Finn Harps hit by injuries ahead of Bohs clash

Finn Harps end their mid-season break as they welcome Bohemians to Finn Park on Tuesday night, kick-off 8pm.

Finn Harps end their mid-season break as they welcome Bohemians to Finn Park on Tuesday night, kick-off 8pm.

Bohs will prove to be a tough task for Paul Hegarty's side as they have won their last eight games, including five in the league.

Harps are without central defender Marc Mukendi, while Jonathan Minnock, Gary Beckett, Cornelius Gallagher, Aaron Labonte and Kevin Ramsey are also missing.

Striker Stephen Parkhouse also sits out the visit of the Gypsies through suspension.

Conor Powell returns from injury for Bohemians and apart from long-term absentee Thomas Heary, the Gypsies will travel to the north-west with a full squad.

Elsewhere, there is FAI Ford Cup third round action at Station Road as Kildare Country face Fanad United in their rescheduled fixture.

County’s Philly Gorman is struggling with a groin strain and may miss out but otherwise boss John Ryan has a fully fit squad.

Two replays will reach their conclusion as UCD take on Monaghan United at the UCD Bowl, while Wexford Youths meet non-league side Killester United at Hadden Park.

Philip Sheppard is out injured for Monaghan, while boss Mick Cooke must also plan without Wayne Byrne who is suspended.

UCD have the luxury of a full squad apart from striker Paul Byrne who is ruled out.

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