Dooner’s weekend predictions

This is a huge weekend for soccer in Roscommon with the top two in the Premier Division facing off in the cup and Ballinasloe gunning for Connacht Cup glory against Athenry FC.

It’s time to look into the crystal ball again as the season reaches a dramatic climax.

Saturday, May 14th

The Herald RDFL Cup Semi-Final (7.30 pm)

Castlerea Celtic v Shiven Rovers: This game will be played at Cloonfad and will be a huge test for Shiven. Celtic are in brilliant form and will be favourites. Prediction: Castlerea Celtic.

Sunday, May 15th

Connacht Junior Cup Final (2 pm)

Ballinasloe Town v Athenry FC: Lecarrow is the venue as the Galway side visits. We’re completely unbiased here. Prediction: Ballinasloe.

Premier Division Cup Semi-Final (11 am)

St. John’s Athletic v Ballymoe FC: This has ‘cracker’ written all over it. Prediction: Ballymoe. Just.

Division 2 Cup Semi-Final (11 am)

MD Town B v Lough Harps: Very hard to see beyond the Harps. They should win comfortably. Prediction: Lough Harps.

Skyvalley Rovers B v Moylough ’79: This will be an entertaining game and there won’t be much in it. Prediction: Moylough ’79.