Dooner’s weekend predictions – October 25th





There were a couple of minor shocks last weekend as St. John’s Athletic went down 5-2 to Kilkerrin United in the Premier Division and Roscommon United were beaten 2-1 at home by Rahara Rovers in Division One.

  This weekend sees Connacht Cup action and a crunch showdown between Castlerea Celtic and champions St. Peter’s, who remain unbeaten after six games.


Friday, October 25th


RDFL Premier Division

Ballinasloe Town v St. John’s Athletic. 8.15 pm

Hard to look past the hosts.

Prediction: Ballinasloe Town

Hanley Quarries Division Two

Skyvalley Rovers B v Roscommon United B. 8.15 pm

United’s struggles look set to continue.

Prediction: Skyvalley Rovers B


Saturday, October 26th


RDFL Premier Division (8 pm)

Castlerea Celtic v St. Peter’s FC

The champions’ biggest test to date. If they’re going to drop points anywhere it could be here.

Prediction: Draw

Ballymoe FC v Skyvalley Rovers

Home win.

Prediction: Ballymoe FC


Sunday, October 27th


CFA TP Brennan Cup Round Two (2 pm)

Glen Celtic v Castlebar Celtic B

Home win.

Prediction: Glen Celtic

Colga FC v Ballaghaderreen FC

Away win.

Prediction: Ballaghaderreen FC

Gort United v Ballinasloe Town B

Home win.

Prediction: Gort United

Cloonfad United v Ballymote Celtic

Home win.

Prediction: Cloonfad United

Ballina Town B v Manor United

Home win.

Prediction: Ballina Town B

St. Cuan’s United v Iorras Aontaithe

Away win.

Prediction: Iorras Aontaithe

RDFL Premier Division (2 pm)

Moylough ’79 v Moore United 

Difficult one to call on this season’s form.

Prediction: Moylough ’79, narrowly.

Boyle Celtic v Kilkerrin United

Home win.

Prediction: Boyle Celtic


Norio’s Takeaway Division One (2 pm)

Rahara Rovers v Dunmore Town

Good win for Rahara last weekend but the pressure is on to follow up with three points here.

Prediction: Rahara Rovers

Dysart FC v Ahascragh United

Home win.

Prediction: Dysart FC

Hanley Quarries Division Two

Ballymoe FC B v Boyle Celtic B. 11 am

Boyle will be hoping to keep touch with the promotion places.

Prediction: Boyle Celtic B