First
Date: 3 p.m. Oct. 17, 2020
Venue:
3 - 1
FT

Thomas Oluwa 29' -
Scored: 29'


Brandon Kavanagh 40' -
Scored: 40'


Thomas Oluwa 59' -
Scored: 59'


Scored: 19'
- Ciaran Grogan 19'

Live Updates for Shamrock Rovers II -v- Athlone Town

Updates by Macdara Ferris

90' + 3'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shamrock Rovers II and Athlone Town.

90' + 2'

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.

90'

At least another three minutes here.

89'

Substitution

Jordan Carroll (in) - Tumelo Tlou (out) (Athlone Town).

88'

Substitution

Isreal Kimazo (in) - Mark Birrane (out) (Athlone Town).

87'

Corner Kick

Kevin Zefi (Shamrock Rovers II) takes a corner-kick.

86'

Yellow Card

Mark Birrane (Athlone Town) is booked.

85'

David Brookes clips the angle of post and bar with a beautifully struck shot from all of 40 yards. Superb effort!

84'

Yellow Card

Dean McMenamy (Shamrock Rovers II) is booked.

81'

Thomas Leddy shoots from the edge of the area and Aaron Myles gets both hands behind it diving to his left to save.

78'

78'

Substitution

Kevin Zefi (in) - Brandon Kavanagh (out) (Shamrock Rovers II).

77'

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.

76'

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.

75'

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.

72'

Dean Williams slips the ball inside to Brandon Kavanagh but he is wasteful with his effort from outside the area.

71'

Corner Kick

Brandon Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers II) takes a corner-kick after his shot took a touch on the way behind.

69'

Substitution

Evan White (in) - Taner Dogan (out) (Athlone Town).

66'

Substitution

John Ryan (in) - Sean Kavanagh (out) (Shamrock Rovers II).

66'

Substitution

Michael Leddy (in) - Thomas Oluwa (out) (Shamrock Rovers II).

65'

Corner Kick

Ronan Manning (Athlone Town) takes a corner-kick.

59'

ASSIST!

Dean McMenamy (Shamrock Rovers II) provides the assist.

59'

GOAL!

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.

57'

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.

56'

Jack Reynolds shot is blocked by Cole Omorehioman.

55'

Substitution

Dean McMenamy (in) - Aaron Bolger (out) (Shamrock Rovers II).

53'

Substitution

Bradley Okaidja (in) - Adam Lennon (out) (Athlone Town).

53'

Dean George goes close with a header off that corner.

52'

Corner Kick

Ronan Manning (Athlone Town) takes a corner-kick after Sean Kavanagh blocks Scott Delaney's cross from the right. 

51'

Corner Kick

David Brookes (Athlone Town) takes a corner-kick after Cole Omorehioman headed Brookes' cross behind.

46'

SECOND HALF

The second half between Shamrock Rovers II and Athlone Town has started.

45' + 2'

HALF TIME

It is half-time between Shamrock Rovers II and Athlone Town.

45'

One additional minute here.

40'

ASSIST!

Adam Wells (Shamrock Rovers II) provides the assist.

40'

GOAL!

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.

37'

Corner Kick

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.

34'

Yellow Card

Brandon Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers II) is booked.

29'

ASSIST!

Brandon Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers II) provides the assist.

29'

ASSIST!

Dean Williams (Shamrock Rovers II) provides the assist.

29'

GOAL!

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.

25'

Dean George drills a shot on target and Alex Moody puts up a strong hand to save and gather the ball.

24'

Dean Williams bends a shot from the edge of the area just wide of the goal off a Thomas Oluwa pass.

19'

ASSIST!

Ronan Manning (Athlone Town) provides the assist.

19'

GOAL!

Ciaran Grogan (Athlone Town) scores with a well timed jump and a well placed header off a Ronan Manning corner kick.

19'

Corner Kick

Ronan Manning (Athlone Town) takes a corner-kick.

14'

13'

Aaron Myles off his line again quick to clear. Thomas Oluwa blocks his clearance and it could have gone anywhere.

6'

Corner Kick

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.

4'

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.

4'

Declan Toland is the match official in charge today.

3'

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.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shamrock Rovers II and Athlone Town has kicked off.

0'

Darragh Nugent captains the home team and Scott Delaney has the armband for the Midlanders.

0'

Two changes for Rovers as under-15 player Sam Curtis comes into the starting line up, along with goalkeeper Alex Moody.  

0'

0'

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.

0'

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Good afternoon from Tallaght Stadium. Macdara Ferris to take you through the action.



Photo Gallery for Shamrock Rovers II -v- Athlone Town



Shamrock Rovers II
Alex Moody 48
Goalkeeper
Adam Wells 34
Defender
Cole Omorehiomnan 32
Defender
Max Murphy
Defender
Sam Curtis
Defender
© Darragh Nugent 37
Midfielder
Sean Kavanagh
66'
66Subbed Off: John Ryan 66'
Midfielder
Brandon Kavanagh 27
Booked: 34'
Scored: 40'
78'
78Subbed Off: Kevin Zefi 78'
Midfielder
Aaron Bolger
55'
55Subbed Off: Dean McMenamy 55'
Midfielder
Dean Williams 19
Forward
Thomas Oluwa 26
Scored: 29'
Scored: 59'
66'
66Subbed Off: Michael Leddy 66'
Forward

Substitutes
Kevin Zefi 77
78'
78Subbed On: Brandon Kavanagh 78'
Midfield
Jordan Tallon 35
Midfield
John Ryan
66'
66Subbed On: Sean Kavanagh 66'
Defender
Dean McMenamy 47
55'
55Subbed On: Aaron Bolger 55'
Booked: 84'
Midfield
Michael Leddy 62
66'
66Subbed On: Thomas Oluwa 66'
Unknown
Aidomo Emakhu 38
Midfield
Kian Clarke 30
Goalkeeper
Athlone Town
1 Aaron Myles
Goalkeeper
5 Scott Delaney ©
Defender
13 David Brookes
Defender
20 Tumelo Tlou
Defender 89'
89Subbed Off: Jordan Carroll 89'
9 Ronan Manning
Midfielder
12 Adam Lennon
Midfielder 53'
53Subbed Off: Bradley Okaidja 53'
16 Ciaran Grogan
Midfielder
Scored: 19'
10 Taner Dogan
Midfielder 69'
69Subbed Off: Evan White 69'
Mark Birrane
Midfielder
Booked: 86'
88'
88Subbed Off: Isreal Kimazo 88'
8 Dean George
Forward
21 Jack Reynolds
Forward

Substitutes
Paddy Martin
Goalkeeper
23 Isreal Kimazo
Midfield 88'
88Subbed On: Mark Birrane 88'
28 Jordan Carroll
Midfield 89'
89Subbed On: Tumelo Tlou 89'
17 John Morgan
Forward
18 Shane Nealon
Midfield
20 Bradley Okaidja
Midfield 53'
53Subbed On: Adam Lennon 53'
3 Evan White
Midfield 69'
69Subbed On: Taner Dogan 69'