League of Ireland: Derry City close in on top-spot after win over St Pat's

League Of Ireland: Derry City Close In On Top-Spot After Win Over St Pat's
Dundalk took a 2-0 win over Drogheda United. Photo: Inpho
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Leaders Shamrock Rovers are coming under pressure after Derry City secured a 1-0 win over St Patrick's Athletic.

The Candystripes got a win on the road thanks to a goal in the 70th minute from Cian Kavanagh, brining his side to within two points of the top of the table.


In Ballybofey, Finn Harps and Shelbourne played out a 1-1 draw, the goals coming from Conor Tourish and Stephan Negru just after the break.

Meanwhile, Bohemians got a home win over UCD at Dalymount Park where J Clarke took the winner on the cusp of half-time, and in the final game of the evening, an own goal by Dane Massey and a penalty from Runar Hauge secured a 2-0 victory for Dundalk who hosted Drogheda United.

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