Ruairi Keating



Ruairi Keating

Forward
  • Height
  • Age 27 years, 1 month
  • Place of Birth Westport, Mayo
  • Nationality Ireland
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Ruairi’s Biography

Ruairi is a forward who played for the Irish Schools side in 2013. He joined the Sligo Rovers U19 squad for the 2013/2014 season and signed a professional deal with the Bit o' Red in January 2014. He then immediately joined Finn Harps on loan until the summer of 2014. Ruairi made his league debut for Harps in a scoreless draw against Waterford United on the opening weekend of the 2014 season and his first goal came three days later in a 3-2 win over Cockhill Celtic in the EA Cup on 10 March. He scored his first league goal in a 5-0 win over Cobh Ramblers at Finn Park on 21 March and he went on to score 6 goals in 14 league and cup appearances before the end of his loan spell.

Ruairi re-joined Sligo Rovers after his loan deal expired on July 1st and his debut for the Bit o' Red came as a substitute in a scoreless draw at home to Cork City on 6 July. He went on to finish with 14 league appearances for Sligo for 2014 and signed a new deal for the 2015 season with the club at the end of the season.

Ruairi re-joined Finn Harps on loan again in February 2015, with the loan lasting until the end of June 2015. He scored five goals in 10 league appearances before returning to Sligo for the second half of the 2015 season. He then went on to score once in 7 league appearances for the Bit O'Red as Sligo finished ninth in the 2015 Premier Division.

In January 2016, Ruairi signed for Galway United and scored twice in 14 league appearances for the Tribesmen before leaving the club for Premier Division rivals Finn Harps in July 2016. In his third spell at Harps Ruairi made 11 more league appearances and scored once, in a 3-2 defeat to his former club Galway United, as Harps avoided the drop and finished tenth in the 2016 Premier Division.

In December 2020, Ruairi signed for Galway United.

In December 2021, Ruairi signed for Cork City having scored 9 league goals for Galway in 2021.

Career Facts

League of Ireland Premier Division
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2016 PremPremier Division Finn Harps Harps 8 1 - 1 - 3 2 1 4 - -
2016 PremPremier Division Galway United Galway 7 2 - - - 8 6 1 2 - -
2015 PremPremier Division Sligo Rovers Sligo - 1 - - - 11 6 - - - -
2014 PremPremier Division Sligo Rovers Sligo 3 - - - - 12 7 1 1 - -
League of Ireland First Division
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2022 FirstFirst Division Cork City Cork 20 7 2 - 4 1 1 1 4 1 -
2021 FirstFirst Division Galway United Galway 24 7 3 1 3 1 1 1 3 - -
2015 FirstFirst Division Finn Harps Harps 10 5 - - - - - 1 2 - -
2014 FirstFirst Division Finn Harps Harps 12 4 1 - - - - 2 5 - -
Friendly
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2021 FRDomestic Galway United Galway 3 - - - - - - 1 - - -
2016 FRDomestic Galway United Galway 2 - - - - 1 - - - - -
2015 FRDomestic Sligo Rovers Sligo 1 2 - - - 3 1 1 - - -
2014 FRDomestic Finn Harps Harps 2 - - - - - - 1 - - -
2013 FRDomestic Irish Schools XI Irish Schools 1 - - - - - - - - - -
FAI Cup
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2022 FAI CUP R1R1 Cork City Cork - 1 - - - - - - - - -
2021 FAI Cup R1R1 Galway United Galway 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2016 FAI Cup R2R2 Galway United Galway - - - - - 1 1 - - - -
2015 FAI Cup QFQF Sligo Rovers Sligo - - - - - 1 - - - - -
2015 FAI Cup R3R3 Sligo Rovers Sligo - - - - - 1 - - - - -
2014 FAI Cup R2R2 Finn Harps Harps 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Europa League
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2014-2015 EL QR2QR2 Sligo Rovers Sligo - - - - - 2 1 - - - -
League Cup
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2016 EA Cup QFQF Galway United Galway 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2016 EA Cup R2R2 Galway United Galway 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2016 EA Cup R1R1 Galway United Galway 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2015 EA Cup R1R1 Finn Harps Harps - - - - - 1 1 - - - -
2014 EA Cup R2R2 Finn Harps Harps - - - - - 1 - - - - -
2014 EA Cup R1R1 Finn Harps Harps 1 1 - - - - - 1 1 - -
2018 Promotion/Relegation Play-off Series
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2021 PO Semi FinalSF Galway United Galway 2 - - - - - - - - - -