Dundalk drop points as Rovers recover from Cork defeats

Dundalk have had to settle for a point from tonight's Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Shamrock Rovers.

The League of Ireland champions had to come from a goal down to draw 1-1 at Oriel Park, which leaves them five points clear at the top of the table.

However Cork City have a game in hand on the Lilywhites.

A mistake by Dundalk keeper Gary Rogers allowed Rovers to take the lead in the 33rd minute as Gary Shaw put the Hoops ahead.

But Brian Gartland grabbed a vital equaliser for the league leaders in the 59th minute when he fired the ball home from just six yards out.

Dundalk's Brian Gartland scores a header. Pic: INPHO/Tommy Dickson
Dundalk's Brian Gartland scores a header. Pic: INPHO/Tommy Dickson


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