Dooner’s weekend predictions – November 23rd





It’s Connacht Cup Round 2 this weekend with no fewer than fourteen Roscommon and District Football League sides in action.

  There are two all-Roscommon ties down for decision as St. John’s Athletic host Shiven Rovers and St. Peter’s welcome CP Ajax.

  Elsewhere, Castlerea’s second side kick off their Connacht Shield campaign with a home tie against Loughrea B.

Saturday, November 24th

TP Brennan Connacht Shield Preliminary Round

Castlerea Celtic B v Loughrea B. 7.30 pm  

We’ll give Castlerea a hesitant nod.

Prediction: Castlerea Celtic

Sunday, November 25th

TP Brennan Connacht Cup Round 2 (2 pm)

Westport United v Kilkerrin United          

Tough trip for Kilkerrin.

Prediction: Westport United

Craughwell United v Boyle Celtic

Boyle to progress.

Prediction: Boyle Celtic        

Ballyglass v Ballinasloe Town

Town on a roll!

Prediction: Ballinasloe Town          

Moore United v Castlebar Celtic

Celtic are the favourites.

Prediction: Castlebar Celtic 

Tireragh FC v Skyvalley Rovers

Home win.

Prediction: Tireragh FC       

St. John’s Athletic v Shiven Rovers

Shiven to edge this one.

Prediction: Shiven Rovers   

NUI Galway v Ballymoe FC

This promises to be an interesting tie. Ballymoe have been impressive this season.

Prediction: Ballymoe FC      

Cloonfad United v Dynamo Blues

Away win.

Prediction: Dynamo Blues   

Benbulben FC v Strokestown United

This all comes down to how well Strokestown travel.

Prediction: Benbulben FC

St. Peter’s FC v CP Ajax        

The champions should be too strong.

Prediction: St. Peter’s FC

Castlerea Celtic v West United       

Home advantage will help but this won’t be easy for the Roscommon side.

Prediction: Castlerea Celtic 

Ballina Town v Dysart FC    

Home win.

Prediction: Ballina Town

Norio’s Takeaway Division One

Rahara Rovers v Ballinasloe Town B. 11 am

Home win.

Prediction: Rahara Rovers

Ballaghaderreen FC v Ahascragh United. 2 pm

Ballaghaderreen should have enough to see off Ahascragh.

Prediction: Ballaghaderreen FC

Killeen Sports Grounds Division Two

Ballymoe FC B v St. Cuan’s United. 11 am

Ballymoe’s wait for points looks set to continue.

Prediction: St. Cuan’s United