Athlone debutant Adam Wixted made it a night to remember for himself and his teammates with an injury time equaliser away to UCD.
Photographer Gerry Shanahan was in UCD on Friday night to capture all the action. Gerry sent us back this superb gallery which can be viewed here.
Reporter Andrew Dempsey meanwhile was in the press box, and he penned this match report.
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