In Pictures: St Pats claim the EA Sports Cup crown

They defeated Limerick at Markets Field

Christy Fagan, St Pats

Christy Fagan of St. Patrick's celebrates his equaliser ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

St Patrick's Athletic have won the EA Sports Cup after a 4-1 victory over Limerick at Markets Field.

Lee Lynch opened the scoring for Limerick after 17 minutes.

But Pats fought back in style, although the goals all came in the second half.

Christy Fagan equalised on 65 minutes.

Conan Byrne then put the Dublin side in front with six minutes to go and late goals in the final two minutes from Jamie McGrath and Graham Kelly putting icing on the cake.

 

 A fan is escorted away after Christy Fagan of St. Patrick's scores ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

 

Christy Fagan of St. Patrick's reacts to a missed chance ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins attends the game ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson