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Premiership

IRISH LEAGUE GUIDE 2-4 DECEMBER 2022

01 Dec 2022
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Another long weekend of Irish League action is almost upon us with six Danske Bank Premiership games scheduled across Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There's also a full round of games to choose from in both the Lough 41 Championship and Premier Intermediate League.

MATCHES THIS WEEKEND

Friday 2 December 2022
Danske Bank Premiership (kick-off 7:45pm)
Glenavon v. Larne - Buy tickets

Lough 41 Championship (kick-off 7:45pm)
Annagh United v. Dundela

Saturday 3 December 2022
Danske Bank Premiership (kick-off 3pm)
Ballymena United v. Cliftonville - Buy tickets
Coleraine v. Dungannon Swifts - Buy tickets
Crusaders v. Glentoran - Buy tickets
Linfield v. Carrick Rangers - Buy tickets

Lough 41 Championship (kick-off 3pm unless stated)
Ards v. Institute
Dergview v. HW Welders
Knockbreda v. Ballyclare Comrades (2pm)
Loughgall v. Ballinamallard United
Newington v. Warrenpoint Town (2pm)

Lough 41 Premier Intermediate League (kick-off 2pm unless stated)
Ballymacash Rangers v. Limavady United
Lisburn Distillery v. Banbridge Town
Moyola Park v. Dollingstown
Portstewart v. Armagh City (1:30pm)
Queen's University v. Bangor
Tobermore United v. PSNI

Sunday 4 December 2022
Danske Bank Premiership (kick-off 2pm)
Newry City v. Portadown - Buy tickets

(Note that games in the Lough 41 Championship and Premier Intermediate League are priced at a maximum of £8/£5. Please contact the home club for further details)

LOOKING FORWARD

The BetMcLean Cup semi-finals will be contested on Tuesday evening (6th December). Holders Cliftonville host Coleraine in a repeat of last year's dramatic decider while Glentoran entertain Linfield at the BetMcLean Oval. Both games kick-off at 7:45pm.

Tuesday 6 December 2022
BetMcLean Cup - semi-finals
 (kick-off 7:45pm)
Cliftonville v. Coleraine - Buy tickets
Glentoran v. Linfield - Buy tickets

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HOW CAN I WATCH?

The cameras return to Mourneview Park on Friday evening as Glenavon host Larne in this week's streamed game.

BBC SPORT NI
Friday 2nd December - Glenavon v. Larne - BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport NI website

INTERNATIONAL VIEWERS
If you are outside the UK and Ireland you can still view the action via the Eleven Sports and OneFootball platforms. This week's international streamed games are:-

Ballymena United v. Cliftonville
Coleraine v. Dungannon Swifts
Crusaders v. Glentoran
Linfield v. Carrick Rangers

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WHO'S IN CHARGE?

The following officials have been appointed to games scheduled for Friday 2 December 2022:-

Danske Bank Premiership
Glenavon v. Larne - Christopher Morrison, Stephen Donaldson, Brian Wilson, Evan Boyce

Lough 41 Championship
Annagh United v. Dundela - Gareth Stewart, Jamie Patterson, Shane Geary


The following officials have been appointed to games scheduled for Saturday 3 December 2022:-

Danske Bank Premiership
Ballymena United v. Cliftonville - Ian McNabb, Ken Ross, David Burns, Tim Marshall
Coleraine v. Dungannon Swifts - Raymond Crangle, Kristian Hanna, Bogdan Sfirloaga, Diarmuid Harrigan
Crusaders v. Glentoran - Shane Andrews, Ryan Kelsey, John Doherty, Declan Hassan
Linfield v. Carrick Rangers - Tony Clarke, Gavin Hegarty, Victoria Finlay, Mark Milligan

Lough 41 Championship
Ards v. Institute - Michael McKenna, Justin Maxwell, Jason Millar
Dergview v. HW Welders - Barry Monaghan, Shane Corrigan, Roy Beacom
Knockbreda v. Ballyclare Comrades - Ryan Hanna, Gary Ewing, Robbie McMinn
Loughgall v. Ballinamallard United - Shane McGonigle, Richard Hegarty, Octavian George Neacsu
Newington v. Warrenpoint Town - Glenn Buchanan, Shane Geary, Jamie Patterson

Lough 41 Premier Intermediate League
Ballymacash Rangers v. Limavady United - Neil Robinson, Thomas McKnight, Stephen Bell
Lisburn Distillery v. Banbridge Town - Stewart Long, Ethan Craig, John Stuart
Moyola Park v. Dollingstown - Jason Gillespie, Mark Shannon, Finton Coyle
Portstewart v. Armagh City - Simon MacKay, Gareth O'Donnell, Niall McGuinness
Queen's University v. Bangor - Richard White, Darryl Emslie, Adam Jeffrey
Tobermore United v. PSNI - Joseph Mullan, Patrick Cullen, Kieran Eannetta


The following officials have been appointed to games scheduled for Sunday 4 December 2022:-

Danske Bank Premiership
Newry City v. Portadown - Jamie Robinson, Paul Robinson, George Argyropoulos, Louise Thompson


FANTASY FOOTBALL

Remember to update your NIFL Fantasy Football team for this weekend's fixtures! You can still sign up to play our free Fantasy Football game at www.niflfantasyfootball.com