Irish Premiership: Post-split fixtures announced

Crusaders and Linfield will meet at Seaview in a top-of-the table showdown
Crusaders and Linfield will meet at Seaview in a top-of-the table showdown

The post-split Premiership games were confirmed on Tuesday with leaders Crusaders starting against title rivals Linfield at Seaview on 9 April.

The champions are five points ahead of the Blues while the final five rounds of matches will also determine the European play-off places.

At the other end of the table there's the fight to avoid relegation.

Warrenpoint sit bottom and occupy the automatic relegation place with Carrick Rangers in the play-off position.

Premiership post-split fixtures (all 15:00 BST unless stated)

Saturday, 9 April

Section A

Cliftonville v Glenavon

Coleraine v Glentoran

Crusaders v Linfield

Section B

Dungannon Swifts v Ballymena Utd

Portadown v Ballinamallard Utd

Warrenpoint Town v Carrick Rangers

Irish Premiership table

Saturday, 16 April

Section A

Glenavon v Crusaders

Linfield v Coleraine

Cliftonville v Glentoran

Section B

Portadown v Dungannon Swifts

Carrick Rangers v Ballymena Utd

Ballinamallard Utd v Warrenpoint Town

Tuesday 19 April - 19:45 kick-off

Section A

Cliftonville v Crusaders

Glentoran v Linfield

Glenavon v Coleraine

Section B

Dungannon Swifts v Ballinamallard Utd

Warrenpoint Town v Ballymena Utd

Carrick Rangers v Portadown

Saturday, 23 April

Section A

Crusaders v Coleraine

Linfield v Cliftonville

Glentoran v Glenavon

Section B

Dungannon Swifts v Carrick Rangers

Ballymena Utd v Ballinamallard Utd

Warrenpoint Town v Portadown

Saturday, 30 April

Section A

Glentoran v Crusaders

Glenavon v Linfield

Coleraine v Cliftonville

Section B

Warrenpoint Town v Dungannon Swifts

Ballymena Utd v Portadown

Carrick Rangers v Ballinamallard Utd

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