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Athletic and Ardstraw set sights on last four

Conal Crawford and his Strabane Athletic team-mates travel to Dungiven

STRABANE Athletic and Ardstraw  will both bid to reach the semi-finals of the Craig Memorial Cup  on Saturday.

Athletic, who defeated Tobermore United in the last 16, are again on the road when they take on Dungiven at Ballygudden Road.

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Last weekend Strabane were beaten for the first time this season when going down 1-0 to Maiden City in a NI Intermediate League Cup fixture.

Neil Carlin’s charges will be keen to bounce back in their quest to secure a place in the semi-final.

Ivan Sproule’s Ardstraw meanwhile travel to NI Intermediate newboys Magherafelt Sky Blues.

In the last round Sproule scored twice as his team ran out deserbed 4-2 winners against Newbuildings.

Teenager Dylan Russell and Sammy McKelvey were also on target in setting up a last four date at the Sky Blues.

In the other quarter-finals Maiden City host Newtowne while Portstewart entertain Moyola Park.

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