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Date: 8 p.m. March 9, 2018
Venue: Tallaght Stadium
Att: 2,720
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Graham Burke 41' -
Scored: 41'


Sean Kavanagh 51' -
Scored: 51'


Ronan Finn 68' -
Scored: 68'


Graham Burke 69' -
Scored: 69'


Graham Burke 75' -
Scored: 75'


Graham Burke 90' + 3' -
Scored: 90'


Scored: 73'
- Ronan Hale 73'

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90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shamrock Rovers and Derry City.

90' + 3'

GOAL!

Burke nutmegs Doherty to score his fourth. Brilliant ball from Shaw. 

90'

Three minutes of additional time.

89'

Rovers dominating possession making the ball do the work. 

87'

This game has gone stale as fans begin to stream out of the ground. 

82'

Substitution

Dapo Kayode replaces Rory Hale for Derry City.

81'

Burke jinks before trying to place his shot at the edge of the box, Doherty easily gathers. 

78'

Ronan Curtis cuts inside before shooting over the bar...in other news my fingers have gone numb. Rovers have been sensational. 

75'

GOAL!

Burke gets his hat-trick tapping home Trevor Clarke's inviting cross. 

73'

Substitution

David McAllister replaces Ronan Finn for Shamrock Rovers.

73'

GOAL!

Hale gets his first Derry City goal shooting under Horgan into the bottom left corner of the net. 



72'

Substitution

Gary Shaw replaces Daniel Carr for Shamrock Rovers.

69'

Substitution

Roberto Lopes replaces Ethan Boyle for Shamrock Rovers.

69'

GOAL!

Burke gets his second off the game shooting under Gerard Doherty. 

68'

GOAL!

Captain Ronan Finn scores on his return. A delightfully struck effort from 25 yards 

67'

Boyle returns to the fray after treatment. 

65'

Stoppage in play as Ethan Boyle recieves treatment and comes off limping. 

64'

Ben Doherty heads out for another Rovers corner this time Doherty claims it. 

63'

Free in to Rovers, Ethan Boyle plays a return with Burke before winning a corner. 

60'

Ronan Hale instantly gets involved volleying into the side netting. 

59'

Substitution

Ronan Hale replaces Niall Logue for Derry City.

58'

Rovers win a corner it beats everyone until Bone shoots over the top. 

57'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers win a corner



56'

A wonderful passing move from Rovers as Finn switches to Car who in turn plays in Burke, the latter's chipped effort easily saved by Doherty. 

54'

Derry City reply from going two behind well going on the front foot. Aaron McEneff half volleys over the top. 

51'

Sean Kavanagh rounds a defender before slotting past Gerard Doherty, the second goal was coming, delightful finish. 

51'

GOAL!

Sean Kavanagh scores for Shamrock Rovers.

48'

The ball is changing a feet a lot here at the start of the second half. It's very cold here in Tallaght. 

46'

Rovers with the first attack of the game Sean Kavanagh whips in a cross that goes out of danger. The home side continue to attack Burke finding Carr who shoots wide of the target. 

46'

Second Half

Rovers get the second half underway. 

45'

Half Time

Rovers lead at the break through Graham Burke despite Derry's bright start. 

44'

Shamrock Rovers have continued to dominate possession despite taking the lead. The return of Ronan Finn has been monumental. 

41'

GOAL!

Ronan Finn threads through Graham Burke who blasts the ball into the top corner of the net. 

39'

Ronan Finn is fouled dangerous free kick for Rovers. 

37'

Rovers continue to attack as the rain continues to fall.. 



36'

Two corners in quick succession for Rovers, their best spell of the game as the crowd gets a little excited. 

33'

A long ball from Trevor Clarke evades everyone rolling into the path of Gerard Doherty. 

29'

Substitution

Conor McDermott replaces Jamie McDonagh for Derry City.

29'

Nicky Low plays in Rory Patterson his effort seems destined for the net only for a heroic lunge from Graham Burke to take it off the line. 

28'

Sean Kavanagh has another go from range, his left footed effort dragging left and wide. It was never really going to trouble the goalkeeper. 

25'

Brandon Miele finds himself one on one with Gerard Doherty after an eye of the needle ball from Sean Kavanagh. Doherty races out to make things difficult and Miele dragged his shot to the right and wide. Big let off for Derry...

23'

A poor clearence from Gerard Doherty is cut out by Dan Carr who goes a mazy run before setting up Graham Burke. Burke shot high over the bar. 

19'

Sean Kananagh strikes a rasping effort from 25 yards only for Gerard Doherty to match it, rising high to his left to save. The resulting corner is easily cleared. 

18'

Free Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a free kick. Graham Burke will take it.

16'

Real period of dominance from Derry as they hold the ball around the Rovers eighteen yard box. Hale takes a heavy touch and is dispossessed. Derry have had the better of the play here. 

15'

Free Kick

Derry City have won a free kick. Nicky Low will take it.

14'

Nicky Low whips in the free kick only for Ronan Finn to head clear.



14'

Throw in for Derry deep in the Rovers half.

13'

Jamie McDonagh wins a throw in, inside the final third. McDonagh is fouled recieving the throw in out near the corner. 

12'

Tame shot by Clarke picked up by Doherty 

11'

Free Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a free kick. Trevor Clarke will take it.

10'

Throw in for Derry deep inside the Rovers half

9'

Corner Kick

Derry City have won a corner kick. Aaron McEneff will take it.

7'

Corner Kick

Derry City have won a corner kick. Ronan Curtis will take it.

6'

Throw in for the away side 

3'

Nicky Lowe went for the spectacular from the halfway line just over the bar 

2'

Free Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a free kick. Trevor Clarke will take it.

2'

Corner to Derry on the left hand side 

2'

Ball played in by Ronan Finn in behind the defence but former Fulham playing Sean Kavanagh just offside



1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shamrock Rovers and Derry City has kicked off.

0'

Derry to kick off playing from left to right.

0'

Odhran Crumley here I’ll be talking you through tonight’s game here in Tallaght. Shamrock Rovers go in search of their first league win over Derry City since 2015, Derry will be hoping to keep up that record.



Photo Gallery for Shamrock Rovers -v- Derry City



Shamrock Rovers
Kevin Horgan
Goalkeeper
Sam Bone
Defender
Ethan Boyle
69'
69Subbed Off: 69'
Defender
Ally Gilchrist
Defender
Lee Grace
Defender
Trevor Clarke
Midfielder
Ronan Finn
68Scored: 68'
73'
73Subbed Off: 73'
Midfielder
Brandon Kavanagh
Midfielder
Brandon Miele
Midfielder
Graham Burke
41Scored: 41'
69Scored: 69'
75Scored: 75'
90Scored: 90'
Forward
Daniel Carr
72'
72Subbed Off: 72'
Forward

Substitutes
Sean Boyd
Forward
Luke Byrne
Defender
Tomer Chencinski
Goalkeeper
Joel Coustrain
Midfield
Roberto Lopes
69'
69Subbed On: 69'
Defender
David McAllister
73'
73Subbed On: 73'
Midfield
Gary Shaw
72'
72Subbed On: 72'
Forward
Derry City
Gerard Doherty
Goalkeeper
Darren Cole
Defender
Ben Doherty
Defender
Niall Logue
Defender 59'
59Subbed Off: 59'
Aaron McEneff
Defender
Eoin Toal
Defender
Rory Hale
Midfielder 82'
82Subbed Off: 82'
Nicky Low
Midfielder
Jamie McDonagh
Midfielder 29'
29Subbed Off: 29'
Ronan Curtis
Forward
Rory Patterson
Forward

Substitutes
Jack Doyle
Defender
Eric Grimes
Goalkeeper
Ronan Hale
Midfield
59Subbed On: 59'
59'
73Scored: 73'
Dapo Kayode
Defender
82Subbed On: 82'
82'
Conor McDermott
Defender
29Subbed On: 29'
29'
Evan Tweed
Midfield
Scott Whiteside
Defender