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Dundalk, Bohs and Derry are all well represented as gameweek 5 has come and gone.


Dean Delany (Bohemians) - The Bohs goalkeeper kept his team in the game in the first half with an impressive save when Keith Fahey was through on goal for Rovers, and in the second half he denied both Ryan Brennan and Kieran Marty-Waters with point-blank saves.

Dean Delany is beaten by Shane Robinson Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO


John Kavanagh (Cork City) - Injuries have allowed Kavanagh back into the City team and he made the most of his opportunity for the second game running. Solid defensively and always productive in attack, the 21-year-old defender may end up being Cork’s next export to the UK.

Roberto Lopes (Bohemians) – Lopes was as solid as ever as Keith Long’s bounced back from the midweek loss to Dundalk with another watertight performance in Tallaght. They’ve no kept four clean sheets in the league this term.

Aaron Greene (St Patrick’s Athletic) - Operating down the left hand side, Greene got the crucial touch to put Pat’s into the lead in the first half, but then produced a finish worthy of winning any game of football – after lobbing Conor O’Donnell from the edge of the box to kill the tie.


Don Cowan (Longford Town) – Was the star as Tony Cousins’ men won in Galway. Lively, direct with his running down the right flank, but most importantly, he netted the dramatic, late winner.

Richie Towell (Dundalk) – On the night of Stephen Kenny’s 100th game in charge, it was fitting that Towell – one of his first signings – scored twice to wrap up the win. As good defending as he is going forward, Towell excelled on Friday night.


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Richie Towell celebrates winning Source: Ciaran Culligan/INPHO

Ronan Finn (Dundalk) – The former Shamrock Rovers man was at the heart of everything good going forward for Dundalk, and you can see he is settling in well after his move. With willing runners like Horgan, Meenan and McMillan in the team, Finn has lots to work with.

Shane Duggan (Limerick) – Evidently hurt by his suspension, Duggan came back firing. Controlling the tempo in the middle of the park as well as his opposite number Greg Bolger, Duggan won every fifty-fifty and his energy levels carried Limerick throughout.

Barry McNamee (Derry City) – Scored a wonder strike to make it 2-0 at the end of the first half. Drogheda’s Joe Gorman thought he had cleared the danger following a mix-up with Michael Schlingermann but the ball was controlled superbly by McNamee on the chest before he rifled his volley into the net.

Sean Hoare with Anthony Elding Source: Inpho


Anthony Elding (Derry City) – The big striker opened his Derry account with a brace. Was largely quiet but was in the right place at the right time when it mattered as he headed home after just nine minutes. and then put the game beyond doubt with a well taken penalty in the second half.

Kieran Marty-Waters (Shamrock Rovers) -  He may have only been on the pitch for 20 minutes or so, but his introduction gave the Rovers attack some real potency, and he was unlucky not to score when Delany saved.

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