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Off-season of change sets up a mouthwatering 2019 campaign

The 2018 SSE Airtricity League campaign has only begun to wind down but with a turbulent off-season ahead for many clubs, betweenthestripes.ie reporter Kieran Burke tells us why domestic football fans are already in for a mouthwatering 2019 campaign!

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Premier Division preview - Round 13

You get the feeling this could be a pivotal weekend in the story that is the 2018 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division as Shamrock Rovers under-fire boss, Stephen Bradley faces into a game with struggling Limerick knowing anything other than a win could spell the end of his Tallaght tenure. Equally as compelling is the clash of two sides putting six match winning streaks on the line at Oriel Park as Dundalk FC host a resurgent Derry City. Speaking of resurgence, Bray Wanderers caretaker manager, Graham Kelly will be hoping his "Seagulls" can follow up the midweek win over Shamrock Rovers by claiming another three points, this time against a free-falling Waterford. Elsewhere, Bohemians host Cork City in the live game on Eir sport, while Sligo Rovers and St.Pat's will both fancy their chances of collecting three points when the former champions meet at the Showgrounds on Saturday. 

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Premier Division review - Round 10

In what can only be described as an utterly incredible night of Premier Division action, Shamrock Rovers finally cracked the Dundalk FC defensive code as they scored against the "Lilywhites" but eventually fell to a defeat in front of the RTÉ Cameras. There was incredible drama at the RSC as Waterford landed that big statement of intent win over Cork city, while St.Patrick’s Athletic demolished a desperately poor Bray Wanderers at Richmond Park. Elsewhere, Bohemians played out a scoreless draw against Limerick at Dalymount park, while Sligo Rovers fell to another home defeat against Derry City at the Showgrounds.

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Premier Division review - Round 8

In the latest round of SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixtures, Waterford FC continued their brilliant start to their first season back in the big time with a huge win over Shamrock Rovers. Elsewhere, there were wins for Bohemians and St. Patrick’s Athletic, while Dundalk continued their strong early season form with a win up in the North-West against Sligo Rovers.

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Premier Division preview - Round 8

With the televised game between Waterford FC and Shamrock Rovers taking centre stage at the RSC this weekend, there is a bottom of the table clash between Keith Long’s Bohemians and Dave Mackey’s Bray Wanderers side at Dalymount Park, while St. Patrick’s Athletic host Limerick FC and Ger Lyttle’s Sligo Rovers round off the weekend’s action with a home clash against Stephen Kenny’s Dundalk at the Showgrounds.

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