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Monday's Setanta Sports Cup round-up as Shamrock Rovers, Cork City, Drogheda United & Glentoran progress

Updated: Monday, 18 Feb 2013 21:56 | Comments

Mark Quigley celebrates after giving Shamrock Rovers an early lead in Coleraine
Mark Quigley celebrates after giving Shamrock Rovers an early lead in Coleraine

Shamrock Rovers became the first club in Setanta Sports Cup history to progress after losing the opening leg of the tie as they beat Coleraine 2-0.

The Hoops progressed to the quarter-finals after beating The Bannsiders in the return leg at the Coleraine Showgrounds having lost the first leg 1-0 at Tallaght Stadium last week.

Mark Quigley scored the opening goal of the night after five minutes, before Ciaran Kilduff wrapped up the result and the outcome of the two-legged tie with an injury-time goal as extra-time loomed.

Drogheda United also progressed to the quarter-finals with a very convincing 5-0 victory over Portadown at Shamrock Park.

Mick Cooke’s side won the tie 8-2 on aggregate after goals from Alan Byrne, Paul O’Conor, Gavin Brennan, David Cassidy and Philip Hand made sure that Drogheda’s place in the quarter-final hat was never in doubt.

Cork City are also through to the quarter-finals after goals from Daryl Horgan and Danny Furlong helped Tommy Dunne’s side to a 2-2 draw with Cliftonville at Solitude.

Liam Boyce and Stephen Garrett were on target for the home side but the Reds were always fighting a losing battle having lost the first leg 4-0 at Turner’s Cross. City finished the game with ten men as Kalen Spillane received a late red card.

Glentoran were the only Irish League side to secure a place in the quarter-finals as they beat St Patrick’s Athletic 1-0 at The Oval.

Martin Murray grabbed the only goal of the game as Glentoran went through 1-0 on aggregate after the two sides played out a scoreless draw at Richmond Park last week.

Quarter-final draw
Sligo Rovers v Glentoran
Cork City v Crusaders
Derry City v Drogheda United
Shamrock Rovers v Linfield

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