NewAirtricity League Premier and First Division…08/10/2019

The RSC in Waterford hosted the Airtricity League Premier Division meeting of Waterford and Sligo Rovers which ended in a two nil victory for the hosts on Tuesday evening.

Sligo Rovers and Shamrock Rovers played out an entertaining scoreless draw at the Showgrounds in the Airtricity League Premier Division on Saturday evening.

There were four Airtricity League Premier Division contests completed on Friday evening. Bohemian scored the only goal to overcome Cork City in Dalymount Park while champions Dundalk were one nil victors over Derry City in Oriel Park. Bottom sides Finn Harps and UCD played out a scoreless stalemate in Finn Park while St Patrick’s Athletic went down to a surprise two nil home defeat by Waterford in Richmond Park.

                            P   W  D  L   F   A   G/D   Pts
Dundalk [Champions]        33  26  5  2  68  15   53    83
Shamrock Rovers            33  20  6  7  55  21   34    66
Bohemian                   33  15  8 10  43  26   17    53
Derry City                 33  13 12  8  49  30   19    51
St Patrick’s Athletic      33  13  9 11  26  30   -4    48
Sligo Rovers               34  10 12 12  36  43   -7    42
Waterford                  34  11  7 16  42  50   -8    40
Cork City                  33   7 10 16  25  44  -19    31
Finn Harps                 33   6  7 20  25  59  -34    25
UCD                        33   5  4 24  21  72  -51    19


The First Division play off promotion series commenced at Stradbrook on Friday evening with Cabinteely and Longford Town playing out a scoreless draw. The second leg is set for the City Calling Stadium next Friday evening with the victors facing Drogheda United in the next two legged stage.