Gerard Grimes

Reporter


Gerard Grimes Info

Role: Reporter

Start Date: May 25, 2016, 7:37 p.m.

Email: [email protected]

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Final year journalism student who joined Extratime.ie in May 2016 as a teenager. Mainly found in United Park covering Drogheda United games, but have also covered international matches and domestic cup finals in the Aviva Stadium, as well as attending press conferences and other events for Extratime.ie.


Gerard Grimes's Articles

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League Report: Drogheda United 5 - 1 UCD

Five goals from five different players saw Drogheda United pick up their first home win of the season with a 5-1 win over UCD at United Park on Friday.

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"I thought we were the better team for the majority of the game, but we didn't take our chances" - Richie O'Farrell relishing clash against former side

Midfielder Richie O’Farrell was one of seven new players signed by Drogheda United during the off season.

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League Report: Drogheda United 0 - 1 Longford Town

Longford were the better side in the first half, winning a number of early frees but their first chance came on ten minutes as Dylan Grimes fired well over the bar from range

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Vincent Hoey Perpetual Trophy Report: Drogheda United 2 - 4 Bohemians

A second-half brace from 15-year-old Evan Ferguson saw Bohemians win the inaugural Vincent Hoey Perpetual Trophy with a 4-2 win over Drogheda United at United Park.

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Pre-Season Friendly Report: Drogheda United 1 - 2 Sligo Rovers

It took twenty minutes for the first chance of note as Sligo’s Darragh Noone saw his free kick take a deflection before pinballing around the six yard box until Drogheda keeper Odumosu saved

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Pre-season Friendly Report: Drogheda United 0 - 1 Derry City

The goal came from the first real chance of the game as a ball cut back from the left was missed by Drogheda defender Hugh Douglas

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Aaron Molloy drafted by Portland Timbers

Irish midfielder Aaron Molloy has been drafted as the 16th overall pick by the Portland Timbers in the MLS SuperDraft.

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Former Newcastle United and Middlesbrough youth Dan Ward set to sign for Saints

The news was announced by his former club, Spennymoor Town, on Tuesday.

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Cobh re-sign James McSweeney for 2020

Cobh Ramblers have announced that defender James McSweeney has re-signed ahead of the 2020 season.

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Wilson Waweru extends Galway stay

His first team debut came at home in a 4-1 against Athlone Town before further appearances in a 3-2 win against Cabinteely and a 1-1 draw against Wexford

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Play-off Report: Drogheda United 1 - 0 Finn Harps

Drogheda United will take a one goal advantage into the second leg of the play-off in Finn Park on Friday night after Chris Lyons injury time strike.

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Promotion-relegation play-off report: Drogheda United 5 - 1 Cabinteely (Drogheda win 6-2 on aggregate)

A stunning hat-trick from centre-back Luke McNally set Drogheda on their way to a 5-1 (6-2 aggregate) play-off semi-final win over Cabinteely at United Park on Friday.

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Highly-rated Donal Higgins extends Galway stay for another year

Higgins first joined the club in 2017 at U-17 level and made his senior debut in 2018 against Finn Harps

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Shelbourne to trial 'pay what you like scheme' for final WNL home game of the year

The match, which will be Shels’ second last game of the season will take place this Sunday, October 20 at 2pm Tolka Park, with supporters being asked to pay what they deem appropriate for admission

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League Preview: Bray Wanderers -v- Drogheda United

Bray, four points behind Cabinteely and seven clear of Limerick will finish fifth this season, a place outside the playoffs but come into this game as the form team in the league

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League Report: Drogheda United 1 - 3 Shelbourne

Shelbourne ended their six-year stay in the First Division on Friday night

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Tim Clancy and Kevin Doherty extend stay at United Park for a further two years

Clancy finished his playing career in 2017 with Bray Wanderers before taking up his first managerial job with Drogheda ahead of the 2018 First Division season

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League Preview: Athlone Town -v- Drogheda United

Athlone head into this game sitting ninth in the league, two points behind eighth placed Galway and six points clear of bottom of the table Wexford

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League Report: Drogheda United 6 - 0 Wexford

A Chris Lyons hattrick, a Stephen Meaney brace and a Daibhid Corish own goal saw Drogheda United ease to a 6-0 win over Wexford at United Park on Friday evening.

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FAI Cup Report: Drogheda United 2 - 1 Avondale United

O’Shea, courtesy of an unfortunate slip from David Kiely, had time to control the ball before placing it in the far corner to seal Drogheda’s place in the second round

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FAI Cup Preview: Drogheda United -v- Avondale United

Tim Clancy’s side head into this game sitting second in the First Division, level on points with Longford Town, with both sides five points behind leaders Shelbourne with four games to play

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League Preview: Galway United -v- Drogheda United

Galway United host Drogheda United looking for a first league win since recording back-to-back victories over Wexford and Longford Town in May (kick-off 7.45pm).

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League Report: Drogheda United 0 - 0 Cabinteely

Drogheda United and Cabinteely played out a 0-0 draw at United Park on Friday evening with a Paul Fox goal-line clearance and Luca Gratzer save key to keeping the game scoreless.

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League Report: Drogheda United 4 - 2 Cobh Ramblers

A second-half penalty from Sean Brennan sealed the win for Drogheda United at United Park after an action packed first half that saw five goals scored.

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League Report: Drogheda United 1 - 0 Bray Wanderers

A last-minute header from Luke McNally gave Drogheda United all three points

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