Competition: League of Ireland Premier Division   Venue: Tallaght Stadium    Attendance: 2,950   Referee: Graham Kelly
Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers

Conor Powell - Yellow Card (52')

Killian Brennan - Goal (56')

Billy Dennehy - Goal (62')

Billy Dennehy - Yellow Card (66')

Aaron Greene - Goal (90' + 3')

Fri 09 Mar 2012

Monaghan United
Monaghan United

William McDonagh - Goal (4')

Darragh Reynor - Yellow Card (19')

William McDonagh - Yellow Card (40')

Keith Quinn - Yellow Card (65')

Darragh Reynor - Red Card (71')



Team Lineup
Oscar Jannson (G)
Craig Sives (D)
Conor Powell (D)
Ken Oman (D)
Kerrea Gilbert (D)
Stephen Rice (M)
Ronan Finn (M)
Billy Dennehy (M)
Killian Brennan (M)
Gary Twigg (F)
Gary O'Neill (F)
Chris Turner (Sub)
Lee Steacy (Sub)
Stephen O'Donnell (Sub)
Gary McCabe (Sub)
Daryl Kavanagh (Sub)
Aaron Greene (Sub)
Graham Gartland (Sub)



Game Matchtracker



Shamrock Rovers 3 - 1 Monaghan United
90' + 5' - Full Time - It has finished 3-1 to Shamrock Rovers. The champions completely dominated the second half but the sending off obviously didn't help Monaghan. Good night.
Shamrock Rovers 3 - 1 Monaghan United
90' + 4' - Steohen Rice played it to Gary McCabe. McCabe played in Greene who finished low to the corner of the net.
Shamrock Rovers 3 - 1 Monaghan United
90' + 3' - Goal - Aaron Greene has wrapped it up for Shamrock Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
90' + 1' - 3 minutes of injury time. Ronan Finn shoots just wide.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
88' - Substitution - Gary McCabe has come on for Killian Brennan for Shamrock Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
87' - Killian Brennan's corner for Rovers led to nothing.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
85' - Substitution - Aaron Greene has come on for Gary O'Neill for Shamrock Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
80' - It was nearly 3 for Rovers. Billy Dennehy crossed it from the left and Killian Brennan hit it on the half volley but it hit the crossbar. The home team are dominant now.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
77' - Monaghan have not threatened in the second half yet. They have no more subs left to bering on, but will they get a late chance?
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
74' - It has been eventful second half to say the least. Gary Twigg played in Ronan Finn. Finn's tame effort was saved by Bennion.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
71' - Red Card - Darragh Reynor has been sent off after receiving a second yellow for Monaghan United.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
68' - Substitution - Chris Turner has replaced Kerrea Gilbert for Shamrock Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
66' - Substitution - Jason Marks has replaced Anthony Griffiths for Monaghan. No more subs left to bring on for them.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
66' - Yellow Card - Billy Dennehy was booked for his goal celebration.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
65' - Yellow Card - Keith Quinn was booked for Monaghan.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
64' - Stephen Rice played it to the Kerry man. He controlled it and then hit on the half volley and it flew high into the top corner of the net past Chris Bennion. Goal of the season contender already.
Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Monaghan United
62' - Goal - Billy Dennehy scored a stunning goal for Shamrock Rovers. 2-1
Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Monaghan United
60' - Substitution - Conor Murphy has come on for Michael Isichei for Monaghan.
Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Monaghan United
59' - Soon after Gary Twigg headed wide for Rovers and a couple of minutes later Ronan Finn hit one well over the top.
Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Monaghan United
58' - Billy Dennehy took the corner and Brennan flicked the corner home past a bemused Chris Bennion.
Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Monaghan United
56' - Goal - Killian Brennan has made it 1-1.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
55' - Another corner to Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
52' - Yellow Card - Conor Powell has been booked for Shamrock Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
51' - Nice play by Monaghan. McGuinness played it to Griffiths who laid it off for Jordan Keegan. Keegan's shot was straight at Oscar Jansson though.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
50' - Killian Brennan took it, Craig Sives headed it goalwards and Stephen Maher cleared it off the line.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
48' - Corner to Rovers.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
46' - Substitution - Daniel McGuinness has come on for Owen Humphrey for Monaghan.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
46' - Second Half - Monaghan have got the second half underway in Tallaght.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
45' + 2' - Half Time - Monaghan lead the champions 1-0 at half time thanks to Willo McDonagh's early goal. See you for the second half.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
45' + 1' - 1 minute of injury time.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
43' - Managher Roddy Collins is becoming more animated on the Monaghan bench.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
40' - Yellow Card - Willo McDonagh was booked for a foul on Billy Dennehy.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
38' - Foul by Ronan Finn on Jordan Keegan. The free kick was wasted by Anthony Griffiths for Monaghan.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
36' - The home team are having more of the play now but Monaghan do look dangerous on the counter attack.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
33' - It has been a solid performance from Monaghan so far.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
32' - A minute later Gary Twigg curled an effort just wide for the champions.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
30' - Killian Brennan's shot was going in but Monaghan captain Alan Byrne headed it out for a corner.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
27' - Gary O'Neill just aimlessly kicked the ball out of play for Rovers. They are not playing well.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
24' - Stephen Rice played it to Kerra Gibert, who played it to Gary Twigg. Twigg then found Ronan Finn. Finn's shot was wide.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
22' - Shamrock Rovers haven't offered much threat so far and also look shaky at the back.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
19' - Yellow Card - Darragh Reynor of Monaghan has been booked for time wasting.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
17' - Rovers are giving the ball away a lot. Keith Quinn had a shot for Monaghan there which ended up well off target.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
13' - Gary O'Neill was fouled on the edge of the area. Billy Dennehy took the free kick for Rovers but it was much too high and wide.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
11' - Roddy Collins should be delighted with his side's start to the game. Ronan Finn is being crowded out of it in midfield so far for the home team.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
9' - How will the champions react to that early blow?
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
7' - Killian Brennan cut in from the right and hit a left foot shot which troubled the Monaghan defence.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
5' - Darragh Reynor floated a free kick into the box and Willo McDonagh was there to head it home to give Monaghan an early lead.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 1 Monaghan United
4' - Goal - Willo McDonagh has scored for Monaghan.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 0 Monaghan United
2' - Early effort from Gary Twigg for Rovers was comfortably saved by Chris Bennion.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 0 Monaghan United
1' - Kick-off - The game is under way. Shamrock Rovers as usual are in green and white hoops. Monaghan are wearing all yellow.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 0 Monaghan United
0' - The teams are out. Alan Byrne is the Monaghan captain tonight, while Ken Oman captains the champions. Both players wear number 5. the atmosphere is building on a mild night in Tallaght.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 0 Monaghan United
0' - Shamrock Roves manager Stephen Kenny is not expecting an easy game against promoted Monaghan "Every victory this season will be hard fought. The idea that you might have easy games is naive" reveled the former Derry boss.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 0 Monaghan United
0' - Roddy Collins was disappointed with his side's 0-0 draw against Monaghan last Friday "Last week, although we got a point, in the end I was disappointed we didn't win" revealed the former Rovers boss.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 0 Monaghan United
0' - Roddy Collins' soon, also named Roddy is on the bench tonight for Monaghan.
Shamrock Rovers 0 - 0 Monaghan United
0' - Good evening. The Roller is in Tallaght tonight for extratime.ie to bring you live updates from Shamrock Rovers v Monaghan United. Team news is on the way.




Team Lineup
Chris Bennion (G)
Darragh Reynor (D)
Conor McMahon (D)
Stephen Maher (D)
Alan Byrne (D)
Keith Quinn (M)
William McDonagh (M)
Jordan Keegan (M)
Michael Isichei (M)
Owen Humphrey (F)
Tony Griffiths (F)
Bobby Ryan (Sub)
Conor Murphy (Sub)
Danny McGuinness (Sub)
Jason Marks (Sub)
Shane Dunne (Sub)
Roddy Collins Jnr (Sub)
Michael Schlingermann (Sub)