Danske Bank Premiership 2018-19 Fixtures released

The Irish League
The Irish League

The fixtures for the new Danske Bank Premiership season have been released.

Newly promoted clubs Newry City and Insitute will meet each other on the opening day of the new Irish League Danske Bank Premiership season when it kicks off on Saturday, August 4,.

Institute, who won the Bluefin Sport Championship last season will entertain Newry,, who won a play-off against Carrick to earn promotion.

Champions Crusaders will entertain Ards, while last year's runners's-up and Irish Cup winners, Coleraine are at home to Warrenpoint.

Saturday August 4
Coleraine v Warrenpoint Town
Crusaders v Ards
Dungannon Swifts v Ballymena United
Glenavon v Linfield
Glentoran v Cliftonville
Institute v Newry City

Saturday, August 11
Ards v Glentoran
Ballymena United v Crusaders
Cliftonville v Coleraine
Linfield v Institute
Newry City v Dungannon Swifts
Warrenpoint Town v Glenavon

Defending Danske Bank Premiership Champions, Crusaders

Defending Danske Bank Premiership Champions, Crusaders

Saturday August 18
Ballymena United v Ards
Crusaders v Linfield
Dungannon Swifts v Cliftonville
Glentoran v Coleraine
Institute v Warrenpoint Town
Newry City v Glenavon

Saturday August 25
Ards v Newry City
Cliftonville v Linfield
Coleraine v Institute
Glenavon v Ballymena United
Glentoran v Dungannon Swifts
Warrenpoint Town v Crusaders

Saturday. September 1
Ballymena United v Warrenpoint Town
Crusaders v Coleraine
Glenavon v Glentoran
Institute v Dungannon Swifts
Linfield v Ards
Newry City v Cliftonville

Friday September 7
Ards v Glenavon
Cliftonville v Institute
Coleraine v Ballymena United
Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders
Glentoran v Newry City
Warrenpoint Town v Linfield

Newly promoted Newry City

Newly promoted Newry City

Saturday, September 15
Ards v Coleraine
Ballymena United v Glentoran
Crusaders v Newry City
Institute v Glenavon
Linfield v Dungannon Swifts
Warrenpoint Town v Cliftonville

Saturday, September 22
Cliftonville v Ballymena United
Coleraine v Linfield
Dungannon Swifts v Ards
Glenavon v Crusaders
Glentoran v Institute
Newry City v Warrenpoint Town

Saturday, September 29
Cliftonville v Ards
Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts
Institute v Crusaders
Linfield v Ballymena United
Newry City v Coleraine
Warrenpoint Town v Glentoran

Saturday, October 6
Ards v Institute
Ballymena United v Newry City
Coleraine v Glenavon
Crusaders v Cliftonville
Dungannon Swifts v Warrenpoint Town
Glentoran v Linfield

Last season's Bluefin Sport Championship winners, Institute

Last season's Bluefin Sport Championship winners, Institute

Saturday, October 13
Crusaders v Glentoran
Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine
Glenavon v Cliftonville
Institute v Ballymena United
Linfield v Newry City
Warrenpoint Town v Ards

Saturday, October 20
Ards v Linfield
Ballymena United v Dungannon Swifts
Cliftonville v Warrenpoint Town
Coleraine v Crusaders
Glentoran v Glenavon
Newry City v Institute

Saturday, October 27
Coleraine v Cliftonville
Crusaders v Ballymena United
Dungannon Swifts v Linfield
Glenavon v Newry City
Glentoran v Ards
Warrenpoint Town v Institute

Saturday, November 3
Ards v Dungannon Swifts
Ballymena United v Glenavon
Cliftonville v Glentoran
Institute v Coleraine
Linfield v Warrenpoint Town
Newry City v Crusaders

Saturday November 10
Ards v Crusaders
Cliftonville v Newry City
Dungannon Swifts v Institute
Glenavon v Warrenpoint Town
Glentoran v Ballymena United
Linfield v Coleraine

Saturday, November 17
Ballymena United v Cliftonville
Coleraine v Glentoran
Crusaders v Glenavon
Institute v Linfield
Newry City v Ards
Warrenpoint Town v Dungannon Swifts

Saturday November 24
Crusaders v Institute
Dungannon Swifts v Glentoran
Glenavon v Ards
Linfield v Cliftonville
Newry City v Ballymena United
Warrenpoint Town v Coleraine

Saturday, December 1
Ards v Warrenpoint Town
Ballymena United v Linfield
Cliftonville v Dungannon Swifts
Coleraine v Newry City
Glenavon v Institute
Glentoran v Crusaders

Saturday December 8
Cliftonville v Glenavon
Coleraine v Ards
Dungannon Swifts v Newry City
Institute v Glentoran
Linfield v Crusaders
Warrenpoint Town v Ballymena United

Saturday, December 15
Ards v Cliftonville
Ballymena United v Institute
Crusaders v Dungannon Swifts
Glenavon v Coleraine
Glentoran v Warrenpoint Town
Newry City v Linfield

Saturday, December 22
Ards v Ballymena United
Coleraine v Dungannon Swifts
Crusaders v Warrenpoint Town
Institute v Cliftonville
Linfield v Glenavon
Newry City v Glentoran

Wednesday, December 26
Ballymena United v Coleraine
Cliftonville v Crusaders
Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon
Institute v Ards
Linfield v Glentoran
Warrenpoint Town v Newry City

Saturday, December 29
Ballymena United v Newry City
Cliftonville v Linfield
Dungannon Swifts v Ards
Glenavon v Institute
Glentoran v Crusaders
Warrenpoint Town v Coleraine

2019
Tuesday, January 1
Ards v Linfield
Coleraine v Cliftonville
Crusaders v Ballymena United
Glenavon v Warrenpoint Town
Glentoran v Dungannon Swifts
Newry City v Institute

Saturday, January 12
Ballymena United v Dungannon Swifts
Cliftonville v Ards
Coleraine v Glenavon
Institute v Glentoran
Linfield v Warrenpoint Town
Newry City v Crusaders

Saturday, January 19
Ards v Coleraine
Crusaders v Linfield
Dungannon Swifts v Cliftonville
Glenavon v Ballymena United
Glentoran v Newry City
Warrenpoint Town v Institute
Ballymena United v Ards

Saturday, January 26
Cliftonville v Glenavon
Coleraine v Dungannon Swifts
Institute v Crusaders
Linfield v Glentoran
Newry City v Warrenpoint Town

Saturday, February 9
Cliftonville v Newry City
Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders
Glenavon v Ards
Institute v Ballymena United
Linfield v Coleraine
Warrenpoint Town v Glentoran

Friday, February 15
Ards v Institute
Ballymena United v Cliftonville
Crusaders v Coleraine
Dungannon Swifts v Warrenpoint Town
Glentoran v Glenavon
Newry City v Linfield

Saturday, February 23
Ards v Newry City
Coleraine v Glentoran
Crusaders v Glenavon
Institute v Dungannon Swifts
Linfield v Ballymena United
Warrenpoint Town v Cliftonville

Saturday, March 9
Cliftonville v Institute
Coleraine v Ballymena United
Dungannon Swifts v Newry City
Glenavon v Linfield
Glentoran v Ards
Warrenpoint Town v Crusaders

Saturday, March 16
Ards v Warrenpoint Town
Ballymena United v Glentoran
Crusaders v Cliftonville
Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts
Linfield v Institute
Newry City v Coleraine

Saturday, March 23
Ards v Crusaders
Cliftonville v Glentoran
Dungannon Swifts v Linfield
Institute v Coleraine
Newry City v Glenavon
Warrenpoint Town v Ballymena United

Split Fixtures to be announced after this date.