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IRISH LEAGUE: Stephen O’Flynn hits double as Glens see off Ards

A Stephen O’Flynn double helped Glentoran to a hard-fought win over the club managed by their record appearance holder Colin Nixon.

Enniskillen captain Andrew Crawford.

SCHOOLS CUP: Dromore aiming to maintain momentum

Dromore High School created a little bit of history when they took to the pitch against Banbridge Academy in their Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup second round tie earlier this month.

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Juventus bagdes, old and new

Quiz: Can you identify these football clubs by their old badges?

Italian giants Juventus' iconic black and white badge has received a makeover, and football fans around the world have wasted no time in giving their views on the Serie A club’s new look.

Ballymena's Joe McKinney in action on his club debut last weekend. 

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IRISH LEAGUE: Joe McKinney keen to see off his family foe

For Ballymena United’s new signing Joe McKinney, this Saturday’s game has an added significance.

Linfield's Aaron Burns scores the opening goal past Glenavon goalkeeper Jonathan Tuffey during Saturday's  Danske Bank Premiership match at Mourneview Park. 
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IRISH LEAGUE: Waterworth winner keeps Linfield’s title hopes intact

Glenavon 1, Linfield 2

Ryan Farquhar is Ireland's most successful ever national road racer with 197 victories.

Ryan Farquhar: My fears for future of Irish national road racing

Ryan Farquhar fears it may be too late to safeguard the future of Irish national road racing, with escalating insurance costs adding to the financial strain faced by promoting clubs.

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.

Cliftonville's Gerard Lyttle.

IRISH LEAGUE: Gerard Lyttle is happy with his business deals

Cliftonville boss Gerard Lyttle was beaming from ear to ear this week - and little wonder.

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.

Linfield manager David Healy.

IRISH LEAGUE: Co. Antrim Shield venue confirmed

This year’s County Antrim Shield final between Crusaders and Linfield will be staged at Ballymena Showgrounds on Tuesday, February 7th at 7.45pm.

Lisnagarvey's Jenna McQueen gets her pass away before Queen's Anna Hutchinson could challenge.

HOCKEY: Garvey see off Students

Lisnagarvey are well back ‘in the mix’ for the EYHL title after the results of round 10 last week end.

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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.

Antrim's Callum Hull scores against Friends

Friends too strong for Antrim Grammar School

Friends School 57 Antrim GS 7

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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.

Lisburn Distillery are due to face Banbridge Town on New Year's Eve. US4316-403PM Pic by Paul Murphy

IRISH LEAGUE: New Year party mood on the line says Distillery boss

There is much at stake this weekend for Lisburn Distillery’s players.

Michael O'Neill was announced as the new Northern Ireland manager five years ago today (Wednesday). (Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.)

NORTHERN IRELAND: ‘Back from the brink’ - Michael O’Neill reflects on first five years

After a successful start to the World Cup qualifying campaign, Michael O’Neill will now be able to kick back and enjoy the fifth anniversary of taking over as Northern Ireland boss.

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Linfield  Mark Haughey  (right) scores the opening goal past Glentoran goal keeper Elliott Morris

IRISH LEAGUE: Honours shared as Glentoran battle back to draw with Linfield


Kevin Amuneke

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

Linfield have signed Ballynure Old Boys' striker Kevin Amuneke.

Lisburn Youth chasing two Shield titles

LISBURN Youth will be chasing two trophies when the Lisburn Shield finals are played at the Recreation Centre on Monday, January 2nd.

Nathan Jennings (17) Daniel Wiffen (15) Craig Boyce (16) Odhran Mallon (16) also achieved junior gold in the 4x100, freestyle relay with a time of 3:36.34.

Ulster success for Lisburn City Swimming Club

The Ulster Short Course Championship in Bangor saw fantastic performances for the Lisburn City swimmers.

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