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Bray make statement with Longford win as Caulfield's revival of Galway continues

Drogheda meanwhile were winners against UCD.

John Caulfield.
John Caulfield.
Image: Tommy Dickson/INPHO

BRAY WANDERERS SIT top of the League of Ireland First Division table tonight following a convincing 3-0 win at home to Longford Town. Sean McEvoy scored twice for Bray before Gary Shaw sealed the victory with the third goal. 

Bray are two points clear of second-placed Drogheda, who came from behind to beat UCD 3-1. 

Cabinteely are a point further back after a 2-0 win away to Shamrock Rovers II. 

Elsewhere, Galway United’s fine form under John Caulfield continued with a 1-0 home win over Wexford, secured by a ninth-minute goal by Enda Curran. 

It’s a fourth-straight win for Galway under Caulfield, who has now taken them from the lower reaches of the table to within three points of the play-offs. 

Finally, Athlone Town were 2-1 winners at home to Cobh Ramblers. 

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First Division Results 

Athlone Town 2-1 Cobh Ramblers 

Galway United 1-0 Wexford Youths 

Shamrock Rovers II 0-2 Cabinteely 

UCD 1-3 Drogheda 

Bray Wanderers 3-0 Longford Town

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