First
Date: 3 p.m. Aug. 2, 2020
Venue:

Liam Scales 1' -
Scored: 1'


Sean Callan 23' -
Scored: 23'


Red: 28'
- Mark Hughes 28'

Scored: 31'
- Mark Doyle 31'

Scored: 82'
- Brandon Bermingham 82'

Live Updates for Shamrock Rovers II -v- Drogheda United

Updates by Macdara Ferris

90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shamrock Rovers II and Drogheda United.

90' + 3'

Three more minutes here.

82'

ASSIST!

Jack Tuite provided the assist. A short midfield pass from ex Cabo man Tuite set Bermingham up for his rocket into the top corner.

82'

GOAL!

Brandon Bermingham scores for Drogheda United with a super strike from distance right into the top right hand corner of the goal.

79'

Drogheda still pressing hard doing well with the ten men. Game is still open with both teams still seeking the next goal.

73'

James Brown with a great run down the left and his cross goes over Chris Lyons head to Brandon Bermingham at the back post. His effort hits the side nettting.

71'

Substitution

Dean McMenamy replaces Sean Brennan for Shamrock Rovers II.

71'

71'

Substitution

Kevin Zeffii replaces Dean Williams for Shamrock Rovers II.

65'

Hoops hit the woodwork again. A raking Rovers break after Brandon Kavanagh beautiful through ball set Thomas Oluwa wide left. He raced towards the peno area and squared for Dean Williams. He showed quick footwork to get free and lift the ball over David Odumosu but it clipped the underside of the bar and out to safety from a United point of view.

64'

Sean Callan fouls Chris Lyons and Jake Hyland gets to put a free into the Rovers box but the Hoops clear.

59'

Substitution

Dylan Duffy replaces John Ryan for Shamrock Rovers II.

54'

Rovers hit the post but Thomas Oluwa should have scored. Brandon Kavanagh's touch came to the striker but he couldn't find back of the net.

49'

Stephen Bradley was full of praise for Dean Williams when I spoke to him after yesterday's Premier Division game where Williams came on as a sub in the second half.

"He is unfortunate not to start. He has been brilliant. It was a really tight decision whether to play him or not. Dean is a player who we rate really highly and he will score goals for us this season and in the future."

47'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers II have won a corner kick after mix up between Odumosu and Hugh Douglas. Brandon Kavanagh will take it.

46'

Second Half

The second half between Shamrock Rovers II and Drogheda United has started.

45' + 3'

Half Time

It is half-time between Shamrock Rovers II and Drogheda United.

43'

Corner Kick

Drogheda United have won a corner kick. Jake Hyland will take it.

43'

Rovers break from that opposition corner and David Odumosu saves John Ryan's long distance effort.

42'

Corner Kick

Drogheda United have won a corner kick. Jake Hyland will take it.

39'

Another wide shot from Brandon Kavanagh from the edge of the area.

37'

Substitution

James Clarke replaces Luke Heeney for Drogheda United. Heeney had just nine minutes on the pitch before that Nugent tackle ended his day. He is carried off and down the tunnel.

35'

Bad tackle by Darragh Nugent that United aren't happy with. No foul but the sub Luke Heeney is down and he looks like he has to come off. Tim Clancy with plenty of blue language.

33'

Just prior to the goal Tim Clancy had made a double substitution. Of course there are five subs allowed in the re-started season.

31'

ASSIST!

Chris Lyons provided the assist.

31'

GOAL!

Mark Doyle scores for Drogheda United after he ran onto a super Chris Lyons pass. Doyle rifles it low to back of the net passed Pohls.

30'

Substitution

Luke Heeney replaces Richie O'Farrell for Drogheda United.

30'

Substitution

Brandon Bermingham replaces Jordan Adeyemo for Drogheda United.

28'

Red Card

It is gets worse for Tim Clany's men as Mark Hughes is sent off for Drogheda United after an over top tackle on Liam Scales.

27'

Another set peice for Kavanagh for Rovers but it is free kick that he bends low around the wall but just wide of David Odumosu's right hand post.

23'

ASSIST!

Brandon Kavanagh provided the assist. Another Kavanagh corner, another central defender scoring. This time it's Sean Callan who finds the back of the Drogheda United net.

23'

GOAL!

Sean Callan scores for Shamrock Rovers II with another header from a Brandon Kavanagh corner. Thomas Oluwa's had a shot deflected and that earned them the corner.

23'

22'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers II have won a corner kick. Brandon Kavanagh will take it.

17'

Four at the back from Drogheda with Chris Lyons and Jordan Adeyemo up front for the visitors. 

15'

Rovers playing 3-4-1-2 with Liam Scales in the middle of the back three for the Hoops.

13'

Thomas Oluwa held the ball up well and spotting Brandon Kavanagh's run he backheels it to Kavanagh. David Odumosu races from the Drogheda goal and smothers well. 

12'

Jake Hyland's shot from the edge of the area takes a deflection and Pohls does well to readjuest his feet to gather low down. Good pressure by the Drogs.

11'

A deep Drogheda cross by James Brown isn't dealt with well by Leon Pohls. Rovers first team reserve 'keeper gathers at the second attempt.

9'

Brandon Kavanagh is playing in behind Rovers II front two of Dean Williams and Thomas Oluwa. He gets on the ball and shoots with his left but he drags wide on the right.

1'

ASSIST!

Brandon Kavanagh provided the assist. Kavanagh's corner kick was headed to the net by central defender Scales.

1'

GOAL!

After only 40 seconds Liam Scales scores for Shamrock Rovers II. Rovers pressed from the kick off and won a corner. Brandon Kavanagh swept it in from the left and Rovers senior squad player Scales ran across the six yard to head home.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shamrock Rovers II and Drogheda United has kicked off.

0'

0'

Adrian Reale is the referee today - he was fourth official in Tallaght for yesterday's 3-1 Rovers Premier Division game against Finn Harps.

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The stadium has been used as a COVID-19 testing centre so it is just good for football to be back in the venue this weekend.

0'

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Macdara Ferris here to take your through today's action here in Tallaght. I passed the temperature test and have been granted access to the stadium. 



Photo Gallery for Shamrock Rovers II -v- Drogheda United



Shamrock Rovers II
Leon Pohls
Goalkeeper
Adam Wells 34
Defender
Liam Scales
1Scored: 1'
Defender
Max Murphy
Defender
Sean Callan 18
23Scored: 23'
Defender
John Ryan
59'
59Subbed Off: 59'
Midfielder
Thomas Oluwa 26
Midfielder
© Darragh Nugent 37
Midfielder
Brandon Kavanagh 27
Midfielder
Sean Brennan 31
71'
71Subbed Off: 71'
Midfielder
Dean Williams 19
71'
71Subbed Off: 71'
Forward

Substitutes
Jordan Tallon 35
Midfield
Dean McMenamy 47
71'
71Subbed On: 71'
Midfield
Alex Dunne 14
Defender
Dylan Duffy 39
59'
59Subbed On: 59'
Midfield
Kian Clarke 30
Goalkeeper
Sinclair Armstrong 42
Forward
Kevin Zeffii 77
71'
71Subbed On: 71'
Unknown
Drogheda United
23 David Odumosu
Goalkeeper
3 Conor Kane
Defender
6 Hugh Douglas
Defender
2 James Brown
Defender
10 Richie O'Farrell
Defender 30'
30Subbed Off: 30'
4 Jack Tuite
Defender
11 Jake Hyland ©
Midfielder
45 Mark Hughes
Midfielder
28Sent off: 28'
14 Mark Doyle
Forward
31Scored: 31'
20 Jordan Adeyemo
Forward 30'
30Subbed Off: 30'
9 Chris Lyons
Forward

Substitutes
21 Luke Heeney
Forward
30Subbed On: 30'
30' 37'
37Subbed Off: 37'
22 James Clarke
Midfield
37Subbed On: 37'
37'
8 Sean Brennan
Midfield
16 Brandon Bermingham
Forward
30Subbed On: 30'
30'
82Scored: 82'
15 Stephen Meaney
Forward
25 Ryan O'Shea
Defender
1 Ross Treacy
Goalkeeper