Irish Premiership: Leaders Crusaders face tough run-in
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Irish Premiership pacesetters Crusaders will start the post-split fixtures with away games against their three closest title rivals.
The Crues are six points clear of nearest challengers Linfield and they will meet at Windsor Park on 4 April.
Stephen Baxter's side take on Portadown three days later and north Belfast rivals Cliftonville on 11 April.
Crusaders complete their campaign with home games against Glentoran a week later and Glenavon on 25 April.
Linfield follow up their showdown with Crusaders by travelling for a Big Two clash against Glentoran.
Then it's Glenavon at home, away to Cliftonville and finishing with a trip to Portadown.
The top three qualify for Europe with Cliftonville and the Ports expected to battle it out for the final spot, although Glentoran could produce a late charge.
Bottom club Institute are four points adrift of Warrenpoint, who occupy the play-off spot - their basement battle is on 4 April at Milltown.
|Danske Bank Premiership - post-split fixtures|
Saturday 4 April - 15:00 BST
Linfield v Crusaders
Cliftonville v Portadown
Glenavon v Glentoran
Coleraine v Ballymena Utd
Ballinamallard Utd v Dungannon Swifts
Warrenpoint Town v Institute
Tuesday 7 April - 19:45
Portadown v Crusaders
Glentoran v Linfield
Glenavon v Cliftonville
Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine
Ballymena Utd v Warrenpoint Town
Ballinamallard Utd v Institute
Saturday 11 April - 15:00
Cliftonville v Crusaders
Linfield v Glenavon
Glentoran v Portadown
Coleraine v Ballinamallard Utd
Institute v Ballymena Utd
Dungannon Swifts v Warrenpoint Town
Saturday 18 April - 15:00
Crusaders v Glentoran
Cliftonville v Linfield
Glenavon v Portadown
Coleraine v Warrenpoint Town
Ballymena Utd v Ballinamallard Utd
Dungannon Swifts v Institute
Saturday 25 April - 15:00
Crusaders v Glenavon
Portadown v Linfield
Glentoran v Cliftonville
Coleraine v Institute
Ballymena Utd v Dungannon Swifts
Ballinamallard Utd v Warrenpoint Town