Commercial manager Nick Brujos
has been pressed into Intertoto action by struggling Sligo Rovers.
, understudy to Mark McLean last season, concentrates his energies now on commercial fund-raising for Steve Cotterill's team.
Pat's equalised after 22 minutes when Ricky O'Flaherty's shot rebounded into the path of Martin Reilly, who fired past Nicky Brujos
from ten yards.
O'Flaherty brought Pats level on 71 minutes when he headed firmly past Nicky Brujos
from a Willie Burke cross, then Reilly coolly blasted home twice in quick succession to make the points certain for the rejuvenated Saints, who now go into third place in the league.
Last weekend Jimmy Mullen's side defeated second-placed Bohemians 2-1 in the league, while in the first round they overcame Cobh Ramblers 3- 0 away from home in a game notable for the heroics of Sligo goalkeeper Nick Brujos
O'Rourke's team-mate Mark Rutherford misses two matches and the Sligo pair Mark Hutchinson and Nick Brujos
have each been banned for four weeks.
Said Mullen: "Both Nicky Brujos
and Alan O'Neill have injuries, but we're hoping one of them will be fit enough to play.
THIS match quickly developed into a contest between Sligo Rovers goalkeeper Nick Brujos
and Cork centre-forward Noel Hartigan at Turners Cross.
Reid has introduced a bunch of new boys and will probably rely on the experience of Nick Brujos
and Padraig Moran.
Mick Neville was fouled outside the Sligo box and Pat Fenlon swung in a dangerous cross - Muir towered above everyone to head past Brujos
but as he and his team mates celebrated, the referee was alerted to an offside by a Shells player in the area and goal was ruled out.
Within four minutes Sligo were rescued by keeper Nicky Brujos
, who saved at point blank range from James Keedy.
Sligo's last line of defence is in some doubt with the top two goalkeepers, Alan O'Neill and Nick Brujos
both injured and third choice Darren Wynn recovering from a broken jaw.