Airtricity League round-up: Boost for Dundalk as Cork and Derry draw

Cork and Derry City both missed the chance to significantly close the gap to Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.

The second and third-placed teams finished 0-0 at the Brandywell tonight.

Cork's Steven Beattie and Derry's Patrick McClean. Pic: INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty
Cork's Steven Beattie and Derry's Patrick McClean. Pic: INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Bohemians had late goals from Kurtis Byrne and Stephen Best to thank for a dramatic 3-2 win over Sligo Rovers at Dalymount Park.

Mark Timlin helped St Patrick's Athletic to a 1-0 win at Longford Town.

Meanwhile Shamrock Rovers won 3-1 against Wexford Youths with goals from Gary McCabe, Brandon Miele and Sean Boyd.


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