Once more, GAA dominates the sporting landscape this weekend with a host of interesting ties taking place including Round 3 of the qualifiers and two provincial finals in the All-Ireland Football Championships.
The spotlight will most certainly fall on the Connacht and Ulster finals which feature Roscommon-Mayo and Derry-Donegal. Betting as follows: Roscommon 6/4 v Mayo 4/6; Draw 15/2. Derry 6/4 v Donegal 4/6; Draw 15/2.
Round 3 Qualifiers: Limerick 1/3 v Waterford 11/4; Draw 9/1. Antrim 7/1 v Down 1/4; Draw 9/1. Meath 2/1 v Kildare 8/15; Draw 7/1. Wicklow 9/4 v Armagh 4/9; Draw 15/2.
In golf, the British Open takes place at Sandwich, Kent, where RoryMcIlroy is favourite to add another major to the US Open he claimed last month. Betting as follows: Rory McIlroy 8/1; Lee Westwood 11/1; Luke Donald 12/1; Martin Keymer 25/1; Graeme McDowell 28/1; Sergio Garcia 30/1; 35/1 bar.
In horseracing, the Darley Irish Oaks takes place in the Curragh this Sunday. Betting as follows: Wonder of Wonders evens; Dancing Rain 9/2; Blue Bunting 9/2; Misty For Me 9/2; 7/1 bar.
Bet of the Week
Our bet on a Offaly/London double last weekend fell flat on its head but we’re sticking with GAA and with the weekend that’s in it, we’re backing a Roscommon Minor and Senior double which is priced at a very attractive 9/2!