Dundalk too good for Harps

Finn HarpsChampions Dundalk proved to be too good for newly promoted Finn Harps as they secured a 3-0 win at Oriel Park.

Paddy Barrett opened the scoring on 16 minutes following corner.

The second came on 59 minutes when Dane Massey pulled the ball back for Patrick McEleney to rifle home from just inside the box.

Harps best chance fell to Ryan Curran, but ironically it was his own goal on 74 minutes following a corner that the game beyond the Donegal side.

Harps battled throughout but Dundalk showed their class.