Waterford FC remain 9 points clear at the top of Airtricity League Firts Division following a big home win over Athlone Town last night.
Davy McDaid opened the scoring for the Blues on 10 minutes, however Athlone’s Dragog Sfrijan levelled the tie just 3 minutes later, when he tapped home from close range
Waterford’s Derek Daly bagged a goal-of-the-season contender just after the half hour mark to leave it 2-1 at half time.
Substitute Dean Walsh sealed the game for the home side on 67 minutes.
Full time at the RSC Waterford FC 3 Athlone Town 1.
Speaking after the game, man-of-the-match Derek Daly paid tribute to his sides defensive work thorughout the season so far.
Next up for the Blues is an away tie against Cabinteely next Friday night, with kick-off in Stradbrook at 7:45pm, and we’ll have updates across the evening here on WLR
Last night’s other First Division Results:
Wexford FC 0 – 2 Cobh Ramblers
UCD 2 – 3 Cabinteely 3