MID-ULSTER SENIOR CUP: Glenavon take derby bragging rights over Portadown to seal final spot
Knockout football presents the sole chance this campaign for a Mid-Ulster derby in the aftermath of Portadown’s top-flight relegation - and Glenavon claimed the bragging rights at Shamrock Park along with a spot in the Mid-Ulster Senior Cup final.
IRISH LEAGUE: Stewart seals vital Linfield victory over Glenavon
With contrasting pre-match talk from each camp on the degree of pressure facing the opposition, defending champions Linfield turned up the heat on the teams at the top thanks to a well-earned 1-0 win over Glenavon.
Glenavon midfielder Sammy Clingan brought his goal tally to the season for six with his two late penalty kicks against Glentoran, but he was quick to praise his side’s character to bounce back from conceding an early goal.