FAI Cup R2
Date: 7:45 p.m. May 25, 2012
Venue: Drom
Att: 228
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Scored: 58'
- Patrick Hoban 58'

Scored: 86'
- Etanda Nkololo 86'

Live Updates for Salthill Devon -v- Mervue United

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90' + 3'

FULL TIME!

Mervue advance to the third round draw as second half goals from Pat Hoban and Etanda Nkololo see them through to the last sixteen.

90' + 3'
Three minutes of addittional time here

89'
Mervue's captain Mike Elwood is the FAI Ford man of the match as nominated by the press box.

88'

Substitution

Johnny Glynn makes his final change as Stephen Walsh replaces Noel Varley for the final 2 minutes or so.

86'

GOAL!

Etanda Nkololo doubles Mervue's lead firing a low shot past James Keane after excellent work from Alan Murphy beating two defenders.

83'
Galway though they had levelled matters but the offside flag rules out Mike Tierney's header as he put Eugene Greaney's shot past Forde. 

81'
Offical attendance is a poor 228!

80'
Mixie Harty header easily gathered by Ronan Forde as SD Galway look to go long

76'

Substitution

SD Galway's Tony Mannion makes his final change as last seasons captain James Whelan comes on for Charlie Burke with the centre half going straight up front.

72'

Substitution

Mervue's Gary Kelly is replaced by Barry McEntee with the midfielder injured.

68'

Substitution

Double sub for SD Galway as Brian Geraghty and Michael Harty replaced Eric Browne and Luke McConnell.

64'

Substitution

Mervue Utd sub: Shane Keogh is off and former Salthill player Etanda Nkololo is on.

61'
James Keane easily saves a Shane Keogh free-kick curled over the SD Galway wall.

58'

GOAL!

Mervue's Pat Hoban heads home a Shane Keogh delivery to the near post from a right wing corner kick.

55'

Mervue's James Casserly heads straight at James Keane from a Shane Keogh free-kick delivery.

54'

Yellow Card

Eugene Greaney is booked for SD Galway for a foul on Michael McSweeney who was stopped on one of his runs forward.

48'
Mervue have their first shot on target as Pat Hoban turns and shoots low but James Keane saves well at full stretch down low at his near post.

46'

Second Half

We are back on here with the officials changing from black tops to bright yellow for the 2nd half.

45' + 3'

Half Time

Tea time or on this sunny day the ice creams - half time

45' + 2'
Half time here and we remain scoreless in the Galway derby with the home side having the better chances as Mervue have failed to have a shot on target in the opening half.

45' + 2'
Two mins addittional play here

45'
Another Mervue corner and Keogh delivers it into James Keane's arms this time. As SD Galway break from the ball out and Marc Ludden concedes Galway's first corner.

43'
Another Shane Keogh delivery is over hit this time from a fre-kick as the ball goes harmlessly wide.

34'
Best chance of the game so far sees Charlie Burke head wide from inside the six yard box from a Tommy Bradshaw's left wing cross.

32'
Tommy Bradshaw comes very close again this time he volleys a right wing cross from Ronan Conlon just over Ronan Forde's crossbar. Left totally unmarked again Bradshaw was.

26'
Great chance for SD Galway as Luke McConnell played a lovely ball through to Tommy Bradshaw in the box but Ronan Forde did very well advancing and blocking the midfielders effort.

22'

Yellow Card

Mervue's Noel Varley booked for a foul on Luke McConnell.

20'
Tommy Bradshaw freekick is delivered into the danger area but Mike Tierney can't get a good touch on it as Ronan Forde collects from close range.

17'
Shane Keogh's wastes a second Mervue corner with an over hit ball, the last one was too low and straight to a SD Galway defender.

11'
Mervue's first real attack apart from an earlier corner sees Pat Hoban pass to Jason Molloy and he cuts inside hitting a low drive which hits the side netting with James Keane static.

10'
10 minutes gone and not much to report as boths sides struggle to pass the ball on the ground.

3'
First half chance to SD Galway as Ronan Conlon blocks down a clearance and passes inside to a totally unmarked Tommy Bradshaw but he decides to shoot first time and fires badly wide.

1'

GAME ON!

We're off and running here in Eamonn Deacy Park as Conor Fitzgerald starts proceedings after counting every player on the pitch! and a short delay for net checking by the assistants.

0'
Teams have emerged from their teamtalks and SD Galway are wearing a white away strip and Mervue wear a sky blue away strip - who's at home here tonight?

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Tonights cup affair is the first ever meeting in FAI Senior Cup between the two Galway clubs, probably the only competition they have yet to cross swords in.

0'
Johnny Glynn only makes one enforced change as Shane Keogh comes in for Tom King who has been sick all week.

0'
Teams now updated with the home side making three changes from the Longford defeat as keeper James Keane, Colm Horgan and Charlie Burke all start with Enda Curran, Timmy Molloy and Liam Grant dropping to the bench.

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Welcome to Eamonn Deacy Park for the all Galway FAI Ford Cup 2nd round derby game between SD Galway and Mervue Utd at a unusually hot West of Ireland venue. It was 26/27 degrees in parts of Galway today according to local media!! Terry Flaherty with your updates tonight.



Photo Gallery for Salthill Devon -v- Mervue United



Salthill Devon
James Keane
Goalkeeper
Colm Horgan
Defender
Eugene Greaney
54Booked: 54'
Defender
Cian Fadden
Defender
Eric Browne
Defender
Mike Tierney
Midfielder
Luke McConnell
Midfielder
Willie Enubele
Midfielder
Ronan Conlon
Midfielder
Tommy Bradshaw
Midfielder
Charlie Burke
Forward

Substitutes
James Whelan
Defender
Timmy Molloy
Forward
Mike Harty
Midfield
Liam Grant
Goalkeeper
Brian Geraghty
Defender
Gerry Dolan
Forward
Enda Curran
Forward
Mervue United
Ronan Forde
Goalkeeper
James Casserly
Defender
Mike Elwood
Defender
Marc Ludden
Defender
Michael McSweeney
Defender
Gary Kelly
Midfielder
Shane Keogh
Midfielder
Jason Molloy
Midfielder
Noel Varley
Midfielder
22Booked: 22'
Patrick Hoban
Forward
58Scored: 58'
Alan Murphy
Forward

Substitutes
Michael Collins
Forward
Kevin Crehan
Midfield
Alex Lee
Midfield
Barry McEntee
Midfield
Etanda Nkololo
Forward
86Scored: 86'
Conor O'Malley
Goalkeeper
Stephen Walsh
Defender