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Revenge against Dubliners would be real boost for Star, says Cairns


By David Kelly

Belfast Star are entering a critical period of the season as they seek to keep their hopes of a top-six place alive.

The Belfast men travel to Dublin tomorrow night for a tough clash with Killester in the All-Ireland Superleague, and Star ace Keelan Cairns believes it could be the ideal launching pad for their play-off drive.

Cairns admits he needs to offer more to the side in the second half of the season but believes the team are in a good place.

"I think we have more depth than last season and that has given us more consistency because we're not relying on just a couple of players every game," said Cairns.

"We have a lot of scoring options now with the Quinn brothers Aidan, Conor and Sean as well as others and of course DiAngelo (Legrier) has made a difference.

"He has brought a lot to the side, a real athleticism and has helped everyone around him.

"We have seven games remaining and we are looking to win at least four of them to make sure we finish in the top six."

Earlier in the season, Star lost by a point to the Dubliners and Cairns is eager to take revenge.

"In the home game with Killester, I wasn't playing and neither was DiAngelo so the two of us should make a difference with our height," he added.

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