NI League Cup: Portstewart host Limavady in north-west derby

Ballymena United players celebrate after beating Carrick Rangers in the League Cup final in February
Ballymena United players celebrate after beating Carrick Rangers in the League Cup final in February

Portstewart face a north-west derby against Limavady United in the Northern Ireland League Cup first round.

The Northern Ireland Intermediate League champions, who won three trophies last season, will be at home against Championship side Limavady.

Dergview, Harland & Wolff and Sport & Leisure were also drawn at home in the opening round of the League Cup won by Ballymena United last season.

All ties will be played on Saturday 5 August.

BetMcLean.com League Cup first round draw:

Harland & Wolff Welders v Armagh City

Sport & Leisure v Lurgan City

Dergview v Annagh United

Portstewart v Limavady United

First round byes: Knockbreda, Tobermore United, Lisburn Distillery, Newry City, Donegal Celtic, Loughgall, Newington, Moyola Park, Queen's University, Larne, Dundela.

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