First Division Player of the week – Gary O’Neill (UCD)

UCD’s Gary O’Neill has been name as our First Division ‘Player of the week’ after an inspiring display as the students outclassed Owen Harry’s Shelbourne side 4-0 in Belfield on Friday.  Continue reading “First Division Player of the week – Gary O’Neill (UCD)”

Premier Division Player of the week – Patrick McEleney (Dundalk)

Dundalk midfielder Patrick McEleney is our League of Ireland Premier Division ‘Player of the week’ after a commanding performance in the champions 4-0 win over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds on Saturday evening. Continue reading “Premier Division Player of the week – Patrick McEleney (Dundalk)”

“Winning brings confidence” says Athlone boss Fortune

Athlone manager Colin Fortune

Manager Colin Fortune has seen Athlone Town put back-to-back victories together to begin the 2017 season in style. His club sit proudly at the top of the First Division table alongside UCD after two games.  Continue reading ““Winning brings confidence” says Athlone boss Fortune”

UCD boss O’Neill “Not getting carried away” after superb start

UCD went top of the League of Ireland First Division table after a 4-0 win over Shelbourne in Belfield. UCD boss Collie O’Neill was delighted with the win and how they played. He’s also thrilled with the talent at his disposal. Continue reading “UCD boss O’Neill “Not getting carried away” after superb start”

Premier Division Round-Up

Brandon Miele scores Credit: George Kelly

Friday night’s action saw lots of goals, pitch inspection drama, a Dublin Derby, a floodlight failure (again!) and plenty of controversy.

It all started with pitch inspections all over the country in the afternoon, as Mother Nature just wouldn’t play ball! Two games were under severe threat, in Turners Cross and in the big one at Tallaght Stadium.  Continue reading “Premier Division Round-Up”

‘Absolutely disgraceful, no desire’ Shels boss Owen Heary

Shelbourne manager Owen Heary certainly pulled no punches in his after-match interview on Shels TV, after they went down 4-0 to the students of UCD in Belfield last night.

In it, he labelled his side ‘absolutely disgraceful, no work-rate, no desire.’

Things will need to improve quickly for Heary’s side, as they play Cobh Ramblers next weekend. 

Check out the full interview below;