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Northern Ireland to face Israel in friendly

Northern Ireland will host Israel in a friendly international at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park on Tuesday 11 September (kick-off 7.45pm).


RUGBY: Nutty Krust Cup draw made for exciting youth competition

The 39th Nutty Krust Under-18 Cup competition will kick-off next month and on Tuesday the draw was made for the high profile competition.

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Alastair Seeley will ride for the Tyco BMW team in the Superbike and Superstock races at the North West 200 in May.

NW200: Alastair Seeley and Tyco BMW renew ties for Triangle showpiece

Alastair Seeley has struck a deal with Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team for this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200.


WATCH: The draw is made for this year's Nutty Krust Under-18 Cup

The 39th staging of the annual Irwin's Bakery Nutty Krust Cup will get underway at Chambers Park, Portadown, on Wednesday, March 7.

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Watch: Reaction from Jacob Stockdale after he scored two tries for Ireland against Italy.

Winger Jacob Stockdale has a habit of making the headlines - and against Italy he did once again, scoring two tries in the Six Nations 56-19 win.

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Jacob Stockdale runs in for a second try against Italy

SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Jacob Stockdale happy to keep paying Joe Schmidt back for keeping faith

Jacob Stockdale continues to pay back Joe Schmidt for keeping faith in him after he scored his sixth international try in six appearances for Ireland.

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FOOTBALL: Michael O'Neill signs four year Northern Ireland contract extension

Michael O'Neill has signed a four-year extension to his contract that will see him continue as Northern Ireland senior men's international manager until 2024.

Carl Phillips will make his debut in the MCE British Superbike Championship this year with the Gearlink Kawasaki team.

Carl Phillips joins Gearlink Kawasaki for BSB debut

Lisburn’s Carl Phillips will make his debut in the MCE British Superbike Championship this year after signing for the Gearlink Kawasaki team.

Jacob Stockdale

Six Nations: Another first for Ireland’s rising star Jacob Stockdale

Jacob Stockdale will add again to his rapidly progressing CV tomorrow when he makes his Six Nations debut with Ireland in Paris against France.

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Three-time champion Jonathan Rea could soon be racing in a World Superbike round on his home patch in Northern Ireland.

Three-year deal signed to bring World Superbikes to Northern Ireland

A three-year deal has been reached between World Superbike Championship organisers Dorna and Manna Developments to host a round of the series at the £30m Lake Torrent Circuit in Coalisland, Co Tyrone.
Jonathan McMurray celebrates drawing Ballymena level in the first half.

IRISH LEAGUE: McKinney salvages a point for Ballymena against 10 man Linfield

Ballymena United 2, Linfield 2
2017 NI Open champion Robin Sciot-Siegrist from France with the trophy alongside Modest! Golf directors Mark McDonnell and Niall Horan

GOLF: Strokeplay format returns for Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm in 2018

Niall Horan might be in the Emirates this week supporting his players and friend Rory McIlroy, but he has news of his own international golf tournament as Modest! Golf confirmed they are back on board for this year’s Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm Castle.

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Paul Robinson scored a hat-trick  for the Road Racers as they beat the Short Circuit Racers 4-3 in last year's charity football match at Seaview.

Big names sign up for charity football match at Seaview

Following the success of last year’s Road Racers v Short Circuit Riders charity football match, Gary Dunlop and Nikki Coates have organised the event once more at Crusaders FC ground Seaview on Sunday.

Glenavon manager, Gary Hamilton was delighted with his side's victory at Windsor Park.

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon deserved to win by more - insists Gary Hamilton

Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton insisted his boys deserved to win by a greater margin as the Lurgan Blues were applauded off the pitch following victory over Linfield at Windsor Park.

Linfield manager, David Healy admitted his side deserved to lose against Glenavon.

IRISH LEAGUE: David Healy admits Linfield were second best to Glenavon

LINFIELD boss, David Healy conceded his side were second best to a slick Glenavon outfit after a defensive horror show at Windsor Park on Saturday.

Glenavon Andrew Mitchell celebrates his goal against Linfield

IRISH LEAGUE: Glenavon close in on Europe as Blues suffer Windsor horror show

Linfield 2, Glenavon 3


RUGBY: Watch Jacob Stockdale look ahead to Ulster's game against Wasps on Sunday

With a European Cup quarter-final at stake when Ulster met Wasps on Sunday in Coventry, winger Jacob Stockdale admits it is one of the biggest games of his career to date.

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All six Danske Bank Premiership games will now be played on the Friday night.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Games rescheduled following NI friendly announcement

The Northern Ireland Football League have announced that all Danske Bank Premiership fixtures scheduled for Saturday 24 March will now be played on Friday 23 March (kick-off 7.45pm).

The week was dominated by Irish Cup action

IRISH LEAGUE QUIZ: The week that was ... were you paying attention?

The Irish Cup took centre stage for Irish League clubs this week and we're keen to know if you, the faithful fans, were paying attention.
Blackhorse NI Motorcycle Festival organiser Billy Nutt pictured with (from left) Simon Reid, Keith Farmer and Alastair Seeley at the launch of the event on Thursday at the Eikon Exhibition Centre.

Plans in top gear for 2018 Blackhorse NI Motorcycle Festival

The 2018 Blackhorse NI Motorcycle Festival was launched on Thursday at the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Lisburn, where Alastair Seeley, Keith Farmer and Simon Reid were among the special guests.

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