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Hoping for a winning start to 2017

A happy, healthy winning New Year to all our loyal readers and followers and let’s hope we can hit 2017 running and we start with the weekend soccer and boy are we cautious this week. PG QUAD It’s FA Cup Third Round weekend and we start with the quad. The first team down the PG slip this week […]

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St Luke’s and Swifts eye Irish Cup progress

THE chance to secure a Fifth Round Irish Cup meeting with one of the Irish Premiership’s big boys is the prize on offer to St Luke’s and Sport and Leisure Swifts this Saturday. Twinbrook’s St Luke’s are in their first year in the blue riband competition and they have adapted brilliantly following a First Round […]

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Barrister back in Belfast to speak at suicide prevention event

EMINENT barrister and human rights campaigner Michael Mansfield QC will be in West Belfast this weekend to speak about the impact of suicide. Mr Mansfield will be joined by his partner Yvette Greenway at St Mary’s University College on Saturday.  The couple are founders of  Silence of Suicide (SOS) and are holding the event with […]

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Mayo’s misery set to continue against deadly Dubs

ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL FINAL BARRING a replay, the 2016 GAA inter-county season will draw to a close around 5pm on Sunday evening when Dublin beat Mayo in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final in Croke Park writes Paddy Tierney. No point in beating about the bush with this one. I tipped Dublin to win the All-Ireland at the […]

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Reds hoping for a Swift reply against Dungannon

CLIFTONVILLE manager, Gerard Lyttle is adamant that his side can have a good season if they continue to demonstrate the strength and character they have shown so far. The Reds suffered their first defeat of the league season despite taking the lead with 10 men at Mourneview Park at the weekend and host Dungannon Swifts on […]

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McAllister calls for play-off clarification

SPORT and Leisure Swifts manager Pat McAllister says the club have received no official confirmation from the IFA regarding the promotion situation in Championship 2. Earlier this week, the licence applications for the various clubs were released and it was confirmed that Limavady can not gain promotion after their licence application for Championship 1 was […]

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