O’Connor wins it for Wanderers

Bray Wanderers recorded their third win of the season when goals in each half by Jason Byrne and Danny O’Connor gave them a narrow victory over Bohemians in a tense clash at the Carlisle Grounds last night.

The Seagulls had their noses in front on 16 minutes when a long clearance by Kevin Knight allowed veteran striker Byrne to outpace Evan Millan on the left and then fire in a brilliant angled shot past keeper Craig Sexton.

The visitors were level on the half-hour when Keith Ward collected a weak clearance from the Bray defence and crossed for Dinny Corcoran to head home.

Bohemians looked the more dominant side in the early stages of the second-half but it was Bray who regained the lead on the hour. Jason Byrne and John Mulroy combining for O’Connor to head home.

BRAY WANDERERS: Quigley; Webster, O’Connor, Sweeney, Knight; Hanlon (Houston 77), Zambra, Waters (Kelty 83), Massey, Mulroy, J.Byrne.

BOHEMIANS: Sexton, Heary (Pender 35), McMillan, Feely, L.Byrne; Ward, McMahon (Wilson 79), Martin (Moore 68), Buckley, Traynor; Corcoran.

Referee: Neil Doyle (Dublin).


Lifestyle

Kim Sheehan is an opera singer from Crosshaven, Co Cork, and is this year’s recipient of the Jane Anne Rothwell Award from Cork Midsummer Festival.A Question of Taste: Cork opera singer, Kim Sheehan

Developed in Ireland by Dublin-based indie gaming house Dreamfeel, If Found follows university graduate Kasio as she returns to Achill, Co Mayo, from the big city.'If Found': a story of belonging from the Irish videogame scene

B-Side the Leeside: Cork's Greatest Records - Giordaí Ua Laoghaire tells Don O’Mahony about the offbeat outfit who created some of the most innovative music on the Irish scene in the 1990sB-Side the Leeside: Nine Wassies from Bainne - A quirky slice of creativity

More time indoors is a chance to consider how we buy for our homes without being slaves to fleeting trends, writes Carol O’CallaghanMore time at home offers a chance to consider how we buy for our interiors

More From The Irish Examiner