Simon O'Gorman

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Simon O'Gorman began reporting for Extratime in 2010. He remembers Milltown and Flower Lodge and, back in the mists of time, saw Diego Maradona play at Lansdowne Road. He now lives in Co Kildare and reports on Shamrock Rovers among others. Simon can be contacted at [email protected]

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League Preview: St. Patrick's Athletic - v - Dundalk

Having started the season brightly, St Pat's find themselves on a five game winless streak in the league.

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League Report: Shamrock Rovers 3 - 1 UCD

Two goals from Jack Byrne did the damage at Tallaght Stadium on Friday night as Shamrock Rovers finally overcame a heroic performance from UCD.

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Cobh Ramblers

Gary Cronin has put together an impressive squad at Bray Wanderers and three straight wins at the start of the First Division campaign will have heightened optimism among the Seagulls of an immediate return to the Premier Division.

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League Report: Cork City 2 - 0 Bohemians

It was a frustrating night for Bohemians as they suffered their first defeat of the 2019 at Turner’s Cross on Friday night, but two goals from their centre-backs, Conor McCarthy and Dan Casey, were enough to give a clinical Cork ...

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Athlone Town

With only one round of First Division matches played there isn’t much to work with in the way of established form and what there is must, in the case of Cobh, must come with a caveat.

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League Report: St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 0 Finn Harps

St Patrick’s Athletic and Finn Harps played out a scoreless draw at Richmond Park on Monday night, the home side failing to find the late winner that marked last Friday night’s win at Sligo Rovers and letting their 100% record ...

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Cork City

Who would have thought Sligo Rovers would come into this fixture with just one point from their opening two league matches and still have more points than Cork City (kick-off 7.45pm)?

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Friendly Report: Cobh Ramblers 0 - 1 Limerick FC

A single Kieran Hanlon goal proved the difference on a sunny winter afternoon at St Colman’s Park on Saturday as recently relegated Limerick FC overcame their hosts Cobh Ramblers.

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League Report: Cobh Ramblers 1 - 5 Drogheda United

A first half spell in which Drogheda United scored four times defined this game as Tim Clancy’s men powered to a 5-1 victory over Cobh Ramblers at St Colman’s Park on Saturday night.

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FAI Cup Report: Avondale United 0 - 2 Pike Rovers

Goals from Stephen McGann and Cian Collins saw Pike Rovers through to the first round of the 2018 FAI Cup as they defeated Avondale United at Dale Park on Saturday afternoon.

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Cobh Ramblers under-19 Nathan Broderick: 'You get that extra second or two on the ball in the Munster Senior League'

The coaching staff at Ramblers have high hopes for Broderick, who is himself thrilled to have joined last season’s National League South champions having taken a somewhat convoluted route to the national league.

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League Report: Cobh Ramblers 0 - 2 Finn Harps

Veteran John O’Flynn set Finn Harps on the road to a 2-0 victory against Cobh Ramblers at a freezing St Colman’s Park on Saturday night.

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League Report: Cabinteely 0 - 1 Cobh Ramblers

A single goal decided the match as Adam O’Sullivan’s first half header went in off the post to give Cobh Ramblers their first win of the season at Sradbrook on Friday night.

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League Report: St Patrick's Athletic 2 - 3 Cork City

A late and unlikely Kieran Sadlier goal proved the deciding factor in a remarkable game at Richmond Park on Friday night as Cork City pipped St Patrick's Athletic to the three points in a five-goal thriller.

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League Report: Cobh Ramblers 0 - 3 Cabinteely

A brace from Joe Doyle and a late third from Dean Casey earned Cabinteely a convincing win over Cobh Ramblers at a rain soaked St Colman’s Park on Saturday night and, in turn, handed Waterford FC the 2017 First Division ...

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FAI Cup Report: Evergreen 0 - 4 Drogheda United

A late flurry of goals put a gloss on Drogheda United’s FAI Cup victory over Kilkenny side Evergreen on Sunday afternoon with a Chris Mulhall brace helping them through to the second round.

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League Report: Shamrock Rovers 1 - 0 Cork City (AET)

A late, late winner from substitute James Doona fired Shamrock Rovers into the final of the EA Sports Cup as they overcame ten-man Cork City in extra-time at Tallaght Stadium on Monday night.

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League Report: Waterford 4 - 0 Cobh Ramblers

Two goals from former Rambler Shane O’Connor set Waterford on their way to an emphatic 4-0 win over Cobh Ramblers at the RSC on Friday evening. David McDaid and Dean Walsh added further misery on the Blues’ closest rivals for ...

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League Report: Bray Wanderers 0-2 Cork City

A goal and an assist from Sean Maguire laid the foundations for Cork City’s latest league triumph as a late Jimmy Keohane goal sealed the three points against Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds on Sunday afternoon.

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Champions League Report: Dundalk 1 - 1 Rosenborg

David McMillan scored his eighth European goal to give Dundalk the lead against Rosenborg BK at Oriel Park on Wednesday night, but an equaliser by Tore Reginiussen two minutes before the break ensured this Champions League second qualifying round tie ...

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League Report: Cabinteely 0 - 1 Wexford

A 39th minute goal from substitute Eoin Porter earned Wexford only their second win of the season at Stradbrook on Friday night as Cabinteely’s pursuit of the Division’s leading pack stalled.

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League Preview: Cork City -v- Drogheda United

After last weekend’s scoreless draw away to Galway United, which brought to an end Cork City’s run of twelve straight league victories, the Rebels will want to stamp out any faint suspicion that they might, after all, be beatable.

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League Report: Cobh Ramblers 2-0 Cabinteely

Cobh returned to winning ways thanks to goals from Matthew Whelan and Stephen Christopher.

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Cabinteely FC

Cobh led the First Division table going in to last weekend’s series of matches but a surprise defeat away to Athlone Town, knocked them off the top position and ended a run of three straight league victories.

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League Preview: Shelbourne -v- Athlone Town

Shelbourne will be hoping to put a stop to their run of four straight league defeats when they welcome Athlone Town to Tolka Park on Friday night.

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