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Dan O'Carroll

Dan O'Carroll
Dan is a massive Shamrock Rovers fan, but also support Leeds United and Barcelona. He is working his way through the coaching badges and holds a degree in Sports and Exercise Management from UCD. A lover of all sports, Dan is an all round good egg.

Shamrock Rovers Hammer Poor Cork City

Shamrock Rovers hammered a lacklustre Cork side as goals from man of the match Gavin Brennan, Danny North and Brandon Miele gave Rovers a comfortable victory at Tallaght Stadium, where former Irish international Damien Duff made his debut for the Hoops. Having named an unchanged side from their victory over Longford on Friday, Rovers produced their best performance of the …

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Shamrock Rovers Host St. Pat’s As The Race For Europe Heats Up

St. Patrick’s Athletic make the short journey from Inchicore to take on Shamrock Rovers in Tallaght Stadium on Friday night, which could prove to have massive ramifications on which side may miss out on the coveted European qualification spots. Pat’s got the better of the Hoops last Monday in the EA Sports Cup semi-finals, going through on penalties and Rovers will be …

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Shamrock Rovers Aim To Beat The Odds

Shamrock Rovers host Norwegian side Odds BK in the first leg of their second round Europa League qualifier at Tallaght Stadium. Buoyed by the recent capture of the hottest Irish free agent Damien Duff, Rovers will be looking to cap off this historic week in spectacular style. The Hoops are still without influential midfielders and former Irish internationals; Stephen McPhail …

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5 Reasons Why Damien Duff is a Great Signing for Rovers

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you would have known about the biggest transfer story of the summer so far has finally concluded with Damien Duff finally put pen to paper for League of Ireland side, Shamrock Rovers. The LOI club have pulled off this major signing apparently ahead of South Dublin rivals, St. …

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Shamrock Rovers Destroy Desperate Derry City

Shamrock Rovers easily saw off a poor Derry City side, thanks to Mikey Drennan’s opener and goals in the second half from Gary McCabe, Kieran Marty Waters as well as a controversial strike from Brandon Miele. Ryan Curran notched a late consolation, which also saw the dismissal of Ryan McBride and Drennan, late on. _____ Analysis Rovers flew out of the …

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One-Minute Lowdown: Blanchard On The Double For Rovers

A brace from Maxine Blanchard and Gavin Brennan’s first ever goal for Shamrock Rovers handed the Hoops a thrilling 3-2 win over a plucky Longford Town side, who might feel slightly hard done by as Gary Shaw had strong claims for a penalty waved away by referee Derek Tomney in the second half. _____ Analysis Rovers hit the front early …

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Match Report: Shamrock Rovers 1-0 Drogheda United

Mikey Drennan was yet again the hero for Shamrock Rovers as they scraped past a dogged Drogheda outfit at Tallaght Stadium. Drennan scored his 7th league goal of the season converting a cross from exciting youngster Brandon Miele. Like most home games this season Rovers had the majority of possession but this time failed to convert chances and test goalkeeper …

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Poor Performing Drogs Travel To Unbeaten Shamrock Rovers

Shamrock Rovers host Louth club Drogheda United at Tallaght Stadium tonight, which will conclude both side’s first round of league fixtures. Both Rovers and Drogs are coming off the back of very disappointing results, as the Hoops could only muster a last minute equaliser against bottom club Limerick at Jackman Park, while Drogheda were slaughtered at home by newly-promoted Longford Town 0-3. Drogheda …

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Rovers and Dundalk play out Thriller in Tallaght

Shamrock Rovers and league leaders Dundalk played out a thrilling encounter which saw goalkeeper Gary Rogers sent off for the Lilywhites and a brace for young Kilkenny striker, Mikey Drennan earned the hosts a deserved point in front of a rocking Tallaght Stadium.   Rovers started the brighter of the two teams as David O’Connor went close to heading a …

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Shamrock Rovers v Dundalk Preview

Shamrock Rovers host league leaders Dundalk in what promises to be a mouth-watering tie as both teams will be hoping to dent their rivals quest in winning the league title come October.   Stephen Kenny returns to the club who he briefly managed in 2012, before being abruptly sacked for poor results as the Hoops struggled in transition without former …

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