Byrne earns Bray a point in Sligo
Sligo Rovers 1 Bray Wanderers 1:Jason Byrne helped Bray Wanderers take a point at the Showgrounds to slow Sligo’s progress at the top of the Airtricity Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
After a goalless first half, the 34-year-old striker put the Seagulls ahead after 49 minutes when he took advantage of a mistake by Iarfhliath Davoren to open the scoring.
The goal came against the run of play and Alan Keane equalised just after the hour mark, thanks to some great work from substitute Mark Quigley.
Bray held on for the draw despite losing defender Adam Mitchell, who was sent off for a second yellow card in injury time.
Sligo are now five points clear of St Patrick's Athletic at the top of the Premier League table with a game more player. The Saints play Sharick Rovers in Tallaght on Sunday afternoon at 6pm, while Cork City host Bohemians at 3pm.