First
Date: 7 p.m. May 18, 2019
Venue: St. Colman's Park
Ref:
Att:
TV:

Charlie Lyons 56' -
Scored: 56'


Shane O'Connor 66' -
Scored: 66'


Peno Scored: 27'
- Darren Murphy 27'

Scored: 42'
- Shane Tracy 42'

Peno Scored: 79'
- Darren Murphy 79'



League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Limerick

Sat, May 18 2019

Denzil Fernandes was on target when Cobh won 3-1 in their last meeting at St Colman's Park. Credit: Steve Alfred

COBH RAMBLERS

Cobh Ramblers hope to pick up their first win in five attempts as they host Munster rivals Limerick at St Colman’s Park on Saturday night (kick-off 7pm).

The Rams have at least managed to draw three of their last four games, most notably a scoreless game with then league leaders Longford Town.

Last week saw Stephen Henderson’s side held to a 2-2 draw by Wexford at Ferrycarrig Park, having led twice during the game.

An own goal from Darragh O’Connor and a Denzil Fernandes strike, both in the first half, had the Rams in front but goals from Jack Doherty and Danny Furlong levelled it up.

Cobh Ramblers have not provided any team news, however they have no suspensions to contend with.

LIMERICK

Limerick players may well see Saturday’s game as a rare and welcome distraction from off-field matters.

The squad this week voted to give notice of strike action following repeated failure to receive wage payments from the club.

In spite of their difficulties, the Blues have been relatively competitive on the field, though they’ve won just one of five since going on a three-game winning run in March.

A Sean Brennan hat-trick saw the Blues fall to a 3-2 defeat away to Drogheda United last week, with Darren Murphy and Adam Foley on target for Limerick.

Limerick have provided no team news but have no suspensions to deal with.

Referee: Andrew Mullally

MATCH STATS

The sides have met once in the league and once in the EA Sports Cup, with both games ending in 3-1 wins for the home side.

Kieran Hanlon scored twice as Limerick won the league meeting at the Market’s Field, before Denzil Fernandes, Brian Murphy and Jaze Kabia scored in Cobh’s cup win.

BETTING

Cobh Ramblers 6/4; Draw 2/1; Limerick 8/5.

PREDICTION

Cobh Ramblers 1 – 1 Limerick

Cobh Ramblers

Injured: Unavailable.

Doubtful: Unavailable.

Suspended: None.

Limerick

Injured: Unavailable.

Doubtful: Unavailable.

Suspended: None.



Cobh Ramblers
Paul Hunt
Goalkeeper
Kevin Taylor
Defender
Ben O'Riordan
Defender
James McSweeney
Defender
Charlie Lyons
56Scored: 56'
Defender
Ian Turner
Midfielder
Shane O'Connor
66Scored: 66'
Midfielder
Stephen Kenny
Midfielder
David Hurley
Midfielder
Denzil Fernandes
Midfielder
Cian Leonard
Forward

Substitutes
Nathan West
Forward
Stephen O'Leary
Midfield
Adam Mylod
Goalkeeper
Brian Murphy
Midfield
Jaze Kabia
Midfield
Greg Henry
Midfield
Stephen Christopher
Midfield
Limerick
Jack Brady
Goalkeeper
Shaun Kelly
Defender
Killian Brouder
Defender
Robbie Williams
Defender
Shane Tracy
Midfielder
42Scored: 42'
Karl O'Sullivan
Midfielder
Darren Murphy
Midfielder
27Peno: 27'
79Peno: 79'
Sean McSweeney
Midfielder
Jason Hughes
Midfielder
Kieran Hanlon
Forward
Connor Ellis
Forward

Substitutes
Tomas O'Connor
Defender
Tommy Holland
Goalkeeper
Adam Foley
Forward
Lee Devitt Molloy
Midfield
Ger Barry
Midfield


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