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Premiership

IRISH LEAGUE GUIDE 9-10 DECEMBER 2022

08 Dec 2022
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It promises to be another cracking weekend across the Danske Bank Premiership, Lough 41 Championship and Lough 41 Premier Intermediate League. Read on to find out how you can get closer to the action ...

MATCHES THIS WEEKEND

Friday 9 December 2022
Danske Bank Premiership (kick-off 7:45pm)
Coleraine v. Crusaders - Buy tickets

Saturday 10 December 2022
Danske Bank Premiership (kick-off 3pm)
Dungannon Swifts v. Carrick Rangers - Buy tickets
Glentoran v. Glenavon - Buy tickets
Larne v. Newry City - Buy tickets
Portadown v. Ballymena United - Buy tickets

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

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

(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)

SPFL TRUST TROPHY

It's something a bit different for Linfield this weekend when they make the trip to Fife to take on Scottish League One side Kelty Hearts in the fourth round of the SPFL Trust Trophy.

The Blues got past Buckie Thistle in the previous round to reach the last 16 while our other representatives, Cliftonville, lost at home to Queen's Park.

Saturday 10 December 2022
SPFL Trust Trophy - fourth round (kick-off 3pm)
Kelty Hearts v. Linfield

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HOW CAN I WATCH?

It's sure to be a cracking occasion on Friday evening when Coleraine host Crusaders in this week's streamed game. The Bannsiders will be hoping to avenge last month's defeat to Stephen Baxter's side also at The Showgrounds.

BBC SPORT NI
Friday 9th December - Coleraine v. Crusaders - BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport NI website (kick-off 7:45pm)

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:-

Dungannon Swifts v. Carrick Rangers
Glentoran v. Glenavon
Larne v. Newry City
Portadown v. Ballymena United

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WHO'S IN CHARGE?

The following officials have been appointed to games scheduled for Friday 9 December 2022:-

Danske Bank Premiership
Coleraine v. Crusaders - Evan Boyce, Stephen Bell, George Argyropoulos, Tony Clarke


The following officials have been appointed to games scheduled for Saturday 10 December 2022:-

Danske Bank Premiership
Dungannon Swifts v. Carrick Rangers - Steven Gregg, Paul Robinson, Rachel Greer, Christopher Morrison
Glentoran v. Glenavon - Tony Clarke, Kristian Hanna, Brian Wilson, Ben McMaster
Larne v. Newry City - Tim Marshall, Adam Jeffrey, George Argyropoulos, Ian McNabb
Portadown v. Ballymena United - Lee Tavinder, Andrew Nethery, John Doherty, Jamie Robinson


Lough 41 Championship
Ards v. Newington - Glenn Buchanan, Shane Geary, Jamie Patterson
Ballyclare Comrades v. Annagh United - Michael McKenna, Niall McGuinness, Gareth O'Donnell
Dundela v. Dergview - Mark Milligan, Justin Maxwell, Ken Ross
HW Welders v. Ballinamallard United - Gareth Stewart, Shane Corrigan, Roy Beacom
Institute v. Loughgall - Neil Robinson, Gary Ewing, Gavin Hegarty
Warrenpoint Town v. Knockbreda - Louise Thompson, Aaron Graham, Bogdan Sfirloaga


Lough 41 Premier Intermediate League
Armagh City v. Ballymacash Rangers - Niall Devlin, Lauren Trainor, John Stuart
Banbridge Town v. Tobermore United - Jason Gillespie, Patrick Cullen, Robbie McMinn
Dollingstown v. Limavady United - Richard White, Jason Millar, Darryl Emslie
Lisburn Distillery v. PSNI - Jonathan Reid, Andrew Neeson, Thomas McKnight
Portstewart v. Bangor - TBC, Paul Doherty, Richard Hegarty
Queen's University v. Moyola Park - Stewart Long, TBC, Ethan Craig

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