Ballymena fight back to earn 1-1 Boxing Day derby draw with Coleraine at Ballycastle Road
Ballymena United come from a goal down to draw 1-1 with leaders Coleraine in the Boxing Day derby at Ballycastle Road.
Jamie McGonigle gave the home side a 1-0 half-time lead, but Kyle Owens replied with a header which took a deflection off defender Aaron Traynor in the second half.
Coleraine's lead at the top of the table is reduced to four points, with nearest challengers Crusaders having a match in hand.
Ballymena drop to seventh place despite picking up a point.