NewAirtricity League action this weekend…17/05/2019

There were four Airtricity League Premier Division matches played this Friday evening. Current leaders Dundalk travelled to face old rivals Cork City in Turner’s Cross where they secured a two nil victory while second place Shamrock Rovers made the very short journey to face UCD in The Bowl where they secured a one nil success. St Patrick’s Athletic and Bohemian played out a one all draw in Richmond Park while Finn Harps defeated visitors Waterford by three goals to two in Finn Park.

The remaining contest between Sligo Rovers and Derry City took place in the Showgrounds on Saturday evening and ended scoreless.

                            P   W  D  L   F   A   G/D  Pts
Dundalk                    17  11  4  2  30  10   20    37
Shamrock Rovers            17  12  1  4  25  10   15    37
Bohemian                   17   9  4  4  16   8    8    31
Derry City                 17   7  6  4  24  18    6    27
St Patrick’s Athletic      17   6  5  6  14  16   -2    23
Sligo Rovers               17   5  6  6  16  20   -4    21
Waterford                  17   5  5  7  25  26   -1    20
Cork City                  17   5  4  8  14  20   -6    19
Finn Harps                 17   2  4 11  16  33  -17    10
UCD                        17   3  1 13  13  32  -19    10

 

There were three Airtricity League First Division fixtures completed this evening. Athlone Town crashed to a five nil home defeat by Bray Wanderers while Galway United shocked visitors Longford Town with a two one victory in Eamonn Deacy Park. Bottom side Wexford went down to a two one defeat by visitors Shelbourne in Ferrycarrig Park.

Current leaders Cabinteely suffered a stunning five nil home defeat by Drogheda United on Saturday evening while Cobh Ramblers went down to a three two home defeat by Limerick in St Colman’s Park.

                            P  W  D  L   F   A    G/D  Pts
Cabinteely                 13  8  2  3  19  17     2    26
Shelbourne                 13  8  1  4  21  12     9    25
Longford Town              12  7  3  2  14   5     9    24
Drogheda United            13  7  2  4  26  18     8    23
Limerick                   13  6  3  4  15  13     2    21
Bray Wanderers             12  6  1  5  16   9     7    19
Galway United              11  4  0  7  14  13     1    12
Cobh Ramblers              13  3  3  7  17  22    -5    12
Athlone Town               13  3  1  9  13  29   -16    10
Wexford                    13  2  2  9  13  30   -17     8