Burns and Fagan were left on the bench as McBride and McDonald were given starting places.
We dominated the first half and with any luck could have been a few in front by the break. The bulk of the play was in the
There was no adverse reaction to the missed opportunity. McDonald had a run across the eighteen yard line followed by a shot on target then O’Donnell had an attempt and the rebound came back against him and ran wide. Clarkson had a chance to make amends in twenty minutes but poor control (and shaken confidence?) let him down.
Thankfully the goal did come though when McDonald ran onto Clarkson's pass and fired home. A deserved lead!
Manager Duffy swapped McNally for Robb at the start of the second session but the pattern of the game was unchanged. Within a minute a
McDonald got the second after an O’Donnell back heel fed him a clear chance just after the hour. Our men were lining up for chances and some of the home fans started looking for the exits.
It looked as though the game was but Lovell popped up with ten minutes remaining to fire home a stunning effort from over twenty yards. Defensive substitutions were now in order and Fitzpatrick and Fagan replaced Paterson and McDonald.
Corrigan saved any late blushes by clearing off the line in ninety minutes and the