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In full: The first round draw for the Bet McLean League Cup

Big lift: Dungannon Swifts celebrate with the League Cup
Big lift: Dungannon Swifts celebrate with the League Cup

By Josh Bunting

The first round of the Bet McLean League Cup has taken place at Windsor Park.

A total of 20 teams from the Bluefin Sport Championship and Premier Intermediate League entered the draw but 12 were given a bye into the second round.

Lisburn Distillery have been drawn away to Premier Intermediate League rivals Queen's,Lurgan Celtic host Armagh City, Dundela take on Knockbreda while PSNI have home advantage against Banbridge.

Dungannon Swifts made history last season as they won their first major trophy in February, defeating Ballymena United in the final.

This season's first round ties will be played on Saturday, August 4th.

Bet McLean League Cup first round draw

Queen's University v Lisburn Distillery

Lurgan Celtic v Armagh City

Dundela v Knockbreda

PSNI v Banbridge Town

Receiving byes to the second round were: Annagh United, Ballyclare Comrades, Dergview, Dollingstown, Larne, Limavady United, Loughgall, Moyola Park, Newington YC, Portstewart, Sport & Leisure Swifts, Tobermore United

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