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Date: 7:45 p.m. June 26, 2015
Venue:
Att: 1,644

Enda Curran 46' -
Scored: 46'


Scored: 39'
- Luke Byrne 39'

Scored: 70'
- Marty Waters 70'

Live Updates for Galway United -v- Shamrock Rovers

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90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Galway United FC and Shamrock Rovers.

90' + 4'

Marc Ludden long throw is headed out as Ludden plays the ball back in to Stephen Walsh but his header is straight at Craig Hyland, great chance but thats the last piece of action as Neil Doyle blows the final whistle.

90' + 3'

Gary Shanahan fires a wild effort well over as Galway push hard for another equaliser here.

90' + 1'

There will be 4 minutes of addittional play at Deacy Park.

89'

Rovers sub Gareth McCaffrey shoots across the face of goal and just wide of the far post.

88'

Substitution

Gavin Brennan replaces Brandon Miele for Shamrock Rovers.

85'

Attendance tonight has been announced as 1,644.

83'

Great break down field by Galway Jake Keegan finds Gary Shanahan down the left and he picked out Ryan Connolly in the middle buts his chipped effort is caught by Craig Hyland.

81'

Substitution

Gareth McCaffrey replaces Stephen McPhail for Shamrock Rovers.

80'

Substitution

Killian Cantwell replaces Sam Oji for Galway United FC.

75'

Jake Keegan finds Enda Curran who shoots for goal but its deflected away for a corner. Ryan Connolly delivers the corner which Rovers don't deal with and Kevin Garcia heads goalwards but Enda Curran fires over the crossbar from close range, good chance again.

70'

GOAL!

Kieran 'Marty' Waters scores for Shamrock Rovers. Waters fires home from inside the box after Galway once again fail to deal with a Rovers set piece into the box.

66'

Good foot work from Kieran Marty Waters on the edge of the box creates some space for him to shoot and his effort is just off the mark with Conor Winn stuck to his line.

62'

Galway force a corner which Ryan Connolly floats into an unmarked Sam Oji but he heads high and over the Rovers crossbar, another good chance for the home side.

61'

Tim Clancy was booked for pulling down Jake Keegan off the ball as Galway broke again through Enda Curran and Ryan Connolly's free-kick was easily gathered by Craig Hyland.

60'

Yellow Card

Tim Clancy is booked for Shamrock Rovers.

59'

Great chance for Galway to take the lead as Jake Keegan snaps up possession and races clear before squaring to Gary Shanahan but he can't get the touch needed to put the ball past Craig Hyland as Rovers receive a big let off.

51'

Galway break at Rovers with Kevin Garcia and he plays the ball out to Ryan Connolly but he shoots across the Rovers goal

47'

Galway make a double substitution for the second half and one of those subs top scorer Enda Curran levels matters with his very first touch, all square only 51 seconds of the half gone.

46'

GOAL!

Enda Curran scores for Galway United FC. Long throw from Marc Ludden wasn't defended by Rovers and Gary Shanahan played the ball back to Enda Curran and he stroked it into the bottom corner for 1-1, great introduction from the sub.

46'

Substitution

Kevin Garcia replaces Colm O'Donovan for Galway United FC.

46'

Substitution

Enda Curran replaces Padraic Cunningham for Galway United FC.

46'

Second Half

The second half between Galway United FC and Shamrock Rovers has started.

45' + 1'

Half Time

It is half-time between Galway United FC and Shamrock Rovers.

40'

Marc Ludden tripped up Kieran Marty Waters just outside the box and Galway were punished from that free-kick with McPhail's lovely delivery flicked onto Luke Byrne who was well placed at the back post to nod into the net. It was a very even game up to that point.

39'

GOAL!

Luke Byrne scores for Shamrock Rovers. Stephen McPhail floats a freekick into the box and Ryan Brennan flicks it onto Luke Byrne who nods in at the back post completely unmarked.

38'

Yellow Card

Marc Ludden is booked for Galway United FC.

31'

Simon Madden pulls a ball back to Brandon Miele just inside the Galway box but he shoots well over Conor Winn's goal, good chance.

27'

Galway's new sigining Colm O'Donovan has his first effort at goal but it's straight at Craig Hyland who gathers comfortably in the centre of his goal.

25'

Galway win a corner at the other end and Padraic Cunningham's effort is blocked on the line by Gary McCabe before being hacked away but only to Colm Horgan who fires an effort just past Craig Hyland's right hand post. Game begining to get interesting at last

23'

Rovers corner finds Tim Clancy turns well but hooks his shot over Conor Winn's crossbar, while Brandon Miele shoots wide with Gary McCabe outside him free.

16'

Great ball from Simon Madden from the right finds Gary McCabe but he shoots just over Conor Winn's crossbar as Rovers finally threaten the Galway goal.

12'

A lot of middle of the field action here but nothing of note as Jake Keegan has a shot blocked down after a good break by Galway through Ryan Connolly.

5'

Conor Winn collects an early Rovers ball into the box but at the other end a Jake Keegan ball tries to release Colm O'Donovan on the left but too much on the ball as it goes out between two training posts still left stuck on the Rovers end line!

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Galway United FC and Shamrock Rovers has kicked off.

0'

We have both teams back on the pitch, strange Galway wearing their away white strip and Rovers in their very familiar white and green hoops, very similiar gear!

0'

Teams have retired to the dressing rooms to receive their final instructions from Tommy Dunne and Pat Fenlon. Just over 5 minutes to kick-off with tonight's referee Neil Doyle from Dublin the man in the middle.

0'

Rovers also make just two changes to their line up as Pat Fenlon names Tim Clancy and Ryan Brennan in his starting eleven with Conor Kenna out injured and Gareth McCaffrey dropping to the bench.

0'

Galway make two changes to their winning line up from that Longford game as new signing Colm O'Donovan goes straight into the team and Padraic Cunningham returns to the frontline as Dave O'Leary is suspended and Jason Molloy is out with a back injury.

0'

Rovers have won the last nine league games in a row against Galway. The last time Galway recorded a win over the Hoops was back in 2006 – 20 games ago when a Derek O'Brien goal secured a 1-0 win in the First Division

0'

Galway have an identical record both home and away to date, won three and lost five. That will change tonight of course.

0'

It has been all or nothing so far this season with Tommy Dunne’s Galway side as amazingly they are the only team yet to record a draw after 16 games, while Rovers have drawn the highest number of games in the Premier Division with seven draws already recorded this season.

0'

Galway Utd come into the game on the back of an excellent away win over Longford Town before the mid-season break, while Shamrock Rovers suffered a 3-1 defeat to Dublin rivals Bohemians, their first loss of the season.

0'

Teams currently being updated as both club mascots battling for the supporters attention out on the pitch, Galway's Terry the Tiger makes his return to Deacy Park this evening and Hopperman has also made the trip west for the game.

0'

Welcome to Deacy Park for tonight's game as Galway Utd welcome third placed Shamrock Rovers to the Dyke Road venue after the mid season break. Currently a nice evening here in Galway as both teams warm up. Terry Flaherty with tonight's updates.



Photo Gallery for Galway United -v- Shamrock Rovers



Galway United
Conor Winn
Goalkeeper
Stephen Walsh
Defender
Sam Oji
80'
80Subbed Off: 80'
Defender
Marc Ludden
38Booked: 38'
Defender
Colm Horgan
Defender
Gary Shanahan
Midfielder
Colm O'Donovan
46'
46Subbed Off: 46'
Midfielder
Ryan Connolly
Midfielder
Alex Byrne
Midfielder
Jake Keegan
Forward
Padraic Cunningham
46'
46Subbed Off: 46'
Forward

Substitutes
Paul Sinnott
Defender
Cormac Raftery
Defender
Ger Hanley
Goalkeeper
Kevin Garcia
46'
46Subbed On: 46'
Defender
Enda Curran
46'
46Subbed On: 46'
46Scored: 46'
Forward
Kilian Cantwell
80'
80Subbed On: 80'
Defender
Conor Barry
Forward
Shamrock Rovers
Craig Hyland
Goalkeeper
David Webster
Defender
Simon Madden
Defender
Tim Clancy
Defender
60Booked: 60'
Luke Byrne
Defender
39Scored: 39'
Brandon Miele
Midfielder 88'
88Subbed Off: 88'
Stephen McPhail
Midfielder 81'
81Subbed Off: 81'
Gary McCabe
Midfielder
Patrick Cregg
Midfielder
Ryan Brennan
Midfielder
Marty Waters
Forward
70Scored: 70'

Substitutes
David O'Connor
Defender
Barry Murphy
Goalkeeper
Gareth McCaffrey
Forward
81Subbed On: 81'
81'
Dylan Kavanagh
Midfield
Cian Kavanagh
Midfield
Gavin Brennan
Midfield
88Subbed On: 88'
88'
Sean Boyd
Forward