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Glenavon have moved top of the Danske Bank Premiership after a 4-0 home win against 10-man Ballymena.
It was scoreless at Mourneview when Sky Blues skipper Andrew Burns was red-carded just before half-time.
Aaron Harmon, Josh Daniels, Stephen Murray and Andy Hall scored in the second half.
.@StevoMurray09 on his special strike in tonight's 4-0 win v David Jeffrey's @BallymenaUnited at MVP that had the @Glenavon_FC Twitter team asking “Are you Bergkamp in disguise?!” #DanskeBankPrem pic.twitter.com/logP6y40iJ— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) August 24, 2018
In the other games, Coleraine were held to a two-all draw by Institute at the Showgrounds and Ards beat Newry 4-0 in Bangor.
Glenavon go above Linfield on goals scored but the Blues can regain top spot on Saturday afternoon when they travel to Cliftonville.
Glentoran host Dungannon and Crusaders face Warrenpoint at the Q Radio Arena.
Meanwhile, Derry City are through to the quarter-finals of the F-A-I Cup following a 1-0 win over St. Pat's at the Brandywell.
City keeper Gerard Doherty saved a stoppage time penalty.
Quite a night for the Derry boys! @Joshua10Daniels & @ben_doherty16 on top form for @Glenavon_FC & drama for home town team @derrycityfc as they make it to FAI Cup QFs. Delighted JD’s one of their biggest fans, esp the “class act” that is penalty-stopper supreme Gerard Doherty! pic.twitter.com/KwPWbRi4Xw— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) August 24, 2018
The Northern Ireland women's futsal team finished their Euro qualifiers with a battling 4-2 defeat against the Netherlands in Newry.