Dundalk are happily in Conference League second qualifying round.
Shamrock Rovers suffered Champions League heartache last night.
After levelling their first qualifying round tie with Slovan Bratislava in Tallaght, they conceded a deciding goal to Vladimir Weiss.
Rovers won 2-1 on the night, but lost 3-2 on aggregate.
The Slovak champions progress to play Young Boys, while Rovers drop into the second qualifying round of the new Conference League.
Dundalk are happily in that Conference League second qualifying round.
Michael Duffy's second half strike saw them win 1-nil away to Newtown, and 5-nil on aggregate.
FULL TIME | A routine victory for Dundalk in the end. After a good start from Newtown, Dundalk grew into the game and dominated until Duffy's goal on 51 minutes. It finishes 5-0 on aggregate to the Lilywhites, who will play the winner of St Josephs vs Levadia Tallinn in round two pic.twitter.com/imJ4emnDJ5— Dundalk FC (@DundalkFC) July 13, 2021