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Gary Shaw: 'I signed straight away and going home, I checked on Teletext to see where Bray were in the league and they were bottom - I didn't care'

Wed, Jan 15 2020

As an underage player, Gary was a prolific goalscorer for Newbridge Town, represented Shamrock Rovers in the SuperCupNI and lifted ...

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3pm kick off confirmed for President's Cup in Oriel Park on 9 Feb

Mon, Jan 13 2020

SSE Airtricity League Champions Dundalk will take on FAI Cup holders Shamrock Rovers in Oriel Park at 3pm on Sunday ...

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Stephen Rice leaves role as Shamrock Rovers under-19s boss

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Rice leaves the role at Tallaght Stadium after a three-year stint within the club’s emerging academy

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance is a necessary front amid the backdrop of blatant disrespect from the FAI and NLEC

Sat, Jan 11 2020

However, in light of the Shannonsiders’ exit from the League of Ireland, a vacancy of sorts had been created – ...

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Opinion: The First Division Alliance are wrong on Shamrock Rovers II - but the dictatorial approach must stop

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Why they chose a nine-team division as their hill to die on is anybody’s guess. When the next crisis arrives, ...

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Longford Town the first to host Shamrock Rovers II as new promotion play-off structure revealed

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The Hoops’ reserve side will line out as the tenth side in the league following the dissolution of Limerick but ...

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League opener between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers pushed back to Saturday afternoon for security reasons

Fri, Jan 10 2020

The game had been scheduled to go ahead at Dalymount Park the same time as the rest of the opening ...

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Former Saints title-winning captain Conor Kenna joins Leinster Senior League Kilnamanagh

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Kenna, who also had spells with Shamrock Rovers and Bray Wanderers during a long career at the top level, joins ...

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'There was no official discussion, communication or even an email in relation to this' - Cabinteely chairman Larry Bass

Thu, Jan 09 2020

“I think what angst all of the clubs have is the way that is has been done,” Bass told RTE’s ...

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Shamrock Rovers II set to take part in the 2020 First Division

Thu, Jan 09 2020

News of the Hoops second-string’s admittance to the second tier comes amid the backdrop of strong opposition to the proposal ...

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Hoops make move for Marshall

Fri, Jan 03 2020

By securing the signature of Rhys Marshall, Stephen Bradley has made Shamrock Rovers’ first move in the current transfer market ...

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5 players to watch in the Premier Division in 2020

Sun, Dec 29 2019

Whisper it quietly, but we are not too far away from the return of League of Ireland football after what ...

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Danny North signs with Barton United

Thu, Dec 26 2019

Former League of Ireland striker Danny North has signed for Barton United, a side which currently play in the Northern ...

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Ryan Connolly returns to the League of Ireland to sign with Finn Harps

Tue, Dec 24 2019

Finn Harps have announced the signing of Ryan Connolly with the former Galway and Shamrock Rovers man set to make ...

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Scott Allardice signs for Waterford for 2020

Tue, Dec 24 2019

Scott Allardice has swapped Dalymount Park for the surroundings of the South East and the RSC as the Scottish midfielder ...

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Bone back with Blues

Fri, Dec 20 2019

Alan Reynolds has been busy in the last few days confirming players for his Blues squad for 2020 with Sam ...

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Easy as A, C, B - League of Ireland A Championship and B teams

Fri, Dec 20 2019

Friday's advent podcast is a brief reminder of the most recent reserve league, it's structure and it's many flaws

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John Giles in the League of Ireland

Thu, Dec 19 2019

In the latest extratime.ie advent calendar podcast, we looked back on the John Giles era in the League of Ireland.

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Youngsters Eric Abulu and Matthew O'Brien join Longford Town

Thu, Dec 19 2019

Abulu joins the Red and Black of the Midlands from Shamrock Rovers, where he impressed in the Hoops underage set-up ...

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Oriel Park to host the 2020 President's Cup between Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers

Thu, Dec 19 2019

The traditional curtain raiser for the new senior men’s domestic season takes place in Oriel Park on Sunday 9 February, ...

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Shamrock Rovers v Busby Babes - European Cup 1957

Wed, Dec 18 2019

In the latest extratime.ie advent calendar podcast, we looked back on the very first European Cup tie played by a ...

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Rovers B team to possibly pad out First Division once again

Wed, Dec 18 2019

While the Premier Division fixtures are being released this coming Friday, the FAI confirmed this week that the First Division ...

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extratime.ie LOI book review of the year

Tue, Dec 17 2019

Amongst the options of books being bought as Christmas presents this year there are a few League of Ireland publications ...

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Parents - It's never too late to educate

Mon, Dec 09 2019

If, as the majority of parents, you want to find out more, in order to make a more informed decision ...

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Lee Grace signs three-year contact extension as Hoops provide squad update ahead of 2020

Wed, Dec 04 2019

Bradley was speaking to RTÉ’s Game On, where he revealed that Grace had rejected three offers from elsewhere to re-sign ...

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extratime.ie League of Ireland Attendance Report 2019

Mon, Dec 02 2019

For the third season in a row, the SSE Airticity League of Ireland has seen an increase in attendances. The ...

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Liam Scales joins Shamrock Rovers from relegated UCD

Wed, Nov 27 2019

Scales joins the Hoops after completing his studies at UCD, during a time where he also won the First Division ...

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Hull City boss Grant McCann confirms club are unlikely to offer a deal to Shamrock Rovers' Lee Grace

Fri, Nov 22 2019

The Tipperary man has spent the past few days on trial at the Yorkshire club and impressed the management team ...

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Ethan Boyle set to join Linfield after two-year spell with Shamrock Rovers

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Boyle struggled to make his mark at Tallaght Stadium in the final months of the 2019 campaign – and was ...

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Shamrock Rovers members approve investment proposal from Dermot Desmond

Sat, Nov 16 2019

A vote was put in front of the club’s members on Saturday afternoon – in a motion that was passed ...

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Senior debut for Lee O'Connor with Jack Byrne in line to make first start in New Zealand friendly

Wed, Nov 13 2019

The former Ipswich Town boss has awarded debuts to Lee O’Connor and Troy Parrott, after the duo impressed in recent ...

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Hoops confirm departure of trio of strikers

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Cummins had been signed from Cork City on loan during the summer. He scored three league goals for the Hoops ...

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How Shamrock Rovers secured their 25th FAI Cup crown

Sun, Nov 10 2019

The penalty shootout win over Dundalk in the 2019 final means the Hoops can reclaim their cup specialists tag.

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We need to talk about Alan

Wed, Nov 06 2019

We are going to go against the general grain here and say we should be talking about Alan Mannus.

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Former Saints striker Aidan Keena among three new faces in Ireland under-21 squad for Armenia trip

Wed, Nov 06 2019

Tottenham Hotspur striker Troy Parrott and Aaron Connolly of Brighton & Hove Albion are also unavailable as they will link ...

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Hoop dreams for Gary O'Neill

Tue, Nov 05 2019

It has been quite the year for Gary O'Neill who proved to be cup winner for Shamrock Rovers

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End of Season Report Card - Shamrock Rovers

Tue, Nov 05 2019

The Hoops finally ended their FAI Cup famine and claimed their 25th cup crown.

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FAI Cup Final Player Ratings: Dundalk 1 - 1 Shamrock Rovers (Shamrock Rovers win 4-2 on penalties)

Sun, Nov 03 2019

It was a day to remember at the Aviva Stadium for Shamrock Rovers – here’s how we rated both teams ...

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FAI Cup Final Report: Dundalk 1 - 1 Shamrock Rovers (Shamrock Rovers win 4-2 on penalties)

Sun, Nov 03 2019

The Tallaght outfit got their hands on the elusive silverware after recording a 4-2 win on penalties at the Aviva ...

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A look back at the very first Shamrock Rovers FAI Cup win

Sat, Nov 02 2019

On Sunday afternoon not much further away than an Alan Mannus long kick out from where the club was founded ...

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FAI Cup Final Preview: Dundalk -v- Shamrock Rovers

Sat, Nov 02 2019

The Lilywhites are on the cusp of completing what would be an historic treble when they take on Shamrock Rovers ...

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Enda McGuill Cup Final Report: Bohemians 1 - 4 Shamrock Rovers

Sat, Nov 02 2019

Man of the match Darragh Nugent struck twice, as both Evan Smithers and Sinclair Armstrong netted to put Craig Sexton’s ...

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Hoops history an incentive for motivated Aaron Greene

Wed, Oct 30 2019

At Shamrock Rovers there is no escaping the club's history.

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Blow for Dundalk's treble aspirations as Chris Shields set to be suspended for the FAI Cup final

Tue, Oct 29 2019

The Clondalkin man accrued his eighth booking of the season in the 1-0 defeat to Cork City at Turner’s Cross ...

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If we win, we will go down in history at this club - Lee Grace

Tue, Oct 29 2019

Last Friday Lee Grace got on the scoresheet and helped secure another clean sheet for the Hoops

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Shamrock Rovers' Gary O'Neill relishing Aviva date

Tue, Oct 29 2019

The former UCD captain has impressed since joining the Hoops in July, and he now has a FAI Cup Final ...

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Stephen Bradley pleased with win over Cork as FAI Cup final preparations continue

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Bradley will take his Hoops into battle next week against Dundalk – attempting to bridge a 32-year gap since their ...

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League Report: Shamrock Rovers 3 - 0 Cork City

Fri, Oct 25 2019

Shamrock Rovers eased past the relatively limited challenge of Cork City on Friday evening in front of a sparsely populated ...

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Cork City

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Shamrock Rovers head into their final league game of the year with 72 points to their name from 35 league ...

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