FAI Cup first round dates, times and venues confirmed

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Dundalk celebrate winning the FAI Cup Credit: Eddie Lennon (ETPhotos)

The Extra.ie FAI Cup first round fixture schedule has been confirmed. Games will take place on the weekend beginning August 9th to August 11th.

The draw which was made at the Aviva Stadium in July saw holders Dundalk drawn away to Cobh Ramblers.

Record FAI Cup winners Shamrock Rovers will also host Finn Harps at Tallaght Stadium while Bohemians will face Northside rivals Shelbourne at Tolka Park.

Longford Town host local rivals Athlone in the only all First Division clash while Bray Wanderers will make the trip to face St Patrick’s Athletic at Richmond Park.

Cork City make the difficult visit to Stradbrook to face Pat Devlin’s high-flying Cabinteely as UCD host Ulster Senior League Letterkenny Rovers at the UCD Bowl.

All dates, kick-off times and locations have now been confirmed for the first round of the Extra.ie FAI Cup first round.

Full schedule

Friday, August 9

Cobh Wanderers v Limerick, St. Colman’s Park, 7pm

Bohemians v Shelbourne, Dalymount Park, 7.45pm

Cabinteely v Cork City, Stradbrook, 7.45pm

Derry City v Wexford, Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium, 7.45pm

Drogheda United v Avondale United, United Park, 7.45pm

St. Patrick’s Athletic v Bray Wanderers, Richmond Park, 7.45pm

Glebe North v Sligo Rovers, Market Green, Balbriggan 7.45pm

Shamrock Rovers v Finn Harps Tallaght Stadium 8pm

Saturday, August 10

St. Michael’s v Glengad United, Cooke Park, 3pm

Crumlin United v Malahide United, CBS Captains Road, Crumlin, 6pm

Cobh Ramblers v Dundalk, St. Colman’s Park, 7pm

Longford Town v Athlone Town, City Calling Stadium, 7.30pm

Sunday, August 11

Lucan United v Killester Donnycarney, Celbridge Football Park, 11am

Collinstown v Galway United, Home Farm FC, Whitehall, 2pm

U.C.D. v Letterkenny Rovers, UCD Bowl, 2pm

Maynooth University Town v Waterford, Rathcoffey Road, Maynooth, 3pm.