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League of Ireland round-up

League of Ireland round-up

League leaders Derry City dropped two vital points in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division title race last night.

The Candystripes were held to a 1-1 draw against Bohemians at the Brandywell.

Their lead has now been trimmed to a single point.

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Following news that manager Stephen Bradley has opted to stay, Shamrock Rovers closed the gap on their rivals.

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Goals from Roberto Lopes and a brace from Daniel Mรขndroiu sealing 3-1 win at home to Finn Harps.

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St. Patโ€™s returned to third courtesy of a 4-nil win against Drogheda United.

Colm Whelan scored twice for bottom side UCD, who came from 2-nil down to draw 2-2 with ten-man Dundalk.

Shelbourne were 2-1 winners at home to Sligo Rovers.

In the first division, Cork City maintained their three-point lead at the top of the table.

Aaron Bolgerโ€™s injury time strike seeing them win 2-1 away to bottom side Athlone.

Galway kept the pressure on with a 4-nil win at Cobh

Waterfordโ€™s fine run continued with a 4-1 win at Bray.

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