COLERAINE will begin their Irish Cup campaign with a home clash against H&W Welders….
The holders – who lifted the trophy for a sixth time back in May – will take on their Championship opponents on Saturday, January 5.
The Bannsiders defeated Lisburn Distillery, Institute, Glentoran, Larne and Cliftonville en route to lifting the Irish Cup last season.
The full draw is as follows:
Larne vs Newry City
Crusaders vs Glentoran
Knockbreda vs Strabane Athletic
Cliftonville vs Dungannon Swifts
Loughgall vs Crumlin Star
Dundela vs Ballymena United
COLERAINE vs H&W Welders
Dergview vs Maiden City
Portadown vs Abbey Villa
Queen’s University vs Lisburn Distillery
Ards vs Carrick Rangers
Limavady United vs Larne Tech Old Boys
Glenavon vs Rosemount Rec
Institute vs Warrenpoint Town
Linfield vs Ballyclare Comrades
Ballinamallard United vs PSNI