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SSE Airtricity League Round-Up Number 2: The Kildare Nationalist – February 27 2018

AIRTRICITY LEAGUE ROUND-UP: FEBRUARY 27 By Daire Walsh It was another weekend of mixed emotions for the Kildare contingent in the Airtricity Leagues, which are finally up and running in both tiers for the 2018 season. Gary Shaw and his … Continue reading

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SSE Airtricity League Round-Up Number 1: The Kildare Nationalist – February 20 2018

SOCCER: AIRTRICITY LEAGUE ROUND-UP Shaw’s Rovers shocked by Bohs while Byrne signs in at Dundalk By Daire Walsh THERE were mixed results for the Airtricity League’s Kildare contingent on the opening night of the Premier Division last Friday evening. With … Continue reading

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Gary Shaw Interview: On Injury Return And New Season – The Kildare Nationalist – January 30 2018

LEAGUE OF IRELAND SOCCER: GARY SHAW INTERVIEW Quicker than expected return from injury leaves Shaw in a good position ahead of new season By Daire Walsh FOLLOWING the broken arm he sustained in last October’s league meeting at Bray Wanderers, … Continue reading

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Gary Shaw End Of Season Interview: The Kildare Nationalist – November 7 2017

GARY SHAW INTERVIEW – END OF SEASON By Daire Walsh A broken arm may have prevented him from playing in his club’s final game of the campaign against Limerick FC, but Shamrock Rovers striker Gary Shaw still managed to end … Continue reading

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FAI Senior Cup Final: Cork City V Dundalk

FAI SENIOR CUP FINAL CORK CITY 1 DUNDALK 1 (Cork City won 5-3 on penalties) By Daire Walsh Mark McNulty and Kieran Sadlier were the penalty shoot-out heroes for Cork City at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as John … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: SSE Airtricity League First Division V UCD – Cobh Ramblers Manager Stephen Henderson – The Evening Echo – September 23 2017

‘Cobh should have won game’ Daire Walsh FOLLOWING last night’s game at the UCD Bowl, Cobh Ramblers manager Stephen Henderson stressed that his side should have come out on the right side of the result. Gary O’Neill’s second-half penalty for … Continue reading

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SSE Airtricity League First Division: UCD V Cobh Ramblers – The Evening Echo – September 23 2017

O’Neill penalty the difference SOCCER UCD………………………………………..1 COBH RAMBLERS………………………0 Daire Walsh A 58th-minute penalty from Gary O’Neill was the difference in Belfield last night, when Cobh Ramblers suffered a narrow loss at the hands of UCD in the SSE Airtricity League … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: SSE Airtricity League U19 Southern Elite Division – Cork City Coach Cormac Cotter – The Evening Echo – September 5 2017

Cotter hails inexperienced City’s courage against Rovers Soccer Daire Walsh CORK CITY U19 coach, Cormac Cotter, hailed his squad for the heart and commitment they showed at the Tallaght Stadium last Saturday, despite being denied a crucial victory in the … Continue reading

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SSE Airtricity League U19 Southern Elite Division: Shamrock Rovers V Cork City – The Evening Echo – September 4 2017

City denied victory at the death by Rovers U19 SOCCER SHAMROCK ROVERS U19………………………….2 CORK CITY U19……………………………………….2 Daire Walsh THERE was frustration for Cork City at the Tallaght Stadium on Saturday afternoon, when an 87th-minute goal from Shamrock Rovers striker Michael … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: FAI Cup Second Round – Cobh Wanderers Manager Michael Deasy – The Evening Echo – August 26 2017

Deasy admits that Drogheda were the deserving winners REACTION Daire Walsh FOLLOWING their four-goal defeat to Drogheda United in the FAI Cup at United Park last night, Cobh Wanderers manager Michael Deasy admitted that they were beaten by a better … Continue reading

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