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Ulster Bank League: Division 2A Previews

Ulster Bank League: Division 2A Previews

Friday Night Lights are proving more and more popular and the action this week kicks off in Kilbogget Park with Seapoint hosting Terenure who are riding high in the Division.

ULSTER BANK LEAGUE: DIVISION 2A: Saturday, November 3rd

Kick-off 2.30pm unless stated

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Seapoint (12th) v Terenure (2nd), Kilbogget Park, Friday Night Lights 7:30 pm

Seapoint are finding it tough going in the league so far this season. They picked up their first win last weekend away to Midleton.

By contrast Terenure are three out of three with two try bonuses to their name and the infusion of some Limerick players seems to paying dividends for them already.

Seapoint have hosted a number of Friday Night Lights games in recent seasons and there should be a good crowd in Kilbogget Park this Friday night but it is the visitors who seem set to take the spoils.

Cashel (6th) v Greystones (7th), Spafield

Cashel’s winning run in the league which included the whole of last season finally came to an end last weekend when they lost to Corinthians.

They are still a serious force in this Division and will pose a threat to any side, particularly at home.

Greystones are behind them on points difference and will be up for this game but expect the home side to take the points.

City of Derry (5th) v Corinthians (3rd), Judge’s Road                      

Following their opening day loss City of Derry have steadily climbed the table with two wins and two try bonuses.

Saturday will be a real test for them though as visitors Corinthians are unbeaten.

It is equally a test for the Galway side who will need to win games like this if they are to sustain their ambitious start to the season.

DLSP (14th) v Highfield (8th),Kirwan Park

DLSP picked up their first win of the season last time out and that should give this young side confidence to push on.

Highfield shipped a big loss to Banbridge the same day and will want to avoid three losses on the trot.

Expect a warm welcome in the Kirwan Park clubhouse and the action on the pitch should heat things up too with the visitors likely to take an away win. 

Midleton (11th) v Old Crescent (13th), Towns Park

Both sides have won one game and picked up a bonus point – try for Old Crescent and losing for Midleton – and only points difference separates them.

Midleton lost at home to Seapoint last weekend while Old Crescent lost in a high scoring thriller to UCC.

The scene is set then for this Munster derby to be a cracking game and a typically tough encounter.

Old Wesley (9th) v Galwegians (10th), Donnybrook

Old Wesley have lost two in a row since their opening day win over Seapoint but a try bonus and a losing bonus sees them on six points.

Galwegians are also on one win from three but managed a losing bonus away to Greystones last Saturday.

Another trip to Dublin then for the Galway side and Old Wesley will hope to repeat the win.

Queen’s (16th) v Banbridge (1st), Dub Lane

Three games, three losses and over 100 points conceded is not the kind of start Queen’s want or would have expected.

Saturday brings the unbeaten league leaders to Dub Lane which is little solace but if anything can stir them up it is an Ulster derby against Banbridge.

The Bann have three wins and three try bonuses to date and really look like a club with ambitions this season.

UCC (4th) v Bective Rangers (15th), Mardyke

UCC have started their campaign for promotion brightly enough and racked up the point in two of their games.

They faltered at home to Midleton though and will need to avoid those pitfalls if they are to get back to Division 2B.

Bective go in search of their first win of the league and with only two losing bonus point in the bag they badly need a shot in the arm.