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Tandragee 100: Italian racer Dario Cecconi has died

Italian rider Dario Cecconi has died as a result of injuries he sustained in a crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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FOOTBALL: Irish FA announce licence verdicts

The Irish FA have announced the verdict on their Club Licensing applications.

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Italian racer Dario Cecconi pictured at the Tandragee 100.

Tandragee 100: Prayers as Italian rider Dario Cecconi fights for his life in hospital

The road racing community is praying for the recovery of popular Italian rider Dario Cecconi, who sustained serious injuries following a crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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The start of the Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Saturday’s results round-up

All the results from Saturday’s 57th Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100.

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Eric Foley's free-kick delivery evades the dive of Portadown goalkeeper Jack Duffin. Pic by Pacemaker.

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A 3-0 victory over relegated Portadown provided Glentoran with some short-term pride but manager Gary Haveron refused to ignore the bigger picture of an afternoon in which European football was confirmed as beyond the club’s reach.

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Italian rider Dario Cecconi.

Tandragee 100: Critical crash rider named as Italian Dario Cecconi

The rider involved in a serious crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday has been named as Italian competitor Dario Cecconi.
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Jack Duffin at a stretch but unable to keep out Eric Foley's free-kick delivery for Glentoran against Portadown. Pic by Pacemaker.

IRISH LEAGUE: Allen at the double as Glentoran see off Portadown

Curtis Allen’s touch of class in front of goal on two occasions helped Glentoran pick up some home comfort against relegated Portadown with a 3-0 win.

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Derek Sheils leads Derek McGee and William Dunlop in the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Derek Sheils off to winning start on John Burrows' Suzuki

Dublin rider Derek Sheils made a winning start to the new 2017 Irish road racing season with a victory in the first Superbike race at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 on Saturday.
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Honda Racing's Guy Martin crashed out of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 after tangling with Paul Jordan at Marlacoo corner.

Tandragee 100: Guy Martin crashes unhurt on Honda race debut

Guy Martin’s race debut for the Honda Racing team ended abruptly with a crash on the opening lap of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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Niall Currie. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

OPINION: The future starts here for Currie’s Portadown

Johnston Press NI senior sports reporter Patrick Van Dort offers his verdict on events at Portadown following confirmation this week of the club’s relegation into Championship football:

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Niall Currie. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Positive push by Ports

Manager Niall Currie is calling for a final flourish as relegated Portadown prepare to tackle a penultimate appearance this season in senior football.

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William Dunlop on his IC Racing/Caffrey Yamaha during a test day at Kirkistown earlier in April.

Dunlop targets winning start at Tandragee 100

William Dunlop will be aiming to make a winning start to the 2017 Irish road racing season at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 on Saturday after a frustrating winter.

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Carl Frampton MBE pictured with his wife Christine and their children Carla and Rossa

Christine Frampton turns tables on UVF troll

The wife of Northern Ireland champion boxer Carl Frampton has turned the tables on a social media troll who said her family would be murdered by the UVF.

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Rory Best talks to the players 
during the Lions Tour to Australia in 2013

RUGBY: Rory Best delighted to have another chance with British & Irish Lions

Ireland and Ulster hooker Rory Best admitted his previous British & Irish Lions tour was not what he had expected the pinnacle of his rugby career to be.

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Rory Best in action with the Lions during the Australia 2013 tour

RUGBY: British Lions call in 2017 ‘extra special’ for Best

Rory Best was left feeling ‘elated’ on Wednesday when he heard his name read out and confirmation he would be going on the British and Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand this summer.

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Portadown manager Niall Currie showing his appreciation to the supporters after the final whistle on Tuesday. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: ‘Judge me next season’, says Portadown boss Currie

Portadown manager Niall Currie has come out fighting following the club’s relegation from senior football.

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Ards Keeper, Aaron Hogg is beaten by Garry Breen's effort to make it 1-1

IRISH LEAGUE: Battling Portadown defeat at Ards confirms relegation fate

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Ballynahinch on the attack against Portadown

RUGBY: Crawford Cup success for Ballynahinch after extra-time win over Portadown

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Portadown's Sean Mackle holds off Ballinamallard's Ryan McConnell at Shamrock Park, Portadown.  (Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press)

IRISH LEAGUE: Larkin goal keeps Portadown hopes alive

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