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Date: 8 p.m. Feb. 23, 2018
Venue: Tallaght Stadium
Att: 4,065

Live Updates for Shamrock Rovers -v- Dundalk

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90'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk.

80'

Substitution

Sean Kavanagh replaces Joel Coustrain for Shamrock Rovers.

73'

Substitution

Krisztian Adorjan replaces Jamie McGrath for Dundalk.

70'

Substitution

Daniel Carr replaces Gary Shaw for Shamrock Rovers. First change of the night for Rovers and it's an attacking one, striker Carr comes on for his home debut.

65'

Yellow Card

Ethan Boyle is booked for Shamrock Rovers.

62'

Substitution

Marco Tagbajumi replaces Pat Hoban for Dundalk. Second change for Dundalk as new signing Tagbajumi is handed is debut.

61'

A great chance for Dundalk as Benson and Hoban exchange passes and Hobans effort just trickles wide of the post.

58'

Great run by Boyle up the right touchline, he combines with Burke and crosses into the box but again this is cleared by Daniel Cleary.

56'

Substitution

Dylan Connolly replaces Ronan Murray for Dundalk. First change of the evening here by Stephen Kenny as he brings on Connolly to inject some pace into the away sides attack.

52'

It's as you were here in the second half with both sides cancelling each other out. Who willl break the deadlock?

The fans are in fine voice despite the artic conditions, I estimate a crowd of about 4,500.

48'

Luke Byrne with a cross come shot that almost looks like it could trouble Gary Rodgers but he makes a comfortable save in the end.

46'

Second Half

The second half between Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk has started.

45'

Half Time

It is half-time between Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk. 0-0 here at the break and this could go either way. Wingers Miele and Duffy the dangermen for their respective teams in the first half but no goals yet.

42'

Free Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a free kick. Graham Burke will take it. His effort smashes straight into the wall.

40'

Jamie McGrath responds for Dundalk but his effort is high and wide.

39'

Rovers enjoying more of the ball now and Luke Byrne is threatening down the left wing. He swings in two crosses, thw second winning a corner but this is cleared by the Dundalk defence.

35'

After a hectic few minutes things have died down a bit here as both sides try to gain a spell of possession. Evenly matched so far.

28'

Duffy weaves his way into the box and swings in a ball that falls to Cleary who looks like he'll find the back of the net but he blazes it over. Let off for Rovers.

26'

Yellow Card

Luke Byrne is booked for Shamrock Rovers.

20'

what a chance! Burke lays it off to Miele in the centre and he hits a cracking shot that smashes of the post! So close!

17'

Free Kick

Dundalk have won a free kick. Michael Duffy will take it. Duffy's dangerous ball into the 6 yard area bypasses everybody and goes out for a goal kick. You feel the slightest of touches off anyone there and we would have witnessed our first goal of the evening.

13'

Yellow Card

Ronan Murray is booked for Dundalk.

12'

Finally some pressure from Rovers, greta work from Miele down the left wing but he cant finfd anyone in the box.

10'

This time from the right wing Benson almost puts Duffy through but Boyle is there for Rovers to intervene and head it back to Horgan in goal.

8'

Great play from Ronan Murray who almost puts Robbie Benson through. Dundalk on top in the opening stages.

8'

Massey wins a corner for Dundalk and takes it himself, Murray swings in a cross from the left but Horgan claims the ball.

6'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a corner kick. Greg Bolger will take it. Chris Shields clears the danger for Dundalk.

4'

Corner Kick

Dundalk have won a corner kick. Michael Duffy will take it.

3'

Good link up play on the left wing by Murray and Duffy results in a corner for Dundalk.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk has kicked off.

0'

The teams have entered the pitch, theres a great atmosphere here.

Both teams need a win here after dropping points on the opening night.

Kickoff moments away...

0'

Just 10 minutes to kick off here, both teams are still out on the pitch going through their final warmups.

 

We're expecting a decent crowd here for Rovers first home game of the season and the attendance is slowing building here.

0'

Hello and welcome to a cold Tallaght Stadium for tonights late fixture between Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk.

My name is Paul Dilleen and I'll be keeping you updated on tonights main events.



Photo Gallery for Shamrock Rovers -v- Dundalk



Shamrock Rovers
Kevin Horgan
Goalkeeper
Ethan Boyle
65Booked: 65'
Defender
Luke Byrne
26Booked: 26'
Defender
Ally Gilchrist
Defender
Lee Grace
Defender
Greg Bolger
Midfielder
Joel Coustrain
80'
80Subbed Off: 80'
Midfielder
David McAllister
Midfielder
Brandon Miele
Midfielder
Graham Burke
Forward
Gary Shaw
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Forward

Substitutes
Aaron Bolger
Midfield
Sam Bone
Defender
Sean Boyd
Forward
Daniel Carr
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Forward
Tomer Chencinski
Goalkeeper
Sean Kavanagh
80'
80Subbed On: 80'
Midfield
Roberto Lopes
Defender
Dundalk
Gary Rogers
Goalkeeper
Stephen Folan
Defender
Daniel Cleary
Defender
Sean Gannon
Defender
Dane Massey
Defender
Michael Duffy
Midfielder
Robbie Benson
Midfielder
Jamie McGrath
Midfielder 73'
73Subbed Off: 73'
Chris Shields
Midfielder
Patrick Hoban
Forward 62'
62Subbed Off: 62'
Ronan Murray
Forward
13Booked: 13'
56'
56Subbed Off: 56'

Substitutes
Dylan Connolly
Midfield
56Subbed On: 56'
56'
Karolis Chvedukas
Midfield
Krisztián Adorján
Forward
73Subbed On: 73'
73'
Dean Jarvis
Defender
George Poynton
Midfield
Gabriel Sava
Goalkeeper
Marco Tagbajumi
Forward
62Subbed On: 62'
62'