League Cup draw throws together derby tie

League Cup draw throws together derby tie
Michael Scott


Michael Scott



Saturday 20 August 2022 22:21

The BetMcLean League Cup first round draw has thrown up an intriguing derby.Glenavon, who are seeking to win the tournament for the first time since the 1989-90 season, have been paired with neighbours Dollingstown.

The two teams met just weeks ago in their now annual friendly, with a young Glenavon side running out winners at Planters Park.

Elsewhere in the draw, holders Cliftonville go to Harland & Wolff Welders while last year's beaten finalists Coleraine are at home to Dergview.

Linfield are away to Moyola Park while Glentoran will host Institute and Portadown are at home to Armagh City.

ROUND ONE DRAW IN FULL: Glentoran v Institute, Warrenpoint Town v Newington, Moyola Park v Linfield, Bangor v Annagh United, HW Welders v Cliftonville, Portadown v Armagh City, Ballyclare Comrades v Ballinamallard United, Glenavon v Dollingstown, Coleraine v Dergview, Limavady United v Newry City, Carrick Rangers v Banbridge Town, Dundela v Crusaders, Larne v Lisburn Distillery, Loughgall v Knockbreda, Ards v Ballymena United, Dungannon Swifts v Queen’s University.

Ties to be played on Tuesday 13 September, but may be subject to change.

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