Limerick FC draw Galway in EA Sports Cup quarter-final

Limerick FC draw Galway in EA Sports Cup quarter-final

HIGH-FLYING Limerick FC will face Premier Division Galway Utd in the quarter-finals of the EA Sports Cup quarter-finals at the start of next month.

Martin Russell’s side will take on Galway United at the Markets Field on Bank Holiday Monday, May 2.

Limerick booked their place in the last eight of the competition thanks to an impressive 4-0 thumping of an understrength Wexford Youths at the Markets Field on Tuesday night.

John O’Flynn and Aaron Greene grabbed two goals each as Limerick took a giant step towards securing a first League Cup success since 2002.

While the Blues sit 10 points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League First Division, Galway Utd lie fifth in the Premier Division, five points off the top.

Elsewhere in the EA Sports Cup quarter-final draw, Bray Wanderers, who overcame Bluebell United, will entertain Cup holders St Patrick's Athletic, while Cork City - 7-0 winners over Waterford United - will take on Derry City.

Shelbourne will meet Shamrock Rovers in a Dublin derby.

EA Sports Cup Quarter-Finals

Bray Wanderers v St Patrick’s Athletic

Cork City v Derry City

Limerick v Galway United

Shelbourne v Shamrock Rovers