• Wed, Nov 04, 2009 @ 6:28

St Pat's defender Damien Lynch is looking forward to Friday night's showdown clash with Rovers at Richmond Park and the chance to get back to winning ways against their Dublin rivals.

“This season we've come out on the wrong end of games with Rovers but they've all been pretty tight.

The last game out in Tallaght was particularly disappointing for me –in the first half I was caught on the wrong side of a through ball to Gary Twigg and in trying to get back I clipped his heels.

The referee had no choice so I ended up with a straight red and Rovers scored the winning goal from the penalty spot.

It's always disappointing to get sent off and I left the lads with a bit of a mountain to climb that day.

Hopefully on Friday night I'll stay the full 90 minutes on the pitch and the result will go our way.

Rovers have done brilliantly this season and it won't be easy to get the result we need on Friday.

At this stage it's really a case of all or nothing for St Pat's, it's our biggest game of the season and we'll really have to go for it” - Damien Lynch.

Please note that this match will be all-ticket and no match tickets will be available for sale on the day.

Tickets for Shamrock Rovers' fans can be purchased through their club shop and tickets for St Pat's supporters can be purchased from the club shop on Emmet Road.

Tickets are priced €15 – adults, €10 – students/ OAP's and €5 for children accompanied by adult. Supporters are urged to purchase their match tickets early.

Next Fixture

Sligo Rovers / February 22nd @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: The Showgrounds

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