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Limerick bag first win as Bohs get booed by fans

It wasn't a vintage game by any means but Limerick picked up their first win of the season at Dalymount Park last night.

Rory Gaffney's goal five minutes after the restart was enough to give them a precious victory that they will hope kick starts their season. The home crowd made their feelings known at full time, as Bohemians couldn't break down a stubborn Limerick defence, despite having more possession throughout.

DERRY CITY secured their second win of the campaign, with a 3-2 win over Athlone Town. The bottom side opened the scoring through James O'Brien, who coolly made no mistake drilling the ball past Derry keeper Gerard Doherty. Derry equalised on 23 minutes thanks to Enda Curran header. The home side turned everything around on 30 minutes thanks to Rory Patterson with his first goal of the campaign.

Derry added a third on 61 minutes when winger Michael Duffy blasting home. Substitute Jason Marks' sublime free-kick gave Athone something to cheer about in the 75 minute.

A victory against the odds for Bray - who beat Drogheda away 2-0 despite missing eight of their first team squad through either suspension or injury. They took the points on the back of two goals in the space of three second-half minutes, David Scully scrambling home the first on 56 minutes before Shane O'Neill notched the second.

It was honours even after late drama at Turner's Cross last night. The game looked to heading for a scoreless draw when Joseph Ndo's 88th-minute corner went in off a defender for a Sligo goal. In the final minute of injury time, however, Cork's Mark O'Sullivan went down under a Kalen Spillane challenge in the area and Billy Dennehy converted the penalty.


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