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ATHLETICS: McKinstry, Doherty claim Buncrana 5k honours

North Belfast Harrier Mark McKinstry and Finn Valley’s Teresa Doherty took the prime positions at Wednesday night’s 14th staging of the Furey Insurances 5K road race in Buncrana, leading home 163 finishers in the very popular annual City of Derry Spartans promotion.

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City of Derry Spartan Catherine Whoriskey should be among the field in Buncrana on Wednesday.

ATHLETICS: Record holder a doubt for Wednesday's Buncrana 5k

Wednesday’s Furey Insurances 5K road race in Buncrana looks set to be another top class race with the usual mix of quality and quantity lining up for the 7.30pm start.

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Traceys Bar, who completed back-to-back victories in the North-West Premier Snooker KO Cup courtesy of a 4-2 win over Glendermott CC in the 2017 final at Shantallow House. From left Paul Keenan, Shea Norris and Anthony McGill DER2017GS018

NW SNOOKER: Tracey’s retain Premier Cup

THE 2017 North-West Premier Snooker Cup final, a repeat of last year between Tracey’s Bar ‘A’ and Glendermott CC, delivered a successful 4-2 defence for the Tracey’s team in a contest which seemed on course for an ‘interesting’ finish until things went pear-shaped for the Rectory Field club.

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Sean Wilson who claimed the Estate Services Friday Night Darts Individual title last week.

DARTS: Wilson claims Friday Night Darts’ Individual title

Friday night past saw Sean Wilson defeat Daryl McCallion 5-1 to claim the 2017 Estate Services Friday Night Darts Individual title, sponsored by George’s Bar.

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Dominican College centenary golf day

Dominican College centenary golf day

As part of the programme of events to mark the centenary of Dominican education in Portstewart, Dominican College is holding a golf day on Sunday, June 25 at Portstewart Golf Club (town course).

Alastair Seeley won the opening Superbike race on the Tyco BMW.

NW200: Super Seeley sparkles with Saturday treble

Alastair Seeley was in imperious form as the Ulster rider completed a fabulous treble on Saturday at the Vauxhall International North West 200, extending his all-time record to 21 victories.

Alastair Seeley leads Ian Hutchinson and Martin Jessopp in the Supersport race.

NW200: Alastair Seeley claims 19th victory in Supersport race

Alastair Seeley made it 19 wins with victory in Saturday’s Supersport race at the Vauxhall International North West 200.

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Martin Jessopp celebrates his 2nd win of the evening taking the Supertwin race at the Vauxhall International North West 200 on Thursday evening. Michael Rutter 2nd and Ivan Lintin 3rd. 
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IN THE PICTURE: NW200 Thursday night action

There was a great night of racing at the Vauxhall International North West 200 on Thursday night.

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Martin Jessopp leads the Supersport race on Thursday evening at the North West 200.

NW200: Jessopp prevails in Supersport thriller for maiden Triangle victory

Martin Jessopp finally became an international race winner as he edged a fast and furious Supersport race at the Vauxhall International North West 200 on Thursday evening.
The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey, pictured with Digital Services Manager Nial McSorley on the golf course at Portstewart for the launch of the interactive guide to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. The guide can be accessed using your mobile phone, tablet or desktop device by going to

Interactive guide to Irish Open goes live

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has designed a unique interactive guide to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

Glenavon goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey

Irish League goalkeeper bemused by reaction to toilet break in Europa League play-off

Glenavon goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey has been left surprised by the level of interest in his decision to take a toilet break during Monday’s Europa League play-off semi-final.

Best dressed window contest

Best dressed window contest

A golf-themed competition is taking place for businesses and community organisations across the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

Eglinton rider, David Allingham (2nd) (EHA Racing Yamaha 600), Andrew Irwin (3rd) and overall Championship leader, Tarran Mackenzie, on the podium at Oulton Park, Chesire last Monday.

MOTORSPORT: David Allingham targets maiden British Superbike victory

TALENTED Eglinton rider, David Allingham believes it’s only a matter of time before he clinches his maiden victory after claiming his fourth podium finish of the year in the MCE British Superbike Championship in Cheshire.

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AOH Club, who rediscovered North-West Snooker League Division One title glory, courtesy of stumping Glendermott CC A 3-0 when the sides met last week in a tie-breaker at Shantallow House. From left Shea Moore, Seamus Cusack, Martin Moore, Micky McGowan and Raymond Barrow, team captain. DER1717-105KM

SNOOKER: Hibs ends 19-year wait for title glory

AOH CLUB, the record 16-time Division One champions (but nothing since 1998), made a belated return to the winner’s enclosure, thanks to defeating Glendermott CC ‘A’ 3-0 in a title tie-breaker, held last Tuesday night at Shantallow House.

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Derry's Dani Nic Aoidh who finished third at the Irish Pro Invitational in Limerick recently.

POWERLIFTING: World record breaker Dani

Last weekend saw the best powerlifters from across the globe go head-to-head at the Irish Pro Invitational in Limerick.

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Franco Van der Merwe

ULSTER RUGBY: Van der Merwe wants big finish against Ospreys

South African lock Franco van der Merwe is hoping Saturday won’t be his last meaningful game in an Ulster shirt.

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WATCH: Mummy's Bhoy's ready to rumble at the Devenish

SEAN McGLINCHEY’s never been one to shirk a challenge and he’s staying true to form as he prepares to make his professional boxing debut on the ‘A New Era’ promotion at the Devenish Complex, Belfast tomorrow night.

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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