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Friday 17 November 2017

Limerick v Athlone Town (Thomond Park, 7.45)

SSE AIRTRICITY PREMIER DIVISION

TEAM NEWS: Robbie Williams and Jack Doherty are out for the Blues but Joseph Ndo could make his debut. John Mulroy, Stephen Quigley and Graham Rusk are missing for Athlone with Kevin Knight suspended.

MATCH POINT: Second-last home game for Limerick who plan to be in the Markets Field next season, their form at Thomond is terrible with three successive straight losses and a dogged Athlone can earn a draw.

BETTING: Limerick 6/5, Athlone 23/10, draw 9/4

FORECAST: draw

Cork City v Drogheda United (Turner's Cross, 8.0)

TEAM NEWS: Blow for Cork with Colin Healy suspended. Drogheda's Peter McGlynn returns.

MATCH POINT: Ideal chance for Cork to go level with leaders Dundalk. Unbeaten in five league games, Drogheda will provide a test but City look too strong.

BETTING: Cork 40/85, Drogheda 11/2, draw 10/3

FORECAST: Cork win

SSE Airtricity League 1st Division

Waterford United v Cobh Ramblers (RSC, 7.45)

BETTING: Waterford 29/20, Cobh 9/5, draw 12/5

FORECAST: Draw

Longford Town v Shamrock Rovers (City Calling Stadium, 8.0)

BETTING: Longford 2/11, Rovers 15/1, draw 11/2

FORECAST: Longford win

Shelbourne v Galway (Tolka Pk, 8.0)

BETTING: Shels 11/8, Galway 2/1, draw 9/4

FORECAST: Shels win

*Betting prices courtesy of Boylesports

Limerick v Athlone Town (Thomond Park, 7.45)

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