Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic  battles with  Stephen McPhail of Shamrock Rovers during the  FAI  Cup second round match at  Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Shamrock Rovers 1 For Shamrock Rovers, the “cup specialists” tag must feel like a cruel jibe on nights like this. It had been(...)

Much-travelled forward Philly Hughes wants Shelbourne to get one over league champions Dundalk in FAI Cup. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Priced as far out as 20 to 1 in some quarters, it is a reminder Shelbourne scarcely needed of their task in hand as they travel to Oriel Park tonight(...)

West Ham have qualified for Europe for the first time since 2006, via the fair play league. Photograph: Getty

West Ham’s new manager will have Europa League football to contend with after the club qualified through the fair play league. Just days after the end(...)

Cork City hope to have Ross Gaynor back from injury for their trip to Limerick. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork City boss John Caulfield hopes to have Ross Gaynor back from a hamstring injury for Saturday’s trip to Limerick but two of the manager’s regular (...)

 St Patrick’s Athletic and Shamrock Rovers play out their 0-0 draw at Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Shamrock Rovers 0 The two Dublin clubs that started the season with title aspirations lost more ground on the league le(...)

Airtricity League side UCD will benefit from Ireland’s standing in the Uefa Fair Play rankings to take a place in next year’s Europa League. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

First Division side UCD are set to play in next season’s Europa League after the Airtricity League was awarded an extra place in the competition due t(...)

Killian Brannan opened the scoring for St Patrick’s Athletic in their Airtricity League Premier Division match against Galway United at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway United 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 4St Patrick’s Athletic continued their impressive form as Conan Byrne starred in their win at Eamonn Deacy Park.(...)

Aaron Greene’s brace against his former club Sligo helped St Pat’s to a 3-0 win at Richmond Park. Photograph: Inpho

St. Patrick’s Athletic 3 Sligo Rovers 0Aaron Greene scored twice against his former club as St. Patrick’s produced perhaps their best display of the s(...)

Kenny Browne of St Pat’s denies Cork’s Kieran Djilali. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Cork City 0Still unbeaten, Cork will have come away the happier of the sides here at Richmond Park with another determined dis(...)

Keith Long:  “It’s a big challenge, but also a great opportunity for our players to test themselves against some of the best players in the league.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians won’t lack for self-belief as they relish the visit of champions Dundalk for a top-of-the-table clash at Dalymount Park. Keith Long’s(...)