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Summary

  1. Carrick Rangers 0-2 Linfield
  2. Cliftonville 1-0 Coleraine
  3. Dungannon Swifts 1-1 Glenavon
  4. Glentoran 1-3 Crusaders
  5. Portadown 0-2 Ballymena United

Live Reporting

By Lyle Jackson and Alvin McCaig

All times stated are UK

  1. Final whistle

    That's it for this week, thanks for following the action with us. We will get videos of all of today's goals up on our website tonight - and look out for the Irish League Show on the iPlayer on Monday evening. See you next week.

  2. Who's set for the Oval office?

    Glentoran's managerial vacancy

    Glentoran chairman Stephen Henderson says the club's directors are still in the process of choosing a new manager.

    Alan Kernaghan resigned last month following an embarrassing League Cup defeat by lowly Championship side Annagh United.

    Henderson thanked the supporters for their patience and said caretaker boss Roy Coyle would remain in charge for Tuesday's County Antrim Shield match against Bangor.

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    Video caption: Glentoran chairman Stephen Henderson
  3. What they said

    Glentoran 1-3 Crusaders

    Quote Message: We created enough chances to be two or three up at half-time, but we didn't take them. I was pleased with what we were going and we just had to be patient and we got two goals in the second half. You have to be pleased when you get three points on the road. from Stephen Baxter Crusaders manager
    Stephen BaxterCrusaders manager
  4. Manager's view

    We're hearing Glenavon's Gary Hamilton hit the roof after being sent-off during the 1-1 draw at Dungannon.

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    Video caption: Up on the roof
  5. What they said

    Cliftonville 1-0 Coleraine

    Quote Message: We have had a bit of bad luck recently so I'd take a 1-0 all day. I did not think we were going to concede as we were solid at the back and had a real belief that we were going to take the three points. from Gerard Lyttle Cliftonville manager
    Gerard LyttleCliftonville manager
  6. Top teams

    Irish Premiership

    So champions Crusaders go five points clear at the top of the table, last season's runners-up Linfield are into second with - wait for it - Ballymena United in third place. I know a Ballymena fan who will be screen-grabbing the table tonight, won't you Rab?

    Top four in the Irish Premiership
    Image caption: Top four in the Irish Premiership
  7. FULL-TIME

    Dungannon Swifts 1-1 Glenavon

    Two goals and three red cards in an incident-packed match at Stangmore Park.

  8. FULL-TIME

    Portadown 0-2 Ballymena Utd

  9. FULL-TIME

    Glentoran 1-3 Crusaders

  10. FULL-TIME

    Cliftonville 1-0 Coleraine

  11. FULL-TIME

    Carrick Rangers 0-2 Linfield

    Goals from Ross Gaynor and Aaron Burns send David Healy's Blues into second place.

  12. RED CARD

    Dungannon Swifts 1-1 Glenavon

    Drama at Dungannon as Glenavon player-manager Gary Hamilton is sent off just a few minutes after coming on as a substitute. He may have swung a right arm at opponent Chris Hegarty as the pair fell to the ground following a challenge. The Lurgan side are down to nine with six minutes left.

    Mind you, Hamilton is not going quietly as he lets ref Mervyn Smyth know what he thinks about the straight red verdict.

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    Video caption: Glenavon player manager Gary Hamilton sees red
  13. Post update

    Portadown 0-2 Ballymena Utd

    Improved display from the Ports in the second half but time is running out and Ballymena are on course for the three points.

  14. Post update

    Crusaders midfielder Michael Gault rises above Glentoran's Aaron Harmon at the Oval
    Image caption: Crusaders midfielder Michael Gault rises above Glentoran's Aaron Harmon at the Oval
  15. GOAL

    Dungannon Swifts 1-1 Glenavon

    The Swifts get an equaliser through David Armstrong on 72 minutes. Jamie Glackin did well to stay on his feet and roll the ball to former Linfield defender Armstrong who shot in from the right-hand side of the area.

  16. Can you spot a future Glens star?

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    Video caption: Young talent on show at The Oval
  17. GOAL

    Carrick Rangers 0-2 Linfield

    Aaron Burns on target in the 74th minute to give the Blues some breathing space. It came from a Kirk Millar cross and substitute Burns rose to plant his header in the net.

  18. GOAL

    Glentoran 1-3 Crusaders

    The champions are in full flow now as Declan Caddell heads in from Paul Heatley's pinpoint cross. Two goals in three minutes for the Premiership pacesetters.

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    Video caption: Declan Caddell heads Crusaders third of the afternoon
  19. GOAL

    Glentoran 1-2 Crusaders

    Trademark finish from Jordan Owens after 65 minutes as the Crues regain the lead - Michael Carvill provides the cross and the big striker heads home at the back post. 

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    Video caption: Jordan Owens puts Crusaders back into the lead
  20. GOAL

    Cliftonville 1-0 Coleraine

    Daniel Hughes puts the Reds in front with a fine finish on 63 minutes.

    Daniel Hughes puts the Reds in front
    Image caption: Daniel Hughes puts the Reds in front