SML: Teams return to league action after Cup exploits

City Colts' Vinny Morrison attempts to head this cross goalwards against Tristar last Saturday at Lisnagelvin.  DER4315MC079
City Colts' Vinny Morrison attempts to head this cross goalwards against Tristar last Saturday at Lisnagelvin. DER4315MC079

After the rigours of the Blue Riband Cup last week, teams return to league action this weekend in the Bentley Bar North West Saturday Morning League with five games in the Premier Division and six for the First Division.

In the Premiership, Hatmore Harps take on Creggan Swifts at Prehen while Rosemount face HML at The Complex. Brandywell Celtic play Bentley at Prehen and Clifton Villa take on Westbank United at Lisnagelvin. In the last of the top flight action, Tamnaherin Celtic welcome Du Pont to Lettershandoney.

Tristar's Mark Ruddy and Colts Ciaran Stevenson in an aerial battle for possession during last Saturday's Cup encounter at Lisagelvin.  DER4315MC076

Tristar's Mark Ruddy and Colts Ciaran Stevenson in an aerial battle for possession during last Saturday's Cup encounter at Lisagelvin. DER4315MC076

In the Championship, Phoenix Athletic Colts play Foyle Harps in The Showgrounds, Culmore host Strabane Athletic at The Point, Tristar play Dungiven at Lisnagelvin while Newton Heath take on Clooney at Leafair. Foyle FC face City Colts at Prehen and, finally, Sion Swifts welcome Artigarvan in Strabane.

Forthcoming Fixtures

Saturday, November 14th; Premier Division; HML v Hatmore Harps (Showgrounds); Bentley v Creggan Swifts (Lisnagelvin 2); Westbank United v Rosemount (Prehen 1); Tamnaherin Celtic v Clifton Villa (Lettershandoney)

Championship; Phoenix Athletic Colts v Strabane Athletic (Lisnagelvin 4); Dungiven v Foyle Harps (Dungiven); Clooney v Culmore (St. Columb’s 2); City Colts v Tristar (Prehen 4); Artigarvan v Newton Heath (Prehen 6); Sion Swifts v Foyle FC (Strabane).