Dundalk beat Rovers to go eight points clear

Stephen Kenny

Dundalk have taken another significant step towards back-to-back League of Ireland titles.

The Airtricity League Premier Division leaders defeated Shamrock Rovers, 2-0 in Tuesday's clash at Oriel Park.

Goals in either half from Ronan Finn and Sean Gannon helped Stephen Kenny's side to restore an 8-point lead at the top of the table with just seven games remaining.