Saints Advance In Cup

  • Fri, May 29, 2015 @ 22:33

St Patrick's Athletic put their disappointing league form behind them as they defeated Dublin rivals Shamrock Rovers 2-1 in tonight's Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup second round clash at Richmond Park.

After failing to impose themselves in the opening quarter, the Saints took control of affairs with Conan Byrne opening the scoring in the 32nd minute before Jason McGuinness headed home a second five minutes later.

Michael Drennan struck the crossbar for Rovers in the 47th minute and although substitute Gary McCabe offered late hope with a free-kick in the 84th minute, St Pat's held on for an equally deserved and crucial success.


Next Fixture

Dundalk / May 26th @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Richmond Park

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Pos Team Pld Pts
1Cork City1543
2Dundalk1427
3Bray Wanderers1425
4Derry City1423
5Shamrock Rovers1522
6Limerick1417
7Bohemian FC1416
8St. Patrick's Athletic1514
9Galway United FC1514
10Sligo Rovers1514
11Finn Harps1514
12Drogheda United1414