Livingston were today drawn away to League One side Peterhead in the third round of the William Hill Scottish Cup while Linlithgow Rose – conquerors of Inverness Clach in the last round – also face a long journey north to take on either Nairn County or Wick Academy.
And should East of Scotland League champions Lothian Thistle overcome Montrose in Tuesday night’s second-round replay at Links Park they will also take on Highland League opposition having been paired with Huntly at Christie Park.
The draw threw up one all-Championship tie, basement outfit Alloa Athletic away to Dumbarton, while Dunfermline will anticipate a tricky tie against Ayr United at Somerset Park.
Third-round draw: Stranraer v Buckie Thistle; Queen’s Park v Forfar Athletic; Formatine United v Fort William/Cove Rangers; Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic; East Fife/Stirling Albion v Cumbernauld Colts; Albion Rovers v Greenock Morton; Falkirk v Turriff United/Fraserburgh; Nairn County/Wick Academy v Linlithgow Rose; Peterhead v Livingston; Huntly v Lothian Thistle /Montrose; Elgin City v Raith Rovers; Airdrieonians v Brechin City; Ayr United v Dunfermline Athletic; Inverurie Loco Works v Annan Athletic; Stenhousemuir v East Kilbride/Forres Mechanics; Cowdenbeath v Arbroath. (Ties to be played weekend of Saturday, November 28)