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Date: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 17, 2018
Venue: The Showgrounds
Att: 3,056
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Scored: 61'
- Darren Dennehy 61'

Live Updates for Sligo Rovers -v- Limerick

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90' + 5'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Sligo Rovers and Limerick.

90' + 4'

Yellow Card

Mícheál Schlingermann is booked for Sligo Rovers.

90'

Substitution

William Fitzgerald replaces Daniel Kearns for Limerick.

86'

Substitution

Danny Morrissey replaces Mark O'Sullivan for Limerick.

83'

Daniel Kearns' curling effort is excellently saved by Schlingermann.

81'

Substitution

Jack Keaney replaces Craig Roddan for Sligo Rovers.

79'

Shane Duggan sees his effort defected into the grateful arms of Schlingermann after some good work by Coleman and O'Sullivan.

79'

3,056 specatators at the Showgrounds tonight.

74'

Substitution

Greg Moorhouse replaces Rhys McCabe for Sligo Rovers.

69'

Substitiute Killiant Cantwell shoots wide after a Limerick counter-attack.

68'

Yellow Card

Mark O'Sullivan is booked for Limerick.



67'

Substitution

Killian Cantwell replaces Eoin Wearen for Limerick.

67'

McCabe shoots over after receiving the ball from Adam Morgan.

65'

Substitution

Adam Wixted replaces Caolan McAleer for Sligo Rovers.

61'

GOAL!

Darren Dennehy scores for Limerick. Dennehy arrives late into the Bit O'Red penalty area to shoot past Schlingermann and stun the home support.

60'

Yellow Card

Kyle McFadden is booked for Sligo Rovers.

58'

A couple of chances minutes either side of eachother.  First, Pinceli's free kick goes over the cross-bar before Morgan's effort is comfortably stopped by Clarke.

47'

The first chance of the second period is a Rhys McCabe free kick which is sent wide of Clarke's post.

46'

Second Half

The second half between Sligo Rovers and Limerick has started.

45' + 1'

Half Time

It is half-time between Sligo Rovers and Limerick.

45'

One minute of added time to be played

44'

Yellow Card

Shane Duggan is booked for Limerick.

40'

Change for Sligo. Free-kick into the box and the recently booked Pincelli heads the ball just wide of the goal. 



38'

Yellow Card

Eduardo Pincelli is booked for Sligo Rovers.

34'

Sligo Rovers Adam Morgan has a shot from distance but it is comfortable for the Limerick keeper 

30'

Half-hour mark reached and we still await the first goal. Will it come in the first-half? (or at all?)

26'

Another chance for Sligo Rovers' Roy, this time from a shot further out than the last but it goes high and over. 

24'

Sligo Rovers turn to go close as McAleer supplies Alistair Roy but his shot runs wide of the Limerick post. 

23'

Limerick chance. Daniel Kearns has a shot on target and Micheal Schlingermann is forced into an excellent save to deny the opening goal. 

20'

Yellow Card

Darren Dennehy is booked for Limerick.

18'

Still no goals to report here. If you want to check out the scores from all the games last night and the reports from the four league games and one friendly then we have you covered.

16'

Sligo Rovers advance forrward through Caolan McAleer but his cross is cut out and the chance ends for the home side. 

14'

Chance for Limerick. Cross into the box finds a man on the back post. He supplies Shane Duggan but his shot goes wide of the Sligo Rovers post. 

14'

Not a lot to report so far in the game. Teams still trying to settle down into whatever patterns they have planned. It's currently 4 degrees here. 

7'

Sligo Rovers and Limerick met on the first day of last season. It ended 5-1 to Limerick in Market's Field. Sligo got revenge in their home game in May with a 3-0 win. The final encounter saw a 0-0 draw in July. 



5'

Limerick's Billy Dennehy shapes up for a shot outside the box and his left-footed attempt runs wide of the Sligo Rovers goal. 

2'

Limerick win an early corner but it comes to nothing and Sligo eventually end up with a free-out. The club have asked if entering the ground now, the main stand is full and to please go to the Railway End - PHD stand

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Sligo Rovers and Limerick has kicked off.

0'

Just over five minutes now to kick-off! The excitement is building. It's League of Ireland. It's the Showgrounds. It's Sligo Rovers versus Limerick! 

Great to see at the The Showgrounds 

 

0'

We ran a poll on @extratimeNews on Twitter today to see what result you thought likely this evening. 65% of you went with a Sligo Rovers win. 19% went for a draw and 16% for a Limerick win. We shall see soon with kick-off now 25 minutes away. 

0'

Limerick have six debutants in their starting line-up tonight as they start another season in the top flight of Irish football. 

0'

Hello and good evening to this evening's Live Updates for the game between Sligo Rovers and Limerick. As you can see the lineups are now available here and we are just over 30 minutes to kick-off. Crowd is starting to come into the Showgrounds and lets hope for another bumper attendance on the first weekend of the League of Ireland 2018 season 



Photo Gallery for Sligo Rovers -v- Limerick



Sligo Rovers
Mícheál Schlingermann
Goalkeeper
90Booked: 90'
Gary Boylan
Defender
Kyle McFadden
60Booked: 60'
Defender
Seamus Sharkey
Defender
David Cawley
Midfielder
Caolan McAleer
65'
65Subbed Off: 65'
Midfielder
Rhys McCabe
74'
74Subbed Off: 74'
Midfielder
Eduardo Pincelli
38Booked: 38'
Midfielder
Craig Roddan
81'
81Subbed Off: 81'
Midfielder
Adam Morgan
Forward
Alistair Roy
Forward

Substitutes
Raffaele Cretaro
Forward
Jack Keaney
81'
81Subbed On: 81'
Midfield
Edward McGinty
Goalkeeper
Greg Moorhouse
74'
74Subbed On: 74'
Forward
Lewis Morrison
Forward
Adam Wixted
65'
65Subbed On: 65'
Midfield
Limerick
Brendan Clarke
Goalkeeper
Cian Coleman
Defender
Darren Dennehy
Defender
20Booked: 20'
61Scored: 61'
Shaun Kelly
Defender
Shane Tracy
Defender
Tony Whitehead
Defender
Billy Dennehy
Midfielder
Shane Duggan
Midfielder
44Booked: 44'
Eoin Wearen
Midfielder 67'
67Subbed Off: 67'
Daniel Kearns
Forward 90'
90Subbed Off: 90'
Mark O'Sullivan
Forward
68Booked: 68'
86'
86Subbed Off: 86'

Substitutes
Killian Cantwell
Defender
67Subbed On: 67'
67'
William Fitzgerald
Forward
90Subbed On: 90'
90'
Freddy Hall
Goalkeeper
Danny Morrissey
Forward
86Subbed On: 86'
86'
Clyde O'Connell
Midfield
Karl O'Sullivan
Midfield
Colm Walsh O'Loghlen
Forward