Rory Gaffney 51' -
Scored: 51'


Live Updates for Shamrock Rovers -v- St. Patrick's Athletic

90' + 7'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shamrock Rovers and St. Patrick's Athletic.

90' + 4'

Yellow Card

Chris Forrester (St. Patrick's Athletic) is booked.

90' + 1'

Into the five minutes of injury time at the end of this one.

90' + 1'

Yellow Card

Tunde Owolabi (St. Patrick's Athletic) is booked.

89'

Substitution

Sean Gannon  - Ronan Finn  (Shamrock Rovers).

89'

Substitution

Chris McCann  - Jack Byrne  (Shamrock Rovers).

84'

Substitution

Jack Scott  - Eoin Doyle  (St. Patrick's Athletic).

82'

Substitution

Ben McCormack  - Adam O'Reilly  (St. Patrick's Athletic).

81'

James Anang has twice stopped sub Neil Farrugia to score. He slid out to take one at his feet and just now has saved low in front of him after the winger cut in onto his right boot.

78'

7,424 in Tallaght. Just a bit short of this season's record of 7,478 when the Hoops played Bohs.

76'

Corner Kick

Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

75'

Corner Kick

Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

74'

Substitution

Rónán Coughlan  - Jason McClelland  (St. Patrick's Athletic).

74'

Substitution

Mark Doyle  - Anto Breslin  (St. Patrick's Athletic).

74'

Substitution

Tunde Owolabi  - Billy King  (St. Patrick's Athletic).

73'

Substitution

Neil Farrugia  - Sean Kavanagh  (Shamrock Rovers).

73'

Substitution

Dylan Watts  - Richie Towell  (Shamrock Rovers).

70'

Corner Kick

Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick this time from the right.

69'

Corner Kick

Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick on left after good link up play between Sean Kavanagh and Jack Byrne.

68'

Substitution

Aaron Greene  - Rory Gaffney  (Shamrock Rovers).

63'

Corner Kick

Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick from the left. It just clears the head of the onrushing Lee Grace.

62'

Roves moved the ball through Mandroiu and Ronan Finn before Jack Byrne got a shot away that James Anang pushed around the post.

59'

Corner Kick

Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick from the left and James Anang comes through traffic to catch it.

51'

ASSIST!

Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers) provides the assist.

51'

GOAL!

Rory Gaffney (Shamrock Rovers) scores as he gets on the end of a delightful centre from Danny Mandriou to slot the ball by James Abankwah.

51'

Joe Redmond with a very well timed interception to stop Danny Mandroiu get through on edge of area.

46'

SECOND HALF

The second half between Shamrock Rovers and St. Patrick's Athletic has started.

45' + 2'

HALF TIME

It is half-time between Shamrock Rovers and St. Patrick's Athletic.

45'

A minimum of one more minute in the first half.

45'

Jack Byrne whips it in and James Anang gets up to punch clear under pressure from Pico Lopes. Ball comes to Richie Towell but he blazzes it over.

44'

Yellow Card

Joe Redmond (St. Patrick's Athletic) is booked for taking down Danny Mandriou as he looked to slip by him near the corner flag.

43'

Yellow Card

James Abankwah (St. Patrick's Athletic) is booked for a tussle with Gary O'Neill in the Rovers technical area.

42'

Corner Kick

Billy King (St. Patrick's Athletic) takes a corner-kick - this time from the right after Pico Lopes sliced his clearance behind.

41'

Corner Kick

Billy King (St. Patrick's Athletic) takes a corner-kick.

41'

Darragh Burns takes on Lee Grace and Pico Lopes and the pair block his shot for a corner.

35'

Danny Mandriou goes down in the box running onto a beaut of a ball with the outside of his boot from Jack Byrne. I think James Abankwah is lucky with his challenge there.

31'

Billy King forces Alan Mannus into a good save as he cut inside. Ball comes to Eoin Doyle who has goal at his mercy but he misses. Let off for the Hoops.

28'

Good cross from Jason McClelland into the Rovers box. It comes to Darragh Burns and he can't head on goal. McClelland then takes a shot from distance but just clears the cross bar with his left foot effort.

24'

Corner Kick

Richie Towell (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick. He goes short to Jack Byrne and when his ball goes in referee Paul McLaughlin blows for a free out for a push in the Pats box.

21'

Joe Redmond gest up to head clear Sean Kavanagh's whipped cross from the left.

16'

The pair link up again as Doyle runs through the centre and Burn's ball just clears Lee Grace's head. 

15'

Eoin Doyle drops to the back post and Darragh Burns plays the ball towards him but he ends up stretching for it and putting it behind.

11'

Joe Redmond's turn to block a Rovers shot - this time from Danny Mandroiu picking up Gaffney chest back to him on the edge of the area.

11'

Rory Gaffney picks up a Gary O'Neill pass and shoots but Tom Grivosti blocks the effort.

9'

Richie Towell plays a one-two with Rory Gaffney but the ball just runs out of play as Joe Redmond sheppards the ball out of play at the Square end of the ground. Towell gets a bit of stick from the away section - Towell is from the Inchicore area of Dublin.

3'

All the early pressure from St. Patrick's Athletic.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shamrock Rovers and St. Patrick's Athletic has kicked off.

0'

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Two changes for the visitors for this game which has got the SOLD OUT signs up. Chris Forrester returns from illness and will skipper the Saints. Jason McClelland also comes in. Ronan Coughlan is on the bench, while Adam Murphy misses out on being in tonight's match day squad. Murphy had to come off after 24 minutes in last week's scoreless home draw with Dundalk.

0'

Three changes for Shamrock Rovers. Goalscorer from last week Andy Lyons is not in the match day  squad, Sean Kavanagh comes in for his first start of the season. Pico Lopes is back having been out with Covid last week, Sean Gannon drops down to the bench. Finally Graham Burke picked up an injury against Shels in last week's 2-1 win. Danny Mandriou starts in his place.

0'

It is an 8pm kick off this evening in Tallaght Stadium between Shamrock Rovers and St. Patrick's Atheltic. It is second v third in the talbe. Champions Rovers are six points behind league leaders Derry City after the first of four rounds of Premier Division fixtures for the season. The Athletic are a further three points back. They are seeking their first league win in Tallaght for six seasons.

 





Shamrock R
LMay 23, 2022
Drogheda 1 - 0 Shamrock R
WMay 27, 2022
Shamrock R 2 - 0 Shels
LJune 17, 2022
Dundalk 1 - 0 Shamrock R
WJune 24, 2022
Shamrock R 1 - 0 Bohs
WJune 27, 2022
St. Pats 1 - 2 Shamrock R
Alan Mannus 1
Goalkeeper
Pico 4
Defender
Sean Hoare 3
Defender
Lee Grace 5
Defender
Richie Towell 17
73'
73Subbed Off: Dylan Watts 73'
Midfielder
Gary O'Neill 16
Midfielder
Sean Kavanagh 11
73'
73Subbed Off: Neil Farrugia 73'
Midfielder
© Ronan Finn 8
89'
89Subbed Off: Sean Gannon 89'
Midfielder
Daniel Mandroiu 14
Forward
Rory Gaffney 20
Scored: 51'
68'
68Subbed Off: Aaron Greene 68'
Forward
Jack Byrne 29
89'
89Subbed Off: Chris McCann 89'
Forward

Substitutes
Leon Pohls 25
Goalkeeper
Chris McCann 26
89'
89Subbed On: Jack Byrne 89'
Midfield
Sean Jones-Carey 24
Defender
Aaron Greene 9
68'
68Subbed On: Rory Gaffney 68'
Forward
Sean Gannon 2
89'
89Subbed On: Ronan Finn 89'
Defender
Neil Farrugia 23
73'
73Subbed On: Sean Kavanagh 73'
Midfield
Aidomo Emakhu 38
Forward
Barry Cotter 6
Midfield
Dylan Watts 7
73'
73Subbed On: Richie Towell 73'
Midfield
St. Pats
WMay 23, 2022
St. Pats 3 - 0 Bohs
LMay 27, 2022
Dundalk 1 - 0 St. Pats
WJune 17, 2022
St. Pats 2 - 1 UCD
DJune 24, 2022
Harps 2 - 2 St. Pats
LJune 27, 2022
St. Pats 1 - 2 Shamrock R
1 Joseph Anang
Goalkeeper
19 Anto Breslin
Defender 74'
74Subbed Off: Mark Doyle 74'
20 James Abankwah
Defender
Booked: 43'
5 Tom Grivosti
Defender
4 Joe Redmond
Defender
Booked: 44'
8 Chris Forrester ©
Midfielder
Booked: 90'
17 Darragh Burns
Midfielder
15 Billy King
Midfielder 74'
74Subbed Off: Tunde Owolabi 74'
11 Jason McClelland
Midfielder 74'
74Subbed Off: Rónán Coughlan 74'
16 Adam O'Reilly
Midfielder 82'
82Subbed Off: Ben McCormack 82'
9 Eoin Doyle
Forward 84'
84Subbed Off: Jack Scott 84'

Substitutes
14 Mark Doyle
Forward 74'
74Subbed On: Anto Breslin 74'
22 Sam Curtis
Defender
10 Rónán Coughlan
Forward 74'
74Subbed On: Jason McClelland 74'
31 Kian Corbally
Midfield
3 Ian Bermingham
Defender
18 Ben McCormack
Midfield 82'
82Subbed On: Adam O'Reilly 82'
David Odumosu
Goalkeeper
45 Tunde Owolabi
Forward 74'
74Subbed On: Billy King 74'
Booked: 90'
2 Jack Scott
Defender 84'
84Subbed On: Eoin Doyle 84'

MATCH INFO

Competition: 2022 League of Ireland Premier Division

Date: 8 p.m. April 15, 2022

Venue: Tallaght Stadium

Referee: Paul McLaughlin

Attendance: 7424

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