Sligo Rovers were comfortable winners in the FAI Cup first round, beating Glebe United 8-0 at Market Green. David Cawley and Kristopher Twardek will have to fight for the match ball after both scored hat-tricks against the Leinster Senior League outfit.

First Division strugglers Wexford FC pushed Premier Division Derry City all the way at the Ryan McBride Brandywell, before David Parkhouse scored the only goal inside the final ten minutes.

Intermediate Cup specialists Avondale United put it up to First Division Drogheda at United Park before Ryan O'Shea scored the winner for Tim Clancy's side.

While Edmond O'Dwyer was the hero as Limerick beat Cobh Wanders to advance to the second round.

In the other games, there were wins for Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians, Cork City, and St Patrick's Athletic.