Deadline day drama as Glens snap up Reds star Donnelly and Herron heads to Inver

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Ruaidhri Donnelly. Pic: Glentoran FC.

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There's been a big deadline day transfer in the Irish League - Glentoran have signed striker Ruaidhri Donnelly from Cliftonville.

He moves to the Danske Bank Premiership leaders on a three-and-a half-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

The 27-year-old previously played for Swansea City and Gillingham.

Interview courtesy Glens TV/DigiVibe Media. 


Meanwhile, ex-Celtic midfielder John Herron has left the Glens to join Larne.

The Inver Park club has also signed striker Joe Tully from Ballyclare Comrades. 



Coleraine signed two strikers late on transfer deadline day.

They brought in Stewart Nixon from Carrick Rangers and Curtis Allen, who's returning to the Showgrounds from Glentoran.

It's the last 16 of the Irish Cup on Saturday afternoon.

The sold out tie between Queen's and Glentoran kicks-off at 1.30pm at The Dub.

It's been confirmed Glens midfielder Hrvoje Plum will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.


Sadler's Peaky Blinder Irish Cup 6th round 

1.30pm - 

Knockbreda v Ballinamallard
Queens Univ. v Glentoran

3pm - 

Ballyclare v Larne
Carrick Rangers v Crusaders
Cliftonville v Rathfriland
Coleraine v Banbridge
Dungannon v Newry City
Warrenpoint v Ballymena


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