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Ian Baraclough's side continued their winning start to the season, with Lee Lynch opening his tally for the campaign during a man of the match performance

Sligo Rovers extended their winning streak to 10 games in all competitions to keep their five point lead at the top of the Airtricity Premier Division intact. Goals in either half from Lee Lynch and top scorer Anthony Elding saw Ian Baraclough's side record a 2-0 victory over a battling Cork City side.

The Bit o' Red could have added more goals to their tally were it not for a splendid display from Mark McNulty in the away goal. Second-placed Derry City also recorded a two-goal victory, coming from behind to beat Dundalk 3-1. Rory Patterson scored twice from the spot, but was greatly helped out by the defensive performance of Simon Madden and Barry McNamee's excellent goal which gave the Candystripes the lead.

Shamrock Rovers finally kickstarted their season, putting seven past Bray Wanderers in Friday night's rout. James Chambers and Ronan Finn bagged two apiece, while Mark Quigley finally got off the mark for his new club. Conor Powell put in another strong performance in defence to help his side keep a clean sheet.

UCD are still searching for their first win, and went down to a goal by St Patrick's Athletic striker Anthony Flood. The Students were far from impressive in attack, but saw David O'Connor put in another good display to marshall his defence and keep the score down.

Declan 'Fabio' O'Brien's introduction saw Drogheda United come away from Tolka Park with all three points. The forward hit twice late on to sink Shelbourne in a 3-1 victory for Mick Cooke's side.

McNULTY
CORK CITY
 vs Sligo (A)
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POWELL O'CONNOR MADDEN
SHAMROCK ROVERS
UCD
DERRY CITY
vs Bray (H)
vs St Pat's (H)
vs Dundalk (A)
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LYNCH FINN CHAMBERS
MCNAMEE
SLIGO ROVERS
SHAMROCK ROVERS
SHAMROCK ROVERS
DERRY CITY
vs Cork City (H)
vs Bray (H)
vs Bray (H)
vs Dundalk (A)
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O'BRIEN PATTERSON QUIGLEY
DROGHEDA UNITED
DERRY CITY
SHAMROCK ROVERS
vs Shelbourne (A)
vs DUNDALK (A)
vs Bray (H)
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