Shamrock Rovers Under-17 Head Coach Keith Coffey (right) with his assistant Terry Gleeson (left pic) as Shamrock Rovers players (right pics) train at their Roadstone base

A night with the Hoops: An insight into the Shamrock Rovers Academy

Christine Allen spends an evening at The Shamrock Rovers Academy at The Roadstone with Head …

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Galway United Technical Coach Theresa Keane: 'I was like, what do I have to give Lynsey? It's a big gig and Phil put a lot of trust in me to go in and deliver''s Christine Allen speaks to Galway United Technical Coach Theresa Keane about her development as …

Leah Kelly Sligo Rovers FC and Rachel Doyle Bohemian FC in a race for possession

Sligo Rovers star Leah Kelly grew up playing GAA - but chose to play football and forge a career for herself in the Women's League of Ireland.

Sligo Rovers star Leah Kelly grew up playing GAA - but chose to play to …

Shamrock Rovers Academy at Roadstone in the rain

Keith Coffey on coaching at the Shamrock Rovers Academy: ‘If we're just teaching these kids football, we’re wasting their time. It's person first, player second.’

“At Shamrock Rovers, we’re big on developing the people, not just the players." Keith Coffey

Madie Gibson got on the scoresheet for Athlone

Athlone Town's Madie Gibson: ' I would say there is no pressure on us because we as a team are overlooked in the league''s Christine Allen speaks to Madie Gibson about her time in the League of Ireland.

Lia O'Leary (left) and Joy Ralph in action for Shamrock Rovers in their scoreless draw with Shelbounre in Tolka Park on Saturday 13 April

Hoops Girls in Green on fire

Despite the scoreless draw at Tolka Park on Saturday, Shamrock Rovers’ Lia O’Leary and Joy …

Lucy Quinn poses with Ireland fans after the Republic of Ireland -v- Wales at Tallagh Stadium on 27 February 2024.

Opinion: How the mainstream media is subtly undermining women’s football and, in turn, hurting its growth.

As an avid fan of football and a part-time sports writer, there is nothing I …