Hibs to face St Mirren in last 16 of Irn-Bru Cup

HIBS have been handed a home tie with Championship rivals St Mirren in the fourth round of the Irn-Bru Cup.

Tuesday, 6th September 2016, 11:20 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 1:19 pm
Debutant Fraser Murray scored as Hibs beat Turriff United in round three

Neil Lennon’s men, who secured their place in today’s draw by beating Turriff United 3-0 on Sunday, will host Alex Rae’s Buddies on the weekend of October 8/9.

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Two teams from both the Welsh and Northern Irish leagues enter at this stage. Livingston face an away trip to Crusaders, while Queen of the South host Linfield. Alloa will travel to Wales to take on Bala Town while The New Saints head for Forfar.

Full draw: Ayr United v Falkirk; Bala Town v Alloa Athletic; Crusaders v Livingston; Dunfermline v Queen’s Park; Forfar Athletic v The New Saints; Hibs v St Mirren; Queen of the South v Linfield; Stranraer v Dundee United. All ties are to be played on the weekend of October 8-9.