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Double from sub Dennehy sinks Salthill

A brace from super sub Billy Dennehy helped Shamrock Rovers defeat a dogged Salthill Devon side at Eamonn Deacy Park.

After a scoreless opening half, in which Rovers were the better team, Dennehy put them in front on 63 minutes when he turned in Karl Sheppard's cross, and he was on target again 11 minutes from time.

Bray Wanderers safely negotiated the challenge of Galway side Mervue United with a brace from Jason Byrne giving them a 2-0 win at the Carlisle Grounds

Dundalk routed non-league Phoenix FC 4-0 to progress at Oriel Park. Pat Hoban grabbed two of the goals, both headers.

Shelbourne eased into the third round with a 3-0 win over non-league Bandon AFC at Tolka Park.

Shels scored midway through the first half when Dean Kelly headed a Sean Brennan cross into the bottom corner.

Kelly added a second on 61 minutes and Mark Leech scored late on.

Finn Harps survived a late fightback to beat Wexford Youths 2-1 at Ballybofey.

Tolka Rovers and College Corinthians must do it all over again after playing out a 2-2 draw at Frank Cooke Park.


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