League of Ireland: Finn Harps keep Premier Division status as Rovers awarded trophy

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League Of Ireland: Finn Harps Keep Premier Division Status As Rovers Awarded Trophy League Of Ireland: Finn Harps Keep Premier Division Status As Rovers Awarded Trophy
Shamrock Rovers' Ronan Finn lifts the SSE Airtricity League trophy. Photo: INPHO/Laszlo Geczo.
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Finn Harps produced their biggest League of Ireland win in over three years to preserve their Premier Division status, while Shamrock Rovers were presented with the Division's trophy after a 2-1 win at home to Drogheda on Friday.

Harps thrashed Longford 5-0 in Ballybofey this evening to end the season safe in eighth position.

Waterford will play UCD in the promotion-relegation playoff.

Meanwhile, the Blues drew 0-0 with St Pat’s to finish second-from-bottom in the table in tonight’s final round of SSE Airtricity Premier Division games.

Finn Harps' Will Seymore celebrates after scoring a goal. Photo: INPHO/Evan Logan.

Colm Whelan’s 24th goal of the season helped UCD to a 2-0 win over Bray in the First Division playoff final at Dalymount.

Derry secured fourth spot in the table - and a potential return to Europe - via a 2-1 win at Dundalk.

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Bohemians' 1-1 draw at Sligo leaves them fifth, and the side must now win the FAI Cup next week to secure European football.

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