Saturday 3rd November: This weekend the National League really hots up in the Women’s 2nd Division. The top 4 teams are all competing for that all important automatic promotion place. Current league leaders Kyle Team Ayrshire will host Dundee at Marr College as part of a new partnership the club has with the school. Coach Vince Krawczyk commented on this match, ‘There was nothing between the teams the last time they met. Alison Duncan’s experience will be called upon again if Kyle is to win’. The other match in the Division will see Glasgow International travelling to Edinburgh to take on Edinburgh Jets II.
Women’s Division 1 will see a lot of playoff hopefuls against each other this weekend. Aberdonia will be travelling to Su Ragazzi in a match which could decide if one team will find it hard to qualify for the end of season event. NLVC will be hoping to continue their excellent run of form when they travel to Troon Team Ayrshire. South Ayrshire will entertain last year’s league champions City of Edinburgh, while NUVOC will be hoping for some success against Edinburgh rivals, Edinburgh Jets.
League leaders Edinburgh Jets II will be hoping their Men’s Division 2 East match against Beacon goes their way to keep up their early season form. The other tie in the division, NUVOC will be looking to put last week’s defeat to the back of their minds when they host Edinburgh counterparts, City of Edinburgh II.
Men’s Division 2 West, early season league leaders Glasgow Mets II will look to keep up their position with a home victory against South Ayrshire III. Bellshill Cardinals will be hoping their 100% record is still intact when they leave Kilmarnock II tomorrow, and Su Ragazzi II will host Lenzie who have two former Su II players in their ranks this season.
The top two teams in Men’s Division 1 will be competing against the bottom two this weekend. Kilmarnock host Dundee VC while City of Edinburgh travel to South Ayrshire without the injured duo of Michael Penny and Jamie McHardy. Edinburgh Jets will be looking to build on last week’s victory over City of Glasgow Ragazzi when they play Glasgow Mets at St Mungo’s Academy. Jets coach John Gaughan talked about the match, ‘This could prove to be a crucial game at such an early stage of the season. We look forward to playing against a team who dominated the games between us last season. It will be a good barometer of the progress we have made, and still have to make in order to consistently compete at this level’. The last match in the division will see City of Glasgow Ragazzi looking to regain their form against Bon Accord at Coltness High School.