Posts Tagged ‘ Luke Byrne ’

Bradley And Gartland Linked With Rovers Return


Stephen Bradley is close to signing for Shamrock Rovers according to a source within the club.

The same source also revealed the club are targeting the signature of Graham Gartland.

Gartland found himself relegated with Shelbourne last season while Bradley had a good season with Limerick as they finished mid-table.

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Mass Clearout At Rovers As Croly Releases Nine


Shamrock Rovers have confirmed the release of nine players from the club after their contracts finished at the end of the 2013 season.

The players are: James Chambers, Billy Dennehy, David Elebert, Danny Ledwith, Conor McCormack, Ken Oman, Conor Powell, Stephen Rice and Tommy Stewart. Continue reading

Byrne Didn’t Think Twice About Crossing Dublin Divide


Luke Byrne completed his move to Shamrock Rovers on Wednesday evening after a wonderful season with Bohemians attracted a high number of offers.

The rivalry between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers is no stranger to fans of the League of Ireland. We all know of the hatred. However, this didn’t faze Byrne ahead of his move across the Liffey. “I didn’t think twice about it.”

“I got a phone call off Trevor Croly and I listened to what he had to say. I went away and gave the move a lot of thought. I got in contact again and agreed the move. I thought the move was right for both parties.” Continue reading

Gartland Discusses Charity Efforts Ahead Of PFAI Calendar Launch


The Professional Footballers Association Of Ireland (PFAI) will launch their 2014 Spot The Ballers calendar tomorrow.

The calendar which is funded by Ford is one of many charity efforts taking place to help Drogheda United striker Gary O’Neill, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer last month.

The calendar will be available from various retail outlets including HMV, select clubs and the PFAI themselves. Calendars will also be available to buy at the Aviva stadium on Sunday as Gary’s current team Drogheda United battle Sligo Rovers in the FAI Ford Cup final. Continue reading