Dooner’s weekend predictions – March 8th




Congratulations to Castlerea Celtic B who deservedly clinched the Killeen Sports Grounds Division Two title last weekend. It was the first silverware ever won by a Celtic B team.

  There’s a crucial game in the Premier Division this Saturday as Castlerea Celtic play host to St. Peter’s. Ballymoe FC host Ballinasloe Town on Sunday.

  This weekend also sees Roscommon & District sides competing in the Connacht Cup and Shield and wish them the very best of luck.

Friday, March 8th

Raftery’s Oakland Hotel Premier Division

Cloonfad United v Skyvalley Rovers. 8 pm

A stalemate in Cloonfad.

Prediction: Draw

Killeen Sports Grounds Division Two

Shiven Rovers B v Manor United. 8 pm

Away win.

Prediction: Manor United

Saturday, March 9th

Raftery’s Oakland Hotel Premier Division (7.45 pm)                       

Castlerea Celtic v St. Peter’s FC           

Castlerea are in fine form as last weekend’s extra-time cup win against Ballymoe shows. The difficult games keep coming for Celtic though and the reigning champions visit this weekend.

Prediction: Draw

Strokestown United v Shiven Rovers

The visitors will be favourites to take all three points.

Prediction: Shiven Rovers

Sunday, March 10th

TP Brennan Connacht Cup Last 16

West Coast United v Boyle Celtic. 2 pm

The Roscommon side gets the nod here. Prediction: Boyle Celtic           

TP Brennan Connacht Shield Last 16 (2 pm)

Ballinasloe Town B v Killala

Away win.

Prediction: Killala

Mervue United B v Roscommon United

The hosts are favourites.

Prediction: Mervue United B

Bearna Na Forbacha v Cam Celtic

Home win.

Prediction: Bearna Na Forbacha

Glen Celtic v St. Bernard’s FC B

Glen get the nod.

Prediction: Glen Celtic           

Raftery’s Oakland Hotel Premier Division (11 am)

Ballymoe FC v Ballinasloe Town

Ballymoe will be hoping to bounce back from their cup exit.

Prediction: Ballymoe FC           

Dysart FC v Moore United           

Moore should have enough to win in Dysart.

Prediction: Moore United

Norio’s Takeaway Division One (2 pm)

CP Ajax v Rahara Rovers           

The hosts will surely be inspired by their namesakes’ heroics earlier this week!

Prediction: CP Ajax

Dunmore Town v St. John’s Athletic

The visitors have upset the predictions recently but will be favourites here.

Prediction: St. John’s Athletic           

Moylough ’79 v Ahascragh United

Home win.

Prediction: Moylough ‘79

Killeen Sports Grounds Division Two

St. Cuan’s United v Skyvalley Rovers. 2 pm

The hosts won the reverse fixture 5-3. Let’s hope for similar entertainment this weekend!

Prediction: St. Cuan’s United