Laois teams still in the hunt for cup silverware

Brian Cleary, Portarlington Town about to change direction on Sunday. Photo Denis Byrne.
A number of Laois teams are still in the hunt for silverware in cup competitions in the CCFL as the season apporoaches the business end.

A number of Laois teams are still in the hunt for silverware in cup competitions in the CCFL as the season apporoaches the business end.

Five of the nine teams remaining in the CCFL Shield are from Laois while one team from the county is guaranteed a place in the semi-final of the Paddy Cotter Cup.

Clonaslee are the last Laois team left standing at the semi-final stage of the Premier Division Cup with Stradbally still standing at the quarter-final stage of the Division 1 Cup.

Between the Division 2, 3 and 4 Cups, there are still 13 Laois teams in contention. Portarlington Town, Towerhill Rovers, O’Moores and Mountmellick Utd B are still standing in two cup competitions.

Combined Counties Shield Quarter Finals

Portarlington Town v Arlington B or Towerhill Rovers

O’Moore’s FC v Mountmellick Utd B

Clonown Rovers v Rathowen Celtic

Castlepollard Celtic v Geashill Utd

Paddy Cotter Cup Semi Finals

Edenderry Town or Willow Park v Monksland Utd or St Peters

C.K Utd v Mountmellick Utd or Arlington

Billy Hyland Premier Division Semi Finals

Tullamore Town or Temple Villa v Willow Park B

Mullingar Town v Clonaslee Utd B

Michael Dolan Division 1 Cup Quarter Finals

Moate Celtic v Clonbonny or Camlin Utd

Stradbally Town v Shinrone Utd

Boro Celtic or Killeigh Ramblers v Derry Rovers

Ballinahown v Mostrim Utd or Inny FC

Dennis Delaney Division 2 Cup Semi Finals

Gentex or Edenderry Town B v Noreside Celtic or Portlaoise AFC

Gracefield Ath v Kilcormac Utd

Oliver Ward Division 3 Cup 2nd Round

Walsh Island Shamrocks v Mullingar Town B

Rathowen Celtic or Raheen v Castlepollard Celtic

Melville Celtic v Highfield Utd

Longford Wanderers v Towerhill Rovers

B.B.C Utd v Horseleap Utd

Portarlington Town v Newtown FC

Portlaoise Shamrocks or Granard Celtic v Killoe FC

Emo Celtic v Moydow FC

Division 4 Cup Quarter Finals

St Aengus or Portlaoise B or Clonaslee Utd B v O’Moores FC

Geashill Utd v Castlejordan Utd or Maryborough

Clara Town C v Ballinagar

Clonmore Utd or Bracknagh Celtic or Mountmellick Utd B v Midlands Celtic