FAI Cup first round draw

The draw for the first round of the 2018 Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup was made this Wednesday afternoon when the twenty league clubs were joined by the twelve non-league qualifiers.

Holders Cork City have been drawn away to non-league Home Farm while Dundalk will entertain Cobh Ramblers of the First Division. Non-league Skerries Town have been drawn at home to high flying Waterford while fellow non-leagues sides Blarney United, Cockhill Celtic and Inchicore Athletic have also been drawn at home to Premier Division sides Derry City, Limerick and St Patrick’s Athletic respectively. The ties are scheduled for the week ending Sunday the 12th August.