Q Radio Sport
The Danske Bank Premiership season was launched on Wednesday night ahead of the big kick off on Saturday.
Coleraine are aiming to go one better this time after being pipped at the post by Crusaders in the last title race.
The Crues have been keen to sign Stripes striker Jamie McGonigle but Coleraine assistant boss William Murphy insists he's going nowhere...
And finally for football tonight...@CrusadersFC have been keen to sign @ColeraineFC star striker @JMcG_96 ... Bannsiders asst boss @W5Murphy has this message for the Champions...More sport on air am from 6.30 pic.twitter.com/UGxhOcIjrW— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) August 1, 2018
Crusaders are in action on Thursday evening, hosting Olimpija Ljubljana in the Europa League second qualifying round.
The Crues trail 5-1 from the first leg in Slovenia last week.
The top two both had home wins in the Women's Premiership on Wednesday.
Leaders Linfield beat Sion Swifts 3-0 and Cliftonville had a 1-0 victory over Glentoran.
Derry City won for the first time in the league - a 2-0 result at Portadown moving them four points clear of their relegation rivals.
Opening fixtures, Danske Bank Premiership
Saturday 4 August (kick-off 3pm)
Coleraine v Warrenpoint Town
Dungannon Swifts v Ballymena United
Glenavon v Linfield
Glentoran v Cliftonville
Institute v Newry City
What an incredible story for both @NewryCityAFC & @Institute_FC to win promotion to @DanskeBank_UK Premiership. @ncr72 & @paddymac1979 are great friends off the park, but that all ends when Irish League football returns to the Brandywell on Saturday in the clash of the new boys! pic.twitter.com/YAdmLi92kf— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) August 1, 2018
Monday 6 August (kick-off 7.45pm)
Crusaders v Ards