Shamrock Rovers paired with non-league outfit in FAI Cup draw

Updated at 13.40 REIGNING PREMIER Division champions Shamrock Rovers will travel to face non-league Bangor Celtic in the FAI Cup first round. This afternoon’s draw also paired holders St Patrick’s Athletic with Waterford, while a derby between Cobh Ramblers and Cork City is also among the highlights of the first round. The ties are set … Read more

St Pat’s look ahead to potential Euro date with Tottenham’s conquerors

TIM CLANCY says St Patrick’s Athletic are hoping for a run in Europe to boost their season after their potential opponents in the second qualifying round of the Europa Conference League were confirmed on Wednesday. The draw dictated that the Saints will play the winner of the first-round tie between Moldova’s Sfintul Gheorghe and Slovenian … Read more

Bohemians sign Scottish centre-back and former Derry City loanee Josh Kerr

BOEHMIANS HAVE CONFIRMED the signing of Scottish centre-back Josh Kerr, who most recently spent three years chasing promotion with Airdrieonians in the Scottish third tier. Subject to international clearance, Kerr will be eligible to play from when the transfer window opens on 1 July. Kerr, 24, played underage football with Celtic up to U20 level … Read more

Crowd trouble overshadows game as Longford and Bray play out drab draw

Longford Town 1 Bray Wanderers 1 IT WAS HONOURS even at Bishopsgate as Longford Town and Bray Wanderers played out a boring draw in front of a small crowd. Against the run of play, Town fell behind; Kieran Marty Waters burst through, threaded the ball into Rob Manley and he coolly slotted past Luke Dennison. … Read more