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Friday 04 Nov 2016
Ranger face Distillery in the Third Round

The Tennent's Irish Cup will play host to a Lisburn derby this weekend as Rangers face Distillery in the Third Round.

Lisburn Rangers, who play in the Northern Amateur League will face neighbours and Premier Intermediate League side Lisburn Distillery at Stanley Park. 

Rangers manager Peter Kennedy says his side are ready to thrive with the tags of underdog. He said: "We are the Amateur League side, we are probably the underdogs but we are a decent side and the important thing for us on Saturday is to make a good account of ourselves, and win the game."

Kennedy also reiterated how important the Tennent's Irish Cup is to clubs across the country: "The Irish Cup is the biggest competition in Northern Ireland.

"As a Amateur League side it's great to come this far. It's the fifth round when the big teams come in and you hope to get there and face a Linfield or a Glentoran and that would be very exciting for Lisburn Rangers. We are only in the third round though and have to face Lisburn Distillery first."