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After 165 games and 436 goals in the Airtricity League Premier Division, Shamrock Rovers Gary Twigg tops the goalscoring charts with 22 goals, eight clear of Sligo Rovers Danny North in 2nd place. Bray Wanderers striker Jason Byrne, who was top marksman in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006, finished the season in 3rd with 13 goals.
Of the 436 goals, seven of them came by way of own goals. Despite finishing in 4th place, Shamrock Rovers were the highest goal scorers with 56, followed by Sligo Rovers (53), Drogheda United (51) and St. Patrick's Athletic (44). As would be expected, the team in last place, Dundalk, scored the least (23).
St. Pats conceded the least goals in the league campaign, seeing only 22 goals scored against them in 30 games, one goal less than Sligo Rovers on 23.
189 goals were scored in the first half of games, 247 in the second half. 81 goals were scored in the last ten minutes, and only 39 in the first ten minutes.
Gary Twigg topped the first half scorers with 9, Declan O'Brien coming in second with 7 goals. Twigg again topped the second half scorers with 14 with St Pats Christy Fagan in second with 9.
Twigg also tops the charts for most goals in the first ten minutes and last ten minutes, rounding off an impressive scoring season for the Scottish striker.
The full list of scorers is as follows:
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