# SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

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# allsquare
Youngster Stephan Negru makes his mark as Shels come from behind
Conor Tourish put Finn Harps in front on 52 minutes but they were unable to hold on for all three points.
# Pressure
Derry City hit form to cruise past UCD and cut gap at top to four points
With Dundalk held to a draw against Shelbourne, the Candystripes sit two points clear in second, but they will now have eyes on the big prize.
# madness
Finn Harps lose manager and talisman to red cards but edge five-goal thriller to move off bottom
Boss Ollie Horgan and midfielder Ryan Connolly both saw red as they came through a dramatic north-west derby against Sligo Rovers.
# Tallaght to Inchicore
Shamrock Rovers full-back Cotter makes loan move to St Pat's
The 23-year-old has joined the Saints until the end of the season.
# easy does it
Captain Toal to the rescue as Derry grab late equaliser to halt losing streak
It finished 2-2 between Derry City and Finn Harps.
# hoops on top
Champions Shamrock Rovers march on after ending Shelbourne's winning run
Two first-half goals from Richie Towell and Rory Gaffney were the difference, as the Hoops extended their lead to eight points.
# mon the town
Dundalk claim hard-fought win over St Pat's and move up to second
Daniel Kelly’s 24th-minute goal was enough for the Lilywhites to claim a fourth win on the bounce.
# All Square
Bohs let valuable points slip again as Drogheda snatch late draw
It finished 1-1 at Dalymount Park.
Derry City toppled from top spot after frustrating goalless draw against St Pat's
Champions Shamrock Rovers’ win against Sligo Rovers saw the Dubliners go one point ahead on the summit.
# tolkadelight
Emotional week for Shelbourne topped off with a clinical first home win of the season
Goals from Jack Moylan and Sean Boyd give hosts the edge against sloppy Sligo.
# point apiece
Drogheda late show leaves Bohemians frustrated
Substitute Dean Williams’ 87th-minute equaliser sent the majority of the crowd home happy.
# Top Scorer
Sligo Rovers striker Aidan Keena earns Player of the Month award
The 22-year-old has been handed the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers award for March.
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# Comings and goings
Cork City sign former Anderlecht and Forest goalkeeper as Ryan departs
Central defender Alan Bennett, meanwhile, has signed on as a player-coach for 2020.
# Interview
'When things aren’t going well it's hard to stay positive. We’re fighting for our lives'
Finn Harps captain Keith Cowan on his side’s relegation scrap, staying positive amid poor results and playing into his mid thirties.
Waterford boss sent off, as Finn Harps prevail in 5-goal thriller
The Ballybofey outfit have now picked up eight points from their last four outings, as Alan Reynolds was given his marching orders.
Carr turns on the style to ensure Rovers stay in touch at the top
Stephen Bradley’s men were 1-0 winners over UCD on Friday night.
# Upset
UCD late show stuns Cork City
A last-gasp Gary O’Neill penalty won it for the Students.
Derry City get the better of Pat's in Richmond to go second
Patrick McClean, Gerardo Bruna and Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe got the goals for the visitors.
# All Square
Waterford continue patchy league form after goalless draw at the Showgrounds
Inclement weather conditions played a part as Sligo Rovers ensured a share of the spoils.
# Gaffer's Gripe
'I had to listen to him saying we’ve invested heavily. That’s the Cork manager with 27 players in his squad'
Waterford boss Alan Reynolds has continued his war of words with Munster rival John Caulfield.
# Deaf Ears
Horgan exasperated by serious Harkin injury after Harps' formal pleas over scheduling
Ollie Horgan also claimed that he was sent off by referee Ben Connolly because he ‘didn’t use the correct Irish’.
# Injury
Dundalk captain Stephen O'Donnell suffers broken leg
O’Donnell sustained the injury during Dundalk’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Waterford.
# fresh start
Greg Bolger has joined Shamrock Rovers after announcing his Cork City departure earlier today
Greg Bolger described Cork City’s as ‘the best dressing room I’ve ever been involved in,’ but today announced his move to Tallaght.
# The champ champs
Thousands gather to welcome victorious Cork City teams back to Leeside
Cork City’s cup-winning sides have arrived back on the banks.
Curran penalty bags deserved three points for industrious Harps
Ollie Horgan’s side overcame Longford Town to claim their second win of the season.
# Dominant
Dundalk go three points clear at top of the table with demolition job on St Pat's
The reigning champions were very impressive in a 4-0 away win.
# Away Days
Fagan proves the match-winner as Saints get off the mark
The St Patrick’s Athletic striker scored midway through the second half to see off Longford Town at the City Calling Stadium.
# Dan the Man
North points Rovers in the right direction as Wexford find the early going tough
Shane Keegan’s newly-promoted side were in the game for long spells before Gary McCabe’s late penalty.
# Galway United
Second-half splurge from the Tribesmen as Galway crowd treated to goal-fest against Bray
The hosts had to wait but racked up four in under half an hour.
# Club legend
Mark Farren remembered as 10-man Cork slip up against the Candystripes
Ronan Curtis scored the only goal of the game while Greg Bolger was handed his marching orders at the Brandywell.
# All White on the Night
McEleney scores on home debut as reigning champions ominously make it two from two
Paddy Barratt was also on the mark while Ryan Curran scored an own goal as Dundalk eased to a 3-0 win.
# special guests
Tribesmen turn on the style in front of their biggest fan as they shock the Saints at Inchicore
President Michael D Higgins was in attendance at Richmond Park as Galway United secured smash-and-grab win.
# permanent boss
Drogheda United have turned to Irish football veteran to get them back to the top-flight
Pete Mahon had been in temporary charge at the end of last season.
# Survival
Late drama in tonight's relegation battle between Longford Town and Sligo Rovers
Honours even at City Calling Stadium.
# Bragging Rights
Bohs still battling for European spot after derby defeat of 10-man Pat's
Jason McGuinness was given his marching orders for the Saints.
# Louth and proud
Vital result for Drogheda as Cork City slip up and end their title hopes
The title race is over for the Leesiders.
# bouncebackability
Bohs turn on the style to get back to winning ways
Jake Kelly and Ishmail Akinade score in 3-0 win.
# Candystripes
Brandywell faithful celebrate after 2 months without a goal and 12 games without a win
Longford Town caught Derry on a bad night.
# rousing rebels
O'Sullivan settles for brace as Cork put 4 past Bohs
The Rebels are now unbeaten in 11 games.
# Dream Debut
Kilduff makes dream debut to snatch vital win for Dundalk
Kilduff scored the winner less than 10 minutes after coming off the bench.