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Juniors Meadow drawn away to Hibs

Active Nation Scottish Cup

Irvine Meadow have been rewarded for their third-round Active Nation Scottish Cup elimination of Arbroath with an away tie at Hibernian.

The Ayrshire junior side at the weekend became the first junior side to defeat a senior club in the Cup.

Hearts have been drawn away to Aberdeen, Morton or Dumbarton host Celtic and Rangers travel to Hamilton.

St Johnstone travel to Forfar, while Kilmarnock host Falkirk and Dundee United are away to Partick Thistle.

Irvine Meadow general manager Ian McQueen said of the trip to Easter Road: "I would imagine that we'll take several thousand fans through.

"Hibs have a great support as well, so it'll be virtually a full house I would imagine, which obviously brings its financial rewards as well and which we will be very grateful for.

"It could mean keeping us going for a couple of seasons, literally, and it'll also mean that players' contracts, for example, can be secured.

"It just makes all the difference to a club like Irvine Meadow."

In the third-round replays to take place on Saturday, Brechin take on Wick Academy and Dumbarton face Morton after draws last weekend, while Stenhousemuir will play Cove Rangers after their match was abandoned due to heavy fog.

Clyde will try to stage their match with Livingston on Monday 7 December after Saturday's game was abandoned because of the fog and the rearranged tie was called off on Tuesday due to a frozen pitch.

Cowdenbeath will travel to Alloa on Tuesday 8 December after their third-round tie ended goalless at Central Park.


Active Nation Scottish Cup fourth-round draw:

Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Motherwell
Hamilton v Rangers*
Morton or Dumbarton v Celtic
Hibernian v Irvine Meadow
St Mirren v Cowdenbeath or Alloa Athletic
Raith Rovers v Airdrie United
Dunfermline v Stenhousemuir or Cove Rangers
Forfar v St Johnstone
Clyde or Livingston v Dundee
Albion Rovers v Stirling Albion
Aberdeen v Hearts
Edinburgh City v Montrose
Partick Thistle v Dundee United
Ross County v Inverurie Loco Works
Ayr United v Wick Academy or Brechin
Kilmarnock v Falkirk

Ties to be played Saturday 9 January 2010, except Hamilton v Rangers, which has a 1215 GMT kick-off on Sunday 10 January.



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see also
Irvine Meadow 1-0 Arbroath
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Wick Academy 4-4 Brechin City
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Ross County 5-1 Berwick Rangers
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Stirling 2-1 Auchinleck Talbot
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Edinburgh City 3-1 Keith
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Morton 0-0 Dumbarton
27 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Raith Rovers 0-0 Peterhead
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Cowdenbeath 0-0 Alloa
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Albion Rovers 1-0 Elgin City
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish League
Deveronvale 0-1 Ayr United
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Montrose 2-1 East Fife
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Spartans 0-1 Forfar
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups
Threave 1-2 Inverurie Locos
28 Nov 09 |  Scottish Cups


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