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Saturday, March 2, 2024 - Despite the best efforts of the snow, March's monthly competition is off and running - you can see the early standings for the month here...

The overall leaderboard makes its first appearance of the season this weekend after Friday night's games - you can see the latest standings in the main competition here...

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - Well done to Darragh Kenny and Ger Coppinger who shared top spot in our first monthly competition of the season. You can see the final standings for February by clicking here...

Saturday, February 17, 2024 - We've finished up with 93 taking part in this season's competition - easily the largest number in the fifth season I've run the competition. As a result we've a prize fund of over €900. You can see the full list of people taking part and the prizes available for 2024 on the entrants page...

Thursday, January 25, 2024 - I've added in a new page to the site detailing the historical winners and participants over the four seasons of the competition - it might get the competitive juices flowing ahead of the new season - all the details here...

Sunday, January 7, 2024 - Our League of Ireland predictions league is back for a fifth season. The competition will be the usual format - match predictions for all the games in the Premier and First Divisions supplemented with additional bonus points from your initial entry form choices.

You can see this season's bonus point categories on the entry form...

After that, all you have to do is remember to send in your weekly match predictions...

Sunday, November 5, 2023 - Brian Boyle confirmed his long expected victory in this season's competition on Friday night. You can see the final standings on the overall leaderboard here...

With the November competition comprised of just the final round of games on Friday night it was a sprint finish for the final monthly competition of the season - you can see the final standings for November here....

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - We have a winner in the October competition after the weekend's games - you can see the final standings for the month here...

   

How Does It All Work Then?
Points are earned from predicting the scorelines in each match in the 2024 SSE Airtricity Premier and First Divisions - for each game you'll get either zero, five or ten points depending how close you are to getting the scoreline exactly right.

Full details on the scoring system can be found on the fixtures page and the entry form page...

This year's entrance fee will be a tenner and can be paid via Revolut at 087-6879269.

All the tenners collected will go into the prize fund for the season. Prizes are on offer for monthly winners, cup competition winners and the overall leading positions at the end of the season.

A scores update is available on the site after every round of games along with a weekly email update. The weekly email update also contains a spreadsheet with your match by match scores. A fixtures reminder email is also sent out on a Wednesday night before each round of games.



 
 


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