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Date: 7:45 p.m. Oct. 18, 2019
Venue: The UCD Bowl
Att: 909

Scored: 14'
- Joey O'Brien 14'

Scored: 45'
- Graham Cummins 45'

Scored: 64'
- Brandon Kavanagh 64'

Live Updates for UCD -v- Shamrock Rovers

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90' + 2'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between UCD and Shamrock Rovers.

90'

At least two more minutes here.

90'

Nifty skills with his feet from Conor Kearns who gets out of a tricky situation with Brandon Kavanagh closing in on him. 

88'

Richie O'Farrell gets a shot off and Alan Mannus has to dirty his canary coloured kit getting down to save. 

88'

Substitution

Ciaran Behan replaces Dara Keane for UCD.

80'

Rovers are playing with ten men as having made three subs Neil Farrugia has gone off.

74'

Great block by Pico Lopes on Dara Keane in the box as the UCD player went to shoot. 

71'

Graham Burke takes the resulting freekick but he can't get the ball on target.

70'

Another foul on the edge of the box by Liam Scales - this time on Brandon Kavanagh.

69'

Substitution

Sean McDonald replaces Jason McClelland for UCD.

66'

Conor Kearns saves this time from Brandon Kavanagh after a shot from distance. 

64'

GOAL!

Brandon Kavanagh scores for Shamrock Rovers after a defensive mistake by Conor Kearns allowed him run through on goal to slot home. That is his first of the season.

61'

Substitution

Roberto Lopes replaces Joey O'Brien for Shamrock Rovers.

61'

Substitution

Graham Burke replaces Aaron McEneff for Shamrock Rovers.

60'

Got to feel a bit sorry for UCD. Shamrock Rovers are springing two internationals off the bench. Graham Burke and Pico Lopes about to come on.

58'

Yellow Card

Greg Bolger is booked for Shamrock Rovers.

56'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a corner kick. Brandon Kavanagh will take it.

Aaron McEneff gets it over the wall and Conor Kearns tips it around the post. 

55'

Liam Scales uses his hands basketball style to block a drilled Gary O'Neill shot on the edge of the area. No card but it is a free kick.

53'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a corner kick. Brandon Kavanagh will take it.

49'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a corner kick. Brandon Kavanagh will take it.

Ethan Boyle's deflected cross earns the Hoops a set peice. 

46'

Second Half

The second half between UCD and Shamrock Rovers has started.

45' + 2'

Half Time

It is half-time between UCD and Shamrock Rovers.

45'

Two more minutes here.

45'

GOAL!

Graham Cummins scores for Shamrock Rovers but the celebrations revolve around Neil Farrugia. He beat two players and got into the box, looking up Farrugia, who only made his debut for the Hoops last week, picked out Cummins at the back post and he heads home his third goal of the season for the Hoops. 

44'

Dan Tobin lucky not to go in Graham Kelly's book. Super footwork from Brandon Kavanagh gets him by  Tobin until he pulls him down. Free wide left of the UCD box. 

41'

40'

Neil Farrugia causing Dan Tobin a lot of difficulty. Farrugia's cross comes to Brandon Kavanagh but he blazzes over the bar.

38'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a corner kick. Brandon Kavanagh will take it.

Some lovely skills from Brandon Kavanagh on the right and he has won a corner.

35'

NUTS. Richie O'Farrell pushes the ball through Lee Grace's legs and the Carrick-on-Suir man pulls him down as he gets by him. Free kick wide right for the Belfield Boys.

33'

Corner Kick

Shamrock Rovers have won a corner kick. Brandon Kavanagh will take it.

Lovely back heel by Aaron McEneff sets up Graham Cummins who gets his shot on target by Conor Kearns turns it around for a corner. 

32'

Aaron McEneff's cross from the right is well dealt with by Conor Kearns. 

29'

Substitution

One former UCD man replaces another ex-UCD man as Gary O'Neill replaces Dylan Watts for Shamrock Rovers.

28'

Sympathetic clap for Dylan Watts as he makes his way off injured and does that mean he will miss the cup final? Hoops down to ten for the minute. Looks like Gary O'Neill will come on. 

24'

Conor Kearns is lucky as his clearance hits Graham Cummins but Dylan Watts can't exploit the chance that comes his way.

24'

What's that sound? It is the bell tolling for UCD in the Premier Division. They trail here and Finn Harps have taken the lead against Waterford. 

22'

Dylan Watts swings a corner into the UCD box and Conor Kearns gets a touch to take it out for a Hoops throw in. 

22'

Dylan Watts swings a corner into the UCD box and Conor Kearns gets a touch to take it out for a Hoops throw in. 

20'

Substitution

Sam Byrne replaces Yousef Mahdy for UCD.

17'

Graham Cummins side foots a shot millimetres past the post after a great centre by Danny Lafferty.

14'

GOAL!

Joey O'Brien scores for Shamrock Rovers off a training ground move. Dylan Watts was fouled by Paul Doyle about 40 yards from goal. Watts took the free kick to the back post to Lee Grace who headed back across the six yard box for Joey O'Brien to head home his second goal of the season. 

13'

Danny Lafferty, Joey O'Brien, Graham Cummins and Dylan Watts are wearing green long sleeve tops below their jersey. Short sleeves for every other Hoops player including Alan Mannus.

13'

Greg Bolger, Dylan Watts and Neil Farrugia are the three former UCD players in the Rovers starting XI tonight. 

11'

Corner Kick

UCD have won a corner kick. Jason McClelland will take it.

10'

Greg Bolger is playing in front the back three. Brandon Kavanagh is playing very far up almost alside Graham Cummins. 

9'

4-1-4-1 for the Students. Dan Tobin and Mark Dignam are the right and left backs either side of Liam Scales and Evan Farrell. Jack Keaney is holding. Dara Keane is playing in behind Yoyo Mahdy. 

8'

Graham Cummins with a looping header drops down on top of the UCD crossbar.

2'

First chance to Rovers as they have an early free kick that Brandon Kavanagh gets over the wall but Shamrock Rovers fan Conor Kearns saves for UCD at the second attempt.

2'

Three at the back for the Hoops with Lee Grace left and Joey O'Brien right of Danny Lafferty. Neil Farrugia left wing back and Ethan Boyle right wing back.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between UCD and Shamrock Rovers has kicked off.

0'

Paul Doyle (UCD) and Lee Grace (Shamrock Rovers) are the captains this evening.

0'

Andrew Dempsey is sitting beside him and he is doing our match report while I'll be doing match updates. 

0'

Graham Kelly has travelled up from Cork to lead the match officiating team. 

0'

Jack Byrne is suspended. He was suspended last week but as he was away on international duty with Ireland he wasn't able to serve his domestic suspension - he must do so this week.

0'

Liam Scales also returns from international duty having been with the Ireland under 21 team. Maciej Tarnogrodzki makes brings him back amonst three changes for the Students as Luke Boore, Danu Kinsella McEvoy and Liam Kerrigan drop out of the starting line up. Kerrigan is suspended after his late red card down in Cork last week.

0'

Pico Lopes returns from international duty having missed his first Rovers game of the season when he was making his debut for Cape Verde last week. He drops to the bench though as Stephen Bradley makes four changes. Ronan FInn, Sean Kavanagh, Graham Burke and Aaron Greene drop to the bench from last week's 1-0 home win over Finn Harps.

0'

We are about 15 mins away from kick off so lots of time to check out my match preview. UCD haven't beaten the Hoops since a 2-0 win back in April 2013.

 

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Hello, Hola, Guten Abend - Macdara Ferris here to take you through the action for what will likely be the last Premier Division game at the Bowl for quite sometime. UCD aren't quite down but if they fail to win tonight, the relegation will be mathematically confirmed.



Photo Gallery for UCD -v- Shamrock Rovers



UCD
Conor Kearns
Goalkeeper
Evan Farrell
Defender
Richie O'Farrell
Defender
Liam Scales
Defender
Dan Tobin
Defender
Mark Dignam
Midfielder
Paul Doyle
Midfielder
Dara Keane
88'
88Subbed Off: 88'
Midfielder
Jack Keaney
Midfielder
Jason McClelland
69'
69Subbed Off: 69'
Midfielder
Yousef Mahdy
20'
20Subbed Off: 20'
Forward

Substitutes
Ciaran Behan
88'
88Subbed On: 88'
Defender
Sam Byrne
20'
20Subbed On: 20'
Forward
Danu Kinsella Bishop
Forward
Sean McDonald
69'
69Subbed On: 69'
Midfield
Harry McEvoy
Defender
Aaron McGrath
Defender
Gavin Sheridan
Goalkeeper
Shamrock Rovers
Alan Mannus
Goalkeeper
Ethan Boyle
Defender
Lee Grace
Defender
Daniel Lafferty
Defender
Joey O'Brien
Defender
14Scored: 14'
61'
61Subbed Off: 61'
Greg Bolger
Midfielder
58Booked: 58'
Neil Farrugia
Midfielder
Brandon Kavanagh
Midfielder
64Scored: 64'
Aaron McEneff
Midfielder 61'
61Subbed Off: 61'
Dylan Watts
Midfielder 29'
29Subbed Off: 29'
Graham Cummins
Forward
45Scored: 45'

Substitutes
Graham Burke
Forward
61Subbed On: 61'
61'
Kian Clarke
Goalkeeper
Ronan Finn
Midfield
Aaron Greene
Forward
Sean Kavanagh
Midfield
Roberto Lopes
Defender
61Subbed On: 61'
61'
Gary O'Neill
Midfield
29Subbed On: 29'
29'