Jonathan McMurray (79)


Eoin Bradley (28)


Darren McCauley and Michael Kerr contest a header (Picture: Stephen Hamilton/


A Johnny McMurray header secured a point for Ballymena United from this derby clash at The Showgrounds.

The Bannsiders had gone ahead midway through the first half courtesy of an Eoin Bradley strike before McMurray connected with a Tony Kane corner late in the game.

Official Ballymena United website match report

Official Coleraine website match report

BBC Sport NI coverage

Ballymena United: Allen, T. Kane, Owens, Flynn, Thompson, Ervin, Millar, Braniff, McKinney, McMurray, Kerr subs Glendinning (not used), Jenkins (replaced Thompson 64), McCloskey (replaced Millar 76), Faulkner (not used), McCaffrey (not used)

Coleraine: Johns, Kane, Mullan, Harkin, Douglas, McCauley, Kee, McConaghie, Lyons, McGonigle, Bradley subs McCafferty (not used), McLaughlin (replaced Bradley 82), Parkhill (not used), Edgar (not used), Allan (replaced McGonigle 82)

Referee: Steven Taylor

Attendance: 1424

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