Munster Senior Cup Preview: Douglas Hall set for crunch date with Waterford at the RSC

The quarter finals of the Munster Senior Cup will be held this weekend; and the slate of games includes a fascinating tie between Waterford and Douglas Hall at the RSC.

Rockmount will face Ringmahon Rangers and Midleton will travel to Limerick for a game with Treaty United at 7.45pm on Friday.

Monday will see Cobh Rambles will meet Kerry FC at Mouthawk Park, and that kicks off at 2pm.

The Blues meeting with Douglas Hall is the tie of the round as the Munster Senior League side beat Cork City on penalties last time out.

The Rebel Army played their under-19s and they couldn't break through Wilton's defence during the 120 minutes played at Mayfield Park.

Penalties decided the tie and goalkeeper Alex Moynihan made sure his side's cup campaign continued.

The result has gone down as one of the most famous in Wilton's entire history and it avenged a loss to Cork City in the 2017 Munster Senior Cup final at Turner's Cross.

As for Waterford, they qualified for the quarter finals after beating Douglas Hall 2-0 at the RSC.

The Blues played a full strength XI at home and they needed goals from Ben McCormack and Cameron Cresswell to quality for the quarter finals.

The question is now; can Wilton do it again and make it two wins from two against League of Ireland sides in the Munster Senior Cup?

Rockmount will be looking at qualifying for the semi-finals for the third time in five seasons when they host Ringmahon.

The Northsiders, who won the cup for the first time in their history in 2020, got this far by seeing off Leeds AFC.

Ringmahon Rangers reached the quarter finals last year and they lost 4-3 against Treaty United at home.

Both teams will want to go far and win another trophy after their recent wins in the FAI Intermediate Cup.

Rockmount and Ringmahon Rangers are two cup specialist, and a run in the Munster Senior Cup would be welcomed over their struggles in the Premier Division this season.

Midleton will be at the Markets Field in Limerick facing a Treaty United side that beat Carrigaline United in the last round.

The Magpies are managed by former Cork City player Kevin Murray, and they are looking at making it to the semi-finals for the first time since 2022.

Midleton have a storied history in the competition, and it includes an appearance in the 2018 final, where they lost 3-1 to Cork City at Turner's Cross.

Cobh's trip to Mouthawk Park will end the weekend and they will play Kerry FC on Monday at 2pm.

Ramblers are aiming to reach the semi-finals for the third consecutive season, with their last defeat in the Munster Senior Cup back in 2020 against Carrigaline United at Ballea Park.

The Ramblers reached the quarter finals by defeating College Corinthians 4-2 at the Stephen Ireland Astro and Kerry got this far by knocking out Avondale United.