEW RANGERS – Eight-time winners Fairview Rangers from Limerick, the most successful side in the competition’s history, beat Dublin’s St John Bosco 3-0.
Tolka Rovers/Castlebar Celtic v Gorey Rangers
CASTLEBAR CELTIC or TOLKA ROVERS – Tolka Rovers ran out 3-1 winners away to Shannon Hibernians at the weekend while Castlebar are waiting in the wings since early December.
GOREY RANGERS – A hat-trick from former Bray Wanderers playmaker Dylan Vickers helped the Wexford side register a 4-0 win at home to Cashel Town.
Crettyard United v Buncrana or Killarney Celtic
CRETTYARD –Second-half goals from Bobby Dowling, Lee Salter and Colin Osborne saw the Carlow league side see off the challenge of the Cork AUL’s Glenthorn Celtic 3-0 at the weekend.
BUNCRANA HEARTS or KILLARNEY CELTIC – Buncrana Hearts won away at Rosemount Mulvey in atrocious conditions in Dundrum to set up a home meeting with Kerry side Killarney Celtic in round 6.
Trim or Avenue or Ferrybank v Oliver Bond Celtic
RIM CELTIC or AVENUE UTD or FERRYBANK – Waterford side Ferrybank were 4-1 winners at home to Drumcondra at the weekend and they will play the winners of next Saturday’s Trim Celtic (Meath) v Avenue Utd (Clare) match in round 6.
OLIVER BOND CELTIC – the Dublin side fought from a goal down to see of Donegal’s Kildrum Tigers 2-1, goals from Adam Mitchell and Jimmy McHugh overturning the opener from ex-Finn Harps striker Kevin McHugh.
Rush Athletic v Greencastle
RUSH ATHLETIC – The North Dublin seasiders run of form continued with a hard-fought 3-1 win away to Villa of Waterford thanks to a brace from Brian McAllister.
GREENCASTLE – The Inishowen side beat defending champions St Michaels at the weekend 2-1 after extra time, having beaten Mervue Utd on penalties in the previous round.
Usher Celtic v Sheriff YC
USHER CELTIC – The Dublin side progressed to the last 16 with a 5-3 win over Limerick’s Regional United in Grangegorman.
SHERRIF YC – On Friday night, the 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2017 champions Sheriff YC from Dublin advanced thanks to goalkeeper Lee Murphy’s late goal from a kick-out against Skerries Town.
Westport United v Newpark
WESTPORT UTD – A hat-trick from Peter Corcoran saw the 2005 champions from Mayo turn around a 2-0 first-half deficit to defeat Doolan’s Cow 3-2 in Mayfield.
NEWPARK – The Kilkenny League club are also in the hat as goals from Eoin Wall, Henry O’Neill and Greg Morton saw them past Carrig Celtic of Limerick 3-0.