Airtricity League round-up: Derry City and Shamrock Rovers miss chance to gain on leaders

Derry City have missed-out on a chance to move level on points with Cork City in the Airtricity League Premier Division.

The Candystripes were held to a scoreless draw by Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds.

Elsewhere, Bray Wanderers and Shamrock Rovers played-out a 1-1 draw at the Carlisle Grounds, as a Gary McCabe penalty cancelled out Dylan Connolly’s opener for Bray.

Gareth McDonagh of Bray with Gavin Brennan of Rovers. Pic:INPHO/Donall Farmer
Gareth McDonagh of Bray with Gavin Brennan of Rovers. Pic:INPHO/Donall Farmer

Meanwhile Wexford Youths beat hosts Finn Harps by an Aidan Keenan goal to nil.

In the First Division, leaders Limerick FC remain unbeaten this season after a comfortable 2-0 win over Shelbourne at the Markets Field.

Cobh Ramblers came from 2-0 down to claim a 2-2 draw against their hosts, Waterford United, at the RSC, while Drogheda United beat Cabinteely 1-0 and UCD were 5-1 winners over Athlone Town.


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