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SCHOOLS CUP: Lurgan favourites to see off Ballyclare

Lurgan College will host the Ballyclare High School team in the third round of the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup this weekend.

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Ryan Farquhar is Ireland's most successful ever national road racer with 197 victories.

Ryan Farquhar: My fears for future of Irish national road racing

Ryan Farquhar fears it may be too late to safeguard the future of Irish national road racing, with escalating insurance costs adding to the financial strain faced by promoting clubs.

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World Rally competitor Fredrik Ahlin from Sweden with co-driver Morten Erik Abrahamsen who will be competing in the new International Rally Event.

MOTORSPORT: Swedish rally star set for International Circuit Challenge

SWEDISH RALLY star, Fredrik Ahlin and former British champion David Bogie will be among the top drivers contesting the inaugural International Circuit Challenge which is expected to be a ‘spectacular’ event which can bridge the gap until the Circuit of Ireland returns in 2018.

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Top Ulster racers (L-R) Lee Johnston, Alastair Seeley, Andy Reid and Ryan Farquhar with promoters Billy and Marty Nutt at the launch of the 2017 Blackhorse NI Motorrcycle Festival.

Big names turn out for launch of NI Motorcycle Festival

The 2017 Blackhorse Northern Ireland Motorcycle Festival was officially launched at the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Lisburn on Thursday, where Lee Johnston, Ryan Farquhar, Alastair Seeley and Andy Reid were among the special guests.

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Adam McLean will make his debut at the Isle of Man TT this year.

Young gun Adam McLean thrilled with chance to make Isle of Man TT bow

Tobermore’s Adam McLean says he didn’t have to think twice when the opportunity arose to make his Isle of Man TT debut in 2017.

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The future of Irish road racing is in doubt due to rising insurance costs, its been claimed this week.

EXCLUSIVE: Insurance hikes ‘could sound death knell for Irish road racing’

Irish National road racing in Ulster could go to the wall in less than three years due to the financial threat posed by rising insurance premiums and a dramatic increase in claims.

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Ryan Farquhar with his daughter Keeley at the Armoy Road Races.

Ryan Farquhar committed to fundraising efforts for Air Ambulance NI

Ryan Farquhar is planning further fundraising events in aid of the Air Ambulance Northern Ireland service after organising a successful clay pigeon shoot during the festive period.

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Paul Jordan pictured on Glencrutchery Road at the famous Isle of Man TT grandstand during a trip to the island in December.

Paul Jordan sets top TT newcomer goal for 2017

Northern Ireland’s Paul Jordan says he will treat the notorious Snaefell Mountain Course with the utmost respect as he prepares to make his Isle of Man TT debut in June.

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Education Minister Peter Weir officially opens new 3G pitch at Integrated College Dungannon

Sports enthusiasts welcome new 3G pitch at Dungannon

Sports enthusiasts in the Dungannon area have received a boost with the official opening of a new 3G pitch at the town’s Integrated College.

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Race winner Dan Kneen (7, Mar-Train Yamaha) gets the jump ahead of William Dunlop (6, MSS Kawasaki) and Derek Sheils (82, Burrows Suzuki) at the start of the Open race at the Tandragee 100 in April.

2017 Road Race Dates

The Tandragee 100 will host the first of eight Irish National road races scheduled in 2017.

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Olympic athlete Kerry O'Flaherty

Rio athlete set to visit Castledawson

Irish Olympic distance runner Kerry O'Flaherty will be visiting Castledawson on Thursday (December 15) to demonstrate a new fitness product.

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Northern Ireland Secretary of State, Rt Hon. Theresa Villiers MP, visited the Ulster GAA Headquarters where she met senior officials including Danny Murphy, Ulster GAA Provincial Secretary to discuss the work of the GAA

Foster and McGuinness express condolences at Ulster GAA chief’s death

The First and Deputy First Minister have today expressed their condolences after the death of Chief Executive and Provincial Secretary of Ulster GAA, Danny Murphy this morning.

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John Hagan pictured on board Jonathan Reas 1000cc Kawasaki at Stormont

Mid Ulster bikers hail King Jonathan!

A chance meeting with Mid Ulster DUP MLA Keith Buchanan gave Coagh biker and MCUI Race Marshal John Hagan the opportunity to meet Double World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea at a gala event held at Stormont on Monday.
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Conor McGregor (left) and Floyd Mayweather Jnr.

Mayweather vs. McGregor - who would win?

The possibility of a fight between U.F.C. champion, Conor McGregor and five weight world boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather Jnr took one step closer to happening this week when the Irish man was granted a boxing licence by the California State Athletic Commission

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Irelands Jared Payne and CJ Stander try to keep a maul up
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Payne ruled out for three months with kidney injury

Ireland and Ulster centre Jared Payne has been ruled out for the next three months with a kidney injury.

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Ian Hutchinson's and Christian Iddon's Tyco BMW machines on display at the NEC in Birmingham at Motorcycle Live prior to the theft.

Philip Neill 'devastated' over theft of Tyco BMW race bikes

Tyco BMW team manager Philip Neill says he has been left ‘devastated’ following the theft of four race bikes overnight in Birmingham.

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Ryan Farquhar is one of the most successful road racers ever to emerge from Northern Ireland.

MOTORCYCLING: Ryan Farquhar ‘at career crossroads’

Ryan Farquhar says he is at a crossroads in his storied racing career as Irish national road racing’s most successful ever rider ponders his future.

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Heavy rain turned the paddock at the Mid Antrim 150 into a quagmire in April.

Troubled Mid Antrim 150 called off for 2017

The Mid Antrim 150 will not take place in 2017 following a decision by the organisers to cancel the event.
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Seamus Lynch.

ATHLETICS: Seamus Lynch and Jessica Craig claim Cross Country honours

Seamus Lynch and Jessica Craig produced brilliant victories in the Mighty Oaks Cross Country event, which was promoted by Acorns AC at the Mid Ulster Sports Arena in Cookstown.

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