IRISH LEAGUE: O’Donnell relishing new challenge

Coleraine’s new signing, Stephen O’Donnell, is hoping to have as big an impact at The Showgrounds as Institute former team-mate Ciaron Harkin.

A second bookable offence led to red for Portstewart's John Neill at Planters Park on Saturday in the 1-1 draw with Dollingstown. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE COMMENT: Promotion prize still in the balance as Portstewart host Dollingstown

After almost 10 months of fixtures and hundreds of miles, the Irish League destiny of Dollingstown and Portstewart will be defined by 90-plus minutes of football on the final Saturday of May.

Coleraine manager Oran Kearney pictured with new signing Stephen O'Donnell.

IRISH LEAGUE: Bannsiders sign Institute captain

Oran Kearney has strengthened his defensive options with the capture of Stephen O'Donnell and Aaron Traynor.

Dollingstown manager Stephen Uprichard. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Dollingstown to host Portstewart in play-off first leg

The season for Dollingstown and Portstewart is set to extend into the closing days of May - but with the ultimate reward of promotion the prize.

Oran Kearney welcomes Josh Carson to Coleraine.

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine’s Carson ready for first European adventure

Josh Carson is relishing the opportunity of playing in Europe for the first time after putting pen-to-paper on a two-year deal with Coleraine.

Lyndon Kane has signed a new three-year deal with Coleraine.   Picture by Jonathan Porter/

Kane signs on for another three years at Coleraine

Lyndon Kane has agreed a new three-year contract with Coleraine FC.

Oran Kearney welcomes Josh Carson to Coleraine.

IRISH LEAGUE: Kearney delighted to land Carson

Oran Kearney has spoken of his delight after completing the signing of Josh Carson.

Coleraine manager Oran Kearney. Pic: PressEye

IRISH CUP COMMENT: A new journey beckons for Coleraine

Coleraine’s theme tune this season has been ‘Proud Mary’, the Creedence Clearwater Revival song made famous by Tina Turner.

Andrew Waterworth  celebrates scoring the  opening goal against Coleraine  during Saturday's Tennent Irish Cup Final at the National Stadium, Windsor Park.
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IRISH CUP FINAL: Linfield in a class of their own to secure double success

Linfield are back - the crowd at Windsor Park were left in no doubt of that as their side powered to a convincing Irish Cup success.

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Lyndon Kane cannot wait for Saturday's final.   Picture by Jonathan Porter/

It’s a dream come true for Lyndon

Playing in an Irish Cup final is special, but playing in an Irish Cup final for your hometown team is on an entirely different level.

Coleraine skipper Pat McAllister lifts aloft the Irish Cup after the 1-0 win over Glentoran.

‘Grasp the moment’ says cup winning skipper

Coleraine’s Irish Cup winning captain from 2003 has urged this current crop of Bannsiders to repeat the feat.

Coleraine manager Oran Kearney has issued his rallying call ahead of tomorrow's big game.

Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye

IRISH CUP FINAL: ‘We can be heroes’ says Coleraine manager

Oran Kearney has challenged his players to write themselves in Coleraine folklore with victory tomorrow.


IRISH CUP FINAL: Coleraine hoping for a little bit of magic on Saturday

Oran Kearney will be hoping his Coleraine players can produce a little bit of magic in Saturday's Irish Cup final, just like fan Rodd Hogg.
David Ogilby has no intentions of hanging up his boots just yet.

IRISH CUP: Ogilby praises ex-Bannsider

Ex-Institute captain David Ogilby admits his schooling at Drumahoe is something he’s using at Coleraine now.

Coleraines Ciaron Harkin tussles with Glenavon midfielder Ciaran Martyn, during their Irish Cup semi-final win at the Ballymena Showgrounds.

IRISH CUP: Midfielder Harkin loving life mixing it with the big boys

A fans’ favourite at Institute, midfielder Ciaron Harkin can’t wait for Saturday’s Tennent’s Irish Cup Final, against Linfield.

Darren McCauley has signed a new two-year contract with Coleraine. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

McCauley pens new Coleraine deal

Coleraine have been handed a major boost ahead of this Saturday’s Irish Cup final as Darren McCauley has agreed a new two-year contract with the club.

Tickets will go on general sale for Northern Irelands fixture with Germany on October 5 priced from �45 to �60

Tickets for World Cup qualifier against Germany dearest yet for NI fans

Fans can expect to pay up to £60 when tickets go on general sale for Northern Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against holders Germany.

Ryan Whiteside challenges Conor McCloskey. Presseye/ Lorcan Doherty

IRISH LEAGUE: Honours even between Coleraine and Ballymena United

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