Bay FC's Robbie Murphy. (Pic: Ciarán Culligan)
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Bay FC edged closer to promotion from Division Three with a hard-earned 3-3 draw with Donacarney Celtic in a bitterly cold Bettystown on Sunday afternoon.
Substitute Robbie Murphy was the Bay hero as his late goal helped them complete a dramatic comeback having trailed 3-1 early in the second-half.
Mark Larkin was the Dundalk side's saviour in last week's draw with Rathmullen Celtic and he continued his goal-scoring streak with the opener on Sunday. Having shot an earlier sighter off target, Larkin fired a free-kick to the net to give Damien Bellew's charges the lead.
However, having levelled moments later, Donacarney went to the interval in front before they added a third goal early in the second-half.
Though, visiting 'keeper Kevin Mullen had to be at his best late on to secure the point as Bay maintained their promotion - and title - charge
Bay FC: Kevin Mullen; Robbie Rafferty, Mario Kolak, Johnny Winters, Gavin Toner; Alfonso Crespo, Jimmy Byrne, Paddy Connor, Kevin Scollon; Ryan Dillon, Mark Larkin
Subs: Robbie Murphy, Angelo Stanley, Brian McCloskey, Stefan Zlokapa, Aaron Kelly