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20/10/2021

KIlkenny & District League clubs learn their McCalmont Cup fate as first round draw is made

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Champions Evergreen have a home tie against Newpark in the opening round of the McCalmont Cup PICTURE: MICHAEL BROPHY

City pride will be at stake as Evergreen A take on Newpark in the opening round of this year’s McCalmont Cup.

Defending champions Evergreen, who clinched the Cup as part of a domestic treble last season, have home advantage in this clash.

Last year’s beaten finalists Thomastown United A – who were sunk by Sean Barcoe’s extra-time goal – have been drawn away to Deen Celtic B. Another interesting tie sees an all-Division One pairing between Clover United A and Fort Rangers, while Freebooters A will face another Evergreen side – Evergreen 46 – in their Cup opener.

McCalmont Cup draw

St John’s v Freebooters B

Lions v Highview Athletic A

Clover United A v Fort Rangers

Clover United B v Highview Athletic B

Castlewarren Celtic A v Spa United

Ormonde Villa v East End United

Freebooters A v Evergreen 46

Ballacolla v Freshford Town

Stoneyford United v Evergreen B

Callan United v Paulstown 06

Evergreen A v Newpark

Evergreen C v Bridge United

Thomastown United B v Deen Celtic A

Castlewarren Celtic B v River Rangers

Deen Celtic B v Thomastown United A

Bye: Brookville

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