Dundalk ease past Derry City in the Brandywell as Waterford drop points to Bray Wanderers

    Derry City suffered their first defeat tonight in the new Brandywell as former manager Stephen Kenny and his Dundalk side eased to a 4-1 victory. Goals from Michael Duffy, Brian Gartland, Krisztian Adorjan and Robbie Benson helped Dundalk to victory after Darren Cole put Derry City ahead. Waterford's title challenge took a

Alan Reynolds: “It just goes to show how far we’ve come when we are disappointed leaving Tallaght with a point.”

  Waterford FC are back in Premier Division action this Monday when they face Bray Wanderers in the Carlisle Grounds in a fixture that's been postponed twice this season already. Both postponements were due to snow, but the Blues did pick up all three points when the sides met last month in the RSC. Faysel

Dundalk leave it late as Cork City and Waterford drop points

  Dundalk gained ground on Cork City with a late winner against Sligo Rovers. Cork City and Waterford dream their fixtures against Derry City and Shamrock Rovers. Tonights League of Ireland results: Dundalk 2-1 Sligo Rovers Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Waterford Derry City 0-0 Cork City Bray Wanderers 1-3 Bohemians Limerick 0-1 St Patrick's Athletic First Division: Athlone Town 0-1 Drogheda Galway

John Caulfield: “We know it will be a very difficult game, as it always is at the Brandywell, but, at the same time, we are going up there with a full squad. The guys coming in off the bench are doing really well, and that is important.”

  Cork City make the long trip to the Brandywell, to face in-form Derry City on Friday night. City recorded a 2-1 win over Limerick at Turner’s Cross on Saturday, maintaining their 100% home record this season. That win also saw them bounce back after a 3-0 defeat away to Shamrock Rovers

Keith Long: “Bray’s performances have improved in recent weeks and their results are starting to pick up at home. We are coming into the game positive”

  Keith Long has challenged Bohemians to build on last week's win away to Sligo Rovers and make it back-to-back league victories for the first time this season. They travel to face a resurgent Bray Wanderers side who have already taken scalps at the Carlisle Grounds against Derry City and Shamrock Rovers