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IRISH LEAGUE: Crusaders maintain seven point cushion on summit

Glentoran 0, Crusaders 3

Top Ulster racers (L-R) Lee Johnston, Alastair Seeley, Andy Reid and Ryan Farquhar with promoters Billy and Marty Nutt at the launch of the 2017 Blackhorse NI Motorrcycle Festival.

Big names turn out for launch of NI Motorcycle Festival

The 2017 Blackhorse Northern Ireland Motorcycle Festival was officially launched at the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Lisburn on Thursday, where Lee Johnston, Ryan Farquhar, Alastair Seeley and Andy Reid were among the special guests.

Glentorans Nacho Novo.

IRISH LEAGUE: Nacho Novo starting to look the part, says Gary Haveron

Manager Gary Haveron believes Glentoran fans are now beginning to see the best of Nacho Novo.

The future of Irish road racing is in doubt due to rising insurance costs, its been claimed this week.

EXCLUSIVE: Insurance hikes ‘could sound death knell for Irish road racing’

Irish National road racing in Ulster could go to the wall in less than three years due to the financial threat posed by rising insurance premiums and a dramatic increase in claims.

The Jules Rimet World Cup trophy

FIFA unanimously backs plans for a 48 team World Cup from 2026 onwards

The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 onwards.

Institute boss Kevin Deery was delighted by his sides attacking play at Ballyclre Comrades. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye

IRISH CUP: Fortune favours Institute at Dixon Park

Institute manager Kevin Deery was over the moon after his side thoroughly deserved to defeat Ballyclare Comrades, on Saturday.

Institute's Michael McCrudden scored a brace.

IRISH CUP: Institute book place in last 16

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Linfield manager David Healy celebrates following his side's victory over Glentoran.

IRISH CUP: Sixth round draw

Linfield will play an away tie against Institute in the sixth round of the Tennent’s Irish Cup after defeating rivals Glentoran 2-1 in extra time at The Oval on Saturday.

Crusaders Paul Heatley in action with Ards Fra Brennan.

IRISH CUP: Crusaders see off Ards to set up PSNI clash


Crusaders new signing Alan Keane who played for Dundalk last season pictured at the Valley Hotel.

IRISH LEAGUE: Crusaders sign defender Alan Keane on loan

Crusaders have signed defender Alan Keane on loan from Dundalk in a six-months deal.

Rainey's Carolyn Burns celebrates after scoring against Mossley.

HOCKEY: Rainey win Senior Cup for first time in club’s history

Rainey captured the Senior Cup for the first time in the club’s history after a masterclass of counter-attacking hockey saw them emerge 3-1 winners over Mossley in a thrilling decider at Deramore on New Year’s Day.

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Ballyclare's Thomas Robinson was flying high with two goals last night. Pic: Presseye

Comrades hit high five to go second

Ballyclare Comrades sent out a New Year’s statement on Friday night with a resounding 5-1 Championship win over fifth placed Dergview.

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FOOTBALL: Ballyclare Comrades take Championship bragging rights over Larne


Cliftonvilles David McDaid  in action with Crusaders Howard Beverland

IRISH LEAGUE: Crusaders press advantage at top after goal feast win over Cliftonville


Kevin Amuneke

Linfield sign ex-Nigerian international Kevin Amuneke from Ballynure Old Boys

Linfield have signed Ballynure Old Boys' striker Kevin Amuneke.
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Ballyclare Comrades v Loughgiall at Dixon Park, Ballyclare 
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Ballyclare manager Stephen Hughes

CHAMPIONSHIP: Comrades boss has Warrenpoint as ‘odds on favourites’ for title

Ballyclare Comrades boss Stephen Hughes says Warrenpoint are ‘odds on favourites’ to win the Championship.

Larne's Chris Rodgers
 in action during last Saturday's 3-2 win over Dergview. Photo: Presseye

IRISH CUP: Can Larne’s fortress help deliver an upset?

If there’s one place Irish Cup enthusiasts look to for a shock on January 7, it will likely be to Inver Park.

Pictured left to right are Irish FA Chief Executive, Patrick Nelson; Ulster University Executive Dean, Professor Carol Curran; Ulster University Chancellor, Dr James Nesbitt; and Irish FA Chairman, Gerry Mallon at the National Football Stadium, Windsor Park.

IRISH FOOTBALL: Ulster University and Irish FA link-up

Ulster University and the Irish Football Association (IFA) have announced plans to create the island of Ireland’s first ever football coaching degree, which will inspire and shape the next generation of leaders within the multi-billion pound football industry.

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Michael (back centre) pictured with the other winners.

Michael praised at prestigious awards event

Glengormley man Michael McKillop was honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony on December 3 following his success this summer in Rio.

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Glentorans Calum Birney tangles with Linfield's Sammy Clingan as he gets sent off during todays game at the Oval in Belfast.
Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Press

Glentoran to host Linfield in Irish Cup

The fifth round tie of the Tennent’s Irish Cup has thrown up a mouthwatering ‘Big Two’ clash.

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