Intermediate Cup: Home draws for East Antrim’s ‘Big Three’

(l-r) Carrick boss Gary Haveron, Ballyclare manager Eddie Hill and Larne's Davy McAlinden.
(l-r) Carrick boss Gary Haveron, Ballyclare manager Eddie Hill and Larne's Davy McAlinden.

East Antrim’s ‘Big Three’ have been handed home draws in the third round of the Intermediate Cup.

Eddie Hill’s Ballyclare Comrades welcome Amateur League side Bryansburn Rangers to Dixon Park, while Larne host Grove United of Division 1B.

It’s an all Championship 1 affair for Carrick Rangers who take on Nicky Maye’s Donegal Celtic at Taylor’s Avenue.

Elsewhere, Ballynure Old Boys will be up against it when they play Steel and Sons Cup semi-finalists Sport & Leisure Swifts at Mossley, while Stephen Donald’s Islandmagee go head-to-head with Jamesy Kirk’s PSNI at Wilbourne Park.

The games are set to be played on December 13, with kick-offs at 1:30pm.

Full third-round draw

Annagh United vs. Cliftonville Olympic

Ards vs. Portstewart

Armagh City vs. Limavady United

Ballyclare Comrades vs. Bryansburn Rangers

Ballymoney United vs. Dollingstown

Ballynure OB vs. Sport & Leisure Swifts

Banbridge Town vs. Albert Foundry

Bangor vs. Newtowne

Bourneview Mill vs. Derriaghy CC

Carrick Rangers vs. Donegal Celtic

Coleraine Reserves vs. Ballinamallard United Reserves

Crumlin Star vs. Linfield Swifts

Dergview vs. Shankill United

Downpatrick vs. Queen’s University

Dungiven vs. Moyola Park

Dunloy vs. Killymoon Rangers

East Belfast vs. Broomhedge / Strabane Athletic

Fivemiletown United vs. Downshire YM

Glentoran II vs. Moneyslane

HW Welders vs. Warrenpoint Town Reserves

Islandmagee vs. PSNI

Knockbreda vs. Ardglass / Crusaders Reserves

Larne vs. Grove United

Lisburn Distillery vs. Coagh United

Loughgall vs. Crumlin United

Lurgan Celtic vs. Glebe Rangers

Newcastle vs. Orangefield OB / Drumaness Mills

Portaferry Rovers vs. Immaculata

Rosario vs. Dundela

Tandragee Rovers / 1st Bangor vs. Malachians

Tobermore United vs. Comber Rec.

Wakehurst vs. Newington YC