Plenty at stake as City of Derry clash with UCC

City of Derry can take a huge step to securing their third tier status with a victory over UCC at Judges Road,

Terry McMaster’s side have to finish in the top 10 and our in 12th a point behind Nenagh and the students from Cork.

Derry’s three game winning streak came to end at Cashel last time out but with the Cork side at home and second from bottom Seapoint in the final game at top 10 first is in Derry’s own hands.

There is nothing at stake but pride in the Ulster derby as Rainey entertain Dungannon at Hatrick Patrick.

Both sides know they will be playing in the revamped division four next season.

Rainey coach Richard Boyd has a full strength side to pick from.

Lock Tim Barker has recovered from a back injury to face his old club while young open side Euman Shaw is in contention for a start.

Michael Pyper is likely to start at out half.

In Division 2B Armagh are five points off promotion and face Richmond at the Palace Grounds while Ards host Sunday’s Well.