NewAirtricity League action this weekend…15/07/2019

European commitments meant there was just one Airtricity League Premier Division contest on Friday evening with Derry City and visitors UCD playing out a scoreless draw in the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium.

There was one further contest on Saturday evening with Sligo Rovers and Waterford also playing out a scoreless draw at the Showgrounds  in front of the live eirSport cameras.

The solo contests continued on Monday evening with UCD providing a huge shock with their one nil defeat of third place Bohemian at the Bowl. The winning goal came after just eight minutes and was scored by Yousef Mahdy.

                            P   W  D  L   F   A   G/D  Pts
Dundalk                    24  17  5  2  46  13   33    56
Shamrock Rovers            24  15  3  6  35  15   20    48
Bohemian                   25  12  6  7  27  18    9    42
Derry City                 24   9 10  5  36  24   12    37
St Patrick’s Athletic      25  10  7  8  21  22   -1    37

Sligo Rovers               25   7 10  8  25  30   -5    31
Cork City                  24   6  8 10  18  28  -10    26
Waterford                  22   6  6 10  28  33   -5    24
UCD                        24   5  2 17  16  40  -24    17
Finn Harps                 25   3  5 17  21  50  -29    14 

There were three Airtricity League First Division contests played this Friday evening with current leaders Shelbourne held to a one all draw by Cabinteely in Tolka Park while Bray Wanderers scored the only goal to defeat Limerick in the Carlisle Grounds. The third fixture saw strugglers Wexford and Galway United play out a scoreless draw in Ferrycarrig Park.

On Saturday evening Cobh Ramblers defeated visitors Athlone Town by two goals to one in St Colman’s Park while Longford Town also secured a two one victory over their visitors Drogheda United in the City Calling Stadium.

                            P   W  D  L   F   A    G/D  Pts
Shelbourne                 20  14  2  4  31  14    17    44
Longford Town              20  12  3  5  26  15    11    39
Drogheda United            20  12  2  6  42  27    15    38

Cabinteely                 20  10  6  4  28  24     4    36
Limerick                   20   9  5  6  22  18     4    32
Bray Wanderers             20  10  1  9  25  18     7    31
Cobh Ramblers              20   6  4 10  26  32    -6    22
Athlone Town               20   5  3 12  25  43   -18    18
Galway United              20   4  2 14  19  29   -10    14
Wexford                    20   2  4 15  16  40   -24    10