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Harps off the bottom with hard-earned win over Limerick

Danny Morrissey (right) celebrates scoring Harps’ second goal with Ciaran O’Connor


Finn Harps 3-2 Limerick FC

Finn Harps got the better of Limerick in a cracking tussle in Ballybofey tonight.

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Harps took the lead in the seventh minute when Ciaran O’Connor poked home, but Lee-J Lynch levelled matters two minutes later.

Danny Morrissey put the home side back in front, and Caolan McAleer made it 3-1 in the 40th minute.

Harps weren’t overly troubled in the second half, but Limerick set up a grandstand finish when Paul O’Conor scored with three minutes of normal time remaining.

Morrissey was dismissed in injury-time, before Dean Clarke almost equalised at the death.

However, Harps held on and move from the bottom of the table up to eighth.


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