Thursday, 31 July 2014

Host of interesting events taking place over the weekend

GAA, golf and soccer dominate the sporting landscape this weekend with a host of interesting events taking place over the course of Saturday and Sunday.

  In GAA, Round 1 of the qualifiers takes place as well as three provincial semi-finals in Leinster and Ulster. Betting for the football as follows Round 1 of the Qualifiers: London 3/1; Antrim 2/7; Draw 9/1; Wicklow 1/3; Waterford 11/4; Draw 8/1; Laois 1/10; Carlow 7/1; Draw 16/1; Westmeath 8/15; Louth 15/8; Draw 15/2; Tipperary 4/7; Offaly 7/4; Draw 15/2; Longford 5/6; Derry 6/5; Draw 15/2. Roscommon 2/1; Armagh 1/2; Draw 15/2; Fermanagh 10/11; Cavan 6/5; Draw 6/5. Provincial semi-finals Donegal 4/5; Tyrone 5/4; Draw 15/2; Kildare 1/3; Meath 3/1; Draw 15/2; Dublin 1/8; Wexford 6/1; Draw 12/1; Cork 1/66; Clare 20/1; Draw 28/1.

  In Golf, the Irish open takes place in with Rory McIlroy leading the betting. The odds are as follows: Rory McIlroy 6/1; Greame McDowell 9/1; Padraig Harrington 11/1; Peter Lawrie 33/1; Paul McGinley 40/1; Shane Lowry 40/1; Bar 50/1.

  In soccer, the European championship semi-finals are taking place with neither game having taking place as we go to print. Outright championship betting as follows: Spain 13/8; Germany 7/4; Portugal 11/2; Italy 6/1.


Bet of the Week

This week our attentions turn towards GAA and a cheeky double on Longford and Donegal in the football, with odds been offered at approximately 5/2 in most markets.


Issue dated: 29 June 2012
Roscommon People