UCD 2(Mick Leahy 30′, 78′)
SHELBOURNE 1(Adam O’Connor 57′)
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Central defender Mick Leahy scored twice as UCD made it ten league games unbeaten to move to within three points of leaders Finn Harps as Shelnbourne’s four-match winning run came to an end.
Leahy put College in front on the half hour when heading home a flick-on by Dylan Watts from skipper Robbie Benson’s corner.
Shelbourne hit back to level 12 minutes into the second half with a terrific curling shot from the edge of the area by defender Adam O’Connor.
But Leahy won it for UCD on 78 minutes. Once again it stemmed from a corner with Leahy heading past Greg Murray.
UCD:Niall Corbet; Mark Langtry, Ryan Mclaughlin (Maxi Kouogun 45+4), Mick Leahy, Tomas Boyle; Chris Mulhall, Gary O’Neill, Dylan Watts (Jack Watson 82), Robbie Benson, Jamie Doyle; Ryan Swan.
Subs Not Used:Conor Mackey; Adam Harney, Eoin Kirwan; Conor Cannon; Sean Coyne.
Shelbourne:Greg Murray; Darragh Gannon, Evan Osam Adam O’Connor, Sean Heaney; Daire Doyle, Gareth Coughlan,Colm Crowe (Alan O’Sullivan 84), Dylan Mcglade; Philip Hughes, Mark Sandford (Conor Earley 54).
Subs Not Used:Eric Donnelly; Jake Donnelly, Alan Kehoe; Conor Keely; Aaron Robinson.
Bookings:Crowe (33), Coughlan (76).