League of Ireland round-up: St Pat’s and Rovers top of table despite draws

There were four games down for decision in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division this evening
League of Ireland round-up: St Pat’s and Rovers top of table despite draws

There were four games down for decision in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division this evening.

We have the scores below.

Waterford 1-1 St Pat’s

St Pat’s remain top of the Premier Division table, despite being held to a 1-1 draw away to Waterford.

Stephen O’Donnell’s side had Alfie Lewis sent off after just 19 minutes at the RSC, with the visitors down to ten men.

Pat's started the game with an early score at eight minutes in, but the blues battled back to see an equaliser from Shane Griffin before the break.

Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Drogheda United

Second placed is Shamrock Rovers, who also played out a 1-1 draw with Drogheda United at Tallaght Stadium.

The Rovers were ahead at the break, courtesy of a Graham Burke penalty.

However, Chris Lyons equalised for the visitors in the second half.

Dundalk 2-1 Derry City

At Oriel Park, Chris Shields signed off on his Dundalk career with a 2-1 win over Derry City.

Dundalk were one up at the break, with the score courtesy of Daniel Kelly. The second score for the home side came later from Patrick Hoban.

Finn Harps 1-1 Longford

In the final of tonight’s Premier Division meetings, Finn Harps tied with Longford Town.

All was square by the break. Harps were behind early after a score from Longford's Aaron Dobbs, before Tunde Owolabi scored his second goal of the season to tie things up.

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