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Monday 21 August 2017

TODAY: PREMIER DIVISION

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TODAY: PREMIER DIVISION

Bray Wanderers v Drogheda U (Carlisle G, 5.45)

p TEAM NEWS: Graham Kelly is suspended for Bray while Drogheda's Alan Byrne is also banned.

p MATCH POINT: Testing season ahead for both clubs, with so many new faces it could take time for Drogheda to settle down, chance for Bray to get an early win.

p BETTING: Bray 7/5, Drogheda 21/10, draw 23/10

p FORECAST: Bray win

Limerick v Bohemians (Jackman Pk, 6.30)

p TEAM NEWS: Bohs squad light on numbers as they're missing Stephen Best, James O'Brien and Conor Murphy (suspended), Dan Byrne, and Dave Mulcahy (injured) while Derek Pender and Dean Kelly are doubts. For LImerick, Paul O'Conor is doubtful while Seán Russell and Colm Murphy are out.

p MATCH POINT: Bohs had three wins from four games with the Blues last season but a point will do here.

p BETTING: Limerick 12/5, Bohs 13/10, draw 11/5

p FORECAST: Draw

Sligo Rovers v Cork City (Showgrounds, 7.45)

p TEAM NEWS: Delayed debut for Eoin Wearen as he's suspended. Cork are without John O'Flynn and Billy Dennehy.

p MATCH POINT: Cork twice dropped valuable points against Sligo last season and a new-look Rovers can frustrate again with a draw.

p BETTING: Sligo 5/4, Cork 12/5, draw 9/4

p FORECAST: Draw

*Betting prices courtesy of Boylesports

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