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

April’s League of Ireland player of the month nominations have been announced

  The nominations for the SSE Airtricity League Player of month have been announced. There are representatives from Dundalk, St Patrick's Athletic, Cork City & two from Derry City. The winner will be announced next week. Here are the nominations. Dylan Watts (Bohemians): The teenage midfielder caught the eye against Shamrock Rovers, Derry City and

John Caulfield: “This league is 36 games; it will heat up in September when we go into the run-in and up to that point, you just have to be in the mix.”

  Cork City welcome Limerick to Turner’s Cross on Saturday afternoon, with kick-off at 2 pm. City, who suffered a 3-0 defeat to Shamrock Rovers on Monday night, have six wins from six at Turner’s Cross this season, following last week’s 1-0 win over Dundalk. Just like City, Limerick recorded a 1-0 win