1st April 2023
# Pole Position
Nowak's header seals sixth win in seven for Bohs at The Showgrounds
Bohs are back on top of the Premier Division table after inflicting a second defeat of the campaign upon Sligo Rovers.
Last week
26th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# Leaders
Derry edge Shelbourne to go top of the table
A poacher’s finish from Ryan Graydon separated the sides.
# misfortune
Another own goal costs Cork as Drogheda rise to fifth
Ruairí Keating’s fifth goal of the season gave the hosts an early lead but for a third time in four games they couldn’t hold onto it.
# too good
Shamrock Rovers secure first win in 7 against 10-man Dundalk
Robbie Benson’s red card just past the half-hour mark inflicted the hosts with a considerable handicap.
# Relief
Forrester's brace inspires Pat's to much-needed win over UCD
Their first three points in five games lifts the Saints above Cork City out of the relegation play-off place.
# Star Of The Show
Derry City midfielder named League of Ireland player of the month
Jordan McEneff netted twice in the month of February.
# On the box
Virgin Media to broadcast sold-out clash between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers
Virgin Media will supplement RTÉ’s coverage of the competition this season.
# Back In The Game
Keith Long appointed as new Waterford manager
The former Bohs boss replaces Danny Searle, who was sacked earlier this week.
Last month
March 2023
Kerry FC condemn racist abuse of players on social media during defeat to Athlone
‘Kerry FC condemns discrimination in football and will not tolerate any form of hate towards any of our players or staff,’ the club said in a statement.
# Wrap
High-flying Galway make it 6 from 6
John Caulfield’s men consolidated their lead at the top, while Kerry FC remain without a win.
# Positivity
'The league is getting better... As Irish people, we have a tendency to underrate it'
Ireland U21 international Ollie O’Neill is enjoying life at Derry City.
# hot prospect
The Dublin teenager at Brighton with a Premier League debut under his belt
Andrew Moran on being a late developer and playing with Evan Ferguson.
# around the grounds
Dominant Peamount and Athlone cruise to wins, Shels and Rovers all square
In the LOI First Division, Waterford drew with Bray Wanderers, while Finn Harps defeated Longford Town.
# Brilliant Bohs
Comeback win for Bohemians as they stay top of Premier Division table
Bottom side UCD had taken the lead.
# All Square
Coll is Derry's hero in draw against Sligo to maintain unbeaten start to season
The in-form Max Mata gave Sligo Rovers the lead.
# around the grounds
Galway go five points clear at top, Wexford Youths hold off Kerry
Athlone Town play Treaty United in the later game.
# Boost
Fourth clean sheet from 6 helps Shelbourne overcome Cork
Jack Moylan was on target as Damien Duff’s side picked up an impressive win.
# Report
Shamrock Rovers fail to win again as St Pat's strike late for share of the spoils
A sold-out Tallaght Stadium played host to an enthralling South Dublin derby.
# Wee Win
Dundalk take Louth derby spoils as Drogheda fail to make dominance count
Connor Malley scored against the run of play and the hosts missed a penalty late on at Weavers Park.
Bohs double down on community work with launch of new five-year strategy document
The Phibsborough club have employed the League of Ireland’s first full-time Football Social Responsibility Manager.
# talking point
Duff's Shelbourne impress with Mourinho-esque display
Stephen Bradley’s Shamrock Rovers were left frustrated at Tolka Park on Friday night.
# honours even
Contentious penalty earns Sligo comeback draw against Cork City
It finished 2-2 at the Showgrounds.
# Reaction
Tim Clancy: Jeering Pat's fans 'well within their rights to express their opinions'
Pat’s were booed off after a 2-0 loss at home to Bohemians, a third defeat in a week.
# Reaction
Stephen Bradley coy on Tottenham-linked youngster's absence
Justin Ferizaj has been playing with Shamrock Rovers’ U19s team recently.
# going steady
Teenage centre-back nabs winner as Drogheda United move up to fourth
Emmanuel Adegboyega scored the decisive goal in the first half of their win over UCD.
Derry City lose grip of top spot after stalemate against Dundalk
The hosts couldn’t break down a stubborn Dundalk defence.
# moving on up
Bohs go top of the league and complete a horror week for Pat's
Pat’s fell to a third-straight defeat with a 2-0 loss to Declan Devine’s Bohemians.
# Report
Shels stifle Shamrock Rovers to compound champions' slow start
Stephen Bradley’s side’s search for a first league win continues.
# Unimpressed
'It’s about respecting the opposition... We didn’t do that'
Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley was critical of his side following their 4-4 draw with Cork.
# Update
Cork City's Aaron Bolger released from hospital after collision of heads
There was concern for the welfare of the midfielder but he sent a positive message on social media earlier today.
# Drama
Remarkable 40-yard lob the highlight as Shamrock Rovers and Cork play out 8-goal thriller
Thrilling contest had lengthy stoppage for treatment to Aaron Bolger after worrying clash of heads.
# Prospect
Stephen Kenny's son Eoin signs professional contract with Dundalk
‘I’ve been supporting Dundalk since I was six and it’s a massive honour for me to sign as a professional.’
# new ground
FAI and IFA announce new cross-border women's football competition
The 16-team competition will take place during the break for the Women’s World Cup.
# new ground
FAI and IFA announce new cross-border women's football competition
The 16-team competition will take place during the break for the Women’s World Cup.
# Looking Back
The life and death of an extraordinary Irish football man
Remembering Shelbourne legend Ollie Byrne, a true maverick.
O'Gorman grabs winner for Shamrock Rovers, Shels hit Cork City for six
Bohemians and Wexford Youths both won 1-0 away from home.
# Report
Drogheda continue unbeaten start to the season as Foley downs Sligo
Kevin Doherty’s side are making a mockery of pre-season predictions of struggle.
# On top
Derry City secure potentially-huge result away to Shamrock Rovers
Jamie McGonigle’s second-half strike was the difference as the Candystripes went top and the champions’ unbeaten home record came to an end.
Shelbourne up and running after cracking late winner against 10-man Bohs
Substitute Kian Leavy was Shels’ hero at Tolka Park.
# Rebel Army
Cork City get off the mark with comfortable victory over UCD at Turner's Cross
A polished performance lifts the Leesiders off the foot of the table and gives them vital momentum for Monday’s trip to Shamrock Rovers.