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Irish Cup draw in full and results: Linfield to face Crusaders while non league duo go head to head after three cup upsets

Crusaders' Paul Heatley scored twice against Glentoran.
Crusaders' Paul Heatley scored twice against Glentoran.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 05/01/2019 Dundela v Ballymena United Tennents Irish Cup BallymenaÕs Anthony Kane makes it 3-1 during todays game at wilder park in East Belfast. Photo Kirth Ferris/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 05/01/2019 Linfield v Ballyclare Comrades Tennents Irish Cup. LinfieldÕs Joel Cooper pictured after scoring his teams 1st goal during todays game at Windsor Park in Belfast. Picture By :Arthur Allison/Pacemaker
PACEMAKER BELFAST 01/01/2019 Ards v Linfield Danske Bank Premiership LinfieldÕs Jimmy Callacher scores the opening goal against Ards during todays game at the Bangor Fuels arena. Photo Stephen Davison/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 05/01/2019 Cliftonville v Dungannon Swifts Tennents Irish Cup Dungannon beat Cliftonville in todays game at Solitude in Belfast. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 05/01/2019 Cliftonville v Dungannon Swifts Tennents Irish Cup Dungannon beat Cliftonville in todays game at Solitude in Belfast. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 5-1-19 Crusaders v Glentoran - Tennents Irish Cup 5th Round Crusaders Jordan Owens celebrates his goal during today's game at Seaview, Belfast. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Tennent's Irish Cup Round 5, Seaview, Belfast 5/1/2019 Crusaders vs Glentoran Crusaders Paul Heatley celebrates after he heads his side into a 1-0 lead Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Stephen Hamilton
Tennent's Irish Cup Round 5, Seaview, Belfast 5/1/2019 Crusaders vs Glentoran Crusaders Jordan Owens celebrates after scoring to make it 3-1 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Stephen Hamilton
Tennent's Irish Cup Round 5, Seaview, Belfast 5/1/2019 Crusaders vs Glentoran Crusaders Jordan Owens celebrates after scoring to make it 3-1 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Stephen Hamilton

Crusaders will travel to Linfield after they beat Glentoran to seal their spot in the Tennent's Irish Cup sixth round.

They are joined there by Amateur League sides Larne Tech OB and Crumlin Star as well as the NI Intermediate League's Strabane Athletic. Larne Tech OB will host Strabane in the next round while Star will travel to Championship leaders Larne.

Irish Cup sixth round draw in full

Fixtures will take place on Saturday, February 2:

Larne Tech OB v Strabane Athletic

Warrenpoint Town v Queen's University

Ballinamallard United v Carrick Rangers

Coleraine v Dergview

Crumlin Star v Larne (Fixture will be reversed to Inver Park)

Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts

Linfield v Crusaders

Ballymena United v Portadown

All you need to know about Saturday's Irish Cup fifth round ties

Ards 0-1 Carrick Rangers

Daniel Kelly knocked home a rebound to give the Championship side the lead after Caolan Loughran's free-kick had been saved.

Kym Nelson had the chance to haul Ards level with a penalty after Mark Surgenor's handball but he sent his spot-kick wide.

Ballinamallard United 5-1 PSNI

Ballinamallard roared back from 1-0 at the break to win 5-1 at Ferney Park.

Tony Tumelty fired the visitors ahead shortly before Ballinamallard's pain doubled as Philip Simpson was given a straight red for the hosts. Nathan Cashel levelled in the second half, converting Jason McCartney's cross.

Ryan O'Reilly and an own goal made it 3-1, those two seconds apart, before Richard Clarke's penalty and Robbie Hume completed the scoring.

Cliftonville 0-1 Dungannon Swifts

Seanan Clucas headed home Mark Patton's assist to give the visitors the win with the only goal. It's Dungannon's second cup win of the season at Solitude after knocking the Reds out of the League Cup on penalties.

Coleraine 2-0 H&W Welders

Eoin Bradley flicked the opener home shortly before the break, getting a touch on Alex Gawne's shot to beat the keeper. Substitute James McLaughlin looped home the second soon after coming on.

Crusaders 4-1 Glentoran

All the goals came in the second half at Seaview.

Paul Heatley put the Crues ahead, making the most of space afforded to him in the area to convert Ross Clarke's cross after he had earlier dislocated a finger.

The Glens' new striker Lukasz Gwiazda levelled a few minutes later, turning Curtis Allen's shot into the top corner just a couple of days after joining the club.

The Crues restored the lead on 68, Heatley working space to blast home before Jordan Owens and Matthew Snoddy made the game safe.

Dergview 3-2 Maiden City

Simon McGlynn put the hosts ahead but City were level just before the break through Aaron Kerrigan. A mistake by Dergview stopper Ruairi McElroy let the hosts take the lead but his blushes were spared when Garth Falconer and Lee McNulty struck to seal the win.

Dundela 1-3 Ballymena United

Shane McGinty opened the scores, finishing the rebound after Tony Kane's penalty was saved. Adam Lecky then headed in Stephen McCullough's corner.

The hosts were given hope on the hour-mark when TJ Murray headed home but the game was over when Tony Kane made amends for his penalty miss, blasting home a free-kick.

Glenavon 5-0 Rosemount Rec

Stephen Donnelly put Glenavon one up when he stroked into the bottom corner but was denied a second two minutes later when his penalty was superbly saved by Rosemount keeper Steven McKay, who had taken out Josh Daniels to concede the spot-kick.

Donnelly got his revenge in stunning style, chipping the keeper from 20 yards just a few seconds later.

It was three on 69, player-manager Gary Hamilton tapping home fellow sub Conor McCloskey's cross just two minutes after coming on. It was four soon after, a carbon copy of the first as Hamilton converted McCloskey's cross, this one after a top draw Josh Daniels pass switched the play.

McCloskey again provided the assist as Jordan Jenkins completed the scoring, Hamilton missing a last gasp chance for a hat-trick when his chipped penalty was saved by a smiling McKay.

Institute 0-2 Warrenpoint Town

Dean Curry's own goal gave Point the lead as he nodded Seana Foster's cross into his own net. Ciaran O'Connor doubled the lead in the closing stages to make the game safe.

Knockbreda 1-2 Strabane Athletic (Kick-off 1.30pm)

Two goals from former Loughgall striker Warner Mullen helped NI Intermediate League side Strabane to an upset at Knockbreda.

Mullen gave Strabane the lead from the spot but Darius Roohi soon levelled, only serving to set the stage for Mullen's 71st minute winner.

Larne 2-1 Newry City AFC

David McDaid gave Larne the lead from the spot early on and Newry held out until late on, when David Scullion's deflected effort proved the winner as Stephen Teggart netted a last gasp consolation.

Limavady United 0-2 Larne Tech. OB

Amateur League Division 1A side Larne Tech OB secured safe passage into the sixth round with an upset at the Showgrounds.

Larne keeper Chris Keenan opened the scores with the first goal of the 3pm kick-offs, slotting home from the spot. Paul Maguire headed home to double the scores before the break.

Linfield 1-0 Ballyclare Comrades

Linfield were frustrated for most of this game but eventually Joel Cooper got the all-important breakthrough, heading home a Chris Casement cross.

Loughgall 1-4 Crumlin Star

Amateur League side Crumlin Star are through after a stunning win over the Championship's Loughgall.

Gary Lavery gave the Border Cup winners the lead from a Barry McKervey assist and it was provider turned scorer when McKervey tucked home the second from the spot. It was three on 26 when McKervey chipped a fine finish home.

Andrew Hoey gave the hosts hope before the break with a penalty but Ciaran Murphy made the win safe in the second half.

Portadown 5-1 Abbey Villa

Portadown debutant Aaron Duke scored twice as Portadown eased through.

Ryan Carmichael gave Matthew Tipton's men the lead midway through the first half before Duke doubled the scores. Adam McCallum met Kevin Braniff's free-kick to make it 3-0 in the second half.

Chris Lavery made it four, Abbey Villa pulled one back soon after through Thomas Dickson but Duke netted late for 5-1.

Queen's University 6-0 Lisburn Distillery (Kick-off 1.30pm)

It took only 22 minutes for Ryan McCready to net a hat-trick and help Queen's cruise into the sixth round in one of the two early kick-offs.

By the time his trio was complete, Ben Mulgrew had also found the net. Leon Bonnes and Christ Middleton completed the scoring in the second-half.

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