NW FOOTBALL: Claudy look to close gap

Foyle Wanderers travel to Draperstown this weekend, as they look to continue their recent good form.
Foyle Wanderers travel to Draperstown this weekend, as they look to continue their recent good form.

The North West league resumes this Saturday after the postponement of last weeks programme due to the tragic news of the popular player Jack Glenn.

There are four games in the Premier Division and also a full programme in the other divisions.

Ardmore v Lincoln Courts

Damien McGee’s side have been without a league game for a few weeks although they did play Derry City in a friendly a couple of weeks ago so they will be raring to go, they are playing catch up at the minute and can’t afford to lose another game.

The Courts got a welcome win last time out but they know that they are far from safe in the relegation battle, however they can take some positives from their last outing, the home side may prove to strong.

Prediction: Ardmore.

Donemana v Tullyally

The Villagers are playing some good football as their results show, when they moved up to this division they were probably thinking that it might be about just surviving, that has not been the case as they are pushing for a top 4 finish.

Tullyally lost a number of players from last season and this one has been one of struggle, they just haven’t been able to bring in enough quality players and they may remain at the bottom after this game.

Prediction: Donemana.

Draperstown v Foyle Wanderers

Both these sides are pushing for a top three finish, the home side have a good mixture of experience and youth and it has gone well for them so far, they are determined to finish the season in style.

Wanderers have probably to much ground to make up on leaders Lisahally a remark that could be made for all of the teams chasing the leaders, however they are a side who won’t give up but may have to settle for a point here.

Prediction: Score Draw.

Drummond v Claudy Rovers

The Limavady side are probably a couple of players short of being genuine title challengers, they still however have a lot of quality in their ranks and they will want to get into the winning habit again.

With leaders Lisahally without a game Claudy Rovers can close the gap they are still confident of bridging the gap but they just can’t afford to lose ant further ground, this might spur them to a victory.

Prediction: Claudy Rovers.