Our Under-20s have been handed a home tie against Turriff United in the draw for the third round of the 2017/18 Scottish Youth Cup.
Darren Barr’s teens were paired with the Highland League outfit, against whose senior side our first-team faced off in a pre-season friendly, and the tie is scheduled to be played on or before Sunday 29 October.
The Ton development squad reached the fourth round of the tournament last term, romping to a 10-1 against Banks O’ Dee at Cappielow before losing 3-1 to then-tournament holders Motherwell at the Excelsior Stadium.
The full draw was as follows:
1. Hibernian v East Kilbride
2. Morton v Turriff United
3. Stirling Albion v Cumbernauld Colts
4. Alloa Athletic v Celtic
5. Edusport Academy v Aberdeen
6. Heart of Midlothian v Ayr United
7. Rangers v Partick Thistle
8. St. Johnstone v Dundee United
9. Dunfermline Athletic v St. Mirren
10. Inverurie Loco Works v Raith Rovers
11. Hamilton Academical v Falkirk
12. Motherwell v Burntisland Shipyard
13. Inverness Caledonian Thistle v University of Stirling
14. Ross County v Fraserburgh
15. Queen of the South v Stranraer
16. Spartans v Kilmarnock
Image: Gary Bradley