Sunday 20 October 2019

Tributes pour in for Ex-Rovers chairman


Former Shamrock Rovers chairman Joe Colwell
Former Shamrock Rovers chairman Joe Colwell

Tributes have poured in for former Shamrock Rovers chairman Joe Colwell, who passed away on Christmas Day.

The Dubliner enjoyed a long playing career in the League of Ireland with Drumcondra and went on to have a successful association with the Hoops.

He played a key role in bringing the club to Tallaght, having joined the board in 1988, progressing to the role of chairman in the 1990s.

His son Jason had a six-year spell with Rovers as a player and remains involved with the club's development academy.

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