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Football: Div 2 top two to meet in crunch midweek clash

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Castletown & Onchan face off ahead of another busy three-day schedule (Fixtures: 23-25 Apr)

The current frontrunners of DPS Ltd. Division 2 meet in a crunch clash tonight (23 April) as another busy programme of midweek Manx football fixtures get underway.

Second-placed Castletown will welcome leaders Onchan who currently hold a five-point advantage over the southern side with both having played 18 games so far.

Foxdale - sitting in third, one point behind Castletown and with three games in hand - head to Ramsey Youth Centre & Old Boys (Rycob.).

Meanwhile, Peel will be out to maintain their standing at the summit of the Canada Life Men's Premier League tonight and could go six points clear again if they overcome a tricky task against St Mary's.

Peel's nearest challengers Ayre United have been awarded a home walkover this evening against Rushen United who are unable to field a team.

At the foot of the table, Braddan's relegation from the top flight has now been confirmed as they have conceded their home fixture tonight against Corinthians.

Elsewhere, Ramsey remain in pole position in the race for the Canada Life Combination One title ahead of the latest combi fixtures tomorrow (24 April).

They lead second-placed defending champions Rushen United by four points and have a game in hand - Ramsey host Ayre United on Wednesday whilst Rushen welcome Braddan.

In Combination Two, Douglas High School Old Boys (Dhsob.) have the chance to at least temporarily go top should they beat Malew.

Wednesday night will also see either Colby or Onchan crowned Masters FA Cup winners with both to meet in the final at The Bowl.

Thursday (25 April) will see the eight remaining Under-21 sides fight it out in the quarter finals of the 2024 Cowell Cup competitions - all those matches will get underway on the night at 6.30pm.

 

TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2024

Canada Life Men's Premier League (6.30pm KO)

St Mary's vs Peel @ Peel

Ayre United H-W Rushen United

Union Mills vs St George's

Braddan A-W Corinthians

St John's vs Ramsey (7pm KO)

DPS Ltd. Division 2 (6.30pm KO)

Gymns vs Colby

Dhsob. vs Michael United

Rycob. vs Foxdale

Castletown vs Onchan

Malew vs Governors Athletic

 

WEDNESDAY, 24 APRIL 2024

Canada Life Combination One (6.30pm KO)

Ramsey vs Ayre United

Marown vs St Mary's

Rushen United vs Braddan

 

DPS Ltd. Combination Two (6.30pm KO)

Malew vs Dhsob.

Governors Athletic vs Gymns

Foxdale vs Douglas & District

Castletown vs Michael United

 

Masters FA Cup Final (6.45pm KO @ Bowl)

Colby vs Onchan

 

THURSDAY, 25 APRIL 2024

Cowell Cup Quarter Finals (6.30pm KO)

Rushen United vs Corinthians

Marown vs Ramsey

Rycob. vs Onchan

Peel vs Braddan

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