Patterson a doubt for Derry’s trip to Limerick

Rory Patterson Derry CityDerry City are back in League of Ireland action tonight when they head for Thomond Park to play Limerick (k.o 7.45pm).

Peter Hutton's side will look to get back to winning ways after a run of three successive league defeats.

Rory Patterson is doubt as he continues to suffer with a back problem while Cliff Byrne, Danny Ventre and Dean Jarvis are out through injury.

Philip Lowry and Mark Timlin are also concerns for Hutton ahead of the long trip south.