Corduff and Shamrock Rovers join forces

by Gazette Reporter
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CORDUFF have entered an agreement with Shamrock Rovers that endeavours to see the two clubs work together to provide a pathway into professional football.
For Corduff chairman Stephen Morley, he says that the new partnership is a perfect match and will help the Dublin 15’s progressiom.
“We at Corduff are honoured and delighted to be able to announce this working partnership with Shamrock Rovers, Ireland’s most successful club at a national level,” he said.
“With the exponential growth and success at a local level that we have seen at Corduff, it is only fitting that we move forward and partner with a top League of Ireland Club, and allow elite players from Northwest Dublin the opportunity to progress in the national league with a club that shares the same strategic values and vision as we do.
“We are thankful to Shamrock Rovers for recognising our Club as a valid partner, and most importantly thankful to our community volunteers, members and fantastic young players, whose hard work, week in week out, have made this partnership happen.”
Corduff currently field 28 teams, 25 of which play in the NDSL, regularly progressing to the latter stages of SFAI Cup competitions while a number have gone on to represent Ireland at youth international level.
Both clubs are in the process of upgrading facilities and both are committed to giving players every opportunity to fulfil their true potential.
Jonathan Roche, chairman of Shamrock Rovers, echoed Morley’s sentiments, saying: “The work being done by Corduff, on and off the pitch, is very impressive and inspiring.
“Like our club, Corduff is investing in kids and giving them every chance to fulfil their dreams and ambitions. I’d like to thank the people at Corduff who made this possible and look forward to using this partnership to create the platform for the best young footballers to develop and provide a football pathway all the way through to the League of Ireland”

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