Wednesday 10th of August 8pm:
Division 1 Shield Semi-Final:
Rearcross Vs Nenagh Celtic B
Rearcross host Nenagh Celtic in this Semi Finals coming off the back of two impressive league wins. Mikey O’Gorman is the Man to stop but Nenagh will hope to have Mark Carey on top form as they look for a double Shield final for the Nenagh Club.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Rearcross FC
Division 2 Shield Semi-Finals:
Gurtagarry Fc Vs Borrisokane Fc B
Gurtagarry host Borrisokane in this Semi final and should be too good for their opponents. Paul Ryan will look to add to his 10 goal tally already. Borrisokane will look to the likes of John Gleeson here as they go for a very unlikely upset.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Gurtagarry Fc
Friday August 12th
Division 1 Shield Semi-Final
Holycross Fc Vs Borroway Rovers
Unbeaten Borroway Rovers make the short trip to Glenbane as they gun for a final place. This derby match should be close but Rovers will hope to keep Pa Lawler and Keith Moore on form. Holycross need to kick-start their season here and the pressure will be on Calum O’Connor to push them over the line.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Borroway Rovers
Division 2 Shield at 7pm
Clodiagh Rangers B Vs Rearcross FC B
Another close game here should see a lot of goalmouth action. Darragh Brennan of Rangers and Leo Ryan of Rearcross will hope to add to their talleys.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Clodiagh Rangers Fc B
6pm Kick Offs:
Borrisokane Fc Vs BT Harps
BT Harps will look at continue their 100% league record here as they face a Borrisokane side that has been fantastic this far. Harps will hope that Johnny Coleman keeps up his rich vein of form whilst Borrisokane will have Keith Kelly waiting to pounce for the upset.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: BT Harps
Cloughjordan Fc Vs Roscrea Town
Top of the table Cloughjordan also boasts a 100% league record and have a win over their rivals already this season. Roscrea though produced a fine display last week to beat current champions Nenagh Celtic. Dean O’Meara has been the firm man this season and Roscrea will hope top scorer John Pio Fitzpatrick returns to fitness.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Draw
Sallypark Odhráns Vs Lough Derg FC
This relegation battle is a must win for both sides as they have lost all seven games that both have been involved in this far. David Young has been in the goals for Odhráns while Seamus Monaghan will be the danger for Lough Derg.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Draw
Arra Rovers Vs Roscrea Town B
Bottom of the table Arra have been struggling this season and face another tough game here against an inconsistent Roscrea side. Shane O’Brien will be a danger throughout whereas Roscrea will be dependent on Martin Harty to get the points here.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Arra Rovers
Ardcroney Fc Vs Portumna Fc
Ardcroney once again find themselves in a relegation battle and cone up against a Portumna side that have their sights firmly set on a promotion place. Ardcroney boast top scorer Jamie Heffernan and Portumna will look to Sean O’Meara to keep their promotion push going.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Portumna Fc
Moneygall Fc Vs Clodiagh Rangers
Moneygalls dreadful start to the campaign looks to have them in a relegation battle even at this early stage. They come up against a Rangers side that have looked impressive from the get go. Paul Shanahan has been a constant threat for Rangers whereas Moneygall will look to Gearoid Larkin to get them out of trouble.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Clodiagh Rangers Fc
Division 2 League:
BT Harps B Vs Cloughjordan Fc B
Harps have burst out of the traps this season as they look to keep pace with Gurtagarry. Cloughjordan though have struggled and look set for a mid table season. Shane Fogarty has been on fire for the hosts and Barry Gillespie will be on hand to try and thwart Harps drive for success.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: BT Harps B
Lough Derg B Vs Ballymackey Fc B
Ballymackey will hope to keep pace with the top two against a Lough Derg side that can’t seem to find their feet here. Timmy Fleming has been in great form for the away side and Lough Derg will look to Mark McInerney and Marco Federico for goals.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Ballymackey Fc B
Ballywilliam Utd Vs Borrisokane Fc B
This should be a one sided affair as Ballywilliam look to climb the table here against bottom of the table Borrisokane. The home side will hope that Davie Corrigan can find the net against a team that has struggled severely at the back.
Stoppagetime.ie Prediction: Ballywilliam Utd