Reds late show sinks Bannsiders - also wins for Crues and Carrick

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Joe the Goal Gormley - broke deadlock

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Cliftonville made it two wins from two at the start of the new season with 2-1 victory over Coleraine at Solitude.
A quiet opening to the game saw the sides trade half chances before, on 18 minutes, the Reds almost moved in front through Ryan Curran who blasted against an upright before Joe Gormley's follow up header was kept out by Gareth Deane.
At the other end Matthew Shevlin was teed up by substitute Aaron Jarvis but his effort was fired over as the first half ended scoreless.
The Bannsiders almost found a way through just after the hour, however Eoin Bradley's effort was headed off the line by Levi Ives while, just before that, Gormley had another attempt kept out by Deane.
But Gormley wasn't to be denied with 11 minutes remaining when he connected with Jamie McDonagh's cross to finally direct a header past Deane.
McDonagh claimed a second just a couple of minutes after that, although it's set to go down as an own goal as his cross went in off Stephen O'Donnell. 

Coleraine pulled one back in the closing moments through Aaron Traynor who crept in unnoticed at the back post to head Lyndon Kane's cross past Declan Dunne but it wasn't enough to spark a late comeback.
Cliftonville: Dunne, Ives, Harney, C. Curran, Hale, R. Curran, McDonagh, Addis, Doherty, Gormley, Gallagher subs Breen, Foster, McCurry, Casey, Turner, Lowe, Kearns
Coleraine: Deane, Kane, Brown, Jarvis, McKendry, Lowry, Tweed, O'Donnell, Glackin, Traynor, Shevlin subs Gallagher, Bradley, Carson, Wilson, Kelly, Friel

Crusaders eased to victory and Daniel Kelly's overhead kick gave Carrick their first Premiership success of the season.

Meanwhile, there was a deadline day signing elsewhere in East Antrim:



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