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  • Saturday March 24th, 2007 @ 9:35

Saints Defeat Derry At The Brandywell

In form Saintsí midfielder, Anthony Murphy, scored his third league goal in as many games as St Patís left the Brandywell with all 3 points.

The match between the two sides was a repeat of last yearís epic FAI Cup Final, but despite only one goal, the game was a great advertisement for the League and supporters at Brandywell and watching on TV were not disappointed.

St Patís dominated the game and broke the deadlock minutes before half-time. A John Frost corner was met by Murphy who rose highest to head past Pat Jennings in the home net.

Jennings had twice denied Mark Quigley with two fine saves prior to the goal, and also Quigley again and Sean OíConnor in the second half.

The win sees the Saints continue their 100% start of the season and the busy schedule continues with 3 homes games in a week, Dungannon (Monday), Bray Wanderers (Friday) and Cork City (Monday week).

Click here for the full match report.

Next Fixture

Waterford / March 4th @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: RSC
 
Team Pld Pts
Derry City37
Shelbourne37
Galway United FC36
Waterford FC34
Bohemian FC24
St Patrick's Athletic33
Sligo Rovers32
Shamrock Rovers21
Dundalk21
Drogheda United20

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