Drogheda and Dundalk both win

Story by Conall Collier

Saturday, 30th March, 2019 9:13am

Drogheda and Dundalk both win

Drogheda Utd manager Tim Clancy.jpg

Trim man Tim Clancy saw his Drogheda Utd team win with a late goal last night against Wexford.

An injury-time Mark Doyle goal Tim Clancy’s side a 2-1 win after Luke Gallagher had put the home side in front early on.

Wexford levelled through Owen McCormack close to the interval.

Luke McNally was the only Meath representative in the Drogheda starting 11 with Luke Heeney on the subs bench.

Athlone slumped to a third defeat in four outings when they lost (0-2) away to LImerick with both Kealan Dillon and Shane Dunne in action for the Westmeath side.

PREMIER
In the Premier there was a 1-0 for Dundalk in the televised Friday Night Soccer game against Cork City with both Gary Rogers and Jamie McGrath featuring.

In front of some 3,700 fans a Michael Duffy goal in the 38th minute kept Dundalk seven points behind leaders Shamrock Rovers and the Louth men have two games in hand.

Cork are now 12 points behind the league leaders.

Georgie Poynton was on the bench as Waterford beat Finn Harps 4-0  - Harps had a player red-carded in the opening half.

Greg Sloggett was on duty at the Brandywell as Derry City got the better of Sligo Rovers by 2-0 in front of a crowd of close to 3,500.

A similar number turned up at Dalymount where James Finnerty was again solid at the back as Bohemians defeated local rivals St Pat's 1-0 in a 'Dublin derby' with Keith Buckley hitting a 43rd minute goal.

Pat's finished with 10 men - Mickey Drennan sent-off with about 10 minutes left.

Shamrock Rovers won the remaining game against UCD - no Meath involvement on either side.

All the home teams won in each of the nine games last night - no draws and no away wins.


RESULTS
PREMIER

Dundalk 1, Cork 0.
Bohemians 1, St Pat's 0.
Waterford 4, Finn Harps 0.
Derry 2, Sligo Rovers 0.
Shamrock Rovers 3, UCD 1.
FIRST DIVISION
Drogheda 2, Wexford 1.
Cabinteely 1, Galway 0.
Bray 1, Cobh 0.
Limerick 2, Athlone 0.
SATURDAY
First Division - Longford v Shelbourne

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