*Eoin Hayes wins the ball off Eoghan Thynne. Photograph: Joe Buckley
NEWMARKET CELTIC will put their FAI Junior Cup title on the line against their biggest rivals Avenue Utd in the third round of the national competition.
Both sides progressed over the weekend, Newmarket Celtic with a 5-0 victory over Strand while Avenue Utd received a walkover from Shountrade.
Roslevan will host the tie between the two rivals on November 5th, their last meeting at the same venue saw Celtic come earn a play-off tie which they prevailed in to see them win back the Premier Division title from Avenue, they had been 3-0 down before it finished 3-2 in the Roslevan encounter.
Fair Green Celtic and Shannon Olympic both received home draws for the third round when they face Rathkeale FC and Tralee Dynamos respectively.
Pike Rovers who include Ennis winger Colm Walsh O’Loghlen in their side have a home tie against Athlunkard Villa FC.
Regional Utd who have a strong Clare contingent in their squad including Rob Shier, Brian O’Connor, Eoin Duff, Filip Mostowy and Adam Fitzpatrick will be on the road when they do battle with Herbertstown AFC.