As faith would have it the League Of Ireland is yet again overawed by a second consecutive batch of Dublin derbies. St Patrick’s Athletic fully capitalised last week when they emerged as the only winner and in doing so moved joint top of the table. Few would bet against the Saints slipping up this time either but Shamrock Rovers will now doubt be eager to overcome managerless Shelbourne.
Elsewhere a mouth watering north v south battle takes place as Cork City make the long trek to the Brandywell to face Derry City in a must win game for both. Read more