Shamrock Rovers overturned a 1-0 home loss to beat Cliftonville while Drogheda hit five goals to progress to the quarter finals
|Cliftonville 2-2 Cork City
|After a 4-0 defeat at Turners Cross, Cliftonville had to record a big result at Solitude against Cork City, but could only draw at their home ground as the Rebels progressed to the last eight.
Cliftonville's hopes of a major comeback were halted after just 15 minutes when Daryl Horgan struck from long range following a quick Cork City counter attack. IFA Premiership top scorer Liam Boyce levelled the game before half time, leaving Cliftonville needing five goals in 45 minutes to advance.
However, the game's next goal was one for the visitors, as former Wexford Youths striker Danny Furlong scored from close range seven minutes after the break. A solo goal from Stephen Garrett was little consolation for Cliftonville, as the away result was too much for them to overturn.
|Coleraine 0-2 Shamrock Rovers
|Shamrock Rovers overturned a 1-0 deficit from their first leg in Tallaght Stadium last Monday, beating Coleraine 2-0 at the Showgrounds with Ciaran Kilduff's late goal sending them through.
After a disappointing debut in the first leg, Mark Quigley atoned early with a fifth-minute strike to cancel out Coleraine's away goal from last week. Gary McCabe flighted the ball in for Quigley who volleyed in from close range for his first goal since signing from Sligo Rovers.
James Chambers nearly put the Hoops two ahead in the second half, but his long-range effort was pushed out for a corner by Michael Doherty. However, Doherty's goal was finally breached again in stoppage time as Ciaran Kilduff snatched a late winner.
|Glentoran 1-0 St Patrick's Athletic
|Glentoran held off a late St Patrick's Athletic surge to hold on to win on aggregate after a scoreless first leg at Richmond Park.
There were few clear cut chances in the opening 45 minutes, as both goalkeepers had a relatively easy time of it. Pat's' best chance came through a corner from Killian Brennan, but Christy Fagan couldn't get his head behind the ball to beat Aaron Hogg.
Glentoran finally broke the deadlock in the 62nd minute with Martin Murray scoring an acrobatic goal to inject some life into the tie. Pat's pushed plenty of players forward, and had an extra five minutes stoppage time to grab an equaliser, but could not find their way back into the tie thanks to some fine Glens defending.
|Portadown 0-5 Drogheda United
|Portadown's two away goals in last week's 3-2 loss to Drogheda United came to nothing as Drogs ran out comfortable winners at Shamrock Park.
Drogheda United were quickest out of the blocks, and extended their aggregate lead in the first minute when Alan Byrne scored from a corner. Eleven minutes later Drogs were two up on the night, with Gary O'Neill setting up Paul O'Connor, giving Ports a mountain to climb to get back into the tie.
A cool finish from Gavin Brennan tied things up in the second half, as the midfielder slotted the ball past David Miskelly after the keeper parried O'Connor's effort. Brennan teamed up with Peter Hynes to set up the fourth, with David Cassidy scoring just minutes after being introduced.
Philip Hand added a fifth in stoppage time to see Drogheda progress to the quarter final.
|Setanta Cup quarter-final draw
Cork City v Crusaders*
Sligo Rovers v Glentoran
Ties to be played on March 4 and March 11 2013
*First leg played February 26 and second leg on March 4