2015’s League of Ireland First Division fixture list has been announced. Eight sides will compete once again for the coveted title.
Newly-relegated side, UCD AFC will have to travel to face Cobh at St. Coleman’s Park in their opening tie on the 6th of March.
Athlone Town who went down automatically must play Waterford United away in their opening clash.
Having been announced as the newest side to the First Division just yesterday, replacing Shamrock Rovers B; Cabinteely will begin their League of Ireland campaign in a clash against Wexford Youths at Stradbrook.
Defeated in the play-offs against Galway United last term, Shelbourne will look to go one better this season by beginning against Finn Harps in Polka Park.
It will be the second year in a row the Tolka Park side will have a home tie as their opening fixture.
The first series of fixtures are as follows:
Friday 6th of March, 2015 – Cabinteely vs Wexford Youths, Stradbrook, 07:45pm
Friday 6th of March, 2015 – Waterford vs Athlone Town, RSC, 07:45pm
Friday 6th of March, 2015 – Shelbourne vs Finn Harps, Tolka Park, 08:00pm
Saturday 7th of March, 2015 – Cobh Ramblers vs UCD, St. Coleman’s Park, 07:45pm
Rob Lyons, Pundit Arena