Shels shocked as Newtown pull off historic result in Leinster cup

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Newtown United have pulled off a shock result today as they beat Shelbourne at Tolka park to reach the quarter-final of the Leinster Senior Cup.

A dramatic 88th minute winner from Dessie Waters sent the travelling supporters into delirium as the Wicklow side created one of the biggest upsets in the history of the famous cup.

For a few minutes it looked like a historic all Wicklow quarter final was on the cards when Bray Wanderers and Bohemians fought out a classic at Dalymount Park.However, hopes were dashed when Bohemians went on to beat Wanderers 4-2 on penalties.

The Magpies will now face Bohs’ in the quarter-final.

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