Harps too good for bottom side Longford

Finn HarpsFinn Harps beat bottom club Longford Town 2-0 as they resumed their Premier Division campaign after the mid-season break.

The visitors went ahead at City Calling Stadium after 18 minutes in this evening's game through Josh Mailey.

Then, on 78 minutes, Tony McNamee got the second to put the game beyond the midlanders.

This result lifts the Donegal club above Bohemians into eighth spot and they are now 12 points clear of their opponents who stay bottom.

Second bottom Bray Wanderers are 11 behind Harps in the relegation play-off spot after picking up a point in a scoreless draw away to Sligo Rovers.