Sporting Fingal 2 Galway United 0
Superbly taken goals by Ronan Finn and Eamon Zayed got Sporting Fingal back to winning ways as they overran an under-strength Galway at Morton Stadium.
Lorcan Fitzgerald missed an early chance while Daire Geraghty in the Galway goal saved well from Ger O’Brien as Sporting dominated the first half.
Finn then broke the deadlock on 53 minutes when Fitzgerald intercepted a stray pass to set him up to rifle home from 30 yards.
Galway should have levelled from their only chance of the game on the hour, but Gary Curran shot wide with only keeper Brendan Clarke to beat.
Substitute Zayed sealed Sporting’s win on 76 minutes when collecting Shaun Williams’ pass to curl a shot to the net.
Finn brought another good save from Geraghty while Williams hit a post from long-range late on as Sporting should have won by more.