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Laois teams set to get local soccer season underway

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There are a host of Laois teams set to get there soccer season underway in the Combined Counties Football League this weekend.

This is the first year in a while that no Laois teams are in the Senior Division with Clonaslee United and Rosenallis dropping down to Division 1.

That now means there are five Laois teams in Division 1 – Stradbally Town A, Mountmellick United, Clonaslee United, Towerhill Rovers and Rosenallis A.

In Division 2 there is one Laois team competing and that is Portlaoise AFC who were formally O Moore FC but have now gone back in under the Portlaoise umbrella and are their third string as their A and B sides play in the Leinster Senior League.

Division 4 has been disbanded this year with Division 3 expanded and split into two groups – Division 3A and 3B

In 3A, there are seven Laois teams – St Aengus Fc, Midlands Celtic, Mountmellick Celtic, Rosenallis B, Abbyleix Athletic, Stradbally Town B, and Maryborough. Midlands Celtic are the prisons team.

The fixtures for this weekend are as follows:

All games kick off at 8.00pm unless stated

Senior Division
Derry Rovers A v Willow Park

All games kick off at 2:30pm unless stated

LFA Over 35s Cup
Willow Park v Templeogue Utd – 6:00pm

Saturday Division 1
Ballymahon AFC v Grange Utd
Gallen Utd v Longford Town Cruisers
Colmcille Celtic v Geals Utd
Castlepollard Celtic V Longford Wanderers
Idle Longford Athletic, Mullingar Town, Moydow, UCL Harps

Division 1
Gentex v Stradbally Town A
Highfield Utd v Towerhill Rovers
Mountmellick Utd v Clonaslee Utd
Rosenallis A v Mullingar Town

Division 2
Portlaoise v Ballyknockan
BBC Utd v St. Carthages Athletic
Melville FC v Moate Celtic
Coolraine v Banagher Utd
Idle Temple Villa

Division 3A
St. Aengus v Midlands Celtic
Killeigh v Derry Rovers B
Mountmellick Celtic v Rosenallis B
Abbeyleix Athletic v Stradbally Town B
Maryborough FC v Cloneygowan Celtic

Division 3B
Raharney Utd v St. Cormac’s Athletic
East Galway v Newcastle Athletic
Riverside FC v Kinnegad Juniors
Clonmore Utd v Birr Town B

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