ATHLETICS: £5,000 prizefund on offer at Omagh half marathon
The 29th SPAR Omagh Half Marathon and 5k Fun Run was officially launched this week with organisers noting a high level of early sign ups for the race that is now well established on the Irish athletics scene.
HOCKEY: Kilkeel defeat Mossley on penalties to lift Kirk Cup for first time
Kilkeel lifted the Kirk Cup for the first time in the club’s history when they defeated Mossley 3-2 on penalties after the sides had been locked together at 1-1 following a hugely entertaining final at Stormont on Boxing Day.
IRISH LEAGUE REACTION: Beating Ballymena was massive for Crusaders insists Spiers
Crusaders’ 14-match unbeaten record in all competitions looked under threat when Ballymena striker Shevlin ran on to Jonny McMurray’s nicely-weighted through ball to give the visitors a 17th-minute lead at Seaview.