Cup hero Steacy ready to step up to be a Number 1

By Gerard Mulreaney

Shelbourne claimed back-to-back Leinster Senior League Cup titles following their penalty shoot-our victory over their Dublin rivals St Patrick’s Athletic on Friday evening. The hero for Shels on the night was goalkeeper Lee Steacy, who incidentally was battling a bad flu, as he picked up the man-of-the-match award. Continue reading “Cup hero Steacy ready to step up to be a Number 1”

Superb Shields the star as Dundalk close in on the title

Chris Shields Dundalk FC

By Gerard Mulreaney

Dundalk’s Chris Shields was the unanimous ‘Man of the Match’ in last night’s 1-0 win over Cork City in Turners Cross last night, and in his after-Match interview with RTE’s Tony O’Donoghue the no-nonsense midfielder used an Eamon Dunphy quote to sum up his goal. Continue reading “Superb Shields the star as Dundalk close in on the title”

Derry and Bohs battle it out for semi-final spot in the FAI Cup

FAI Cup Trophy

The last FAI Cup quarter-final between EA Sports Cup winners Derry City and Bohemians, postponed due to International call-ups, will take on Wednesday night at the Brandywell. Continue reading “Derry and Bohs battle it out for semi-final spot in the FAI Cup”

St Pats goalkeeper Clarke jumps to the defence of his teammates

St Pats flag

By Gerard Mulreaney

St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Brendan Clarke took to Twitter in defence of claims that his side lacked leadership, after he stepped up to take a penalty in their 2-1 win over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds on Saturday night. Continue reading “St Pats goalkeeper Clarke jumps to the defence of his teammates”

Cabinteely’s Keeley speaks about his battle with depression

Conor Keeley Cabinteely Keeley in action against Bluebell in the FAI Cup

By Gerard Mulreaney

They say ‘your health is your wealth’, but most importantly for many sportsmen and women it’s your mental health that is your wealth. Continue reading “Cabinteely’s Keeley speaks about his battle with depression”

FAI Cup Preview: Finn Harps v Bohemians 

FAI Cup Trophy
FAI Cup Trophy

Despite doubts over a number of players Finn Harps manager Ollie Horgan is still relishing the challenge of this Friday night’s big Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup first round clash against Bohemians in Ballybofey (kick-off 8.00).  Continue reading “FAI Cup Preview: Finn Harps v Bohemians “

Students reach the Enda McGuill Cup Final – Reaction from both sides

UCD crest

UCD have reached the final of the Under 19 Enda McGuill Cup after a 3-0 win over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds. The students began the game in quick fashion and took the lead on twelve minutes through a Ben Hanrahan header.  Continue reading “Students reach the Enda McGuill Cup Final – Reaction from both sides”

Cobh bang on form heading into Cup clash with Limerick 

Cobh Ramblers players
Cobh Ramblers

Stephen Henderson and his young Cobh Ramblers side are looking forward to testing themselves against Premier Division opposition in this weekend’s FAI Cup game against Limerick in St Colman’s Park.  Continue reading “Cobh bang on form heading into Cup clash with Limerick “