League of Ireland round-up: Derry and Dundalk pick up first wins of season

League Of Ireland Round-Up: Derry And Dundalk Pick Up First Wins Of Season
Sligo Rovers' Niall Morahan and Jack Malone of Derry City. Photo: Evan Logan/Inpho
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Sligo Rovers v Derry City

Derry City got their first win of the season in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division on Saturday evening.

They beat Sligo Rovers in their northwest derby at the Showgrounds with Will Patching scoring from the penalty spot in the 51st minute.

Final score: 0-1

Waterford v Longford Town

Though they had captain Kyle Ferguson sent off, Kevin Sheedy’s Waterford beat Longford Town at the RSC to leapfrog the midlanders in the table with a second victory of the season.

A fourth loss in five games means Longford drop to second bottom ahead of a trip to leaders St Patrick’s Athletic next Friday.

Final score: 1-0


Dundalk v Drogheda

Managerless Dundalk also secured their first win of the season as David McMillan scored and provided the assist as they beat Drogheda United in the Louth derby at Oriel Park.

Final score: 2-1

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