Larne through to Irish Cup final after penalty drama

May 19, 2021 | Archive

Larne booked their place in Friday’s Sadler’s Peaky Blinder Irish Cup final after a drama penalty shoot-out win over Crusaders.

Tiernan Lynch’s men now will face Linfield, back at Mourneview Park, at 7.45pm on Friday in the decider.

The last four clash with the Crues finished 1-1 after extra-time – Ronan Hale’s second half goal cancelling our Philip Lowry’s opener – with Larne winning 6-5 in the shoot-out.

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Larne: C Mitchell, Cosgrove, Watson, Robinson, Hughes, Sule (A Mitchell 90), Randall (Kelly 54), Donnelly, Herron, Lynch (McMurray 46), Hale.

Subs not used: McDaid, Scott, Wade Slater, Lusty.

Crusaders: Tuffey, Forsythe (Weir 82), Burns, Larmour, O’Rourke, Thompson, Lowry, Lecky, Clarke (McGonigle 78), Kennedy, Heatley (Brown 66).

Subs not used: Cushley, Caddell, Ruddy, Owens.

Referee: Shane Andrews

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