First Division champions Waterford enjoyed a 1-nil victory over Longford Town at the RSC. Davy McDaid with the goal in front of an official attendance of 2,547.
Kieran Marty Waters got a hat-trick in Cabinteely’s 6-2 win over Athlone. UCD beat Cobh Ramblers 1-nil while it was 1-all between Wexford and Shelbourne.
Cork City have been made to wait to be crowned SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions.
John Caulfield’s side suffered a surprise 2-1 loss against Limerick at Market’s Field. Rodrigo Tosi and Shane Tracy were on target for Limerick, who go five points clear of the drop zone. Dundalk beat Drogheda 3-nil in the Louth derby with Michael Duffy, Dave McMillan and Steven Kinsella on target at Oriel Park.
Galway moved out of the relegation positions with a crucial 3-1 victory over Sligo at Eamonn Deacy Park.
Shamrock Rovers 4-nil win over Finn Harps sends the Donegal men to second bottom while Bohemians beat third from bottom St Pat’s 3-2 in their Dublin derby at Dalymount. Shamrock Rovers are now four-points ahead of Derry in third place after Derry were hammered 5-nil by Bray.