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HOCKEY: Lurgan crowned Ulster Premier League champions

Lurgan were crowned Ulster Premier League champions for the second year in a row after coming from behind to defeat Queen’s University 3-1 and complete back-to-back titles.

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Lurgan Ladies goalkeeper Suzie Taylor wants to bring the Ulster Premier League title race to an end at her side's home pitch. Pic: Rowland White / PressEye

HOCKEY: Lurgan desperate to end title race at home

Lurgan Ladies HC are fast becoming used to lifting major trophies - but they’re still desperate for a fresh take on league success.

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Peter Cummins

Waringstown lad gets Golf Scholarship to US University

Waringstown lad Peter Cummins, a Southern Regional College student has been handpicked to study at Rodgers State University Oklahoma, USA on a Golf Scholarship.

Garry Jennings and Michael Moran will have to wait at least another year to defend the Lurgan Park rally title. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

North Armagh club forced to cancel Lurgan Park rally

Lurgan Park organisers have cited “a number of obstacles” behind the decision to cancel this year’s meeting.

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Some girls taking part in the Girls Active Inspiration Day.

Girls served up some active inspiration

Sixty girls, aged 12 -15, from post-primary schools across Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, recently packed into Craigavon Leisure Centre for the inaugural Girls Active Inspiration Day.

Jono Gibbes

RUGBY: Ulster confirm Jono Gibbes as new head coach from next season

Ulster have landed a major coup in attracting former All Black international Jono Gibbes to Kingspan Stadium as head coach ahead of the 2017-18 season.

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Jordan McIlwaine - Lurgan Rugby Club's record individual points scorer in a single game

Massive points haul puts Jordan in rugby club’s record books

Having watched from the bench as his team mates won the Gordon West Cup last season, Jordan McIlwaine has used those memories to spur himself onto greater things with Lurgan Rugby Club.

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Fitness Factory owner Alan Campbell chats with Cancer Focus NI Community Fundraiser Lianne Wilson at the launch of Focus Fit Lurgan.

Charity joins forces with Fitness Factory

Fitness Factory in Lurgan have teamed up with Cancer Focus Northern Ireland for a six week health and fitness challenge that will start in March to help you kick-start a healthy lifestyle before the summer - and raise vital funds to support local cancer patients.

Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz

PICTURES & VIDEO: Huge crowds at weigh-in for Frampton v Santa Cruz showdown in Las Vegas

Wherever Carl Frampton goes, the fans follow and they turned out in their droves for the big fight weigh-in yesterday.

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The new Mr and Mrs McKeown at the little white wedding chapel

From wedding rings to boxing rings: Irish League star weds in Las Vegas

When he booked a trip to Las Vegas last year for the Carl Frampton fight, Gareth McKeown had no idea he’d be focused on wedding rings as well as boxing rings.

Carl Frampton with the world title belt.

BOXING: Frampton vows to bring belt back to Belfast

Carl Frampton has vowed to bring his WBA Featherweight World title back to Belfast.

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Richard Caldwell, Danske Bank Managing Director of Personal Banking, Stephen Black, Chairman of the Schools Committee and Ulster Rugby President John McKibbin make the drawn for the Danske Bank Schools' Cup fourth round

RUGBY: Draw made for Danske Bank Schools’ Cup fourth round

The top ranked teams in this year’s Danske Bank Schools’ Cup entered at the fourth round draw stage with two set to make their exit when the ties are staged on February 4.

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Lurgan captain Victor MacKenzie has been among the leading try scorers this season.

SCHOOLS CUP: Lurgan favourites to see off Ballyclare

Lurgan College will host the Ballyclare High School team in the third round of the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup this weekend.

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Carly Johnston

HOCKEY: Lurgan stay top of Premier League table

Lurgan remain in pole position at the top of the Ulster Premier League after a 5-0 victory over Dungannon made it eight straight wins for the Co Armagh outfit.

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Strabane's Kristin Warke about to feed the scrum

SCHOOLS’ CUP: Lurgan College see off Strabane

Lurgan 39 Strabane College 0

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Derry's Aidan McLaughlin ascores his superb first half goal despite the efforts of Armagh's John McGill, Niall Rowland and Stephen Sheridan.

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Derry defeat Armagh in McKenna Cup opener

Derry 3-10, Armagh 2-12

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Lurgan ladies celebrate success in hockey's Denman Ulster Shield final. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

HOCKEY: Lurgan ladies looking to build on landmark trophy win

Lurgan Ladies Hockey Club captain, Charlene Hull, hopes the side can go on and challenge for a place in next season’s EY League after lifting the Denman Ulster Shield.

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Lurgan captain Charlene Hull with the Denman Ulster Shield

HOCKEY: Lurgan celebrate first Ulster Shield success with win over Queen’s

Lurgan lifted the Denman Ulster Shield for the first time in the club’s history yesterday when they defeated Queen’s University 3-1 in an exciting final at Stormont on Boxing Day.

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Danny Murphy.

GAA: Ulster Council secretary Danny Murphy dies

Ulster Council secretary Danny Murphy has died at the age of 67.

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Conor McGregor (left) and Floyd Mayweather Jnr.

Mayweather vs. McGregor - who would win?

The possibility of a fight between U.F.C. champion, Conor McGregor and five weight world boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather Jnr took one step closer to happening this week when the Irish man was granted a boxing licence by the California State Athletic Commission

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