Good start for Gary Rogers and Dundalk

Story by Conall Collier

Sunday, 10th February, 2019 9:57am

Good start for Gary Rogers and Dundalk

The teams line up at Turner's Cross last night. PHOTO: Niall Newberry

Gary Rogers got his 19th season in the League of Ireland off to a winning start last night in the President's Cup final at Turner's Cross.

The Bohermeen man helped double winners Dundalk reclaim the traditional start-of-season competition that was first
contested in 2014

The Dundalk men successfully ended Cork City’s three-year stranglehold on the President’s Cup as they claimed a 2-1 win in front of President Michael D. Higgins with first-half goals from Dane Massey and Patrick Hoban.

Cork rallied in the second half and reduced the deficit in the 65th minute when substitute Kevin O’Connor - back at the club on loan from Preston North End - curled a brilliant free into the top corner from.

Dundalk will open the defence of their League title at home to Sligo Rovers next Friday night (15th February).

See next edition of Meath Chronicle for an interview with Gary Rogers and a focus on Meath players who are with clubs
in the Premier Division of the League of Ireland.

The following week there will be a similar focus on the First Division which kicks-off a weeke later (22nd February).

Can you name all the Meath players who are currently with clubs in the League of Ireland? 

Find the answer in the next edition of the Meath Chronicle

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