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IRISH LEAGUE: Comrades snap up keeper Blayney

Ballyclare Comrades have strengthened their squad as they push for promotion to the Danske Bank Premiership with the addition of goalkeeper Alan Blayney.

WATCH: Ulster's Iain Henderson has no contract news as he is fully focused on Ulster's European Cup game against Harlequins

Iain Henderson remains in negotiations with the IRFU over his contract.

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Mid and East Antrim is gearing up to support homegrown superbike hero Jonathan Reas BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award bid.

SPORTS PERSONALITY: Mid and East Antrim back Jonathan Rea’s race for award

Mid and East Antrim is gearing up to support homegrown superbike hero Jonathan Rea’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award bid.


IN FULL: Irish Cup fifth round draw

Linfield - and Andy Waterworth - grabbed the spotlight in last season’s Tennent’s Irish Cup final thanks to a 3-0 success over Coleraine.

The League Cup semi final between Dungannon Swifts and Crusaders has been called off.

LEAGUE CUP: Second semi final called off

The Northern Ireland Football League have confirmed tonight's League Cup semi final between Dungannon Swifts and Crusaders has also been postponed.
The BetMcLean League Cup. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

LEAGUE CUP: Ballymena United and Cliftonville semi-final off but morning review planned for Crusaders’ trip to Dungannon Swifts

Officials have confirmed fresh plans for Tuesday’s scheduled BetMcLean League Cup semi-final ties.

Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter

IRISH LEAGUE: Baxter delighted as Crues keep going

Crusaders boss Stephen Baxter says his side's pursuit of a late winner at Warrenpoint was the mark of a good team

Ballyclare Comrades boss Clifford Adams.

IRISH LEAGUE: Comrades manager delighted with his side’s dominant display

Ballyclare Comrades manager Clifford Adams: “I think the score-line flatters them and I think if we had have come away seven or eightI don’t think it would have done us a disservice.

Ballyclare Comrades Adam Gray (red) scored a brace at Limavady United.

IRISH LEAGUE: Comrades easily see off United

Limavady United 3-5 Ballyclare Comrades
Manager of the month for November  sponsored by Bet McLean ,Crusaders Stephen Baxter pictured with Keith Bailie
, NIFWA chairman

IRISH LEAGUE: Crusaders’ Stephen Baxter named BetMcLean manager of the month for November

Stephen Baxter hailed his squad for their achievements during November which led to the Crusaders boss being named BetMcLean manager of the month.


VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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The Cookstown 100 will be the first Irish National road race in 2018.

Irish road race dates confirmed for 2018

The Cookstown 100 will kick-start the Irish National road racing season next year following confirmation of the 2018 schedule at the MCUI Inter Centre Conference over the weekend.

Ian Hutchinson with joint TAS Racing team owner Hector Neill at the Isle of Man TT this year.

Ian Hutchinson edges closer to Honda Racing move

Sixteen-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson is on the verge of a sensational move to Honda Racing.
Northern Ireland and Sunderland midfielder Paddy McNair

We can’t risk Paddy McNair, admits Sunderland boss Chris Coleman

Paddy McNair’s return from a serious knee injury will continue to be carefully managed with new Sunderland boss Chris Coleman wary of losing more players.

Jonathan Rea

Jonathan Rea makes BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 shortlist

Three times World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been included on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist
NI and Hearts defender Michael Smith. (Image: Hearts FC)

NI defender Michael Smith urges Hearts fans to stick with team until players click

Northern Ireland defender Michael Smith insists Hearts can still reach the Scottish Premiership’s top four and has implored fans to stick by them until they click.

Derek McGee will compete in the Supertwin class in 2018 for Ryan Farquhar's celebrated KMR Kawasaki team.

Farquhar confirms Derek McGee as first signing for 2018

Ryan Farquhar has signed multiple Irish road racing champion Derek McGee to contest the Supertwin class in 2018.

Ballyclare Comrades manager Clifford Adams.

IRISH LEAGUE: Ballyclare protect league lead with home win over Portadown

Gary Brown’s second-half strike helped Ballyclare Comrades bank three points at the expense of struggling Portadown and cement a slot at the head of the Bluefin Sport Championship standings.

Dan Kneen at the Ulster Grand Prix last year with Tyco BMW team principal Philip Neill (left) and Hector Neill (right).

Dan Kneen confirmed at Tyco BMW but question mark over Hutchy

Manx rider Dan Kneen has joined Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team for 2018, although a question mark hangs over Ian Hutchinson’s plans next season.
Coleraine's Gareth McConaghie is looking forward to Saturday's clash with Crusaders. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: McConaghie relishing clash with Crusaders

Gareth McConaghie has had to bide his time on the sidelines waiting for an opportunity to get a run in this high-flying Coleraine side this season.

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