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FOOTBALL: Luke nets Swansea scholarship

Rising football star, Luke McKendry, has been offered a two-year scholarship with Premiership side Swansea, following a series of trials in December.

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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).

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Martin Smith of Coleraine. Mandatory Credit �INPHO/Matt Mackey

IRISH LEAGUE: Smith relishing life at Coleraine

Martin Smith believes he is settling into Irish League football as the Coleraine midfielder continues to impress on the Ballycastle Road.

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Coleraine FC manager Oran Kearney starts the park run. Included are Colin Rice, run organiser, and Gary Milling, Governor, Magilligan Prison.


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ATHLETICS: Coleraine boss starts Magilligan parkrun event

Prisoners at Magilligan have become the first in Northern Ireland to take part in a parkrun event, which was started by Coleraine FC manager Oran Kearney.

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Glebe Rangers manager Jason Wilmont leads his players over to the away fans after Saturday's Irish Cup game at Windsor Park.
Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Press

Glebe Rangers boss full of praise for his squad

Glebe Rangers boss Jason Wilmont was full of pride following the performance of his players in Saturday’s Irish Cup tie against Linfield.

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Coleraine boss Oran Kearney. Photo Kirth Ferris/Pacemaker Press

FOOTBALL: Irish Cup match is switched

Coleraine will host north west neighbours Institute in the sixth round of the Irish Cup.

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Martin Smith was on target for Coleraine in their 7-0 win over Lisburn Distillery in the Irish Cup.

IRISH CUP: Seven up for Coleraine as they see off Distillery

Coleraine 7 Lisburn Distillery 0

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Coleraine manager Oran Kearney. Photo Aidan O'Reilly/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Kearney wants a happy New Year

Coleraine were left kicking their heels in frustration on New Year’s Day after their much-anticipated clash with Linfield fell foul of the weather.

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Coleriane Ciaron Harkin and Ballymena Gary Thompson

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine and Ballymena United shared points in festive draw

Coleraine and Ballymena United were forced to settle for a share of the spoils as Kyle Owens’ deflected header earned the Sky Blues a deserved 1-1 draw at The Showgrounds.

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Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland to play Panama and Costa Rica in 2018

Northern Ireland will travel to Central America next year to play Panama in Panama City on Tuesday 29 May before taking on Costa Rica on Sunday 3 June in San Jose.

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IRISH LEAGUE: Darren takes to the streets to raise the issue of homelessness

While many of us will be doing some last minute shopping, or heading out to celebrate the festive season Coleraine midfielder Darren McCauley will spending a night on the streets of Dublin to raise awareness and funds for the Peter McVerry Trust.
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Glebe Rangers manager Jason Wilmont and Linfield manager David Healy at the draw for the fifth round of the Irish Cup.

IRISH CUP: Glebe relishing clash with Cup holders

Glebe Rangers boss Jason Wilmont got the draw he was looking for after his side were paired with holders Linfield in the fifth round of the Irish Cup.

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Northern Ireland celebrate their Under-13 win at the 2014 tournament. �Russell Pritchard

FOOTBALL: New spin off for SupercupNI

Innovation is the name of the game for organisers of one of the world’s best known international youth football tournaments.

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Glebe Rangers manager Jason Wilmont will go toe-to-toe with Linfield boss David Healy and his trophy holders next month at Windsor Park following yesterdays Tennents Irish Cup fifth-round draw. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH CUP: Glebe Rangers handed dream shot at Linfield glory day

Glebe Rangers will spend the next few weeks daring to dream of a glory day at Windsor Park on January 6 in the Tennent’s Irish Cup fifth-round glamour date with holders Linfield.

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Oran Kearney and Swifts manager Rodney McAree.

IRISH LEAGUE: Kearney knew it was going to be a battle

Oran Kearney said he knew his side would be in for a tough battle against Dungannon Swifts on Saturday.

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Everton and Wales legend Neville Southall has shown his support for Coleraine.

IRISH LEAGUE: Big Nev backs the Bannsiders

Coleraine have gained plenty of admirers for their excellent performances so far this season.
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IRISH LEAGUE: Dooley looking forward to getting started at Coleraine

Stephen Dooley watched on from the sidelines as his new club, Coleraine, strengthened their grip at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday.

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Coleraine players celebrate Darren McCauley's opening goal. INPHO/Lorcan Doherty

IRISH LEAGUE: Hard fought win for Coleraine

Coleraine 1 Dungannon Swifts 0

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Coleraine manager Oran Kearney welcomes new signing Stephen Dooley back to the club.

IRISH LEAGUE: Dooley rejoins Coleraine

Coleraine have pulled off a major transfer coup by bringing winger Stephen Dooley back to the club for a third spell.

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