Leinster News

In division one of the Bord Gáis Energy NFL, Laois and Kildare are in fourth and sixth place respectively, behind the big hitters of Cork and Donegal, with Monaghan sitting in the premier seat, after four rounds.
Unfortunately, Kildare were the latest victims to fall foul of thi New Forex Wavetrend Trading Suite s strong Monaghan side, the Farney’s had eleven points to spare at the end of their encounter with the Lillies, while Laois had a six point win over last years senior all Ireland finalists, Tyrone, to lift them into fourth spot. Next weekend Laois play host to the Rebelettes while Kildare welcome Tyrone to their home patch, in what should be an exciting weekend for both Leinster sides.

In division two Kerry sit in top spot with four wins out of four played, Dublin reside in second place while Meath are in third place on points difference. Dublin who dropped down to division two after a poor showing in last years league, have their minds firmly focused on winning promotion at the end of this season, although they let their guard down this weekend when lost
out by two points to Cavan in Maghera on Sunday last.
Meath have threw down the gauntlet to all comers with a convincing win over Sligo, after they travelled to Tubbercurry on Sunday. The Royals led by Grainne Nulty controlled the game from start to finish, showing no mercy as they blazed into an eight point lead at the break (1- 13 to 1-5), in fact the gap could have been greater but for excellent goal keeping by the Sligo
number one Lyndsay McManus. However the Royals pushed on in the second period, notching up a further two goals and eleven points to run out convincing winners.
Next up for Meath, will be the all Ireland senior champions; Dublin, a game that both sides must win to stay in the hunt for a place in the semi finals. The Jackies will be on their home patch although Meath will have nothing to fear, with only one loss to the Kingdom, the stage is set for a classic encounter in the capital.

After four rounds Fermanagh and Clare rule the roost in division three, with twelve points apiece, followed by Leitrim and Down, while Wexford lie in fifth place losing out to table toppers Fermanagh by five points on Sunday last.
Wexford next outing will be a home game against the Banner on Sunday next, this will be a tough test for the home side, Wexford’s manager Larry Doyle will be hoping for a big turn out of supporters to cheer on his side in this crucial league game .
Wicklow suffered at the hands of Down by the narrowest of margins when the sides met in Saval on Sunday, however Wicklow have three home games on the trot, and team manager Dominic Leech will be eager for a change in fortune in their up coming games, which kicks off against last years all Ireland junior champions Limericks on Sunday next. The Treaty county are
struggling at the bottom of division three with no wins todate, and a win for the home side on Sunday next would be a massive boost for this young Wicklow team.
Longford are also clinging on at the bottom of division three along side Limerick, they have three games remaining to turn their fortunes around but they will have to lift their game a couple of notch’s if they are to a void the drop at the end of the league campaign.

Westmeath are in pole position at the top of division four with four wins in the bag, while Louth sit in third position, with Offaly, Kilkenny and Carlow in fifth, sixth and seventh respectively.
Westmeath collected all three points on Sunday last when they had a convincing win over neighbours Offaly. Westmeath await the visit of Roscommon to the Lake county on Sunday next, both sides share the spoils at the top of division four, but Westmeath have a better points difference, having scored 117 and conceded 20, while Roscommon have scored 109 while
conceding 29, so its all to play for on Sunday next for both teams.
Louth suffered a heavy defeat to Roscommon in their latest league outing, at the moment they are in third position along side Antrim, and with three games remaining against Offaly, Westmeath and Derry they will looking to improve on their present position.
Carlow and Kilkenny went head to head last weekend in Tinryland, with the cats grabbing the winner with a late late goal from a free, to register their first win of their league campaign.
Carlow will be very disappointed, having kept Kilkenny scoreless for twenty nine plus minutes of the second half, however credit must go to the Kilkenny side, they never gave up the chase, pipping Carlow at the post.
Carlow must now regroup in preparation for their away encounter against Antrim, while Kilkenny will be hoping to build on Sunday’s win, when they play host to Derry.

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