The next round (6th) of the reserve league competition proceeds on Friday evening with games scheduled in both divisions.
Reserve League Division One (7.30pm)
Tir na nOg v St Enda’s
Tir na Nog who have returned to the top grade following a lengthy absence are gaining in composure in the senior ranks but with just a single win to date their second string look for improvement.
The Randalstown lads play hosts to St Enda’s this time and the Glengormley based visitors will look for a first win on the reserve scene but ground advantage may aid the Whitehill Blues to their second win.
St Gall’s v St Brigid’s
This all city affair sees St Brigid’s who have only suffered one defeat take the road up to Milltown to play St Gall’s who are residing in third place in the ratings.
A keenly contested affair is in prospect with nothing more than a tentative vote awarded to the home side, in a game which could go either way.
Erin’s Own Cargin v Lamh Dhearg
The Cargin second string have remained unbeaten to date and the Toome side impressed last time out with a good victory up at Musgrave to ensure their table topping slot.
Lamh Dhearg have only a single victory to date and will travel to Toome more in hope than in confidence and will start as underdogs and a home win looks likely.
O’ Donavan Rossa v Casement’s Portglenone
Rossa sit just above Casement’s just a single point ahead of their visitors and the Shaw’s road side will look to keep it that way as the South West men visit.
This does look likely to be a close affair and although the city men will start as favourites the men from Portglenone will give this one a real lash.
St Mary’s Aghagallon v Kickham’s Creggan
Creggan with two wins to date sit two point ahead of their hosts as the take the journey up to Aghagallon and they will be striving to ensure such remains at the long blast.
Aghagallon have just one win to date and they will need to improve if they are to gain a further couple of points in this one.
Patrick Sarsfield’s v St Ergnat’s Moneyglass
Sarsfield’s have a couple of wins to date and they will hope to add another from the visit of Moneyglass who have just one win to date and they will need to improve if they are to get the better of the city men.
St Paul’s v St Joseph’s Glenavy
Glenavy’s second string is faring more than well in the reserve section and lead the way in the division with three positive returns thus far and they will to Shaw’s Road to meet St Paul’s seeking to retain top spot.
St Paul’s have remained undefeated to date and although the Shaw’s Road men will face their stiffest test to date they may well come through with a win secured.
All Saint’s v St James Aldergrove
This looks a close one as All Saint’s play hosts to the men from Crumlin as Aldergrove visit Quinn Park.
Both the hosts and their visitors share a similar profile in the ratings with a single win to date with ground advantage possibly aiding a home win.
Con Magees Glenravel v St Mary’s Rasharkin
Little separates these South West based rivals in the table with each enjoying a single win to date and a close one is in prospect as the Glensmen welcome the St Mary’s.
The home side will start as favourites but they will need to be at their best if they are to gain the verdict over the Dreen side who will certainly not travel without hope of an upset.