Rory Gaffney

Forward

Player Profile

Age: 31 years, 9 months

Place of Birth: Tuam, Co Galway

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Forward

Height: 184 cm

Club History

CLUBS

Start DateEnd DateTeam
Feb 2020 Present Shamrock Rovers
Jan 2015 Jun 2018 Cambridge United
Aug 2011 Oct 2014 Limerick
Jan 2008 Jul 2011 Mervue United

INTERNATIONAL

Start DateEnd DateTeam

Rory is an attacking midfielder who can also play as a striker. He came through the underage system at Mervue and played in Mervue United's debut League of Ireland season of 2009, making 56 appearances in the club's first two seasons. He made his league debut on the opening day of the 2009 season against Athlone Town at Terryland Park and scored 4 senior goals that year. In 2010 Rory added another 5 goals to his tally and in 2011 he had scored a further 5 goals and amassed a grand total of 66 appearances before signing for Pat Scully's Limerick FC in late July.

He made his debut for the Blues away to Waterford United on 5 August 2011 and in the latter half of 2011 Rory made 11 league appearances for Limerick. He re-signed for the 2012 season when he and scored ten goals in 24 appearances as he helped Limerick to top the First Division and win promotion to the Premier Division.

Rory remained with Limerick for their return to the top flight in 2013 and made 19 league appearances, scoring five goals. In every game he scored in that year, Limerick won, and he re-signed for the club for the 2014 season. 2014 was an even better season for the Galway man, as he scored fourteen goals in thirty-one appearances in the league, including a hat-trick against Bray Wanderers in a 4-1, as Limerick recovered to finish sixth in the table.

His form earned Rory a move across the water to League Two side Cambridge United in November 2014.

Rory signed for Shamrock Rovers in February 2020.




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Rory Gaffney 2020 Record - League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
July 16, 2021 Derry City 2 - 4 Shamrock Rovers The Brandywell
46Subbed On: 46'
Scored: 62'
July 2, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 3 - 1 Dundalk Tallaght Stadium
June 25, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Drogheda United Tallaght Stadium
June 21, 2021 Bohemians 1 - 0 Shamrock Rovers Dalymount Park
June 18, 2021 Waterford 1 - 4 Shamrock Rovers Regional Sports Centre
Scored: 48'
Assist: 68'
71Subbed Off: 71'
June 11, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Finn Harps Tallaght Stadium
Assist: 8'
May 29, 2021 Longford Town 0 - 1 Shamrock Rovers Strokestown Road
Scored: 90'
May 24, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Sligo Rovers Tallaght Stadium
Yellow: 64'
May 21, 2021 Dundalk 2 - 1 Shamrock Rovers Oriel Park
May 15, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Derry City Tallaght Stadium
Scored: 56'
88Subbed Off: 88'
May 8, 2021 St. Patrick's Athletic 1 - 2 Shamrock Rovers Richmond Park
88Subbed Off: 88'
May 3, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 3 - 0 Waterford Tallaght Stadium
Scored: 13'
68Subbed Off: 68'
April 30, 2021 Finn Harps 0 - 2 Shamrock Rovers Finn Park
Scored: 74'
April 23, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Bohemians Tallaght Stadium
71Subbed On: 71'
April 20, 2021 Drogheda United 0 - 1 Shamrock Rovers United Park
65Subbed Off: 65'
April 17, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Longford Town Tallaght Stadium
46Subbed On: 46'
April 13, 2021 Derry City 0 - 2 Shamrock Rovers The Brandywell
Scored: 34'
65Subbed Off: 65'
April 10, 2021 Sligo Rovers 1 - 1 Shamrock Rovers The Showgrounds
78Subbed On: 78'
Scored: 88'
April 2, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Dundalk Tallaght Stadium
78Subbed On: 78'
March 19, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 St. Patrick's Athletic Tallaght Stadium
55Subbed Off: 55'

Rory Gaffney 2020 Record - UEFA Champions League

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
July 13, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Slovan Bratislava Tallaght Stadium
July 7, 2021 Slovan Bratislava 2 - 0 Shamrock Rovers No Ground

Rory Gaffney 2020 Record - Presidents Cup

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
March 12, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Dundalk Tallaght Stadium
Shootout Peno Missed: 98'

Rory Gaffney 2020 Record - Friendly

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
March 6, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 0 UCD Tallaght Stadium
Scored: 12'
Feb. 21, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 3 - 3 Bray Wanderers Tallaght Stadium
Scored: 0'
Scored: 0'

Rory Gaffney 2020 Record - FAI Cup

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
July 23, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 0 Galway United Tallaght Stadium
Scored: 17'
72Subbed Off: 72'