Union and Loreto the hot ticket of the weekend

Something has to give as hot-shots come heads to head at Park Avenue


Week three of the Leinster League and something has to give at Park Avenue tomorrow where Railway Union and Loreto meet, both sides having won their opening two games.

Nineteen goals between them and just one conceded, the pick of their combined results Loreto’s 3-0 win away to Old Alexandra last weekend.

Early days, certainly, but the pair are shaping up to be UCD’s chief challengers this season as the students seek their third title in a row, they too taking six points out of six at the start of the defence of their crown.

Tomorrow they take on Glenanne, who got off the points mark against Trinity last Saturday, while Pembroke Wanderers, the fourth side in the division to open with two wins, are away to Hermes who lost to both Alexandra and UCD.

LEINSTER LEAGUE – Division One: Tomorrow: UCD v Glenanne, Belfield, 1pm; North Kildare v Corinthians, North Kildare Club, 1.30; Railway Union v Loreto, Park Avenue, 2.30; Old Alexandra v Trinity, Alexandra College, 3pm; Hermes v Pembroke Wanderers, St Andrews, 3.15.