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IRISH LEAGUE: Jeffrey wants his team to show their ruthless side

Ballymena United boss David Jeffrey is hoping his side can turn their chances into goals sooner rather than later.

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: The Michelin team members who took part in a Ballymena Towers Pool League tournament at Ballymena United Social Club.

POOL: Minnesota Maulers and Redmen on song in Ballymena Towers league

Minnesota Maulers and the Redmen maintained the pressure on the Mighty Reds with victories over Coach Bar and Afton Army respectively across the Ballymena Towers League.

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: The officers and top winners at a Ballymena and District prize night held in the Tullyglass Hotel in Ballymena.

PIGEONS: Ballymena fanciers support show series

Ballymena & District HPS continued their show series getting to penultimate week six.

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Mid and East Antrim is gearing up to support homegrown superbike hero Jonathan Reas BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award bid.

SPORTS PERSONALITY: Mid and East Antrim back Jonathan Rea’s race for award

Mid and East Antrim is gearing up to support homegrown superbike hero Jonathan Rea’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award bid.

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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.

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Ballymena McDonald's restaurant ,anager Kade O'Reilly presents sponsored training wear to Carniny Amateur and Youth's club secretary Billy O'Flaherty and Niall Shannon alongside McDonald's staff Gemma Cladwell and Alan Gordan.

FOOTBALL: Carniny sponsorship boost thanks to McDonald’s support

The wintry weekend weather took its toll on all of the Carniny club’s fixtures with none of the teams in action throughout the four leagues they compete in.

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Northend U13s pictured outside the Blackburn Rovers senior training ground in April.

FOOTBALL: Northend team up with Blackburn Rovers for skills workshop

With the adverse weather conditions at the weekend, all Northend’s matches from the most junior to senior were cancelled.

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The BetMcLean League Cup. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

LEAGUE CUP: Ballymena United and Cliftonville semi-final off but morning review planned for Crusaders’ trip to Dungannon Swifts

Officials have confirmed fresh plans for Tuesday’s scheduled BetMcLean League Cup semi-final ties.

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Neil Gill of Muckamore  at the draw for the early rounds of  the Northern Cricket Union's Arthur J. Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup at which the club received an away tie to Holywood in the first round. The draw was made by Shane Matthews (regional
managing director of AJG) and Richard Johnson (NCU).

CRICKET: Muckamore sides handed home and away ties

Muckamore’s men and women cricketers have had mixed fortunes in the draw for the opening rounds of the Northern Cricket Union’s top knockout competitions.

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Try scorer David Busby makes a break for Ulster 'A' against Hartpury College. Pic by James Wain/The Front Row Union

RUGBY: Ballymena club to stage Ulster ‘A’ cup tie

Saturday will be a red-letter day for Ballymena Rugby Club after it was confirmed their Raceview Road venue will host Ulster A’s British & Irish Cup Round Four match against Hartpury College (K.O. 2.30pm).

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Ards manager Colin Nixon

IRISH LEAGUE: Ards boss Colin Nixon wary as injuries start to take it’s toll on his squad

As the busy Festive period approaches in the Danske Bank Premiership Ards manager Colin Nixon could do with a few of his key players back again.

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Ballymena United manager David Jeffrey

COUNTY ANTRIM SHIELD: Crusaders versus Ballymena United Final will take place at Ballymena Showgrounds

The Toals Bookmakers County Antrim Shield final will be played at the Ballymena Showgrounds.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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Ballymena United striker Johnny McMurray

Cathair Friel: My Ballymena team-mate Johnny McMurray is going nowhere

Cathair Friel has laughed off speculation linking his Ballymena United striker partner, Johnny McMurray with a move to Irish League champions, Linfield.

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The Cookstown 100 will be the first Irish National road race in 2018.

Irish road race dates confirmed for 2018

The Cookstown 100 will kick-start the Irish National road racing season next year following confirmation of the 2018 schedule at the MCUI Inter Centre Conference over the weekend.

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Ballymena United striker, Cathair Friel scored the decisive goal as the Braidmen saw off Ballinamallard.

IRISH LEAGUE: Friel strike proves decisive as Ballymena United get back on track

Ballymena United 2, Ballinamallard 1

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Ian Hutchinson with joint TAS Racing team owner Hector Neill at the Isle of Man TT this year.

Ian Hutchinson edges closer to Honda Racing move

Sixteen-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson is on the verge of a sensational move to Honda Racing.
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Ballymena's Conor McCloskey celebrates after scoring against Ards at the Showgrounds

COUNTY ANTRIM SHIELD: Ballymena United into final after beating Ards

Ballymena United made it through to their second County Antrim Shield final in three years with a convincing 3-0 win over Ards.

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Dan Kneen will ride for Northern Ireland's Tyco BMW team at the international road races in 2018.

Kneen fired up to grasp his chance with Tyco BMW

Manx ace Dan Kneen has vowed to ‘give it everything’ next season after signing for Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team.

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Jonathan Rea

Jonathan Rea makes BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 shortlist

Three times World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been included on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist
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