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Date: 7:05 p.m. April 6, 2012
Venue: Richmond Park

Chris Forrester 4' -
Scored: 4'


John Russell 26' -
Scored: 26'


Chris Forrester 40' -
Scored: 40'


Christy Fagan 70' -
Scored: 70'


Christy Fagan 86' -
Scored: 86'


Scored: 45'
- Ken Oman 45' + 1'

Live Updates for St. Patrick's Athletic -v- Shamrock Rovers

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90' + 3'

FULL TIME!

I'd like to know if anybody predicted that scoreline because I certainly didn't. St.Pats 5-1 Shamrock Rovers. The scoreline did not flatter the Saints one bit. Have they now entered the title race? Good night from Inchicore. Talk to you soon.

90' + 2'

Yellow Card

Ian Bermingham is booked for St. Patrick's Athletic.

90' + 1'
3 minutes of injury time.

89'
Fot the 5th goal Brendan Clarke cleared it and as the ball entered the Shamrock Rovers penalty area, Oscar Jansson slipped and Jake Kelly crossed for Christy Fagan, who headed it into an empty net.

88'

Substitution

Pats Sub - Mark Rossiter has come on for James Chambers.

87'

Substitution

Pats Sub - Sean O'Connor replaces Christy Fagan.

86'

GOAL!

Christy Fagan has made it 5-1 to Pats.

85'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Conor Powell has replaced Killian Brennan at left back.

84'
It is petering out somewhat here. The home team are in control and the champions are not playing like champions.

80'
James Chmbers is receiving treatment for Pats. Killian Brennan is getting some stick from the home fans.

77'

Yellow Card

James Chambers has been booked for Saint Patricks Athletic.

75'
The visiting defence have had a torrid time tonight.

72'
Rovers lost possession in midfield and John Russell played it through and Christy Fagan raced onto it and rounded Osca Jansson to make it 4-1. Liam Buckley looked delighted.

70'

GOAL!

4-1 to Pats. Christy Fagan has scored.

69'

Substitution

Pats Sub - Dean Kelly has replaced Christopher Forrester.

68'
Long throw from Stephen Rice ended up with an off target shot by Ken Oman for Shamrock Rovers.

65'
Daryl Kavanagh has seen plenty of the ball since he has come on against his old club.

61'
Pats look comfortable at the moment. Plenty of time left yet though.

59'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Daryl Kavanagh has replaced Chris Turner.

56'
Killian Brennan played a long ball, Conor Kenna failed to control the header and Gary Twigg got in behind the Pats defence but shot over.

54'
Pats are having most of the play in the second half so far. John Russell shot over the bar for them.

50'
Chance for Pats. John Russell played  it to Greg Bolger. However Bolger shot wide from just inside the area.

47'

Yellow Card

Chris Forrester was booked for Pats.

46'

Substitution

Rovers Sub - Stephen Kenny makes one change at the break as Gary McCabe replaces Aaron Greene.

46'

Second Half

Shamrock Roves have kicked off to start the second half in Inchicore.

45' + 2'

Half Time

I can't wait for the second half. Pats 3-1 Rovers at the interval. Don't go away.

45' + 1'

GOAL!

Ken Oman has pulled one back for Shamrock Rovers. he headed in Billy Dennehy's corner.

41'
Greg Bolger played it in behind the defence to Christy Fagan. Fagan might have been offside but the didn't hang around and played it Chris Forrester. Forrester cheekily and sublimely chipped it over a stranded Oscar Jansson for another tremendous Pats goal.

40'

GOAL!

3-0 to Pats. Chris Forrester again.

36'
Ronan Finn played it to Billy Dennehy. Dennehy's cross had Gary Twigg stretching all the way and his header did not threaten the home goal.

35'
Killian Brennan hit the side netting for Rovers from a narrow angle.

32'
It has been an excellent first half an hour for the Saints. Rest assured, Rovers won't give up easily though.

27'
It was another excellent Pats goal. Ian Bermingham took the throw to Christy Fagan. Fagan played a wonderful crossfield ball to Christopher Forrester. Forrester played it into the 6 yard area and John Russell was there to put it into an empty net.

26'

GOAL!

2-0 to Pats. John Russell.

24'
Ronan Finn's corner to the back post was met my Ken Oman, but Oamn was well wide with the header.

21'
Liam Buckley's side have grown in confidence as the half has gone on.

19'
Greg Bolger shot over from the halfway line for Pats and a minute later Christy Fagan was off target from outside the area for the Saints.

18'

Yellow Card

Killian Brennan has been booked for diving.

15'
It has been a very eventful opening to the game. Gary Twigg is arguing with the linesman.

12'
Gary Twigg hit the crossbar for Rovers. Billy Dennehy took the corner from the left and Twigg directed it towards goal with his thigh. The ball hit the bar though.

8'
Not long after the goal Billy Dennehy went down in the penalty area under a challenge from Ger O'Brien. Dennehy wanted a penalty but referee Anthony Buttimer gave nothing.

5'
He let fly from the right hand side about 25 yards out and it flew into the top corner of the net past Oscar Jansson.

4'

GOAL!

Chris Forrester has scored a screamer for Pats.

2'
Billy Dennehy took it and it found Gary Twigg at the far post. Twigg headed over. He should have scored.

2'
Early free kick to Rovers.

1'

GAME ON!

St Patricks Athletic have kicked off against Shamrock Rovers in Inchicore.

0'
Pats are wearing red and white, while The Hoops are, well in green and white hoops.

0'
The atmosphere is building on what is a rather cold evening in Inchicore. The teams are out.

0'
The teams are about to come out. St.Pats are captained by Conor Kenna, while Rovers will be led out by Ken Oman.

0'
There are about 7 minutes to kick off and there is a massive crowd hear for this game. As ever Shamrock Rovers have brought a large following to an away match.

0'
Former Shamrock Rovers and current St.Pats defender Ian Bermingham wants his team to win a trophy soon "It's time the players and the club delivered a trophy for the fans. They are coming back in numbers and and have been great everywhere we've gone this year".

0'
Shamrock Rovers midfielder Ronan Finn has sent out a warning to the rest of the league "We are playing well this year and it's starting to click and I know we're only going to get better as the games go on."

0'
Pats have the joint best defensive record in the league along with Sligo Rovers. Both sides have conceded just 2 goals to date. However Pats have only scored 5 league goals to date in 2012.

0'
Shamrock Rovers are the leads top scorers so far with 12 goals from 5 games.

0'
Both sides are unbeaten so far in the league. Rovers lead the way on 13 points, Pats are 5th on nine points.

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Good evening and welcome to Inchicore. It is St.Pats v Shamrock Rovers. The Roller is here for extratime.ie.



Photo Gallery for St. Patrick's Athletic -v- Shamrock Rovers



St. Patrick's Athletic
Brendan Clarke
Goalkeeper
Ian Bermingham
90Booked: 90'
Defender
Kenny Browne
Defender
Conor Kenna
Defender
Ger O'Brien
Defender
Greg Bolger
Midfielder
James Chambers
77Booked: 77'
Midfielder
Chris Forrester
4Scored: 4'
40Scored: 40'
47Booked: 47'
Midfielder
Jake Kelly
Midfielder
John Russell
26Scored: 26'
Midfielder
Christy Fagan
70Scored: 70'
86Scored: 86'
Forward

Substitutes
Jake Carroll
Defender
Pat Flynn
Defender
Dean Kelly
Forward
Barry Murphy
Goalkeeper
Sean O'Connor
Midfield
Stephen O'Flynn
Forward
Mark Rossiter
Defender
Shamrock Rovers
Oscar Jannson
Goalkeeper
Craig Sives
Defender
Ken Oman
Defender
45Scored: 45'
Sean Gannon
Defender
Killian Brennan
Defender
18Booked: 18'
Chris Turner
Midfielder
Stephen Rice
Midfielder
Aaron Greene
Midfielder
Ronan Finn
Midfielder
Billy Dennehy
Midfielder
Gary Twigg
Forward

Substitutes
Conor Powell
Defender
Reyaad Pieterse
Goalkeeper
Gary O'Neill
Forward
Conor McCormack
Midfield
Gary McCabe
Midfield
Daryl Kavanagh
Forward
Graham Gartland
Defender