Douglas earns Wanderers a late point

Bray Wanderers 3 Cobh Ramblers 3

Carlisle Grounds, First division, 16 August 2019

Paul Keegan battles for possession

Hugh Douglas scored a dramatic injury time equaliser to keep Wanderers slim chances of making the play offs alive in this six goal triller.

Cian Leonard opened the scoring for Cobh from the penalty spot on 32 minutes. Joe Doyle drew Wanderers drew level a minute into the second half when he drove home from a Dylan McGlade cross.

Cobh were back in front just before the hour mark when Stephen O’Leary scored from a Greg Henry cross from the right. Dean Williams was denied on 74 following a Paul Keegan corner but Hunt saved with the ball coming off the post.

15-year- old Andrew Moran came on for his Wanderers debut to become the youngest player ever to play a competitive game for Bray Wanderers. Dean Williams equalised on 85 minutes for Wanderers with a low shot. Within a minute Cobh were back in front when Stephen O’Leary’s volley flew into the top corner.

Joe Doyle scores number 1

In added time Hugh Douglas headed home from a McGlade cross to earn Wanderers a point.

Bray Wanderers: 1 Gabriel Sava; 2 Hugh Douglas, 3 Killian Cantwell, 5 Sean Heaney, 11 Derek Daly, 6 Paul Keegan (c), 10 Dylan McGlade, 9 Joe Doyle, 12 John Martin, 19 Brandon McCann, 18 Dean Williams
Subs: 14 Jake Ellis (for McCann 73), 15 Darragh Gibbons, 16 Adam Hayden (gk), 17 Luka Lovic (for Doyle 85), 21 Andrew Moran (for Martin 83), 22 Luke Nolan

Cobh Ramblers: 1 Paul Hunt (c); 2 Kevin Taylor, 3 Charlie Fleming, 15 Charlie Lyons, 4 Ben O’Riordan; 6 David Hurley, 33 Matthew Lambe, 22 Greg Henry, 18 Stephen O’Leary, 7 Ian Turner, 9 Cian Leonard
Subs: 11 Cameron Harlson (for Lambe 62), 12 Arthur Nganou (gk), 19 Andrew Cronin, 16 James O’Driscoll, 23 Shane O’Connor, 25 Mikey Foley, 44 Jamie O’Sullivan

Match Report: Michael Duffy

Pictures: Peter Minogue

 

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