Live television coverage confirmed as Treaty draw Derry City in FAI Cup semi-final

The Limerick outfit booked their place in the last four in style with a comprehensive win over UCD on Friday evening.

Treaty United’s FAI Cup semi-final with Derry City will be shown live on RTÉ television it has been confirmed.

Derry will have home advantage for the tie that kicks off at 2pm on Sunday October 16 in the Ryan McBride Brandywell stadium. In the other semi-final, Waterford FC host Shelbourne at the RSC.

Treaty booked their place in the semi-finals of the competition for the first time on Friday evening when they blitzed UCD in the Markets Fields.

After falling to the students in the play-offs last year, the Limerick side continued to show their improvements with a dominant 4-1 victory.

Enda Curran pounced for a hat trick while Willie Armshaw made it 4-0 in the second half before UCD grabbed a consolation goal.

Derry defeated reigning Airtricity League champions Shamrock Rovers 3-1 in extra time to book their semi-final berth. They currently sit two points behind Rovers at the top of the Premier Division standings having played a pair of games more.

Attention will meanwhile turn to the domestic league for Tommy Barrett’s side with Treaty in a brilliant position to qualify for the play-offs for the second successive year.

They currently sit nine points clear of sixth place Wexford in the first division.

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