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Shels are set to play host to the Saints as they look to get their League of Ireland campaign back on track following the resignation of Alan Mathews

Airtricity Premier Division: Round 14 Preview

Friday May 17
Kick-off (BST)
Shamrock Rovers - Bohemians 1905
Cork City - Bray Wanderers 1945
Drogheda United - Derry City
1945
UCD - Limerick 1945
Shelbourne - St Patrick's Athletic 2000
Saturday May 18
Kick-off (BST)
Sligo Rovers - Dundalk 1945

Shamrock Rovers
vs Bohemians

PROBABLE LINE-UPS
Roma
Murphy
Oman, Foran, Elebert, Powell
Robinson, McCabe, Finn, Dennehy, Chambers
Sheppard
 
Roma
Murray
Barker, Byrne, Pender, Mulcahy
Buckley, McEvoy, Mulligan, O'Brien, Wilson
Scully
TEAM INFO
  • Mark Quigley is absent after picking up an injury in the Setanta Sports Cup Final.
  • Danny Ledwith and Pat Sullivan are also injured.
 
  • Goalkeeper Dean Delany is Aaron Callaghan's only injury worry.
  • Chris Lyons and Roberto Lopes are both suspended.
Cork City
vs Bray Wanderers

PROBABLE LINE-UPS
Roma
McNulty
Dunleavy, Dennehy, Murphy, Spillane
Turner, Healy, Duggan, Morrisey, D Horgan
Behan
 
Roma
Quigley
Webster, Malone, Hyland, Earley
Zambra, Waters, Mulroy, Knight, Dempsey
Byrne
TEAM INFO
  • Kevin Murray has been ruled out.
  • Gearoid Morrisey and Daryl Kavanagh are both doubtful.
 
  • Danny O'Connor made his first appearance of the season in midweek, but remains a doubt.
  • Shane O'Connor and Dave Webster are back in contention.
Drogheda United
vs Derry City

PROBABLE LINE-UPS
Roma

Sava
Byrne, Gannon, Grimes, Prendergast
G Brennan, Cassidy, Daly, O'Conor
O'Brien, O'Neill

 


Doherty
Crawley, Madden, McBride, S McEleney

Higgins, P McEleney, McNamee, Molloy
Patterson, Rafter
TEAM INFO
  • Stephen Quigley is doubtful.
  • Michael Schlingermann is in line to start between the sticks after keeping a clean sheet against Limerick.
 
  • Ruaidhri Higgins and Thomas Crawley are both doubtful.
  • Dermot McCaffrey misses the game through suspension.
UCD
vs Limerick

PROBABLE LINE-UPS


O'Donnell
Boyle, Douglas, Langtry, O'Connor
Benson, Burke, Russell, Creevy, Walsh
McMillan

 


Ryan
Folan, Kelly, O'Callaghan, Williams
Galbraith, Bossekota, O'Leary, Tracy, Gaffney
Curran
TEAM INFO
  • Ger Barron and Mick Leahy both miss the tie through injury.
  • The Students can make it three wins from three with victory over Limerick.
 
  • Joe Gamble is suspended.
  • Manager Stuart Taylor has no injury worries.
Shelbourne
vs St Patrick's Athletic

PROBABLE LINE-UPS


Hanley
Shortall,
Ryan, Memery, Flynn
Mooney, Hurley, Hanlon, Crowley, Brennan
Kelly
 


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

TEAM INFO
  • Kevin Doherty will take charge of Shels after manager Alan Mathews resigned.
  • Glenn Cronin and Adam Hanlon are both out, while Robert Cornwall, Dean Kelly, and Mark Leech are doubts.
 
  • Anthony Flood is manager Liam Buckley's only injury worry due to illness.
  • St Pat's can extend their unbeaten run to 10 games, should they avoid defeat.
Sligo Rovers
vs Dundalk

PROBABLE LINE-UPS
Roma
Rogers
Henderson, Keane, McMillan, Gaynor
Cretaro, Greene, Lynch, Ventre, Ndo
Elding
 
Roma
Cherrie
Sullivan, Rossiter, Massey, Boyle
Mountney Towell, Ward, O'Donnell
Mulvenna, Faherty
TEAM INFO
  • Both Gavin Peers and David Cawley are suspended.
  • Danny North, Seamus Conneely, and Ciaran Kelly are all still unavailable.
 
  • Chris Shields is out with a knee injury.
  • Mark Rossiter is also a doubt for Stephen Kenny's side with a knee problem.

Bet of the weekend

UCD to beat Limerick at 15/8

The Students have been improving recently, gaining in confidence with each game. Limerick have excited many since their promotion from the First Division, but have been inconsistent of late, and could slip up against the Students.

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