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ARCHERY: Banbridge members hit the mark at charity event

Archers from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland recently came to Gilford Castle Estate to compete in Banbridge Archery Club’s Annual Festive Charity Shoot, this year supporting ‘Cancer Fund for Children.’

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Rathfriland coach Mark Ingram presents the under 15s' 'Player of the Month' award to Coalan Teer. Thanks go to Shoe Fair Sports for award sponsorship.

FOOTBALL: Rathfriland Swifts seal success thanks to Toal

Rathfriland Swifts travelled across the Mournes on Saturday to take on Valley Rangers Swifts in a Mid-Ulster League Cup game, the only Mid-Ulster fixture that didn’t fall foul of the cold weather.

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Chris Burns.

CYCLING: Chris Burns just fails to collect bronze

Banbridge’s Chris Burns - in his final event of the year - missed out on bronze success.

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Banbridge's Ian Porter. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

RUGBY: Banbridge claim defeat of Dolphin in Cork

A wet, wintry Irish Independent Park was the setting for Banbridge’s tenth Ulster Bank League game of the season.

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Daniel Soper. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

RUGBY: Cork success celebrates Banbridge squad strength

Banbridge coach Daniel Soper had praise for his squad’s strength-in-depth following a weekend win over Dolphin.

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David Ross is presented the George Beattie Memorial by Raja Chambers Chairman TVR.

CYCLING: Team Vision Racing awards evening

On Saturday 25th November Team Vision Racing held its annual club dinner and award s presentation in the Bannville House Hotel.

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Ulster captain Rory Best

RUGBY: Ulster rocked by Rory Best injury blow ahead of European Cup tie

Ulster were dealt another injury blow with talismanic captain Rory Best ruled out of Sunday’s crucial European Champions Cup pool one match against Harelquins.

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Banbridge goalscorer Paula Haugh.

HOCKEY: Banbridge Ladies hold off Ulster Elks for great win

Banbridge Ladies 2, Ulster Elks 1

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Philip Brown's brought a late share of the spoils for Banbridge at Cork C of I.

EY HOCKEY: Shock first defeat for Lisnagarvey

Lisnagarvey suffered a shock first defeat of their EY Hockey League campaign as Glenanne enjoyed a dream weekend as the only side in the top half of the table to win.

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The Ulster Women's squad

RUGBY: Ulster to face champions Leinster in Inter-Pro opener

The Ulster Women’s Team, sponsored by Deloitte, begin their Interprovincial Series campaign at home to Leinster this Sunday 3rd December (kick-off 2pm at Dromore RFC).

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Jonathan Rea

Jonathan Rea makes BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 shortlist

Three times World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been included on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist
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Keith Farmer will ride for the Tyco BMW team in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship in 2018.

Farmer targets Superstock title as springboard to BSB ride in 2019

Keith Farmer says he will use the added incentive of a British Superbike ride in 2019 to fire him to the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 title next year after joining the Tyco BMW team.

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Glenn Irwin was visibly upset as he returned to the paddock following Dan Hegarty's fatal crash in the Macau Grand Prix. Picture: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker.

Macau GP: Distraught Irwin dismisses victory in Far East as 'irrelevant'

Glenn Irwin became the first rider since Phillip McCallen in 1996 to win the Macau Grand Prix but there was little cause for celebration as the race was overshadowed by a fatal crash on Saturday.
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Keith Farmer became a British champion for the third time this year after winning the British Supersport Championship for the Appleyard Macadam Racing team.

Keith Farmer joins Tyco BMW for 2018 Superstock 1000 bid

Keith Farmer has signed with Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team to compete in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship in 2018.
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Glenn Irwin on a sombre podium at the Macau Grand Prix with runner-up Peter Hickman (left) and Michael Rutter.

Macau GP: Irwin wins as race marred by fatal crash

Northern Ireland’s Glenn Irwin has claimed his maiden victory in Saturday’s tragedy-hit Macau Grand Prix.
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Glenn Irwin became the first rider from Northern Ireland since Phillip McCallen in 1995 to claim pole at the Macau Grand Prix.

Macau GP: Sizzling Irwin claims pole with unofficial lap record

Glenn Irwin dipped under Scottish rider Stuart Easton’s seven-year-old lap record to claim pole position for Saturday’s 51st Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.
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Announcing Vauxhall's sixth year as title sponsor of the International North West 200 are Simon Oldfield, Vauxhall's Marketing Director, Martin Jessopp, NW200 Supersport and Supertwins race winner and Event Director, Mervyn Whyte.

Vauxhall confirmed as title sponsors of North West 200 for sixth year

Vauxhall will continue as title sponsors of the North West 200 in 2018 for a sixth consecutive year.

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Glenn Irwin claimed provisional pole on the PBM Ducati during first qualifying at the Macau Grand Prix.

Macau GP: Irwin claims provisional pole to throw down gauntlet

Glenn Irwin has claimed provisional pole for the Macau Grand Prix after topping the times in the opening qualifying session.
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Glenn Irwin set the pace during opening practice at the Macau Grand Prix.

Macau GP: Irwin tops opening practice session on PBM Ducati

Glenn Irwin topped the opening practice session for the 51st Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix after knocking eight-time winner Michael Rutter off the top spot with his final flying lap.
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Andrew Irwin will ride for the CIA Landlord Insurance Honda team in the World Supersport Championship in 2018.

Andrew Irwin makes step up to World Supersport Championship for 2018

Andrew Irwin will contest the World Supersport Championship in 2018 with Simon Buckmaster’s PTR team.

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