Munster Junior Cup
Roscrea Town A Vs Roscrea Town B
This derby game should be a one sided affair as Roscrea Town Football Club sees both its Junior sides collide. The A team should have too much as would be expected and will run out easy winner despite not having played in the last few weeks. The B team had a fine win against Moneygall last weekend and that will definitely provide much needed confidence. John Pio Fitzpatrick has top scored for the A team so far whilst the ever reliable Joe Callaghan is top of the B teams chart.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Roscrea Town A
Rearcross FC Vs Portumna Fc
This cup game could show us what way the division one might go as both these side are in a strong position to go for the title. Rearcross are unbeaten and have Mikey O’Gorman on tremendous form while Sean O’Meara has been leading the charge for Portumna.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Rearcross FC
Holycross Fc Vs Borrisokane Fc
Another interesting affair here as Borrisokane travel to Glenbane. Calum O’Connor scored a fantastic free kick for the home side in last week’s FAI Cup win against Old Bridge of South Tipp. Borrisokane have Shane Stapleton on great form recently and he will look to add to his ever growing reputation and goals haul. Borrisokane have played beyond expectations so far this season in the Premier while Holycross have struggled to fined their feet in Division 1.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Borrisokane Fc
Thurles Town Vs Ballymackey Fc
Thurles continue their hun for major honours as the host a Ballymackey side that has really struggled since their promotion. Thurles have an abundance of goals in their side with Barry Ryan in fine form since the start of the season. Ballymackey haven’t been playing as well as they can but their terrific 12-1 win against Killenaule Rovers last weekend will definitely give them confidence for this one. Denis Haverty is a player to watch here as he looks to be improving every week and Timmy Fleming also found himself on the scoresheet last weekend. They will however find it hard to break down the Thurles defence as Aaron Ryan and Ted O’Connor have been in immense form in front of Graeme Loughman.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Thurles Town
Nenagh Celtic Vs BT Harps
BT Harps travel to the TEC with strong memories of their 6-0 defeat to Celtic only two weeks ago. Celtic have been improving every week and have scored 15 goals in their last two games without reply. Jimmy Hynes has been a huge lift to the side since his return and Mark Walsh has also refound his goalscoring touch in recent weeks. Harps themselves have a potent strike force as Tommy Brophy and Johnny Coleman will look to avenge that big defeat of two weeks ago.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Nenagh Celtic
Lough Derg FC Vs Clodiagh Rangers
Provisional, will write about it when/if fixture is confirmed.
Moneygall Fc Vs Ardcroney Fc
Moneygall go into this game knowing that it is now a three way battle in the fight for survival in Division one. The home side have struggled for goals all season and cone up against an Ardcroney side that boasts Jamie Heffernan who has been in great nick in front of goal all season. A tough and tight game is expected here as both sides look to move away from the drop zone.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Draw
Borroway Rovers Vs Arra Rovers
Arra’s struggles will continue here as they travel to thurles to face fourth placed Borroway Rovers. Borroway know that if they win their two games in hand and continue their unbeaten start to the season they will enter the promotion picture. Arra though are sitting on the bottom of the table with just one point in eight games and will be up against it here again. Keith Moore is the man to watch for the hosts along with Al O’Brien who has scored at important times this season. Arra will look to John Sheedy for goals as they know one win at this stage could give them the momentum needed to survive.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Borroway Rovers
Cloughjordan Fc B Vs Borrisokane Fc B
Cloughjordan pull off a minor upset last weekend beating the in form Templetuohy. Borrisokane though were on the wrong end of a 3-2 scoreline versus Ballymackey and now look destined for a bottom half finish this season. Alex Wade is the man to look out for on the home team and Jack Sherlock will look to add to his tally for Borrisokane.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Cloughjordan Fc B
Ballymackey Fc B Vs Clodiagh Rangers Fc B
17 points separate these sides as Clodiagh travel to Balinree looking for their first win of the league campaign. Clodiagh have been luckless in front of goal so far with Paul Hanley looking the most dangerous whereas veteran Timmy Fleming has been in great form for the hosts.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Ballymackey Fc
Gurtagarry Fc Vs Rearcross FC B
Bottom of the table Rearcross make their way to Latteragh this weekend having only managed one point this season so far. They face an unbeaten Gurta side that have runaway top scorer Paul Ryan in their ranks. Gurta remain favourites for the title this season and should win this easily enough.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Gurtagarry Fc
BT Harps B Vs Templetuohy Fc
Templetuohy come into this one after losing to Clough B last weekend. Harps had a fantastic 6-3 win against Clodiagh and Darren Russell bagged an amazing 5 goals in the process. A home win will be expected here again as BT look to continue their title push.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: BT Harps B