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Peno Miss: 45'
- Kieran Hanlon 45'

Scored: 47'
- Charlie Fleming 47'

Scored: 88'
- Matthew McKevitt 88'


League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Treaty United

Sat, Jun 19 2021

Credit: Steve Alfred

COBH RAMBLERS

After last week’s 2-1 away win against UCD, Cobh will be looking to secure all three points against Treaty United at St Colman’s Park later this evening (kick off 7:00pm). 

Jake Hegarty scored his third goal in three games at the Belfield Bowl last week, to give the Rams their second away league win in 2021. 

The Ramblers sit in ninth place going into tonight’s game and a win would see them leapfrog Cork City and move into eighth place.

Cobh manager Stuart Ashton is very pleased with his side’s form in the run up to the Munster Derby. 

“To come away with three points from UCD was brilliant,” he said, “Our organisation at 2-0 up was excellent. They only had one shot on the target, and we felt the penalty was a bit harsh at the time, but we take that. Keeping the goals down has been key, not just the back five but as a team. Hopefully we can continue that against Treaty.”

Ashton also took a minute to praise the visitors to St Coleman’s Park: “Tommy and the lads there have done brilliant. He has his team set up to be competitive as we found out in the first game. We know what to expect. 

“They’re growing in confidence since starting off in the league and they’re rightly where they are in the table. We’ve done our homework and we showed last week that we’re a match for anyone in this league. 

“We’re delighted to have some of the supporters back. Hopefully we can put in performance for their first game back.”

Pierce Phillips and Stephen O’Leary have returned to full-fitness for the Rams. Attacker Ciaran Griffin is also back. Caelin Rooney continues his recovery while John Kavanagh and Regix Madika are still coming back from long term injuries. Defender Cian Murphy will be assessed before kick-off having missed last weekend.

TREATY UNITED

Three points for the Shannonsiders this evening would see them leapfrog UCD and go second in the First Division table.

This is a massive carrot for Tommy Barrett’s side as they look to cement a play-off spot at the midway point of the season.

Treaty will be travelling to East Cork boosted by last week’s 2-1 victory over Wexford, which was their first away win in 2021. 

Tommy Barrett’s side will also be looking to keep up their fine form in front of goal, which has seen the club score in every game bar one this season.

“Cobh is a massive game for us,” Barrett told Live95 this week.

“They are a very good side on the back of two very good results. They are going to be extra up for this game and to turn us over.”

“We look to go out and win every game. We go out to try and win every game. You can’t get complacent, I’m trying to get it into the team.

“One of the most pleasing things about this team is the mentality of this side. They have been excellent all along and we are looking for more of that.”

Treaty will be without Dean George, Aaron Fitzgerald, Conor Melody, Mark Walsh, and Sean McSweeney for the trip to East Cork. Clyde O’Connell is also looking doubtful for the Shannonsiders. 

Referee: Oliver Moran

MATCH STATS

The two teams met at the Market Fields last match with Darryl Walsh and Charlie Flemming scoring in a 1-1 draw.

Treaty have an undefeated record in Munster Derbies in 2021, as they beat Cork City at home last April. 

There are a lot of overlaps between these Munster rivals. Ramblers’ Lee Devitt came up through Limerick FC’s while Darren Murphy, David O’Leary and Ian Turner also spent time on Shannonside. For Treaty, former Rams Anthony O’Donnell, Charlie Fleming and captain Jack Lynch feature while Adam Foley and Shane Lowth also played in St Colman’s Park.

BETTING

Cobh Ramblers 6/4; Draw 11/5; Treaty United 8/5.

PREDICTION:

Cobh 1 - 1 Treaty United

Cobh Ramblers 

Injured: Caelin Rooney, John Kavanagh, and Regix Madika.

Doubtful: Cian Murphy. 

Suspended: None.

Treaty United 

Injured: Dean George, Aaron Fitzgerald, Conor Melody, Mark Walsh, and Sean McSweeney.

Doubtful: Clyde O’Connell.

Suspended: None.


Cobh
LSept. 10, 2021
Wexford 3 - 1 Cobh
LSept. 25, 2021
Cobh 1 - 2 Bray
LOct. 1, 2021
Cobh 0 - 1 Galway
WOct. 8, 2021
Cabinteely 1 - 2 Cobh
WOct. 15, 2021
Cobh 2 - 0 Shels
Sean Barron 1
Goalkeeper
Lee Devitt Molloy 4
Defender
Charlie Lyons 6
Defender
Ben O'Riordan 5
Defender
Darryl Walsh 21
Defender
Jake Hegarty 10
Midfielder
Darren Murphy 16
Midfielder
Pierce Phillips 8
Midfielder
Ian Turner 7
80'
80Subbed Off: Ciaran Griffin 80'
Midfielder
Conor Drinan 11
Forward
James McCarthy 19
58'
58Subbed Off: Killian Cooper 58'
Forward

Substitutes
Corey Chambers
Goalkeeper
Nathan Coleman 12
Defender
Killian Cooper 9
58'
58Subbed On: James McCarthy 58'
Forward
Ciaran Griffin 23
80'
80Subbed On: Ian Turner 80'
Forward
Cian Murphy 17
Defender
Stephen O'Leary 4
Midfield
Christopher O'Reilly 24
Midfield
Kevin Williams 20
Defender
Treaty United
DSept. 10, 2021
Galway 0 - 0 Treaty United
DSept. 24, 2021
Treaty United 0 - 0 Cork
LOct. 1, 2021
Shels 1 - 0 Treaty United
DOct. 15, 2021
Treaty United 1 - 1 Athlone
LOct. 22, 2021
UCD 2 - 1 Treaty United
1 Tadhg Ryan
Goalkeeper
6 Anthony O'Donnell
Defender
Booked: 33'
3 Marc Ludden
Defender
Booked: 79'
2 Charlie Fleming
Defender
Scored: 47'
23 Callum McNamara
Midfielder
15 Edward McCarthy
Midfielder 65'
65Subbed Off: Clyde O'Connell 65'
12 Matt Keane
Midfielder 89'
89Subbed Off: Alan Murphy 89'
17 Joel Coustrain
Midfielder
Booked: 60'
73'
73Subbed Off: William Armshaw 73'
8 Joe Collins
Midfielder
9 Kieran Hanlon
Forward
Peno Miss: 45'
83'
83Subbed Off: Matthew McKevitt 83'
14 Sean Guerins
Forward

Substitutes
18 Edmond O'Dwyer
Midfield
5 Clyde O'Connell
Midfield 65'
65Subbed On: Edward McCarthy 65'
Booked: 68'
11 Alan Murphy
Defender 89'
89Subbed On: Matt Keane 89'
26 Matthew McKevitt
Unknown 83'
83Subbed On: Kieran Hanlon 83'
Scored: 88'
44 Jack Lynch
Defender
19 Adam Foley
Forward
21 Shane Cusack
Goalkeeper
16 William Armshaw
Midfield 73'
73Subbed On: Joel Coustrain 73'

MATCH INFO

Competition: 2021 League of Ireland First Division

Date: 7 p.m. June 19, 2021

Venue: St Colman's Park

Referee: Oliver Moran

Attendance: Unknown

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