Celtic have to do it again as rain stops play


Castlebar Celtic will have to do it all again against Ballinasloe Town in the Connacht Junior Cup semi-final after their clash last Sunday was abandoned due to weather conditions.

The Hoops were leading 2-0 at the half-time break thanks to goals from Mark Howley and a Jordon Loftus penalty, but the game was called off due to torrential rain making the pitch unplayable in the second half and the sides will meet again on Sunday at 2pm in the same venue.

There will be four games in the Elverys Sports Super League this weekend, with games on both Saturday evening and Sunday morning. On Saturday evening defending champions Ballyheane will be facing off against Ballina Town in a tasty looking encounter at 6.30pm. There are just two points between the two sides who sit in second and third place in the table at the minute, with the hosts leading the way on ten points thanks to three wins and a draw and a loss in their opening five games, while Ballina Town have two wins, two draws and a loss to their name so far this season.

The other game on Saturday evening is the meeting of Claremorris and Straide and Foxford United in Concannon park, which also kicks off at 6.30pm. The home side are rooted to the bottom of the table without a single point so far this season, while United are in eighth place on five points with a win and two draws under their belts from their outings so far.

On Sunday morning table-toppers Westport United will be looking to stretch their lead at the top of the table when they travel to Carramore to take on fourth placed Manulla who are sitting just two points behind them in the table at the moment. United have played just four games so far and are unbeaten with three wins and a draw, while Manulla have two wins, two draws and a loss, as their record after five games.

The final game in the top flight this weekend will see Kilitmagh-Knock United host Ballyhaunis Town in an east Mayo clash. The hosts have lost just once in their five outings, but have only won one game and drawn three, while Ballyhaunis Town have two wins and three losses from their five games and sit level on points with their hosts in the standings at the moment.


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