We take a look ahead to this weekend’s Semi-Final fixtures in Division 2 of the Irish Daily Star National League.
Irish Daily Star National League Division 2 Semi-Finals
Sunday April 17th
Kildare v Galway
Referee: John Dermody
Kildare ended up top of their group on score difference after winning 4 out of their 5 games, seeing off Wexford, Laois, Kilkenny and Carlow. After a good campaign Kildare will be fired up for their opponents in the Semi-Finals.
Galway were runners-up in their group after winning 2 out of their 4 games. Their opening game against Westmeath ended in victory. Galway will be hoping to get a chance to win the league, which they last achieved back in 2003.
Meath v Carlow
Referee: John McDonagh
With 4 wins from 4, Meath will be full of confidence going into the Semi-Final. In their opening game, Meath saw off their neighbours Westmeath. They too, defeated Galway comfortably during the group stages.
Runners up in their group, Carlow, will be looking forward to this game with wins behind them since their opening game defeat to Laois by 2 points. Since then they have seen off strong competition from the likes of Kilkenny, Down, Kildare and Wexford.