Derry City U17s have been drawn away to Monaghan/Cavan FP in the first round of the end of season Shield competition.
Should Gary Duffy’s side defeat Monaghan/Cavan their reward will be a home tie in the quarter-finals against Drogheda United.
Derry and Monaghan/Cavan FP have clashed twice already this year, the Candy Stripes running out impressive 7-1 winners in April with the return meeting finishing in a 2-2 draw at Gortakeegan in August.
THE FULL DRAW –
SSE AIRTRICITY NATIONAL UNDER 17 LEAGUE
Saturday, October 15th
1 – Mervue United v Longford Town, Fahy Field, 2pm
2 – Athlone Town v Salthill Devon, Athlone Town Stadium, 2pm
3 – Shelbourne v Bray Wanderers, Tolka Park, 12pm
4 – Monaghan- Cavan v Derry City, Gortakeegan, 2pm
Sunday, October 16th
5 – Limerick v Kerry, Mounthawk, 2pm
6 – Cobh Ramblers v Wexford Youths, St. Colman’s Park, 2pm
7 – Cabinteely v Dundalk, Stradbrook, 2pm
Drogheda United have been awarded a bye.
(A) Shelbourne/Bray Wanderers v Cabinteely FC/Dundalk
(B) Athlone Town/Salthill Devon v Cobh Ramblers/Wexford Youths
(C) Monaghan-Cavan FP/Derry City v Drogheda Utd
(D) Limerick FC/Kerry League v Mervue Utd/Longford Town
Games to be played w/e October 22/23
(1) Winner Q/F (B) v Winner Q/F (D)
(2) Winner Q/F (C) v Winner Q/F (A)
Games to be played on Saturday October 29
Winner Semi Final (2) v Winner (Semi Final 1)
Game to be played on Tuesday November 1 ko 7.30.