First
Date: 7:30 p.m. April 16, 2021
Venue: Carlisle Grounds
1 - 2
FT

Dylan Barnett 7' -
Scored: 7'


Ryan Graydon 88' -
Red: 88'


Scored: 10'
- Kurtis Byrne 10'

Scored: 14'
- Kurtis Byrne 14'

Live Updates for Bray Wanderers -v- Athlone Town

Updates by Patrick O Connor

94'

Its another win on the road  for Athlone Town, their blistering start when they scored twice in the first 14 minutes made all the difference, and while Bray peppered Athlone's  goal in the second half they were unable to add to Dylan Barnetts cracker and overall Athlone deserved their 3 points .

They remain top of the table , these are great times for the Midlanders  !!!!

90'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Bray Wanderers and Athlone Town.

90'

 4 mins additional time

89'

A full on scuffle in the cenre circle , Graydon gets a red and Barnes gets a yellow. , very  tense finish to the match here in Bray

88'

Yellow Card

Shane Barnes (Athlone Town) is booked.

88'

Red Card

Ryan Graydon (Bray Wanderers) is sent off.

85'

Substitution

Brandon McCann (in) - Jamie Hollywood (out) (Athlone Town).

84'

Bray mounting attack after attack, frantically searching  for an equaliser, Athlone holding out so far

82'

Another corner won by Doyle, cleared again by the Athlone  defence

79'

Doyles pace causing trouble for Athlone , Kavanagh plays hin through , his effort is blocked , corner to the home side.

75'

Glorious chance for Bray to draw level, great run by Graydon takes him to the end line , his ball across the face of the goal is blazed over by Lucic when it seemed easier to score . All Bray at the moment

72'

Substitution

Joe Doyle (in) - Steven Kinsella (out) (Bray Wanderers).

71'

Substitution

Shane Barnes (in) - Stephen Meaney (out) (Athlone Town).

70'

Kinsella has taken a no of heavy challenges and goes down, receiving medical attention

68'

Good effort from Doona , takes a deflection , corner for Athlone

66'

Wixted goes down under a heavy challenge from Barnett and requires attention

60'

Good mazy run by Bray's Kinsella but his final shot is too tame to trouble Schlingermann

58'

Bray have started on the front foot in this half , their build up play is good but they have no penetration in the box

53'

Derek Daly is getting a lot of space down Brays left  flank but his final ball is lacking and a no of attacks come to nothing.

51'

Doona is through again but he delays too long and the ball squirms out of his control, chance wasted.

47'

Kurtis Byrne plays Doona through with a great ball but the latter is offside

46'

SECOND HALF

The second half between Bray Wanderers and Athlone Town has started.

45'

The game is very evenly balanced, the visitors came out of the blocks very quickly , scoring two great goals in the opening 14 mins, however Bray finshed the half the stronger side so it will be interseting to see how the second half plays out 

45'

HALF TIME

It is half-time between Bray Wanderers and Athlone Town.

44'

Bray finishing the stronger, winning lots of free kicks , looking the more likely to score at this stage of the game.

43'

Graydon tries his luck fronm 25 meters, good effort , just wide of the post.

40'

The game is now more evenly balanced after Athlone's early dominance, Conor Clifford in particular has started to swing the balance in Bray's favour, he is the dominant figure in the middle third.

35'

Free Kick

Darren Craven (Bray Wanderers) takes a free-kick.

29'

Bray now getting some joy from Kinsella raiding down the right wing, one of his crosses almost gives Craven a chance with a diving header, the ball just goes wide.

24'

Another flowing move from Athlone, this time on the left flank, almost yields a third goal but the ball skims wide of the post

20'

Athlone, buoyed by their two early goals , are in the ascendancy here.

14'

GOAL!

Kurtis Byrne (Athlone Town) scores.

10'

Good flowing move down the righ touchline, the ball is played across the  box and Byrne shows  a strikers instinct , being in the right place at the right time to crash the ball home from 5 meters

10'

GOAL!

Kurtis Byrne (Athlone Town) scores.

7'

Bray's first attack of note , Kinsella drives into the box, the ball breaks to Dylan Barnett and he scores a splendid goal, a cracking shot from 25 meters , the ball nestles in top right hand corner of the Athlone goal.

7'

GOAL!

Dylan Barnett (Bray Wanderers) scores.

5'

An Athlone free kick on the half way line yields a corner which is cleared by the Bray defence

3'

Athlone doing most of the attacking in the opening minutes

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Bray Wanderers and Athlone Town has kicked off.

0'

Bray show one change from last weeks 0-0 draw with UCD, Conor Clifford comes back in to midfiled in place of Richie O Farrell.

0'

The team sheets are in and not surprisingly Athlone go with the same starting eleven which beat Cork City 1-0 down in Turners Cross last weekend.

0'

Good evening and welcome to the Carlisle Grounds in Bray for tonights First Division clash between Bray Wanderers and Athlone Town.

I'm Patrick O Connor , we are just off the seafront here in the seaside town of Bray, its a beautiful evening and i'll be bringing you live updates on the match.



Photo Gallery for Bray Wanderers -v- Athlone Town



Bray Wanderers
Brian Maher 1
Goalkeeper
Andrew Quinn 4
Defender
© Aaron Barry 5
Defender
Dylan Barnett 3
Scored: 7'
Defender
Luka Lovic 17
Midfielder
Brandon Kavanagh 11
Midfielder
Darren Craven 16
Midfielder
Conor Clifford 6
Midfielder
Mark Byrne 8
Midfielder
Steven Kinsella 22
72'
72Subbed Off: Joe Doyle 72'
Forward
Ryan Graydon 7
Sent Off: 88'
Forward

Substitutes
Gary Shaw 10
Forward
Dean O'Shea 12
Unknown
Cian Maher 24
Defender
Darragh Lynch 19
Forward
Glen Hollywood 23
Midfield
Charlie Gallagher 20
Unknown
Joe Doyle 9
72'
72Subbed On: Steven Kinsella 72'
Forward
Kian Clarke 25
Goalkeeper
Sean Callan 18
Defender
Athlone Town
16 Mícheál Schlingermann
Goalkeeper
4 Daniel McKenna
Defender
21 Dylan Hand
Defender
2 Aidan Friel
Defender
6 Killian Cantwell
Defender
7 Adam Wixted
Midfielder
8 Jamie Hollywood
Midfielder 85'
85Subbed Off: Brandon McCann 85'
14 James Doona
Midfielder
3 Derek Daly
Midfielder
11 Stephen Meaney
Forward 71'
71Subbed Off: Shane Barnes 71'
10 Kurtis Byrne ©
Forward
Scored: 10'
Scored: 14'

Substitutes
22 Jack Watson
Midfield
1 Kayleum Rice
Goalkeeper
24 Tristan Noack Hofmann
Defender
Brandon McCann
Forward 85'
85Subbed On: Jamie Hollywood 85'
18 Oisin Duffy
Midfield
5 Scott Delaney
Defender
15 Jonny Carlin
Defender
13 David Brookes
Defender
28 Shane Barnes
Forward 71'
71Subbed On: Stephen Meaney 71'
Booked: 88'