Dundalk match report

Bray Wanderers 0 Dundalk 3

Premier Division, Carlisle Grounds, 30 June 2017.

Wanderers were behind after just two minutes following a Dundalk counter-attack resulting from a Bray corner. Patrick McEleney raced clear and fed Robbie Benson who rounded the advancing Cherrie to score.

Dundalk doubled their lead on the half hour. Jamie McGrath fed Benson and he played a one-two with Shields before firing past Cherrie for his second of the night.

Bray’s best chance of the game came on 36 minutes when Mark Salmon’s shot from outside the box forced Rogers into saving with the ball eventually cleared for a corner.

Dundalk sealed their win on 63 minutes. McEleney picked up the ball outside the area and chipped it over Cherrie

Bray Wanderers: Peter Cherrie; Keith Buckley, Kevin Lynch, Conor Kenna, Hugh Douglas, Mark Salmon, John Sullivan, Gary McCabe, Ryan Brennan, Anto Flood; Aaron Greene. Subs: Jason Marks (for McCabe 80), Ger Pender (for Flood 64), Darragh Noone (for Salmon 64), Jamie Aherne, Conor Earley, Alan Kehoe, Lee Steacy (gk).

Dundalk: Gary Rogers; Sean Gannon, Brian Gartland, Niclas Vemmelund, Dane Massey; Michael Duffy, Stephen O’Donnell, Robbie Benson, Jamie McGrath; Patrick McEleney; David McMillan. Subs: Paddy Barrett, Chris Shields (for O’Donnell 20), John Mountney (for McGrath 57), Sean Hoare, Ciaran Kilduff (for Macmillan 80), Gabriel Sava (gk), Thomas Stewart

Referee: Rob Rogers

Attendance: 1,538

Report: Michael Duffy