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.

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.

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.
Johnny Black when with Coleraine

FOOTBALL FEATURE: Johnny Black enjoying life to the full Down Under

Former Irish League defender Johnny Black admits he is loving life in Australia following spells with Glentoran, Coleraine, Linfield and Portadown.


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.

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

IRISH LEAGUE: Hard fought win for Coleraine

Coleraine 1 Dungannon Swifts 0

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.

Jamie McGonigle gives Coleraine a two-goal cushion by tapping in from close range.

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine see off Carrick

Carrick Rangers 1 Coleraine 3

Coleraine's Brad Lyons in action with Crusaders Billy Joe Burns. �INPHO/Stephen Hamilton

IRISH LEAGUE: Lyons back fighting fit for the Bannsiders

Brad Lyons is determined to make up for lost time after six weeks out with a double cheek fracture.

Brad Lyons in action against Crusaders' Howard Beverland. �INPHO/Stephen Hamilton

IRISH LEAGUE: Kearney delighted to see Lyons roar again

Oran Kearney heaped praise on Brad Lyons after the young midfielder made his return to first team action only six weeks after suffering a hoffific facial injury.

Jamie McGonigle and Howard Beverland were on target for their respective sides at The Shorgrounds.

IRISH LEAGUE: Honours even in top of the table clash

Coleraine 1 Crusaders 1
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.

Coleraines Gareth McConaghie celebrates scoring his teams first goal during this evening's game against Ards at the Coleraine Showgrounds. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

IRISH LEAGUE: Coleraine ease past Ards

Coleraine restored their five-point lead at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership with a convincing 4-1 win over Ards.

Mark Stafford celebrates his goal.

IRISH LEAGUE: Linfield end Coleraine's unbeaten run

Linfield 2 Coleraine 1

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill.

Michael O’Neill ‘free to hold talks with Scotland’

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is free to hold talks over the Scotland job in the coming days, it is understood.

Northern Ireland's Jamie Ward with Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner and Yann Sommer

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland's World Cup dreams are over

Coleraine woman Lauren Wade.

Another dream season for Lauren Wade as she continues to conquer America

It’s safe to say that Lauren Wade is living the American dream.

Northern Ireland v Switzerland

NI v Switzerland: Controversial penalty award gives Swiss the advantage


Coleraine manager Oran Kearney receives the NIFWA October BetMcLean Manager of the Month award from Paul McLean of sponsors BetMcLean.

IRISH LEAGUE: Awards hat-trick for Kearney

Oran Kearney has completed the NIFWA hat-trick.

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