St Pat's got their 2018 season off to a winning start beating Bray Wanderers 3-1 at the Carlisle Grounds this afternoon.
The Saints got off to a flying start with Ryan Brennan connecting with Owen Garvan's free kick after just 5 minutes.
The Saints doubled their lead a few minutes later when Kevin Toner headed home a Conan Byrne free kick.
The third goal came after 10 minutes when Christy Fagan found the net with Conan Byrne providing the assist.
Hugh Douglas scored a consolation goal for the home side with 20 minutes remaining.
Maher; Bermingham, Toner, Desmond, Garvan, C Byrne, Kelly (Markey), Fagan, R Brennan (Lennon), Madden, Clarke (Doona)