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From The42 Are unbeaten Cork too cautious? Talking points from this weekend’s SSE Airtricity League After Thoughts

Are unbeaten Cork too cautious? Talking points from this weekend’s SSE Airtricity League

Fans were left disappointed with the Dublin derby while the champions marched on and have yet to concede a goal.

From The42 Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the week? Top Of The Class

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the week?

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

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The42 Greene makes the difference as St Pat’s edge past Limerick Success

Greene makes the difference as St Pat’s edge past Limerick

The Saints did well to deal with late pressure — and held on to pocket a big three points.

From The42 Djilali leaves it late to snatch victory for Cork City against 10-man Bray Late Show Leesiders

Djilali leaves it late to snatch victory for Cork City against 10-man Bray

John Caulfield’s side move into second place after an important win at the Carlisle Grounds.

From The42 Can anyone stop Dundalk? Lilywhites swat Sligo aside on landmark evening On The March

Can anyone stop Dundalk? Lilywhites swat Sligo aside on landmark evening

Stephen Kenny’s side have now gone 21 league games unbeaten at home.

From The42 There were as many red cards as there were goals in Galway tonight as Longford struck late Fiery
From The42 Rovers left to rue missed chances in Tallaght stalemate Stalemate

Rovers left to rue missed chances in Tallaght stalemate

With five minutes to go, Pat Fenlon went for two up top, but his side still couldn’t find a way past a stubborn defence.

From The42 Elding nets brace as Derry too good for 10-man Drogheda Report

Elding nets brace as Derry too good for 10-man Drogheda

The English striker helped City to their first home win of the season.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 27 March, 2015

From The42 Sheppard: John Caulfied’s honesty and the passion of the fans sold Cork to me Rebels

Sheppard: John Caulfied’s honesty and the passion of the fans sold Cork to me

The Cork City striker is hoping to hit top form for the Leesiders after scoring his first goal this week.

From The42 Complaining about 40-week contracts in the League of Ireland won’t fix anything Money Talks

Complaining about 40-week contracts in the League of Ireland won’t fix anything

John O’Sullivan takes a closer look at the league’s contract structure and tries to plot a way forward.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Finn Harps have made a very generous gesture to help Zayn forget about One Direction Zayn
From The42 Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League Team of the Week? Star Men

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League Team of the Week?

Here’s our pick of the Premier Division players from the midweek round of games.

# league-of-ireland - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 Greg Bolger tells us about the first great goal of the League of Ireland season Goal-den Touch This post contains videos

Greg Bolger tells us about the first great goal of the League of Ireland season

Will the Pat’s man (kinda, sorta) claim Goal of the Season for a third year running?

From The42 Can anyone score against Dundalk? 5 talking points from the midweek SSE Airtricity League action Food For Thought

Can anyone score against Dundalk? 5 talking points from the midweek SSE Airtricity League action

We look back on Tuesday night’s full programme of LOI games.

From The42 Flynn fires Longford into the winner’s enclosure while Bray stay pointless Seagulls Shot Down

Flynn fires Longford into the winner’s enclosure while Bray stay pointless

An early goal in either half earned a first win of the season for the Town.

From The42 A gorgeous late free kick from a prodigal son rescued a point for Drogheda United Dogged Drogs

A gorgeous late free kick from a prodigal son rescued a point for Drogheda United

Sean Thornton denied Limerick a win over the 10-man hosts.

From The42 Galway have no answer for Dennehy’s delivery at the Cross Provider

Galway have no answer for Dennehy’s delivery at the Cross

Winger Billy Dennehy made goals for Karl Sheppard and Alan Bennett on Leeside tonight.

From The42 10-man Bohs punished by late whitewash from champions On A Roll

10-man Bohs punished by late whitewash from champions

Two sides with perfect starts to the season met in Dalymount tonight. Something had to give.

From The42 Drennan heaps misery on Sligo as Hoops come come away with all three points Rover On Rover

Drennan heaps misery on Sligo as Hoops come come away with all three points

The attacker scored a second half winner at the Showgrounds having terrorised the Bit O’Red defence.

From The42 Greg Bolger scored a 45-yard wondergoal as St Pat’s beat Derry Saints And Winners

Greg Bolger scored a 45-yard wondergoal as St Pat’s beat Derry

Debutant Morgan Langley scored as Pat’s got back to winning ways in the SSE Airtricity League.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From The42 Here’s the Greg Bolger golazo you’ve been waiting up late to see You Beauuuuuuty! This post contains videos

Here’s the Greg Bolger golazo you’ve been waiting up late to see

Greg Bolger fancies himself for another Goal of the Season this year.

From The42 ‘The pitch wasn’t an advantage when we were bottom – so why should it be when we’re top?’ Fortress Oriel

‘The pitch wasn’t an advantage when we were bottom – so why should it be when we’re top?’

Champions Dundalk have gone 20 games unbeaten at home, but they’re on the road to Dalymount on Tuesday evening.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The42 Red cards and protests – 6 talking points from the SSE Airtricity League weekend Domestic Matters

Red cards and protests – 6 talking points from the SSE Airtricity League weekend

Gameweek three has come and gone as Bohs and Dundalk lead the way.

From The42 Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League Team of the Week? Star Performers

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League Team of the Week?

Find out who made the cut from gameweek three of the new season.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From The42 Sligo’s stuttering start continues as Bit O’Red held by Derry Stalemate

Sligo’s stuttering start continues as Bit O’Red held by Derry

Owen Heary’s side have picked up just two points from their opening three outings.

From The42 Power ranking Cork City’s 10 greatest players ahead of their 1,000th league game Leeside Legends

Power ranking Cork City’s 10 greatest players ahead of their 1,000th league game

Tuesday’s clash with Galway United is a significant milestone.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From The42 Limerick up and running but just 481 turn out at Jackman Park On The Board

Limerick up and running but just 481 turn out at Jackman Park

The Shannonsiders have had a difficult week but it ended with a positive result.

From The42 A former Burnley prodigy starred as Bohs go top of the pile Pacesetters

A former Burnley prodigy starred as Bohs go top of the pile

Keith Long’s side made it three wins from three in Bray this evening.

# league-of-ireland - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The42 Three and easy for the champions as Dundalk beat 9-man Pat’s Champions

Three and easy for the champions as Dundalk beat 9-man Pat’s

Dave McMillan got his first two goals of the season as the champions continued their 100% start.

From The42 Shamrock Rovers and Cork City couldn’t be separated tonight in Tallaght Stalemate

Shamrock Rovers and Cork City couldn’t be separated tonight in Tallaght

No goals but an intriguing Premier Division contest.

From The42 Troubled Limerick can be a force if the club, fans and community unite Column

Troubled Limerick can be a force if the club, fans and community unite

A former chief executive of the Premier Division club, John O’Sullivan looks at the Blues’ current position — on and off-the-field — in his latest column.

# league-of-ireland - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From The42 Limerick have told 30 of their fans that they are ‘no longer welcome’ at matches Banned

Limerick have told 30 of their fans that they are ‘no longer welcome’ at matches

Limerick says behaviour was “unacceptable” as fans expressed their disappointment.

From The42 ‘I didn’t enjoy my year down there’ – Keith Fahey might anger St Pat’s fans with these comments Happy Hoop
From The42 ‘They are champions and have top players so you want to come in and do well’ The Town

‘They are champions and have top players so you want to come in and do well’

The midfielder has made an instant impression after his recent move to Dundalk by providing the two assists in their opening two league victories.

# league-of-ireland - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The42 Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign A Bloody Good Cause

Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign

Longford Town’s Stephen Rice and a number of League of Ireland footballers have pulled together to promote platelet donating.

# league-of-ireland - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The42 ‘I think they’re going to be afraid of us’ – Billy Dennehy says the pressure is on Rovers Winged Wizard

‘I think they’re going to be afraid of us’ – Billy Dennehy says the pressure is on Rovers

Dennehy and Cork City travel to Tallaght this weekend.

From The42 Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League Team of the Week? Top Performers

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League Team of the Week?

Here’s our pick of the Premier Division players from the second round of games.

From The42 5 thoughts from the latest round of SSE Airtricity League Premier Division games LOI

5 thoughts from the latest round of SSE Airtricity League Premier Division games

Our thoughts on Derry v Dundalk and the rest of the recent games.

# league-of-ireland - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The42 ‘Farcical’ LOI, Di Maria an uninterested bystander and the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reading

‘Farcical’ LOI, Di Maria an uninterested bystander and the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring ‘The Unbearable Lightness of [Billy] Beane’ and a heartfelt tribute to Tony McCoy.

# league-of-ireland - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From The42 Two first-half goals in Longford secured another win for Shamrock Rovers Cock-a-hoop

Two first-half goals in Longford secured another win for Shamrock Rovers

A good start to Pat Fenlon’s reign.

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