Dundalk Close In On Shamrock Rovers To Regain Title
Dundalk are coming in for support to dethrone League of Ireland champions Shamrock Rovers ahead of this week’s Premier Division kick-off.
The season’s curtain raiser went the way of the Lilywhites who prevailed in a penalty shootout following a fiery President’s Cup encounter and…
we have had to cut their odds on a third title in four seasons into 15/8 from 5/2 ahead of their opener against Sligo Rovers on Saturday evening.
Shamrock Rovers, who are set to add Richie Towell to their ranks in the summer when he finishes his season with Salford City, begin their defence at home to St. Pat’s Athletic on Friday and are kicking off as odds-on 4/5 favourites having ended an eight-year title drought last season.
Outside of the leading pair, Bohemians are third favourites at 8/1, while Derry City have shortened into 16/1 from 20/1 following some steady support from the north west.
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