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Date: 7:45 p.m. Oct. 28, 2011
Venue: Tallaght Stadium
Att: 5,200

Chris Turner 29' -
Scored: 29'


Billy Dennehy 37' -
Scored: 37'


Karl Sheppard 65' -
Peno Scored: 65'


Ronan Finn 83' -
Scored: 83'


Red: 64'
- Rory Gartlan 64'

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92'

FULL TIME!

Anthony Buttimer has blown the final whistle of the 2011 season at Tallaght Stadium. Shamrock Rovers can properly begin to celebrate retaining their league title. Trophy presentation on the way. Rovers 4-0 United.

90'
There will be two minutes of injury time.

88'

Yellow Card

Jim Paterson is booked for Shamrock Rovers.

87'
Galway have not had a shot in the second half so far. It doesn't bode well for their promotion relegation play off.

84'
Pat Sullivan played a lovely long ball to Finn, who controlled it on his chest, took it down and fired into the corner past the unfortunate Conor Winn.

83'

GOAL!

Ronan Finn has scored Shamrock Rover's 100th league goal since they moved to Tallaght Stadium. 4-0 to the champions.

80'

Substitution

Galway Sub - Darragh Duggan has replaced Ronan Cauldwell.

78'
Rory Gartlan received a straight red after conceding the penalty and not a second yellow by the way.

75'

Substitution

Galway Sub - Oscar Sibanda has replaced Mickey Gilmore.

73'
Billy Dennehy crossed for Karl Sheppard. Sheppard back healed it straight at Conor Winn.

70'

Yellow Card

Alan Murphy is booked for Galway United.

68'

Substitution

Galway Sub - Stephen Walsh replaces Gary Kelly.

67'
Sheppard shot just wide for Rovers. It's all one way traffic now.

66'
Billy Dennehy curled a free kick, which Conor Winn did well to tip over.

65'

PENALTY SCORED!

Karl Sheppard took the resultant penalty and sent Conor Winn the wrong way to make it 3-0 to Rovers.

64'

Red Card

Galway's Rory Gartlan has been sent off for a professional foul on Gary O'Neill.

63'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Stephen Rice has replaced Rohan Ricketts.

60'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Gary O'Neill has replaced Dean Kelly.

59'

Yellow Card

Rovers front man Karl Sheppard has been booked for diving.

57'

Yellow Card

Rory Gartlan is booked for Galway United.

56'
This time Turner picked out Ricketts. Ricketts curled it just wide from the edge of the area.

54'
Karl Sheppard played it back Chris Turner, who shot just wide for Rovers.

51'
Conor McCormack crossed from the right and found Billy Dennehy in the area for Rovers. Dennehy volleyed just wide.

48'
Paul Sinnott crossed from the left for Galway. The ball found Kim, who failed to pick out a team mate with a cross.

46'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Ronan Finn has come on to replace Dan Murray at the break.

46'

Second Half

Galway have got the second half underway at the Tallaght Stadium.

45'

Half Time

It's half time at Tallaght Stadium and Shamrock Rovers lead bottom of the table Galway 2-0. After a promising first 25 minutes for the visitors, it has become one way traffic since Chris Turner scored for the champions on 29 minutes.

45'

Yellow Card

Billy Dennehy is booked for Shamrock Rovers.

44'
It was nearly 3 there for Rovers. Billy Dennehy crossed from the left. He picked out Rohan Ricketts. Ricketts struck it l;ow and it was heading into the corner, but the very busy Conor Winn turned it around for a corner.

41'
Billy Dennehy crossed for Rovers from the right, but Winn took it comfortably.

38'
Rovers had a free kick from the right, which Dennehy took with his left foot. Chris Turner advanced on goal. Winn came out. Both players missed it and the ball went straight into the net to double the champions advantage.

37'

GOAL!

Billy Dennehy has scored direct from a free kick for Rovers.

30'
The goal came after Rohan Rickett's cross was headed clear by Jin Gu Kim. The ball fell to Chris Turner on the edge of the area. Turner took it down and struck a beautiful effort on the half volley into the top right hand corner of the Galway net.

29'

GOAL!

Chris Turner has scored for Rovers.

26'
The home side have a strong looking bench with Gary Twigg, Gary McCabe, Enda Stevens and Ronan Finn among the subs.

23'
Rohan Ricketts played a crossfield ball which found Billy Dennehy. Dennehy's first time shot was well saved by Conor Winn.

22'
Galway have played as well as thier hosts in the first quarter of this game.

19'

Yellow Card

Bobby Ryan is booked for Galway United.

16'
Galway came close again. Conor McCornack fouled Michael Gilmore on the edge of the area. Alan Murphy clipped the free kick just wide.

13'
The champions nearly scored at the other end. Conor McCormack took a quick free kick and played in Dean Kelly. Kelly was one on one with Conor Winn. He chipped it over the Galway keeper but hit the post.

12'
Kim took the free kick for Galway and Alan Murphy flicked it on, but it just went wide.

9'
Karl Sheppard just hit a cross from the right straight out of play. It was a waste by Sheppard.

7'
Rohan Ricketts has  seen a lot of the ball early on for the Hoops.

4'
It's a decent start by Galway. They are pressing Rovers high up the pitch.

2'
Bobby Ryan nearly scored for Galway. He hit a lovely shot from just outside the area, which was heading for the top corner. However Ryan Thompson was there to tip it over for a corner.

1'

GAME ON!

The 17 times champions have kicked us off at the Tallaght Stadium.

0'
Rovers assisstant manager Jim Magilton is watching the game from the press box.

0'
Galway have,  lost 29 of their last 30 games, and it's little wonder that they are 33/1 to win this game. The teams are out.

0'
The teams are in the tunnel and about to come out.

0'
There are just over 5 minutes to kick off on a night of celebration at the Tallaght Stadium. It does feel like a party atmosphere as 'Stand up for the champions' plays on the loudspeaker.

0'
Welcome to Tallaght Stadium for a game that will simultaneously see the 2011 league champions crowned, and the league's bottom club finishing, well, comprehensively bottom. The teams are up and available to view.



Photo Gallery for Shamrock Rovers -v- Galway United (defunct)



Shamrock Rovers
Ryan Thompson
Goalkeeper
Dan Murray
Defender
Ken Oman
Defender
Jim Paterson
88Booked: 88'
Defender
Pat Sullivan
Defender
Billy Dennehy
37Scored: 37'
45Booked: 45'
Midfielder
Conor McCormack
Midfielder
Rohan Ricketts
Midfielder
Chris Turner
29Scored: 29'
Midfielder
Dean Kelly
Forward
Karl Sheppard
59Booked: 59'
65Peno: 65'
Forward

Substitutes
Richard Brush
Goalkeeper
Ronan Finn
83Scored: 83'
Midfield
Gary McCabe
Midfield
Gary O'Neill
Forward
Stephen Rice
Midfield
Enda Stevens
Defender
Gary Twigg
Forward
Galway United (defunct)
Conor Winn
Goalkeeper
Rory Gartlan
Defender
57Booked: 57'
64Sent off: 64'
Laurence Gaughan
Defender
Paul Sinnott
Defender
Yob Son
Defender
Gary Kelly
Midfielder
Jin Gu Kim
Midfielder
Alan Murphy
Midfielder
70Booked: 70'
Bobby Ryan
Midfielder
19Booked: 19'
Ronan Cauldwell
Forward
Mikey Gilmore
Forward

Substitutes
Eric Browne
Defender
Darragh Duggan
Forward
Willie Enubele
Midfield
Eric Holland
Defender
Sean Kelly
Midfield
Oscar Sibanda
Midfield
Stephen Walsh
Defender