Rob Cornwall


Player Profile

Age: 26 years, 3 months

Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Defender


Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Dec 2016 Present Bohemians
Jul 2015 Nov 2015 Derry City  (Loan)
Nov 2013 Nov 2016 Shamrock Rovers
Aug 2012 Oct 2013 Shelbourne
Aug 2011 May 2012 St. Patrick's Athletic


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Profile headshot image courtesy of Peter Fitzpatrick

Rob played with St Patrick's Athletic's U19 side in their 2011/12 season. During the summer of 2012 he made the switch to Shelbourne, signing for their U19 squad. He was also included in Alan Mathews' first team squad for 2013 and made his league debut on the opening night of the season in a 1-0 defeat away to Bray Wanderers. He made 22 league appearances during 2013 as the Reds suffered relegation to the First Division, but Rob impressed sufficiently that he was signed by Trevor Croly for Shamrock Rovers ahead of the 2014 season.

Rob went on to make 14 league appearances for the Hoops as they finished fourth in the Premier Divison. He also made two appearances for the Rovers B team in the First Division. Robert continued his stint at Rovers during the 2015 season but went on loan to Derry City in July for the remainder of the season. He made 12 league appearance for the Candystripes, scoring once in a 4-2 loss to Longford Town, as Derry finished seventh in the Premier Division. Rob didn't start any of Rovers' first nine league games in 2016 but then cemented a place in the starting XI, making 21 league appearances over the remainder of the season.

In December 2016 he moved across the city to sign for Keith Long at Bohemians. He then re-signed for another year to take him up till the end of the 2018 season. In October 2019, Robert re-signed for Bohs for the 2020 campaign. In November 2020, Rob re-signed with Bohs for the 2021 season.

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