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Murray double gives Galway crucial win against Harps

Eddie Dsane



Finn Harps 1-3 Galway United

Ronan Murray’s second half double gave Galway United all three points against 10-man Finn Harps in Ballybofey tonight.

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Galway took the lead in the 13th minute when Gavan Holohan slipped the ball to the net. The visitors were on top and spurned a number of changes to double their advantage.

Eddie Dsane had a goal disallowed in the 26th minute and moments later, he missed a penalty.

However, the Englishman redeemed himself by heading in the equaliser on the stroke of half-time.

HT: Finn Harps 1-1 Galway United

Harps lost Paddy McCourt to a red card in the 52nd minute for a second bookable offence, and the visitors pressed forward in search of another goal. It arrived in the 76th minute when Ronan Murray found the top corner with a free-kick.

Jonah Ayunga crashed a shot against the post for Galway, but they wrapped up the points when Murray scored again in the 83rd mintue

Galway are now only two points behind Harps in the race to avoid the drop.

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