# Graham Burke

This month
March 2023
# In form
Five years on from Ireland debut against France, Shamrock Rovers star on the rise again
Graham Burke says he has rediscovered the fitness and sharpness needed to fire the Hoops to glory.
Last year
# Injury Update
Byrne and Burke give Shamrock Rovers big boost ahead of Champions League tie in Malta
Rovers hold a commanding three-goal lead from the first leg.
# Departing
Mandroiu's Lincoln move confirmed as Shamrock Rovers suffer further blows ahead of CL tie
Hoops forward completes a medical before League One deal while Stephen Bradley will be without Jack Byrne, Graham Burke and Neil Farrugia for Champions League tie.
# inspired
Bradley hails 'frightening' impact off the bench as Rovers lay down a marker
The Hoops boss made four changes at half time and praised their impact in changing the fortunes as the champions returned to the top of the table.
# clinical
Burke hat-trick takes Rovers back to the top as they go from rabble to ruthless
Champions go back to the top of the table after stirring second-half performance against Sligo Rovers.
All time
# Good Times
Making history, 'special' fans and linking up with one of Irish football's brightest talents
Graham Burke was in a jubilant mood after helping Shamrock Rovers win the title.
Graham Burke hits winner off bench as Rovers move one game away from title
The striker took just three minutes to score following his second-half introduction.
# all in the graham
Graham Burke dismisses Brian Kerr exchange as 'friendly banter'
The Rovers’ forward celebrated his goal against Pat’s by pressing his finger to his lips in front of the former Ireland boss.
# Pick it out
This wonder goal by Burke from halfway line helps Shamrock Rovers to victory over Derry City
Graham Burke’s strike put the league champions ahead 2-0 at half-time.
# On The Dotted Line
Burke signs three-year deal to join Shamrock Rovers when Preston contract expires
The pre-contract agreement will activate in May.
# taking candy...
Burke and Greene goals keep champions Rovers firmly on course for unbeaten season
The Hoops were 2-0 winners over Derry City at Tallaght Stadium.
# shootin' hoops
Double boost for Shamrock Rovers as Burke extends stay and Bolger returns
The club confirmed the loan deals today.
'Everyone must help. If you don't take it seriously and catch the virus you'll pass it on and harm people'
Jack Byrne and Graham Burke explain the importance of isolating to fight Covid-19 after contributing to a €25,000 emergency fund for fellow League of Ireland players.
# Graham Burke
'People might ask ‘Why’s he done that?’, but I saw it as the best fit for me'
Graham Burke is enjoying life back at Shamrock Rovers following his return on loan from Preston.
# Back once again
Preston forward Burke returns to Shamrock Rovers for second spell
The 25-year-old Ireland international has joined his former club on a 12-month loan deal.
# Moving On
Ireland international Boyle to leave Preston at end of June
The ex-Dundalk defender has been out on loan at Ross County since January.
# Deadline Day
Ireland international Burke loaned out to League One Gillingham in search of playing time
After 15 appearances and two goals for Preston, Graham Burke has gone on loan with the Gills.
# magic plane
3 LOI players who made the move to Britain in 2018 and 3 who might in 2019
Who will join the likes of Graham Burke and Ronan Curtis abroad next year?
# all guns blazing
'They haven't seen the best of Sean Maguire' - Preston striker ready to repay fans for patience
The former Cork City forward has had endured a tough time with injury since joining the club in the summer of 2017.
# step up
'I'm going to have to adapt quick because the Championship is completely different to League of Ireland'
Graham Burke recently joined Preston from Shamrock Rovers.
# Settling in well
'He's got great technique and great quality' - Preston boss praises Burke after first Championship goal
The former Shamrock Rovers playmaker scored a brilliant volley against Stoke City on Saturday.
# burkey
Burke's flying start at Preston continues as Ireland forward scores first league goal
The 24-year-old was on the mark against Stoke City this evening.
# Irish Eye
Big night for man-of-the-match Burke while Hourihane hits Villa's winner
There was plenty of Irish involvement on a busy night of League Cup action.
# Comings and goings
8 Irish internationals who completed transfers this summer and 8 who could follow
It’s already been an eventful summer for many of Martin O’Neill’s men.
# Perfect Partnership
'I was really pleased with those two' - Preston boss hails link-up play between Burke and Maguire
Irish duo Graham Burke and Seán Maguire both starred for Preston North End last weekend.
# deadly duo
Debut goal for Burke and Maguire hat-trick - Successful day for Preston's Irish
Not bad, not bad….
# Irish Takeover
'I start a new chapter here' - Ireland's Burke hopes to follow Maguire's lead at Preston
The former Shamrock Rovers star recently made the move across the water.
# Friendly
Ireland internationals set to return home as Cobh Ramblers announce friendly with Preston
A host of internationals including Sean Maguire and Daryl Horgan are set return to Ireland as Cobh prepare to take on Preston.
# Done Deal
Preston announce signing of Ireland international Burke from Shamrock Rovers
The Championship club have added to their Irish contingent by securing the signature of the attacking midfielder.
# on fire
Brilliant Burke's brace helps Rovers batter Bray
The Ireland international found back of the twice as he capped a remarkable few weeks.
# Interview
It took just 30 seconds last March for Seamus Coleman to realise Ireland had a star in the making
The Everton defender is optimistic about the future of Irish football and believes Declan Rice could play a major part in it.
'I can’t really put it into words... it’s an unbelievable achievement that will stay with me forever'
Ireland’s Graham Burke reflects on an unforgettable night which saw him break a 40-year-old record.
# Challenge
Has Graham Burke done enough to become a regular in the Ireland squad?
Martin O’Neill praised the Shamrock Rovers star after he scored his first international goal tonight.
# Reaction
'He's had a really tough time. He thought his career was over'
Martin O’Neill paid tribute to Ireland’s match-winner Alan Judge after tonight’s match.
# Off the Mark
First international goals for Graham Burke and Alan Judge hand Ireland victory over the US
In John O’Shea’s final appearance, the Boys in Green ran out 2-1 winners at the Aviva Stadium.
# Ireland's call
Burke to skip Shamrock Rovers clash with Dundalk in favour of Ireland friendly against the US
The Dubliner, who made his international debut against France on Monday, won’t be involved in the Hoops’ SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game tomorrow night.
# International Affairs
Cork boss proposes compulsory inclusion of LOI players in Ireland training squads
“It gives us recognition, it gives the league recognition… the more of that we have, the better for our league.”
# Talk to Joe
'I was putting the kids to bed and then messages started coming in on Twitter'
Over a decade later, Joe Gamble is no longer the last home-based player to have represented Ireland.
# Debut
'I'm proud to say I've made a senior cap for the Republic of Ireland'
Graham Burke last night became the first League of Ireland player in over 10 years to represent the national side.
# Have your say
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face France?
Graham Burke and a few others could be set to make their international debuts.