NEW Shamrock Rovers boss Trevor Croly has again added to his squad with the capture of goalkeeper Barry Murphy from St. Patrick’s Athletic and midfielder Danny Ledwith from UCD. Defender Conor Powell has agreed a new deal with the Hoops while youngster Derek Foran has arrived from Dundalk . . .
YOUNGSTER Jack Memery has quit Shamrock Rovers and moved across Dublin to Shelbourne. Shels have also signed Pat Flynn from St. Patrick’s Athletic and Sean Brennan from Drogheda United
IRELAND boss Giovanni Trapattoni is confident he will have the in-form Norwich winger Anthony Pilkington eligible for the Republic in time for the February friendly against Poland . . .
FORMER Hull City boss Phil Brown has applied to become manager at Airtricity League side Limerick. Peter Taylor is also in the frame for the Shannonside job . . .
FORMER Ireland striker Caleb Folan has moved to Malaysian Super League side T-Team after a spell with the Colorado Rapids in the MLS . . .
SLIGO Rovers have brought defender Aaron Greene back from Shamrock Rovers and have agreed a new deal with left-back Iarfhlaith Davoren . . .
NOTTINGHAM Forest have confirmed that Irish striker Simon Cox will be out of action for two months with ankle ligament damage . . .
BOHS boss Aaron Callaghan has committed to a new two year contract that will keep him at Dalymount until 2015 . . .
CORK City have agreed new deals with goalkeeper Mark McNulty and defender Kevin Murray . . .
IRELAND’S senior women’s team were beaten twice by hosts America in friendlies last week . . .
DROGHEDA United have signed Paul O’Conor and Graham Rusk from UCD.