Newmarket Celtic advanced to the last eight of the U17 FAI Cup with a hard earned home victory against Letterkenny on Saturday.

Newmarket Celtic 2
Letterkenny 1
Venue: McDonagh Memorial Park, Newmarket-on-Fergus
(after extra time)

Celtic took the lead on the half hour mark when Ché Sheedy scored a free kick and they held this lead until thirty minutes into the second half when the visitors levelled from a free kick

Two minutes into the first period of extxra time Adam Cusack broke through the visitors defence and fired home what proved to be the winner for the Barry O’Driscoll managed side.

Newmarket Celtic: Conor Mulqueen; Ronan O’Rourke, Cathal Cullinan, Conan Tierney, Eoin McGillick; David Gilbert, Michael Power, Che Sheedy, Adam Cusack, Darragh Fritzer, Ciaran Russell;

Subs; Killian Mulqueen for Fritzer; Jake Sheehan for Cusack;

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