Airtricity League round-up: Dundalk and Cork City return to winning ways

After another week of European action, Dundalk returned to League duty tonight with a battling win over Wexford Youths.

David McMillan's first-half strike was enough to give the Lilywhites a 1-0 win at Ferrycarrig Park, which has seen them open-up a four-point lead at the top of the table.

Cork City are back up to second-place.

After Alan Bennett’s opener, two goals each from Sean Maguire and Karl Sheppard helped the Leesiders to a 5-2 win over Longford Town at Turners Cross.

Sean Maguire of Cork City scores his side's third goal at Turners Cross. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
Sean Maguire of Cork City scores his side's third goal at Turners Cross. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Bohemians beat St Pat's in their Dublin derby as Kurtis Byrne's goal was enough to claim a 1-0 win at Richmond Park.

Also in the Premier Division, Shamrock Rovers beat Finn Harps 2-0 in Ballybofey, with Sean Boyd and Dean Clarke on the scoresheet.

In the First Division, Athlone Town thrashed Cabinteely 4-0 and Drogheda United beat their hosts, Waterford United, 3-1 at the RSC.


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