Finn Harps start at home to neighbours Derry City

Finn Harps manager Ollie Horgan.

Finn Harps manager Ollie Horgan.

FINN Harps will face local rivals Derry City in their opening game of the 2016 SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Premier Division campaign.

Ollie Horgan’s men will take on the Candystripes at Finn Park on March 4, in their first game back in the top flight since 2008.

The match is sure to draw a big crowd, and it will be a special occasion for the McNamee family from Ramelton, with Barry on Derry’s books, while his younger brother Tony will be hoping to make the Harps starting XI.

Cobh made the long journey home with the three points.

Ciaran O'Connor netted the winner.

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