Last-ditch Bray Wanderers deny winless Limerick

Home team had to play the last 30 minutes whilst down to 10-men

Bray’s David Scully denied Limerick a point with a 90th minute strike. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bray’s David Scully denied Limerick a point with a 90th minute strike. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

 

Limerick FC 0 Bray Wanderers 1

Bray Wanderers substitute David Scully, sent in six minutes from the end, grabbed a last minute winner to leave Limerick still waiting for their first win of the season after eighteen attempts.

The long awaited return to the Markets Field has not sparked the anticipated revival for Limerick who had to play the last 30 minutes without Sean Harding who picked up a second yellow.

It was Scully’s free though in the 90th minute that gave the visitors full points after a game in which both goalkeepers made splendid saves despite an overall poor contest watched by 1,452 mainly disappointed supporters.

Bray suffered a pre-match blow when David Cassidy failed a fitness test but they were quickly into their stride when forcing four corners inside six minutes.

Limerick had a penalty claim turned down after nine minutes when Russell seemed to be pushed and it was Shane Duggan who forced the first save from Peter Cherrie.

Cherrie denied Shane Tracy two minutes into the second half and he brought off a spectacular save from Lee J Lynch after 59 minutes.

It was then the turn of Limerick’s Conor O’Donnell who denied Garret McDonagh and then substitute Emeka Onwubiko forced a save two minutes from the end.

But Scully’s free sunk Limerick.. again.

Limerick FC: O’Donnell, Harding, Price, Tracy, Williams (Paudie O’Connor 56), Duggan, Lynch, Paul O’Conor, Russell, Turner (Rainsford 71), Clarke.

Bray Wanderers: Cherrie, McNulty, Douglas, Cooney, Barker, Sullivan, McGlynn (Hanlon 79), McEvoy, Kelly (Scully 84), Lyons (Onwubiko (71).

Referee: Rob Harvey, Dublin.

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