Tonight sees Naomh Éanna Hurlers take on Bredagh Hurlers in Cherryvale at 7.45pm. Paul Hughes is the referee who will officiate at round 16 Combined Division 3 & 4 League.
Fresh from their win at the weekend (Sunday ) over Lámh Dhearg – last year Ulster Junior Champions, the Naomh Éanna men go to South Belfast in search of league points.
Naomh Éanna are currently sitting in third position with eleven games played, and the boost from the weekend, when on Saturday Creggan beat Dún Geanainn Eoghain Ruadh in Dungannon, provides an added incentive in tonight’s match.
However the Naomh Éanna players are under no illusions about tonight match, speaking to experienced former Antrim County player Philiy Curran,
“I have never played Bredagh, when it hasn’t been a tough match, we are expecting a tough challenge!”
Bredagh are currently in twelfth position having beaten Loch Mór Dál gCais at home by a massive 38 points. While the other game tonight of interest is the match between Dún Geanainn Eoghain Ruadh and Naomh Treasa, this is one where the Dungannon side will look to pick up point after the weekend loss.
Na Sairseil and Naomh Gall will play the rescheduled C Quarter final in Pairc Rossa on Wednesday 23rd August at 7pm, the winner of this match play Naomh Éanna, match fixture to be confirmed.
Tonight also sees Naomh Éanna Camogs take on Armoy at 7pm at Pairc Éanna.
The hurling news continues with our young whistlers, Decky Breen – officiated in his first U14 match between Naomh Éanna and Ballymena.
On Sunday see Naomh Éanna senior footballers, play in one of the biggest games of the year, On Sunday 13th August at 3pm, third place Naomh Éanna play second place Moneyglass, with three points between the teams, (NÉ have played 13 and MG have played 14), a crucial game for both teams, is an understatement.
Success for the Glengormley side will leave the final stages of the league and promotion a real possibility.