EA Sports Cup

  • The EA SPORTS Cup First Round ties that were due to take place on Monday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 6 have now been rescheduled until later in the month due to severe weather conditions.

    The rescheduled ties will take place across Monday, March 12, Tuesday, March 13, Monday, March 19, Monday, March 26, and Tuesday, March 27 and are listed below:

    EA SPORTS Cup - First Round
    Monday, March 12: Finn Harps v Mayo League, Finn Park, KO 19:45 (Pool 2)
    Tuesday, March 13: Wexford v Cobh Ramblers, Ferrycarrig Park, KO 20:00 (Pool 1)
    Monday, March 19: Galway United v Cockhill Celtic, Eamonn Deacy Park, KO 19:45 (Pool 2)
    Monday, March 19: St Mochta's v Drogheda United, Porterstown Road, KO 19:45 (Pool 3)
    Monday, March 26: Bohemians v Cabinteely, Dalymount Park, KO 19:45 (Pool 4)
    Monday, March 26: Bray Wanderers v Shelbourne, Carlisle Grounds, KO 19:45 (Pool 3)
    Monday, March 26: Waterford v UCC, RSC, KO 19:45 (Pool 1)
    Tuesday, March 27: Athlone Town v UCD, Athlone Town Stadium, KO 19:45 (Pool 4)

  • Galway United needed extra time to beat Athlone Town 2-1 in the EA Sports Cup last night.

    Bray Wanderers held off a spirited second half performance to defeat Wexford 3-2.

    Cabinteely were 1-nil winners away to Drogheda.

    Shelbourne saw off Bluebell 1-nil at Tolka Park.

    Limerick are away to Cobh Ramblers this evening.

    Longford Town entertain Ulster Senior League side Cockhill Celtic.

  • Sligo Rovers await the winners of tonight's E-A Sports Cup last 16 encounter between Cork City and Waterford at the R-S-C.

    It will be the third time the Munster rivals have met this season.

    The Leesiders had a 2-nil home victory when the sides met in the Premier Division in February.

    Four players were dismissed and both managers were sent from the dugouts when Waterford won 2-1 at the R-S-C earlier this month.

    Kick off on Suirside is at 7.45.


  • Derry City are the first team into the semi-finals of the EA Sports Cup.

    Ronan Curtis scored a hat-trick in their 7-3 win over Shelbourne last night.

    There are three more quarter-final ties down for decision later.

    Holders Dundalk host Bohemians, Sligo Rovers are up against Premier Division high-flyers Waterford and there's an all First Division clash between Cobh Ramblers and Longford Town.

    UCD are six-points clear at the summit of the SSE Airtricity League First Division.

    The students enjoyed an 8-nil win at Wexford.

    Galway were held to a scoreless draw at Finn Harps.

  • Sligo Rovers, Bohemians and Derry City have all secured their places in the quarter finals of the E-A Sports Cup

    Former Liverpool striker Adam Morgan was on target in Sligo's 1-nil victory at Galway.

    Derry City recovered from going 1-nil down to edge out their neighbours Finn Harps 2-1.

    Bohemians held their nerve on penalties to defeat UCD, 5-3 on spot kicks at Dalymount Park.

    Five other ties were postponed in the competition yesterday due to waterlogged pitches.

  • ¬†Waterford will play Sligo Rovers in the quarter finals of the EA Sports Cup.

    They knocked Cork City out of the tournament, winning 5-3 on penalties at the R-S-C last night.

  • The semi-final line-up is complete in the EA Sports Cup.

    Cobh Ramblers, Sligo and holders Dundalk joined Derry in the last four last night.

    David Cawley's header gave Sligo a 1-nil win over Premier Division high flyers Sligo at the Showgrounds.

    Darren Murphy and Andrew Wall netted in either half for Cobh in their 2-nil home win at Longford.

    While Dylan Connolly scored twice in Dundalk's 3-nil victory over Bohemians.