Shamrock Rovers announce four more signings

Shamrock Rovers announce four more signings

Shamrock Rovers have this afternoon announced the signing of Dave McAllister and new contracts for Aaron Bolger, Dean Dillon and Luke Kiely.

McAllister has signed for the club for the 2017 season, and joins the Hoops from League Two side Stevenage.

Stephen McPhail Stephen Bradley Aaron Bolger Dean Dillon Dave McAllister Luke Kiely

Rovers have also confirmed new professional contracts for highly-rated youngsters Aaron Bolger, Dean Dillon and Luke Kiely.

Speaking today about the signing of McAllister, Head Coach Stephen Bradley said: “I am delighted to get it over the line now, it’s been a long process getting this deal over the line and we’re delighted with the type of midfielder we’re signing – Dave adds to what is now a very experienced midfield in our squad.

“Dave has a lot of experience from the league of Ireland and away in England so we’re absolutely delighted to sign him here today.”

On joining his new club McAllister said: “I am delighted to sign here today, I’ve chatted both to Stephen McPhail & Stephen Bradley and I’m really excited about the future here at Rovers.

“They sat me down and showed me the plans. I’ve really bought into the future at Rovers and I’m absolutely delighted to be a part of it.

“I’m raring to get going now in pre-season. I know a number of the Rovers squad, in particular Paul Corry, with whom I’ve had a few battles with in games in England.

“We have a good blend of experience along with the younger lads on their first pro contracts and I’m looking forward to giving the benefit of my experience to the younger lads here at Rovers.

“I’m delighted to sign for the club and I can’t wait to get out on the pitch at Tallaght Stadium, it’s the best stadium in the league, to play in front of the Hoops fans and win trophies!”

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