Airtricity League round-up: Dundalk score five past Derry to go six clear at the top

In the Airtricity League, Dundalk have gone six points clear at the top after hammering 10-man Derry City 5-0 at the Brandywell.

A hat-trick from David McMillan helped the defending champions to a convincing win after Derry's Ryan McBride was red carded inside the opening half-hour.

Dane Massey and Daryl Horgan scored the other goals.

David McMillan shoots to score Dundalk’s fifth goal at the Brandywell. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
David McMillan shoots to score Dundalk’s fifth goal at the Brandywell. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile

In tonight's games in the First Division, Shelbourne and Drogheda United both enjoyed 2-0 wins over Cobh Ramblers and Waterford Untied respectively.

Meanwhile Cabinteely FC enjoyed a comfortable 5-1 win over Athlone Town, with Joe Doyle scoring four first-half goals.


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