Match Info

Date: 24/10/2019
Kick-Off: 7:30pm
Competition: Under15
Venue: Tallaght Stadium

Officials

Referee: David Gallagher
Assistants: Nathan Rogers and Robbie Byrne
Fourth Official: Owen Kelly

Shamrock Rovers vs St Patrick's Athletic

St Patrick's Athletic lifted the SSE Airtricity U15 League title after a dramatic final victory over Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium.

Jack O'Reilly's fantastic strike saw Pats take the lead early on before Dara McGuinness doubled their lead after the break. Sam Curtis pulled one back for the home side but the Richmond Park club held on to claim their second under-age league title in as many days.

Buoyed from their U13 League title victory on Wednesday, Pats began the game on the front foot and deservedly took the lead in the 12th minute. O'Reilly found space just outside the area and after he turned onto his right, he fired home off the post.

Rovers responded well and almost equalised just past the half-hour when Kevin Zeffi used tremendous trickery and skill to beat his defender on the byline, but his ambitious effort from a tight angle was well saved.

Just before the break, O'Reilly almost grabbed his second of the game but could only direct his diving header from Dara McGuinness' cross wide of the target.

Pats weren't to be denied however and 12 minutes after the break, McGuinness scored what proved to be the winning goal of the game. Captain Glory Nzingo found the perfect lofted-ball over the top to the onrushing McGuinness who calmly finished past Reece Byrne.

The home side kept fighting to the very end of the match and got a goal back after Sean Carey Jones' 30-yard free-kick was tipped over the bar. From the resulting corner, a scramble in the box saw keeper Kian Clements drop the ball at the feet of Sam Curtis who tapped home with 20 minutes remaining.

Rovers continued to press forward and in the 69th minute, Zeffi picked up the ball on the edge of the area from a quick free-kick and jinked his way past three defenders before he fired narrowly over the bar.

Zeffi was once again involved four minutes from time as his industry on the right supplied Zayd Abada who found a low cross but Michael Leddy's first-time effort was parried around the post by Clements.

Substitute Kieran Cruise saw his 20-yard drive tipped over the bar in the final moments of the game as Pats went on to celebrate their second under-age title this week after a fantastic final at Tallaght Stadium.

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Date Competition Home Team Away Team
September, 20th 2019LeagueShamrock Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
April, 29th 2019LeagueShamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
May, 22nd 2018LeagueShamrock Rovers3St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
March, 16th 2018LeagueShamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
June, 2nd 2017LeagueShamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
September, 2nd 2016LeagueShamrock Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
August, 8th 2016LeagueCupShamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic3REPORT
March, 18th 2016LeagueShamrock Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic2REPORT
August, 7th 2015LeagueShamrock Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic2REPORT
August, 3rd 2015LeagueCupShamrock Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
Date Competition Home Team Away Team
November, 1st 2019LeinsterSnrCupSheriff YC0St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
October, 25th 2019LeagueDundalk4St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
October, 22nd 2019LeagueDerry City1St Patrick's Athletic3REPORT
September, 20th 2019LeagueShamrock Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
September, 15th 2019LeinsterSnrCupCabinteely FC0St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
September, 6th 2019LeagueFinn Harps1St Patrick's Athletic2REPORT
August, 23rd 2019FaiCupUCD3St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
August, 2nd 2019LeagueCork City0St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
July, 21st 2019LeagueBohemians3St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
July, 18th 2019EuropaLeagueNorrköping2St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
Date Competition Home Team Away Team
September, 20th 2019LeagueShamrock Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
July, 1st 2019LeagueSt Patrick's Athletic0Shamrock Rovers2REPORT
April, 29th 2019LeagueShamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
March, 8th 2019LeagueSt Patrick's Athletic0Shamrock Rovers1REPORT
October, 12th 2018LeagueSt Patrick's Athletic0Shamrock Rovers1REPORT
May, 22nd 2018LeagueShamrock Rovers3St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
May, 4th 2018LeagueSt Patrick's Athletic2Shamrock Rovers0REPORT
March, 16th 2018LeagueShamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
September, 25th 2017LeagueSt Patrick's Athletic2Shamrock Rovers0REPORT
June, 2nd 2017LeagueShamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
Date Competition Home Team Away Team
October, 24th 2019Under15Shamrock Rovers1St Patrick's Athletic2REPORT
October, 5th 2019Under15St Patrick's Athletic2Galway United0REPORT
September, 14th 2019Under15Sligo Rovers0St Patrick's Athletic3REPORT
September, 7th 2019Under15St Patrick's Athletic3Derry City0REPORT
August, 31st 2019Under15St Patrick's Athletic0Finn Harps0REPORT
August, 24th 2019Under15Bray Wanderers0St Patrick's Athletic0REPORT
August, 11th 2019Under15Dundalk0St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
July, 28th 2019Under15St Patrick's Athletic0Dundalk0REPORT
July, 20th 2019Under15Derry City0St Patrick's Athletic1REPORT
July, 14th 2019Under15St Patrick's Athletic0Bray Wanderers0REPORT