Dave Donnelly

Senior Reporter


Dave Donnelly Info

Role: Senior Reporter

Start Date: Jan. 6, 2019, 6:04 p.m.

Email: davedonnelly@extratime.ie

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Ireland under-21 captain Jayson Molumby named fourth-best player at Toulon Tournament 2019

The Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder led Stephen Kenny’s side to the last four as the winners of group four with wins over China and Bahrain and a draw with Mexico.

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WNL Round-up: Tabletoppers Peamount United beat champions Wexford Youths to open up eight-point gap while Shels rout depleted Cork City

Eleanor Ryan Doyle struck ten minutes before half-time as the Peas dominance finally told, and it was enough to earn James O’Callaghan’s side an 11th win from 11 games this season.

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Fourth place in the Toulon Tournament for Kenny's Kids as Ireland under-21s beaten on penalties by Mexico

Bohemians left-back Darragh Leahy missed the decisive fifth penalty in the shoot-out, allowing Jesús Angulo to slot home the winning kick.

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WNL Preview: Wexford Youths -v- Peamount United

Wexford Youths host Peamount United in what could be a pivotal game in terms of the destination of the league title (kick-off 6.30pm).

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Watch: Stunning strike from Danny Mandroiu sees Bohemians maintain their hoodoo over rivals Shamrock Rovers

The Dubliner’s stunning strike on the hour mark, his second from the game after netting from the spot in the first half, proved the difference as Bohs held on through 12 minutes of stoppage time.

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Stuey Byrne: 'It's finally dawning on Shamrock Rovers that they're in a league title challenge'

The former Shelbourne midfielder backed Rovers to rediscover their early-season form.

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Republic of Ireland under-21 Aaron Drinan returns to Ipswich Town following Waterford loan spell

Cork native Drinan, who joined Ipswich from Waterford in January 2018, scored seven goals in 18 league appearances for Alan Reynolds’ side.

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League Preview: Sligo Rovers -v- Cork City

Sligo Rovers’ final game before the summer break sees the visit of Cork City to the Showgrounds (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Bohemians -v- Shamrock Rovers - Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

There’s no love lost between these two sides who are separated not only by the River Liffey but decades of history, mutual animosity and numerous battles for league titles.

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Robbie Keane named assistant to Jonathan Woodgate at Middlesbrough

The former Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur teammates will link up once more in the Smoggies dugout following the departure of Tony Pulis earlier this summer.

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League Preview: Cobh Ramblers -v- Galway United

Cobh Ramblers host Galway United as St Colman’s Park on Friday night in what will be both sides’ last game before the enforced summer break (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Former Mainz manager Kasper Hjulmand to take over from Age Hareide as Denmark coach in 2020

Hjulmand, who succeeded Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel in the Mainz hotseat in 2014, has been awarded a two-year contract to lead his country into the 2024 World Cup in Qatar.

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Toulon Tournament Semi-Final Report: Brazil U23 2 - 0 Republic of Ireland U21

Goals in either half from Bayer Leverkusen striker Pauliho and Matheus Cunha of RB Leipzig saw a classy Brazil Olympic squad set up a ninth Toulon Tournament final against Japan.

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Norwich City striker Adam Idah returns as Stephen Kenny's Ireland under-21s face Brazil in Toulon semi-final

The Norwich City striker comes in for Zack Elbouzedi after the Waterford winger dislocated his shoulder in the 1-0 win over Bahrain that sealed top spot in Group C on Sunday.

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Toulon Tournament Preview: Brazil U23 -v- Republic of Ireland U21

Eight-time winners Brazil face semi-final virgins the Republic of Ireland in the second semi-final of the 2019 Toulon Tournament (kick-off 4.30pm Irish time).

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Toulon Tournament Report: Bahrain U22 0 - 1 Republic of Ireland U21

Connor Ronan’s deflected first-half free kick was enough to send an unconvincing Ireland under-21 side into a first-ever Toulon Tournament semi-final as they edged out Bahrain.

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Toulon Tournament Preview: Bahrain U23s -v- Republic of Ireland U21s

The task facing Stephen Kenny’s side is simple: a win will be enough to earn a spot in the semi-finals; a win by an equal or greater margin to Mexico and do so as group winners.

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Derry City

Shamrock Rovers have an immediate opportunity to restore parity with Dundalk at the top of the Premier Division as they welcome Derry City to Tallaght Stadium (kick-off 7pm).

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League Preview: Longford Town -v- Wexford

Longford Town are one of three sides who could end the day on top of the First Division table as they welcome bottom-placed Wexford to City Calling Stadium (kick-off 7.30pm).

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League Preview: Drogheda United -v- Athlone Town

Drogheda United welcome Athlone Town to United Park knowing a win could be enough to see them top of the Premier Division come the end of the night (kick-off 5pm).

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League Preview: Limerick -v- Galway United

Troubled Limerick could end the day as high as fourth in the First Division should they find their way past Galway United at the Market’s Field (kick-off 6.30pm).

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Watch: Shane Duffy's towering header earns Ireland a point in Copenhagen after Hojbjerg opens scoring

The Brighton & Hove Albion defender rose highest above Danish centre-back Simon Kjaer to bury his header from substitute Alan Judge’s cross.

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Derry City's first summer signing sees forward Darren McCauley return on 18-month deal

The 27-year-old was in talks with the Candystripes during the winter as he weighed up his future with Coleraine before signing a short-term deal with the Scottish Championship side.

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On this Dane in history - five classic encounters between the Republic of Ireland and Denmark

It’s generally been a fixture that has produced goals and, in the spirit of free-flowing attacking football, we’ve decided to look back at five notable games between the sides.

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UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier Preview: Denmark -v- Republic of Ireland

Denmark’s first home game of Euro 2020 qualifying Group D sees them welcome familiar opponents in the form of the Republic of Ireland (kick-off 7.45pm).

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