Dooner’s weekend predictions

Some very one-sided games across the three divisions last weekend. The top four in the Premier Division are going down to the wire with just two points separating league leaders Moore United and Ballinasloe Town in fourth place.

Sunday, March 26th

The Herald Premier Division

Ahascragh United v Shiven Rovers. 2 pm

Hard not to feel for Ahascragh following their heavy defeat against Ballinasloe Town last weekend. This should be closer with Shiven coming out on top.

Prediction: Shiven Rovers

Norio’s Takeaway Division One

Ballinasloe Town B v Cloonfad United. 11 am

Second placed Cloonfad should prevail here. They won the previous league meeting 5-2.

Prediction: Cloonfad United

CP Ajax v Dunmore Town. 2 pm

Home advantage will swing this for CP Ajax.

Prediction: CP Ajax

Dysart FC v Kilkerrin United. 2 pm

The champions are still on course to go through the entire league campaign unbeaten.

Prediction: Dysart FC

Killeen Sportsgrounds Division Two

Hodson Bay Athletic v Cloonfad United B. 11 am

Hodson Bay have had a good season so far and will be hoping to finish in the top three which would set them up nicely for next season.

Prediction: Hodson Bay Athletic

Ballinagare FC v Strokestown United. 2 pm

Strokestown are three games away from immortality.

Prediction: Strokestown United

Dunmore Town B v Moore United B. 2 pm

Moore have been impressive this season and will be hoping to end their campaign strongly.

Prediction: Moore United B

Moylough ’79 v Skyvalley Rovers B. 2 pm

Skyvalley Rovers picked up their first win last weekend but they’ll find it difficult away to Moylough.

Prediction: Moylough ‘79

Premier Division Cup Round 1

St. John’s Athletic v Skyvalley Rovers. 11 am

The home side will be looking to bounce back quickly following their heavy defeat last weekend.

Prediction: St. John’s Athletic

The Tommie Brennan Connacht Cup 3rd Round


Ballinasloe Town v Corrib Celtic. 2 pm

Ballinasloe will find the going tough here but if they play like they did against Ahascragh last weekend, they’ll be difficult to dislodge.

Prediction: Corrib Celtic, narrowly

The Tommie Brennan Connacht Shield 3rd Round


Cam Celtic v Athenry B. 2 pm

Cam have impressed in this year’s competition but this won’t be easy.

Prediction: Athenry B