A draw was probably a fair result and both sides will be glad of the point and to avoid defeat. Kavanagh got a great goal for Bray but Cobh had their first penalty since 2019 which Charlie Lyons duly converted.
Good night from the harbour town of Cobh, we hope you enjoyed the match.!!!
One last chance for Bray , but Bray keeper Maher's long kick goes straight into the hands of Cobh's keeper Barron.
3 added minutes
Dylan Barnett take a blast of the ball full on in the face, he will have to go off
That goal for Cobh was somewhat against the run of play, Bray made to pay the price for not converting their early second half dominance
Great free kick by John Kavanagh eventually results in a thrown in for Cobh.From the thrown in John Kavanagh is fouled , penalty for Cobh
Bray's Kavanagh is buzzing after that goal, he is covering every blade of grass in search of the ball and another goal
Cobh try to mount a few attacks, but Quinn is imperious at the back for Bray and he mops up every time
A route one clearance by Maher goes all the way to Kavanagh and he volleys home from outside the box, giving Barron no chance , good goal
Great cross by Coleman gives O Reilly a chance at the far post but its a little too high for him and he blazes over
Bray doing all of the attacking, gain another corner courtesy of Joe Doyle, they still dont seem capable of taking advantage of all their possession thoiugh and this latest one is easily cleared by Cobh
Bray start the game on the front foot, forcing a no of corners
Its half time here, neither keeper was seriously tested over the course of the 45 mins, overall its a fairly evenly balanced game, plenty of endeavour but both sides lacking a cutting edge up front.
Charlie Gallagher goes down and is receiving medical attention. He seemed to injure himself when he had the ball on the right wing a few moments ago. Looks like he will have to go off.
Cobh have come back into the match in the last 5 mins , forcing a number of corners which come to nothing
Another shot on target for Bray, this time a stinging effort from O 'Farrell, Barron needs two attempts to gather it
Shot on target by Joe Doyle but its easily gathererd by Barron
Bray now very much in the ascendancy, mounting attack after attack on the Cobh defence
Mazy run by Kavanagh but his shot on goal does not trouble Barron
Free kick for Cobh which is cleared and a breakaway attach for Bray gives Joe Doyle a chance to show his blistering pace.- his cross is eventually cleared by Cobh
Clifford and O Farrell beginning to exert their dominance for Bray in midfield
Gallagher has a shot for Bray but its well wide
All the early pressure is from Cobh Ramblers
Cobh have two changes from last weeks win over Wexford Youths, Charlie Lyons and Naythan Coleman start in place of Ben O Riordan and Daryl Walsh.
Bray show three changes from last weeks 2-1 loss to Athlone Town. Richie O Farrell returns from injury while there are first starts for Joe Doyle and Charlie Galagher. Ryan Graydon is suspended after his red card against Athlone
Good evening and welcome to St Colman's Park in Cobh for tonights First Division clash between Cobh Ramblers and Bray Wanderers.
Its another beautiful evening in the Rebel County , I'm Patrick O Connor and I'll be bringing you live updates of this match as they happen.
Competition: 2021 League of Ireland First Division
Date: 7 p.m. April 24, 2021
St Colman's Park