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FOOTBALL: Ten man Town hold on to hit fourth

Banbridge Town’s defence passed an examined in their last pre-split fixture on Saturday as they edged out bottom of the table Sport and Leisure Swifts 2-1 at Crystal Park.

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Mon of the Match Steve Davis wraps his arms around Jamie Ward, who struck on two minutes to make it 1-0. 
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OPINION: With our Captain Fantastic, anything is possible for Northern Ireland

As Portugal showed in France last summer, it doesn’t take a great deal of quality to succeed in international football.

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Banbridge Town v Newry City AFC: Conor Downey netted for Banbridge Town on Saturday. INBL1651-203PB

Downey back on target as Banbridge Town return to winning ways

Conor Downey was back on the score-sheet as Town returned to winning ways on Saturday.

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Tuda Murphy is unlikely to play again this season. Pic: Paul Byrne Photography INBL1645-210PB

IRISH LEAGUE: Tuda set to miss rest of the season

Baznbridge Town keeper Tuda Murphy is set to miss the rest of the season.

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Mallen denies Slane as Gers snatch equaliser

The final instalment of the Banbridge Rangers versus Moneyslane trilogy ended in a thrilling draw on Saturday.

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Daryl Evans struck late to secure a 3-3 draw for Rathfriland Rangers on Saturday. Pic: Rathfriland FC

AMATEUR LEAGUE: Evans earns a big point for Rangers against title rivals

A late equaliser helped Rathfriland Rangers to complete an impressive comeback and take an all-important point from a 3-3 draw with title rivals Downpatrick.

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Stephen McCavitt netted Town's equaliser on Saturday afternoon. INBL1619-228EB

IRISH LEAGUE: McCavitt strikes to end Town’s losing streak

Banbridge Town ended their four game losing streak with a 1-1 draw away to Bangor on Saturday.

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Brendan Kingsmore (left) made a scoring return for Moneyslane. INBL1633-204PB

MID-ULSTER: Slane boss tips Dollingstown for the title after narrow defeat

Moneyslane manager Dan Thornton has tipped Dollingstown for the Intermediate A title.

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The Banbridge Rangers first team squad with the club's Under 12s on Saturday. Both teams recorded emphatic victories last weekend.

MID-ULSTER: Three and easy for Feeney’s Rangers in cup derby

Banbridge Rangers blew their derby rivals Moneyslane away with a 3-0 win at Cheney Park on Saturday to progress into the quarter-finals of the Marshall Cup.

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Stephen Greene was given his marching orders late on at the Dub. INBL1704-212PB

IRISH LEAGUE: Wasteful Banbridge Town punished at Queen’s

Banbridge Town suffered defeat for the second successive week against a team several places below them in the league table on Saturday, but had only themselves to blame.

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Banbridge Town Manager Ronnie Haughey. 
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IRISH LEAGUE: Haughey is new Banbridge Town manager

Banbridge Town have appointed Ronnie Haughey as the club’s new manager as Stuart King moves to a different role at the club.

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Aaron Black has taken over the reigns at Rathfriland FC. Pic: Rathfriland FC

Black is back at the Whites as new boss

Former Crusaders and Glenavon player Aaron Black has taken his first step into management.

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Stuart Thompson was forced into nets after Tuda Murphy went off injured on 67 minutes. INBL1704-213PB

Town go down to Dundela as Tuda stretchered off

Banbridge Town were unable to maintain their intensity of recent weeks and suffered their first defeat of 2017 on Saturday afternoon.

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Banbridge Town Manager Stuart King. Photo Paul Byrne Photography INBL-1631-210PB TOWN FC

‘We have achieved nothing yet’ says table-topping Banbridge Town boss

Banbridge Town are at the top of the table for the first time in 12 years - but it means nothing according to the manager.

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Juventus bagdes, old and new

Quiz: Can you identify these football clubs by their old badges?

Italian giants Juventus' iconic black and white badge has received a makeover, and football fans around the world have wasted no time in giving their views on the Serie A club’s new look.

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The Jules Rimet World Cup trophy

FIFA unanimously backs plans for a 48 team World Cup from 2026 onwards

The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 onwards.

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Crystal Park, home of Banbridge Town FC.

Town sign Linfield Rangers player

Banbridge Town boss Stuart King has secured the signature of Neil Dillon from Linfield.

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Stephen Teggart was on form in Kilkeel last weekend.

Teggart double helps Gers continue fine form

Banbridge Rangers extended their unbeaten run into a tenth week with a superb 3-0 victory away to Valley Rangers in Kilkeel on Saturday.

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