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Shamrock Rovers v Hibernians: Everything You Need To Know

Shamrock Rovers v Hibernians: Everything You Need To Know

Shamrock Rovers face Hibernians on Tuesday in their Champions League 2nd leg tie. The Hoops hold a 3-0 aggregate lead over the Maltese side after a terrific showing in last week's 1st leg at Tallaght Stadium. Here's all the information you need to know including how to watch Shamrock Rovers v Hibernians.

When is Shamrock Rovers v Hibernians? 

Kick off is at 7pm on Tuesday the 12th of July.

How to watch Shamrock Rovers v Hibernians

Coverage starts on the RTÉ News Channel at 6:55pm.

Form Guide

After goals from Ronan Finn, Dylan Watts and Rory Gaffney secured a vital win in the first round, Stephen Bradley will feel the need to make a statement in the second leg ahead of the next round of qualifiers.


Rory Gaffney has now scored three goals in his last four games, making him his side's joint top scorer alongside Graham Burke and the now Lincoln City player Danny Mandroiu.

Rovers are ten points clear at the summit of the League of Ireland Premier Division table with a third title on the bounce looking more and more likely.


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Shamrock Rovers will likely welcome Graham Burke back to the team after being sidelined through injury the last couple of weeks, but it is unlikely that Jack Byrne will be fit enough for the tie.

Speaking ahead of the game, Stephen Bradley reiterated that complacency won't creep into his side prior to the game.


Bradley said:

"We’re going there to win the match

"Hibs showed in the second half that they’re a dangerous side.

"We expected their new striker (Terrence Groothusen) to start but they only brought him on at half-time.

"People could see a monster and can run. He’s a handful.

"If you sit back against this time, you’re asking for trouble. They’re a big side and we know the conditions that are ahead, with the heat and pitch."

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