Setanta Sports Cup Round-Up & Results

Updated: February 21, 2012

Setanta Sports Cup Round-Up & Results: A second half goal from Joe Gormley earned Cliftonville a surprise 1-0 win over St. Patrick’s Athletic at Richmond Park as the Belfast side knocked out the Dubliners in the first round for the second year running.

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St. Pat’s dominated the first half with John Russell hitting a post. But midfielder Russell was shown a straight red card for a two-footed challenge on Ciaran Caldwell on 65 minutes before Gormley scooped home the winner three minutes later, after Diarmuid O’Carroll headed a George McMullan free kick off the bar, to give Cliftonville a 2-0 aggregate win.

In perhaps the surprise of the round, Aaron Callaghan’s young Bohemians side shocked Portadown 1-0 at Shamrock Park – thanks to an 86th minute goal from Keith Ward – for a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Derry City, 4-0 up from the first leg, beat Lisburn Distillery 3-0 at the Brandywell with goals from Patrick McEleney, Stephen McLaughlin and Rory Patterson for a 7-0 aggregate win.

Glentoran, 4-2 ahead from the first leg at the Carlisle Grounds, eased to a 3-0 win over Bray Wanderers at The Oval. Darren Boyce put the Glens in front on 11 minutes to end any hope of a Bray revival. Colin Nixon added a second in the final minute of the first half with Boyce getting the third from a 75th minute penalty.

Quarter-final draw: Shamrock Rovers v Cliftonville; Crusaders v Bohemians; Linfield v Derry City; Sligo Rovers v Glentoran. (Ties to be played on March 5th and 20th).

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