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FAI Confirm That All This Weekend's League Of Ireland Games Are Off

FAI Confirm That All This Weekend's League Of Ireland Games Are Off

An early stage of the summer soccer season has succumbed to the week's absurd chill: the FAI have this afternoon confirmed that all this weekend's games in the League of Ireland Premier and First Division have been postponed owing to the weather.

In an statement, the FAI confirmed that "following a detailed monitoring process, where the FAI worked closely with all clubs, it was decided to postpone all games in the Premier and First Divisions due to current severe weather conditions and future forecasts from Met Eireann".

Most of the games have been immediately rescheduled. The details are below.

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division
Bray Wanderers v Waterford - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
Cork City v Bohemians - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
Derry City v Dundalk - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
Limerick v Shamrock Rovers - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
St Patrick's Athletic v Sligo Rovers - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
Limerick v Cork City - Changed from Saturday, March 17 to Friday, March 16
Limerick v Waterford - Changed from Saturday, March 31 to Friday, March 30

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SSE Airtricity League First Division
Athlone Town v Cabinteely - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
Wexford v UCD - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
Cobh Ramblers v Galway United - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date
Finn Harps v Longford Town - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date
Shelbourne v Drogheda United - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date

In some other news from the FAI today, the Association confirmed that Ian Mallon has resigned his position as Director of Communications with the Association to take up a role with UEFA as National Associations Communications Consultant.

See Also: Steven Taylor Goes Above And Beyond In Bid To Secure Three Points For Peterborough

Gavin Cooney
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