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The draw for the first and second rounds of the FAI New Balance Junior Cup have been made and there are some intriguing ties across the Connacht FA branches. Recently crowned Mayo Super League champions Ballina Town will face off against Castlebar Celtic in the tie of the round in Mayo after facing each other twice in the league, once in the Westaro Cup, and with a Connacht Gold Super Cup Final clash to come next month as well. In Sligo/Roscommon the meeting of Boyle Celtic & Carbury FC is the stand-out fixture between two sides that would harbour serious ambitions of going a long way in the competition. 

The full list of fixtures are below. Ties to be played the weekend of September 29th unless otherwise stated.


Partry Ath v Ballyvary Blue Bombers FC

Ballyglass FC v Kiltimagh Knock Utd

Glenhest Rovers v Conn Rangers FC

Ballyheane FC v Claremorris FC

Snugboro FC v Westport Utd

Iorras Aontaithe FC v Swinford FC

Achill Rovers v Straide & Foxford Utd

Ballina Town v Castlebar Celtic

Manulla FC v Fahy Rovers FC

Ballina Utd v Crossmolina FC

Bye to Round 3

Killala FC

Hollister FC



St. Johns FC v Skyvalley Rovers FC

Ballisodare Utd v Manorhamilton Rangers

St. Peters FC v Shiven Rovers

Rahara Rovers v Ballaghaderreen FC

Strand Celtic v Merville Utd

MCR FC v Ballinasloe Town FC

Boyle Celtic v Carbury FC

Castlerea Celtic v Ballymoe FC

Moore Utd v Dysart FC

Bye to Round 3

Glenview Stars

CP Ajax FC

Real Tubber FC



Round 1 (Weekend ending 16-09-18)

Corrib Rangers v Maree/Oranmore FC

Athenry FC v East Utd

Galway Hibs FC v Tuam Celtic

Round 2 

Colemanstown FC v Galway Hibs or Tuam Celtic

Renmore FC v Colga FC

Corrib Rgs or Maree Oranmore v Corrib Celtic

Claregalway Celtic v West Utd.

Athenry FC or East Utd v Craugwell FC

Cregmore/Claregalway FC v Galway Bohs

Salthill Devon FC v St. Bernards FC

Dynamoe Blues FC v Chois Fharraige FC

West Coast Utd v St. Patricks FC

Mervue Utd v Moyne Villa FC

Renmore FC B v Loughrea Rams FC

NUIG FC v Renmore FC B


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