Cobh Ramblers vs. Cork City: A Clash of Rivals

Cobh Ramblers vs. Cork City: A Clash of Rivals

Cobh Ramblers head into this weekend's match against Cork City on a high note after securing two impressive victories against UCD and Bray Wanderers last weekend. Notably, the Rams spread the scoring around with several players getting on the scoresheet. Despite conceding early goals in both games, Cobh displayed remarkable resilience, preventing further goals and securing the wins. This weekend's match will be played on Cobh Ramblers' home turf, St. Colman's Park, which has undergone a complete overhaul, including a new pitch, floodlights, and other key improvements.

Cork City, relegated last season, have bounced back admirably, currently sitting atop the league table. Interestingly, Cork City boasts several former Cobh Ramblers players, with one even leading the league’s scoring charts.

While Cobh suffered a 3-0 defeat to Cork City in their last meeting on April 5th under challenging conditions at Turner's Cross (a game that some argued shouldn't have gone ahead, with Turners cross being closeed for weeks after dur to the condition of the pitch after the game), this weekend's encounter promises to be a different story. Two of the goals conceded by the Rams came from their former players. However, Cobh displayed moments of excellent football and should not be underestimated and the quality of football the Rams are playing both on and off the ball on the pitch is very good from Goalkeeper winning man of the match the defenders holding off goals, and the midfielders scoring and going forward and back well.
Key Notes:
  • The last three meetings between these teams have been close, with two or more goals separating the teams on each occasion. One of those meetings ended in a draw.
  • Will the revamped St. Colman’s Park favor the Cobh Ramblers’ style of play?
  • The return of former Cobh players to their old stomping ground adds an intriguing element to the match.
  • Cobh Ramblers have scored in over 95 + percent of their recent matches 
Cobh's recent winning form, ability to overturn deficits, and Cork City's recent draw all point towards an exciting matchup.

Catch the match live at 7:45 PM at St. Colman’s Park, or stream it online through (link available on the website).


RYT – Jordan Kidney


Cobh Ramblers FC

Cobh Ramblers Football Club is an Irish football club. The club, founded in 1922 and elected to the League of Ireland in 1985, hails from Cobh, County Cork and play their home matches at St. Colman's Park. The club's colours are claret and blue.