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There was no shortage of goals in the second round of Airtricity Premier Division fixtures and three strikers make this week's Team of the Week as a result

The second weekend of Airtricity Premier Division action for the 2013 season saw a lot more goals than the opening one, with Rory Patterson grabbing a hat-trick for Derry City and Anthony Elding continuing his scoring streak for Sligo Rovers.

Barry Murphy had a solid game in goal for Shamrock Rovers, helping them to a 3-0 victory over Dublin rivals St Patrick's Athletic. Murphy's evening was made easier by the work of his back four with Derek Foran and Conor Powell particularly impressing.

Ross Gaynor was a constant threat out wide for Sligo Rovers in their defeat of Bray Wanderers, and put many threatening balls into the box. Limerick drew with Drogheda United despite having two men sent off, and Shane Tracy was integral to that result, playing some fine passes around Hunk Dorys Park. John Dillon was Dundalk's star performer in their 3-1 away in over Shelbourne.

Cork City beat Bohemians 2-1 thanks to a man of the match outing from Daryl Horgan, who capped his wonderful evening with a goal. Barry McNamee put in a strong performance in the Derry City midfield, and his passing unlocked the UCD defence time and again in their 6-0 away win.

Declan 'Fabio' O'Brien may have missed a penalty for Drogheda United, but he converted two more in their 2-2 draw with Limerick. He sits just behind Elding and Patterson in the goalscorers' chart.

MURPHY
SHAMROCK ROVERS
 vs St Pat's (H)
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GAYNOR FORAN POWELL
SLIGO
SHAMROCK ROVERS
SHAMROCK ROVERS
vs Bray (H) vs St Pat's (H) vs St Pat's (H)
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HORGAN DILLON McNAMEE TRACY
CORK
DUNDALK
DERRY
LIMERICK
 vs Bohemians (H) vs Shelbourne (A) vs UCD (A)
vs Drogheda (A)
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PATTERSON ELDING O'BRIEN
DERRY
SLIGO
DROGHEDA
vs UCD (H) vs Derry (A) vs Limerick (H)
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