Shelbourne to host Bohemians in Women's FAI Cup semi-finals

Holders Wexford Youths have been drawn away against first-time semi-finalists Athlone Town in the other semi-final
Shelbourne to host Bohemians in Women's FAI Cup semi-finals

REIGNING CHAMPS: Wexford Youths players Aoibheann Clancy, left, and Ellen Molloy celebrate with the cup following the 2021 EVOKE.ie FAI Women's Cup Final. Pic: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

The draw has taken place for the Women's FAI Cup semi-finals. 

There will be a Dublin derby between last year's runners-up Shelbourne and Bohemians.

Women's National League champions Shelbourne will host Bohs at Tolka Park. 

Shelbourne secured a semi-final spot after a 3-2 win over Peamount United, a game which saw World Cup winner Heather O’Reilly make her full debut for the Reds.

Bohemians raced into a three nil lead over Sligo Rovers in the opening period of their quarter-final clash. Sligo pulled one back within the opening six minutes of the second half to briefly threaten a comeback, however the Phibsborough outfit prevailed.

Holders Wexford Youths have been drawn away against first-time semi-finalists Athlone Town.

Wexford left it late to overcome a spirited DLR Waves outfit in their quarter-final. DLR Waves ended up playing the final twenty minutes with nine players Two goals in the last ten minutes helped the reigning champions prevail by three goals to one.

Athlone rode their luck at times to get past Cork City in their quarter-final. The 2-0 scoreline in favour of the home side wasn’t reflective of the chances created by their visitors. Two second half strikes were enough for them to advance to the semi-finals.

The games will be played on the weekend ending September 25.

2022 EVOKE.ie FAI Women’s Cup Semi-Finals: Shelbourne v Bohemians; Athlone Town v Wexford Youths

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