Another Aaron Myles save, this time pushing away Dean McMenamy's effort from the edge of the area after he cut back onto his left foot.
At least another three minutes here.
David Brookes clips the angle of post and bar with a beautifully struck shot from all of 40 yards. Superb effort!
Thomas Leddy shoots from the edge of the area and Aaron Myles gets both hands behind it diving to his left to save.
Brandon Kavanagh is fouled outside the box and he lines up the free kick but hits it into the south stand. That is his last involvement as Rovers make a double substitution.
Dean Williams runs onto Brandon Kavanagh's centre and rounds Aaron Myles but with such an acute angle he squares it across the six yard box but can't find a Rovers foot.
Should be four for Rovers but Aaron Myles pulls off a good save after Dean Williams directed John Ryan's cross from the left on target.
Dean Williams slips the ball inside to Brandon Kavanagh but he is wasteful with his effort from outside the area.
Brandon Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers II) takes a corner-kick after his shot took a touch on the way behind.
Thomas Oluwa (Shamrock Rovers II) scores as he held off Scott Delaney to create some space on the right and then slotted the ball into the bottom left corner with his left foot.
A couple of Roves crosses causing Athlone a bit of difficulty. The first from Sean Kavanagh hits Brandon Kavanagh at the back post and the second from the right has Aaron Myles scrambling to get a touch on it to clear with his hand.
Jack Reynolds shot is blocked by Cole Omorehioman.
Dean George goes close with a header off that corner.
Ronan Manning (Athlone Town) takes a corner-kick after Sean Kavanagh blocks Scott Delaney's cross from the right.
David Brookes (Athlone Town) takes a corner-kick after Cole Omorehioman headed Brookes' cross behind.
One additional minute here.
Brandon Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers II) scores with a cracker off his right foot from outside the area with Aaron Myles rooted to the spot as it arrowed into the top corner. That is his ninth goal of the season.
David Brookes (Athlone Town) takes a corner-kick after Sam Curtis clipped the ball behind as Mark Birrane showed some lovely footwork on the end line. Scott Delaney wins the header but he puts it over the bar.
Thomas Oluwa (Shamrock Rovers II) scores with a cool left foot finish after Brandon Kavanagh beautifully took a high ball down and played a neat pass into Oluwa.
Dean George drills a shot on target and Alex Moody puts up a strong hand to save and gather the ball.
Dean Williams bends a shot from the edge of the area just wide of the goal off a Thomas Oluwa pass.
Ciaran Grogan (Athlone Town) scores with a well timed jump and a well placed header off a Ronan Manning corner kick.
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Aaron Myles off his line again quick to clear. Thomas Oluwa blocks his clearance and it could have gone anywhere.
Ronan Manning (Athlone Town) win a corner-kick as Sam Curtis blocks his cross. Manning hits the set peice into the box but Sean Kavanagh clears with his head.
Thomas Oluwa puts on the turbo boost and sprints clear of the Midlanders defence. Aaron Myles comes out of his goal and stands up well saving Oluwa's shot with his chest.
Declan Toland is the match official in charge today.
David Brookes is able to launch an Athlone free kick into the box but Alex Moody comes through a pile of bodies to punch clear.
Darragh Nugent captains the home team and Scott Delaney has the armband for the Midlanders.
Two changes for Rovers as under-15 player Sam Curtis comes into the starting line up, along with goalkeeper Alex Moody.
#teamsheet @tallaghtstadium for Shamrock Rovers II v Athlone Town in the First Division - Sean Kavanagh retains his place in the Aidan Price’s team. Dean Williams and Thomas Oluwa also in starting XI. No Leon Pohls in the squad. pic.twitter.com/3K6CortQq0— Macdara Ferris (@macdarabueller) October 17, 2020
#teamsheet @tallaghtstadium for Shamrock Rovers II v Athlone Town in the First Division - Sean Kavanagh retains his place in the Aidan Price’s team. Dean Williams and Thomas Oluwa also in starting XI. No Leon Pohls in the squad. pic.twitter.com/3K6CortQq0
This is Rovers II's last home game of this First Division season and it remains to be seen will this team be playing in the First Division next sesaon with Limerick's Treaty United likely to come into the league.
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Good afternoon from Tallaght Stadium. Macdara Ferris to take you through the action.