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Laois goalkeeper Corbet signs for Bohemians

Niall Corbet has signed for Bohemians

The League of Ireland season finished a month ago but now both of the Laois footballers in the league have joined new clubs.

At the start of November, Stradbally defender Garry Comerford signed for Premier Division runners up Cork City. 

He had spent two successful seasons at Waterford FC where he helped the side the First Division glory in 2017 and then European qualification this year.

But he has now moved to Cork City and a Clonaslee native who also played alongside him this year has also switched clubs.

Niall Corbet has made the move to Bohemians and will have big shoes to fill.

The former UCD and Waterford keeper will take over from Shane Supple who announced his retirement at the end of this season.

But 24-year-old Corbet comes with a big reputation himself having been named First Division keeper of the year in 2017.

Manager Keith Long said: “Niall is a good age for a goalkeeper with his prime still very much ahead of him but with good experience in the league already.

“Obviously there is a big void to fill with Shane Supple retiring but Niall and James Talbot are two excellent keepers who I believe will push one another.”

Corbet joins defenders James Finnerty and Michael Barker, and midfielder Daniel Mandroiu as the club announced a raft of new signings today.

Fair play Niall!

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