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  • Friday September 22nd, 2023 @ 22:32

Result: Saints 3 - Dundalk 1

It was a tale of two halves for St Pat's as they kept marching on in the title race and all but ended Dundalk's slim European hopes in the process at Richmond Park.

Despite being the better side in the first half, two shocking errors in Dundalk's makeshift defence gifted St Pat's the lead after the restart.

Two long balls from goalkeeper Dean Lyness bamboozled the Lilywhites defence, allowing last week's cup hero Tommy Lonergan to find the net twice before the hour.

Daniel Kelly set up a grandstand finish when Archie Davies found him with a defence-splitting pass, but a stoppage-time penalty from birthday boy Mason Melia made it a sweet sixteen and moved the Saints to within six points of Shamrock Rovers with a game in hand, against Drogheda on Monday.

Click here to read the full match report.

Next Fixture

Galway United / May 31st @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Richmond Park
 
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Shelbourne1937
Derry City1931
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Galway United FC1727
Waterford FC1725
Bohemian FC1724
St Patrick's Athletic1920
Sligo Rovers1719
Drogheda United1715
Dundalk1712

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Founded in 1929 the 'Saints' are the current FAI Cup holders and play in the Premier Division of the SSE Airtricity League at Richmond Park, in Inchicore Dublin 8, Ireland.

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