Dankse Bank Premiership fixtures for upcoming season released
Irish League champions Crusaders begin the defence of their title at home against Portadown on the opening day of the upcoming season.
The league fixtures for the Dankse Bank Premiership 2015/16 season were released this morning, with the action kicking off on August 8.
Newly-promoted Carrick Rangers open their campaign away to Dungannon.
Last year’s runners-up Linfield renew acquaintances at home to rivals Glentoran in October.
In other eye-catching ties, rivals Cliftonville and Crusaders face each other at Solitude on September 9, and Portadown are at home to Glenavon on the same date.