Dooner’s Weekend Predictions – January 5th



The Roscommon & District Football League will return this weekend – provided the pitches are playable of course!

  The race for the Premier Division title is wide open and looks set to go right down to the wire.

  Elsewhere, there’s plenty of Connacht Cup and Shield action this Sunday.

Saturday, January 6th

The Herald Premier Division (7.45 pm)

Ballinasloe Town v St. Peter’s FC

St. Peter’s are the only unbeaten team left in the division. The Town will need to change that but stalemate looks likely.

Prediction: Draw

Shiven Rovers v St. John’s Athletic

The home side will be hoping to consolidate fifth place. Prediction: Shiven Rovers

Sunday, January 7th

TP Brennan Connacht Cup Round 2 (2 pm)

Iorras Aonaithe v Roscommon United

Difficult trip to start the year.

Prediction: Iorras Aonaithe

Rahara Rovers v Merville United

Merville are flying in the Sligo Premier League and provided they travel will provide stern opposition.

Prediction: Rahara Rovers

Cois Fharraige v Moylough ‘79

A tough test but Moylough have impressed this season.

Prediction: Moylough ‘79

TP Brennan Connacht Shield Round 1 (2 pm)

Kilkerrin United v Fahy Rovers

Home advantage will prove vital.

Prediction: Kilkerrin United

The Herald Premier Division

Skyvalley Rovers v Moore United. 11 am

The visitors will bounce back this weekend.

Prediction: Moore United

Ballymoe FC v Ballaghaderreen FC. 2 pm

The champions will be hoping for better results in the second half of the season.

Prediction: Ballymoe FC

Dysart FC v Cloonfad United. 2 pm

Hard to look beyond Cloonfad here.

Prediction: Cloonfad United

Killeen Sports Grounds Division Two (2 pm)

Castlerea Celtic B v Cam Celtic

The home side will be looking to avoid a repeat of the 5-0 drubbing earlier in the season.

Prediction: Cam Celtic

Skyvalley Rovers B v Cloonfad United B

It’s been tough on Skyvalley but they’ve been far more competitive in recent games.

Prediction: Cloonfad United