ANTRIM SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND THREE
CAREY V BALLYCASTLE
Saturday, St Patrick’s Park, 4pm
BOTH teams are battling it out for their first win of the championship campaign as both are joint at the bottom of Group One having lost both their outings. Home advantage may just be enough to guide Carey Faughs over the line.
Verdict: Carey Faughs
DUNLOY V ROSSA
Saturday, Dunloy, 4pm
THE pair are going head-to-head on Saturday to determine who will top the group in a repeat of last year’s decider. Dunloy won that comfortably enough and could do the same again this weekend.
CUSHENDALL V ST JOHN’S
THIS is a compelling clash as the team that comes through this one will top the group and finish the group stages unbeaten. Cushendall look the most likely winners however and home advantage should see them through.
LOUGHGIEL V NAOMH ÉANNA
Sunday, Loughgiel, 5pm
WHILE neither side has managed a win during the group stages of the competition, Loughgiel have been much more competitive against Cushendall and the Johnnies than Naomh Éanna, which points to a home win this weekend.
ANTRIM INTERMEDIATE HURLINGCHAMPIONSHIP ROUND FOUR
CREGGAN V SARSFIELDS
Friday, Creggan, 7pm
THE Paddies haven’t picked up a single win yet in the championship, having lost to Glenariffe and St Gall’s and this weekend could see another third defeat on the trot for them at Creggan.
ST GALL’S V GLENARIFFE
Saturday, St Gall’s, 4pm
ST GALL’S have been flying throughout the championship so far, winning all three of their encounters and should see that winning form continue on Saturday afternoon.
Verdict: St Gall’s
GORT NA MÓNA V CLOONEY GAELS
Friday, Páirc Mhic Ionnrachtaigh, 7pm
GORT na Móna look to be up against it here as top and bottom clash on Friday. Clooney Gaels have been in super form and are the favourites to maintain their winning run.
Verdict: Clooney Gales
TÍR NA NÓG V CUSHENDUN
Saturday, Tír na nÓg, 4pm
BY Gort na Móna’s form, these two teams look to be playing for second play in Group Two and with a game in hand, Cushendun look likely to do that if they can secure the win on Saturday.
ANTRIM JUNIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND THREE
ALL SAINTS V NAOMH BRÍD
Friday, Ballymena, 7pm
Both sides going into this weekend searching for their first win of the campaign and hosts All Saints Ballymena look the team most likely to do that.
Verdict: All Saints Ballymena
RASHARKIN V DAVITTS
Sunday, St Mary’s Rasharkin, 2pm
THE batle of the top two, Rasharkin have blown away everybody in their path so far and should continue that momentum this weekend
NAOMH BRID V SHANE O’NEILL’S
Friday, Cloughmills, 7pm
NAOMH Brid remain the only unbeaten team in the group, although they haven’t got it all their own way. Shane O’Neill’s will be confident of causing an upset.
Verdict: Shane O’Neill’s
GLEN ROVERS V LAMH DHEARG
Saturday, Armoy, 4pm
ARMOY have yet to pick up a single point follower their defeats to Naomh Brid and Shane O’Neill’s and they’re up against it again this weekend.
Verdict: Lamh Dhearg