Hibs head into semis, replay for Hearts & Saints

Saturday 10th March 2012
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Hibernian booked their place in Sunday's draw for the semi-finals of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a 2-0 win over First Division Ayr United at Somerset Park on Saturday.

Roy O'Donovan opened the scoring after just six minutes and Leigh Griffiths sealed victory for Pat Fenlon's team from the penalty spot midway through the first half.

Earlier in the day, Hearts and St Mirren fought out a 2-2 draw at Tynecastle, meaning the teams will do it again in Paisley on March 21 for a spot in the semi-finals, which are set for April 14/15.

Graham Carey gave Saints the lead direct from a free-kick but Craig Beattie headed the equaliser and Rudi Skacel had the hosts in front, only for Marius Zaliukas' late own goal to square the game.

Holders Celtic are away to Dundee United on Sunday, kick-off 1.15pm, with Motherwell up against Aberdeen in a 3.45pm start at Fir Park. Both matches are live on Sky Sports.

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