Shamrock Rovers progress but St Pat's bow out of Europa League

Shamrock Rovers progress but St Pat's bow out of Europa League

Shamrock Rovers are through to the second qualifying round of the Europa League.

Second-half goals from Jack Byrne and Gary O'Neill gave them a 2-1 win at home to Brann.

Rovers go through 5-3 on aggregate to set up a second-round meeting with Apollon Limassol next week.

However, St Pat's have gone out in the first qualifying round.

Despite Conor Clifford's wonderstrike, they went down 2-1 away to Norrkoping, and 4-1 on aggregate.

St Pat's also had Ciaran Kelly sent off late in the game.

Cork City managed to win in Luxembourg but still lost their tie.

It finished Progres Niederkorn 1 Cork 2 after the Leesiders had managed to level the tie with goals from Garry Buckley and Conor McCarthy.

Progres go through 3-2 on aggregate.


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