13.02.16 – Bray Wanderers 3 – Shelbourne 1

Bray Wanderers 3 (McNally 12, Creevy 48, Kelly 85), Shelbourne 1 (English 75)

FRIENDLY, Phoenix FC, Martin Savage Park, 13 FEBRUARY 2016

Wanderers striker Ger Pender’s shot came off the outside of the right post after just four minutes. Wanderers forced some early corners that had Shels keeper Jack Brady under pressure.

On twelve minutes Murphy’s corner was flicked on by Pender and Alan McNally headed past Brady and give Bray the lead.

Wanderers made five changes at the break and doubled their advantage on 48 minutes when Hugh Douglas crossed into the box and Robbie Creevy headed past Brady.

Shelbourne pulled a goal back on seventy-five minutes when substitute James English scored.

Wanderers restored their two goal advantage on 85 minutes when Ryan Brennan set up Dean Kelly, who took one touch before sliding the ball home.

Bray Wanderers: Evan Moran; Sean Harding, Alan McNally, Conor Kenna, Curtis Murphy, Karl Moore, Robbie Creevy, Mark Salmon, Ryan Brennan, Dylan Connolly, Ger Pender.

Substitites Hugh Douglas for Harding h/t, Paul Finnegan for Kenna h/t, Alan Byrne for Salmon h/t, Gareth McDonagh for Connolly h/t, Dean Kelly for Pender h/t. Daniel Blackburn for Murphy (62m), Sean Noble for McNally 62m, Sean Fogarty for Moran 69m.

 

Shelbourne: Jack Brady; Darragh Gannon (Adam O’Connor 70), Aidan Collins (Robert O’Reilly HT), Conor Keeley, Alan Kehoe (Dylan Kavanagh 70); Lorcan Shannon (Sodiq Oguntola 70), Cian Kavanagh (Dylan Grimes 70), Robert Duggan (Ryan Robinson 70), Gareth Coughlan (Jamie Doyle 59); Mark Sandford, Carl Walshe (Jamie English 59).

Subs not used: Greg Murray.