Shelbourne 1-1 Cobh Ramblers – REPORT

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Shelbourne 1 (Philly Hughes 61′)

Cobh Ramblers 1 (Stephen Kenny 29′)

Report courtesy of Fran Reilly and

Hughes rescues point for Shels

Shelbourne missed out on an opportunity to close the gap on the teams above them in the First Division table after they could only manage a 1-1 draw with Cobh Ramblers in Tolka Park.

Stephen Kenny put the visiting side ahead in the 29thminute against the run of play with a well-taken goal created by stand-out performer, Shane O’Connor. Shels were frustrated in their attempts to create clearcut opportunities for much of the game, but did find an equaliser in the 61stminute when Philly Hughes nodded home from another of game’s bright sparks, Dylan McGlade.

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Shelbourne: Greg Murray, Darragh Gannon (Conor Earley 45′), Evan Osam, Adam O’Connor, Sean Heaney, Daire Doyle, Gareth Coughlan, Craig Walsh, Philip Hughes (Alan O’Sullivan 84′), Mark Sandford, Dylan McGlade

Substitutes not used: Eric Donnelly, Jake Donnelly, Colm Crowe, Conor Keely, Alan Kehoe

Cobh Ramblers: Stephen Hickey, Adam O’Sullivan, Kevin Mulcahy, Brendan Frahill. James Furlong (Daniel Barry 79′), Graham McCarthy, Stephen Kenny, Darren Murphy, Kynan Rocks (Chris McCarthy 64′), Shane O’Connor, Ryan Goldsmith.

Substitutes not used: David Curran.