Irish Cup: Carrick v Crumlin Star called off

Carrick have made efforts to make the pitch playable but they now face a fixtures backlog
Carrick have made efforts to make the pitch playable but they now face a fixtures backlog

The Irish Cup sixth-round game between Carrick Rangers and Crumlin Star on Saturday has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

The decision to call off tie was made following an inspection at the Belfast Loughshore Arena on Saturday morning.

It is the ninth postponement at Carrick's home ground this season and a the cup fixture has been rearranged for Monday, 15 February.

The remaining seven sixth-round games will go ahead as scheduled.

Carrick have played just two matches at their home venue since 31 October and face a major fixtures backlog.

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