2016 League of Ireland Cup Final

The 2016 League of Ireland Cup Final was the final match of the 2016 League of Ireland Cup, played between Limerick and defending champions St Patrick's Athletic. The match was played on 17 September 2016 at 5.30 pm.[1] Limerick's route to the final involved them beating fellow First Division side Cobh Ramblers, before beating Premier Division sides Wexford Youths, Galway United and Derry City. St Pat's however were drawn away from home in every round as they knocked out Dundalk, Bray Wanderers and Shamrock Rovers en route to the final. Limerick lead at half time thanks to a terrific Lee Lynch strike but Pats hit back in the second half and equalised through Christy Fagan 20 minutes into the half. The game had a dramatic final 6 minutes as the Saints scored 3 goals through Conan Byrne, Jamie McGrath and Graham Kelly to retain the trophy.[2][3]

2016 League of Ireland Cup Final
Event2016 League of Ireland Cup
Date17 September 2016
VenueMarkets Field, Limerick
RefereeRob Rogers
Attendance4,362
2015
2017

MatchEdit

Limerick1–4St Patrick's Athletic
Lee Lynch   17'
Aaron Greene   53'
Padhraic O'Connor   66'
[1] Conan Byrne   58'
Christy Fagan   65'
Billy Dennehy   66'
Conan Byrne   84'
Jamie McGrath   88'
Graham Kelly   89'
Graham Kelly   90+2'
Attendance: 4,362
Referee: Rob Rogers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GK 1   Freddy Hall
RB 2   Shaun Kelly   67'
CB 24   Padhraic O'Connor   66'
CB 3   Robbie Williams
LB 14   Sean Russell
CM 8   Shane Duggan (c)
CM 6   Paul O'Conor
CM 7   Lee Lynch
RW 16   Stephen Kenny   79'
ST 20   Chris Mulhall   70'
LW 10   Aaron Greene   53'
Substitutes:
GK 20   Tommy Holland
ST 9   John O'Flynn   70'
RW 12   Garbhan Coughlan   79'
CB 15   Tony Whitehead
LW 11   Shane Treacy   67'
ST 19   Ross Mann
CM 25   Sean McSweeney
Manager:
  Martin Russell
GK 16   Conor O'Malley
RB 2   Ger O'Brien (c)
CB 22   Michael Barker
CB 5   Seán Hoare
LB 3   Ian Bermingham
CM 14   Graham Kelly   89'   90+2'
CM 12   Lee Desmond
CM 19   Jamie McGrath   88'
RW 7   Conan Byrne   58'   84'
ST 9   Christy Fagan   65'   85'
LW 20   Billy Dennehy   66'   88'
Substitutes:
GK 1   Brendan Clarke
ST 10   Dinny Corcoran   85'
LW 11   Mark Timlin   88'
CB 13   Rory Feely
CM 18   Sam Verdon
LW 27   Steven Kinsella
CM 28   Jonathan Lunney
Manager:
  Liam Buckley

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