# Premier Division

Last year
# All Square
UCD continue bid to retain Premier Division status after rallying to draw against Shelbourne
UCD held the FAI Cup finalists to a 1-1 draw at Tolka Park.
St Pat's keep up bid for Europe with win over Bohs at packed Richmond Park
New Bohs boss Declan Devine watched on for tonight’s game.
# Final Four
Ex-Shamrock Rovers duo score against old club as Derry City march into FAI Cup semi-finals
The hosts progressed to the last four of the competition after extra-time.
# Premier Division
Shamrock Rovers overcome stubborn Finn Harps test
Rovers move on to the challenge of Hibernians on Tuesday evening.
# Pen to Paper
Ireland U19 international signs extension with Shelbourne until end of 2024
Jad Hakiki has made seven appearances in the Premier Division this season.
# Leaders
Shamrock Rovers go 10 points clear amid Dublin derby win
Andy Lyons’ sixth goal of the season and a piece of individual brilliance from Aaron Greene took the game away from St Patrick’s Athletic
# League Leaders
Patching and Boyce on target as Derry go six points clear in the Premier Division
Ruaidhri Higgins’ side were too strong for UCD.
# new recruit
Finn Harps sign French midfielder as 2022 campaign looms
Élie-Gaël N’Zeyi Kibonge recently played with Pohronie in Slovakia’s Fortuna Liga.
All time
Champions Rovers begin title defence against UCD as 2022 Premier Division fixtures confirmed
The new season will begin in February.
# response
Waterford FC owner 'backed into a corner' over controversial sacking of Bircham
Richard Forrest has had his say on a dramatic day for the club.
# Local Battle
Cleary the hero as Dundalk triumph in Louth derby
It finished 1-0 for Dundalk against Drogheda United tonight.
# having a laff
Stunning Lafferty brace helps Derry City to leapfrog Drogheda
Tonight’s victory saw the Candystripes keep consecutive league clean sheets for the first time in almost a year.
# Old Firm
Brown's final home game as Celtic hammer St Johnstone and Rangers thrash Livingston
Steven Gerrard’s side move to within one game of unbeaten league campaign
# Walkover
Waterford FC to forfeit game against Sligo Rovers due to 'ongoing Covid-19 positive case'
The club released a statement this evening.
# Stalemate
Longford end losing run by holding Finn Harps to draw
The visitors couldn’t find way past Longford goalkeeper Mick Kelly.
# Match Winner
95th minute Mandroiu winner hands Shamrock Rovers dramatic victory over Drogheda
Mandroiu’s header arrived for the champions in the 95th minute.
# Candystripes
Dundalk's struggles continue as Derry come from behind to claim a point
Cameron McJannet cancelled out David McMillan’s goal at the Brandywell.
# bit o red
Sligo pounce with two late goals to take the spoils away against Bohemians
A 3-1 win for the Bit O’Red tonight at Dalymount Park.
# Super Saints
Burns hits winner for St Pat's as Mike Newell sent to stands for arguing about the colour of sock tape
It was a comfortable night at the office for the Saints who were rarely troubled by a lifeless Waterford attack.
Parkes and Gibson on target as Sligo Rovers rally from behind to defeat Waterford
Cian Kavanagh had Waterford in front after five minutes but it was the visitors who took all three points.
Late own goal helps Drogheda grab opening night win over Waterford in dramatic fashion
Cameron Evans deflected the ball into his own net late on to hand Drogheda all three points on offer.
Rebels slip away from top flight with a draw as Akintunde seals point for Derry
Results elsewhere meant Derry were safe from the playoff even in defeat, but they secured an insurance point.
Finn Harps boost survival hopes with dramatic - and rare - home win over St Pat's
Ryan Connolly was the match-winner as Harps won in Ballybofey for just the second time this season.
# Champions
From 'peak Rovers' to Hoop Dreams: Shamrock Rovers' long road back to the top
Author and Hoops fan Macdara Ferris reflects on a long nine years for the newly-crowned League of Ireland champions.
# Rovers return
Shamrock Rovers crowned champions and Cork City relegated after Finn Harps win over Bohs
A 2-0 win for Finn Harps tonight had a big impact at the top and bottom of the table.
Hoban scores twice in three minutes against struggling Cork City as Dundalk climb from sixth to third
The reigning Premier Division champions took all the spoils from their trip to Turner’s Cross.
# emphatic
Bohs smash three goals past struggling Cork City to secure European football and cut gap on Rovers
Andre Wright scored twice while Danny Grant was also on target for the winners in Dalymount Park.
# Goals Galore
Grant hat-trick helps Bohs to comfortable win and keep slim title hopes alive
Keith Long’s side came away with a 3-1 win against Shelbourne at Tolka Park.
# even stevens
McNamee equaliser salvages point for Finn Harps as Shelbourne finish with 10 men
Ciarán Kilduff put the hosts in front in the first half.
# League of Ireland
DeVries on target as Sligo Rovers put three past Dundalk
The champions missed a penalty at 1-0 down.
# Familiar Spot
Ex-Cork City captain and member of double-winning side returns to former club
Conor McCormack has signed for Derry City ahead of the new season.
# Relief
Record attendance in Tallaght sees Shamrock Rovers finally end Bohs hoodoo
7,021 turned out for the game, with Ireland boss Mick McCarthy among those watching on.
Derry held by Waterford in entertaining draw
Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe gave the visitors the lead, but Michael O’Connor’s first-half equaliser ensured a share of the spoils.
# Reaction
'If we're going to go down that route of disrespecting the FAI Cup... I'm concerned about that'
Dundalk boss Vinny Perth hopes his side’s quarter-final tie with Waterford will be played ‘at the right time’.
# Student Life
'We can’t just play 4-4-2 and hoof it long. That’s not the way we were taught the game, it's not our identity'
UCD captain Paul Doyle says his side won’t resort to pragmatism as battle to avoid relegation intensifies.
# Interview
'When things aren’t going well it's hard to stay positive. We’re fighting for our lives'
Finn Harps captain Keith Cowan on his side’s relegation scrap, staying positive amid poor results and playing into his mid thirties.
# Shut out
Toal and Talbot take the plaudits as Bohs and Derry play out stalemate
Neither side could force a breakthrough in Dalymount this evening.
# point apiece
Honours even as Finn Harps and Cork City share drab draw
Frank Kelleher’s new side couldn’t find a breakthrough at Finn Park tonight.
Rovers midfielder Sam Bone joins Waterford on loan until the end of the season
The 20-year-old signed for Stephen Bradley’s side last year.
# Comeback
Tallaght drama as Derry come from two down to snatch draw against Rovers
Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe got the visitors’ equaliser seven minutes from time.