St Patrick’s Athletic stand tall after two potentially season defining Dublin derbies saw them come out joint top of the pile. The Saints trounced managerless Shelbourne 3-0 on the northside while on the southside a late Ryan McEvoy goal salvaged a point for Bohemians at Shamrock Rovers.
A Christy Fagan brace combined with a goal from Chris Forrester was enough for Liam Buckley’s men to heap further misery on their beleaguered rivals. This victory lifts the Saints joint top of the table with reigning champions Sligo Rovers. The title race is quickly developing into a three horse race with Derry City challenging the aforementioned duo. Read more