Crues first for Glenavon

Glenavon will be
Glenavon will be

Glenavon will start the new season with a home match against Crusaders on August 9.

The Lurgan Blues are then away to Warrenpoint on Wednesday. August 13 before returning to Mourneview Park to face Dungannon Swifts on August 16.

The first Mid-Ulster derby of the season will be at Lurgan, Gary Hamilton’s side having home advantage on Saturday, September 9 against Portadown.

The final two games before the split will see Glenavon away to champions Cliftonville and then at home to Linfield.

The following Saturday Glenavon are scheduled to play Linfield away, but with the ground redevelopment at Windsor Park, the match might be switched to Lurgan.

In Championship 2 newly promoted Dollingstown will begin their campaign at home to Wakehurst while Lurgan Celtic are way to Newington on August 9.

The first meeting between to two local sides will be at Knockramer Park on Saturday, October 4.

The full fixture list for Glenavon is as follows:

August 9: Glenavon v Crusaders.

August 13: Warrenpoint v Glenavon.

August 16: Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts.

August 23: Cliftonville v Glenavon.

August 30: Glenavon v Ballymena Utd.

September 2: Glenavon v Ballinamallard Utd.

September 6: Institute v Glenavon.

September 13: Glenavon v Portadown.

September 20: Linfield v Glenavon.

September 27: Coleraine v Glenavon.

October 4: Glenavon v Glentoran.

October 1: Glenavon v Warrenpoint Town

October 18: Crusaders v Glenavon.

October 25: Ballymena United v Glenavon.

November 1: Glenavon v Linfield.

November 8: Glentoran v Glenavon.

November 15: Portadown v Glenavon.

November 22: Glenavon v Cliftonville.

November 29: Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon.

December 6: Glenavon v Institute.

December 13: Glenavon v Coleraine.

December 20: Ballinamallard v Glenavon.

December 26: Portadown v Glenavon.

January 1: Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts.

January 3: Ballymena Utd v Glenavon.

January 17: Coleraine v Glenavon.

January 23: Glenavon v Institute.

January 31: Glenavon v Warrenpoint.

February 2: Glentoran v Glenavon.

February 21: Glenavon v Crusaders.

March 3: Ballinamallard v Glenavon.

March 14: Cliftonville v Glenavon.

March 28: Glenavon v Linfield.