Shelbourne 1-2 Drogheda United : 2-2 on aggregate (aet) Drogheda win on penalties 4-2

Graphic displaying the Shelbourne FC and Drogheda United club logos with a Shelbourne's homeground Tolka park in the background.
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SHELBOURNE 1 (Adam Evans 77′)

DROGHEDA UNITED 2 (Sean Brennan 33′, Chris Lyons 62′)

Despite the herculean efforts of nine-man Shelbourne, Drogheda United prevailed on penalties after a night of high drama at a rocking Tolka Park with Mark Doyle’s spot-kick in the shootout sealing the deal for the Boynesiders

Andrew Dempsey’s report from Tolka Park for can be read HERE

Shelbourne : Dean Delany, John Ross Wilson. Derek Prendergast (David O’Sullivan 120′), Reece McEnteer (so 10′), Lorcan Fitzgerald. Mark Hughes, Alan Byrne, Karl Moore, Paddy Kavanagh (Shane Farrell 102′), Greg Moorhouse (Adam Evans 69′), James English (so 37′).

Subs not used : James Brown, Gavin Boyne, Dayle Rooney, Lee Steacy.

Drogheda Utd : Paul Skinner, Kevin Farragher, Colm Deasy (Gareth McCaffrey 46′), Conor Kane, Ciaran Kelly, Jake Hyland (William Hondermarck 39′), Luke Gallagher, Sean Brennan, Richie Purdy (Janabi Amour 103′), Mark Doyle, Chris Lyons.

Subs not used : Kealon Dillon. Janabi Amour, Lloyd Buckley, Robert Manley, Luka Gratzer