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Top faces bottom as Sligo Rovers travel to UCD, while Derry City will be looking to continue their good form with the visit of Bray Wanderers

Airtricity Premier Division: Round Six Preview

Monday April 1
Kick-off (BST)
Derry City - Bray Wanderers 1500
Drogheda United - Cork City 1500
Shelbourne - Bohemians
1900
UCD - Sligo Rovers 1930
Tuesday April 2
Kick-off (BST)
Limerick - Shamrock Rovers 1945
St Patrick's Athletic - Dundalk 1945

Derry City
vs   Bray Wanderers

PROBABLE LINE-UPS


Doherty
Madden, McBride, S McEleney, McCaffrey
P McEleney, Higgins, Molloy, McNamee
Patterson, Rafter

 
Roma

Holmes
Webster, D O’ Connor, Knight, Hyland
Zambra, K O’Connor, Doyle, Dempsey
Waters, Byrne
TEAM INFO
  • Stewart Greacan is a long-term injury absentee with a knee injury.
  • Paddy Kavanagh looks set to return following a hamstring strain.
  • Rory Patterson was taken off in Derry's 4-0 win over Shelbourne, but should be fit to play.
 
  • Goalkeeper Darren Quigley is suspended following his red card in Friday's 2-2 draw with UCD.
  • Adam Mitchell remains sidelined with a knee injury.
  • Shane O'Connor returns to the squad following a hamstring strain.
Drogheda United
vs Cork City

PROBABLE LINE-UPS
Roma

 
Sava
Hand, Prendergast, Grimes, Quigley
Rusk, R Brennan, G Brennan, Foley, O'Conor
O'Brien

 
Roma

McNulty
Dunleavy, Murray, Dennehy, Murphy
D Horgan, Healy, Morrissey, Turner
Behan, Kavanagh
TEAM INFO
  • Alan Byrne misses the game through suspension.
  • Ryan Brennan is a doubt with a hamstring strain, but Alan McNally, Gary O'Neill, and Derek Prendergast are all back in contention following injury.
 
  • Brian Lenihan remains sidelined, while Neal Horgan has a knee injury which will keep him out.
  • Darren Dennehy is suspended for one game.
  • Daryl Horgan (ankle) and Danny Murphy (toe) are both doubts.
Shelbourne
vs Bohemians

PROBABLE LINE-UPS


Burdon
Memery, Shortall, McCabe, Ryan
Bayly, Hurley, Hanlon, Brennan
Hughes, Kelly


 
Roma

Delaney
Lopes, Paisley, Byrne, Pender
Moore, McEvoy, Traynor
Buckley, Traynor, Scully

TEAM INFO
  • Goalkeeper Ger Hanley remains out, while Glenn Cronin has yet to return to training.
  • Graham Gartland is suspended for the Dublin derby with Bohemians.
 
  • Stephen Paisley made his Bohemians' debut at the weekend, and could face his former club.
  • Owen Heary will miss the game with a knee injury, while Chris Lyons is a doubt.
UCD
vs Sligo Rovers

PROBABLE LINE-UPS


Barron
Matthews, O’Connor, Boyle, Douglas
Langtry, Creevy, Walsh
Corcoran, McMillan, Clarke

 
Roma

Rogers
Keane, McMillan, Peers, Gaynor
Lynch, Conneely, Cretaro, Connolly, Cawley,
Elding

TEAM INFO
  • UCD will be without both Mick Leahy (knee) and Robbie Benson (hamstring).
  • Mark Langtry and Barry McCabe are both doubts
 
  • Danny Ventre could be set to make his first appearance of the season after recovering from injury.
  • Danny North and Joseph Ndo remain on the sidelines.
Limerick
vs Shamrock Rovers

PROBABLE LINE-UPS


Ryan
Nzuzi O'Callaghan Folan Williams
Tracy O'Leary Gamble
Rainsford Curran Galbraith

 
Roma

Murphy
Sullivan, Powell, Oman, Foran
Rice, Chambers, Dennehy, Finn
McCabe, Kilduff

TEAM INFO
  • Axel Bosseketa remains out after being awarded an additional one game suspension.
  • Barry Ryan comes back from suspension, while Robbie Williams and David O'Leary could also line out.
 
  • Jason McGuinness (hamstring) and David Elebert (groin) are still sidelined.
  • Sean O'Connor and Conor Winn are both doubts for the trip to Limerick.
St Patrick's Athletic
vs Dundalk

PROBABLE LINE-UPS


Clarke
O'Brien, Kenna, Browne, Bermingham
Russell, McFaul, Brennan
Byrne, Fagan, Forrester

 
Roma
Cherrie
Sullivan, Massey, Boyle, Osbourne
Rossiter, Mountney, Towell, Dillon, Ward
Byrne

TEAM INFO
  • Manager Liam Buckley has no injury worries or suspensions, and should have a full squad to choose from.
  • St Pat's returned to action at the weekend following the postponements of their last two games.
 
  • A calf injury keeps Stephen O'Donnell out of the tie.
  • Dundalk came from behind to record a draw in Thursday's Louth derby with Drogheda United.

Bet of the week

* Drogheda United to beat Cork City at 13/10

The Leesiders have a few injury worries ahead of their trip to Louth, and could struggle against an attractive Drogheda team, who were unlucky not to record all three points when they visited rivals Dundalk on Thursday.

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