# Shamrock Rovers

This week
26th March 2023 - 31st March 2023
# 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.
Last month
March 2023
# 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.
# 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.
# Ref Justice
'They’re refereeing for the assessor rather than for the game. That’s dangerous'
Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley fears new system in League of Ireland is having a detrimental affect on officials.
This year
# wild one
Brennan comes back to haunt 9-man Rovers as Drogheda claim point at the death
Lee Grace and Daniel Cleary were sent off for the champions in an extraordinary end to a memorable draw at Weavers Park.
# browning points
Sligo strike late to deny 10-man Shamrock Rovers
A late Lukas Browning strike denied the champions an opening-round win.
# Interview
From fearing for career to player of the year - Shamrock Rovers star's eventful homecoming
Rory Gaffney explains being priced out of Dublin, settling in Galway, and eying more glory with the Hoops in 2023.
# Friday Night Lights
Biggest storyline? Likely champions? Our writers preview the 2023 LOI season
The actions kicks off tonight in the Premier Division.
# Derry
PSNI make 'specific appeal' after security alert that disrupted match attended by President Higgins
Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris was also in attendance at Friday night’s President of Ireland’s Cup match in Derry.
# curtain raiser
Derry lay down early marker with President's Cup win over Shamrock Rovers
Goals from Will Patching and Michael Duffy handed Derry a 2-0 win.
# curtain raiser
President's Cup: A potentially season-defining rivalry is renewed
Derry City and Shamrock Rovers meet in the curtain-raiser to the 2023 season.
# Adding depth
Shamrock Rovers sign Estonian international Markus Poom
Midfielder is son of former Derby County goalkeeper, Mart Poom.
Last year
# on the books
Ireland U17 international becomes latest signing for Shamrock Rovers
Aoife Kelly has joined the Hoops from Shelbourne.
Johnny Kenny joins Shamrock Rovers on loan from Celtic
Striker gives champions ‘a different option’.
Abbie Larkin among 7 new Shamrock Rovers signings
Shelbourne this week expressed disappointment at the 17-year-old’s decision to leave their club.
# Transfer News
Wexford Youths hero re-signs for 2023 season as Shels star Stapleton stays put
Meanwhile, Melissa O’Kane has switched from Athlone Town to Shamrock Rovers.
# Transfer
Millwall confirm signing of promising Shamrock Rovers striker
Aidomo Emakhu will be available for selection from 1 January after agreeing a long-term contract at the New Den.
# Transfer Talk
Shamrock Rovers confirm Burt signing, Bohs bring in Akintunde from Derry
Burt made a big impression with Bohemians over the last two seasons.
# Transfer Talk
Shamrock Rovers set to sign Burt from Bohemians
Liam Burt poised to become the latest member of Stephen Bradley’s squad.
Republic of Ireland's first-ever manager Mick Meagan dies aged 88
The Dubliner was also capped 17 times for Ireland during his playing career.
# Pen to Paper
Aine O'Gorman joins Shamrock Rovers for new WNL season
Rovers will enter the WNL season for the first time in 2023.
Rovers star Gaffney caps stellar season with Player of the Month award
The 33-year-old played a central role as the Hoops completed their three in-a-row.
# Flying colours
Champions Shamrock Rovers sign off with routine win against UCD
Aaron Greene was among the scorers in a 2-0 win.
# Final Note
Shamrock Rovers' European campaign ends with narrow defeat to classy Djurgardens
Rovers finished bottom of their group after a 1-0 loss on their travels.
# In focus
'It's a fantastic time to be alive, and to be a Shamrock Rovers fan'
The42 speaks to fans, players and management as an historic season nears an end in the club’s storied history.
# partytime
Andy Lyons and Rory Gaffney combine to kickstart Shamrock Rovers' title party in style
The Hoops beat Derry City 1-0 and will get their hands on the Premier Division trophy for a record 20th time tonight.
# Pride
The tears, joy and emotional rollercoaster of Stephen Bradley's title celebrations
The Shamrock Rovers manager opens up on a special third Premier Division crown.
# celebration
Stephen Bradley celebrates Rovers' three-in-a-row - 'Some man in Tolka Park told me we won it'
The Hoops claimed their 20th League of Ireland crown last night after Derry City failed to beat Sligo Rovers.
# Top Of The Tree
Shamrock Rovers complete league three-in-a-row after Derry City play out draw with Sligo
Stephen Bradley’s charges are champions once again as Derry City were unable to get a win tonight.
# bring it on
'Bring it here and we'll have a right go at each other... see who comes out on top'
Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley wants to clinch a third successive Premier Division title by beating Derry City next weekend.
# title race
Shamrock Rovers on brink of Premier Division title after another perfect storm
St Patrick’s Athletic took an early lead before the Hoops cruised to a 4-1 win in front of 7,469 supporters at Tallaght Stadium.
# slip up
Shamrock Rovers held to a draw in Drogheda as door opened for Derry City
The Drogs proved a thorn in the side of Rovers once again.
# pivotal
Gaffney's stunning, last-gasp volley fires Shamrock Rovers closer to title
The door was nearly left ajar for Derry City, and Damien Duff was left furious at the corner which led to Rovers’ stoppage-time winner.
Collie O'Neill to lead Shamrock Rovers women's team in 2023
O’Neill led UCD to a men’s First Division title in 2018.
# Interview
Jack Byrne: 'I made a pass and felt my stomach rip. I didn't know what was going on’
Jack Byrne opens up on some of the injury woe that has blighted his season as Shamrock Rovers continue European journey.
Farrugia goal sends Shamrock Rovers five points clear at top of Premier Division
A 1-0 win for the home side tonight over UCD.
# Stalemate
Shelbourne and Shamrock Rovers can't be separated at packed Tolka Park
A share of the spoils was a fair result.
# 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.
Gent v Shamrock Rovers, Europa Conference League
The Hoops were in Belgium for this evening’s clash.
Tender process opens for Tallaght Stadium naming rights
The venue is home to League of Ireland champions Shamrock Rovers, with the Ireland women’s side and men’s U21 team playing internationals there.