Boy from Brazil sinks Jeffrey and Institute beat odds again to retain Premiership status

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Hernany Macedo Marques with Warrenpoint winner. Pic: NIFL.

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Ballymena United crashed to a shock 2-1 home defeat against Warrenpoint Town in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday.

It leaves David Jeffrey's second-placed Sky Blues nine points behind leaders Linfield going into the final five fixtures after the split.

Institute beat Coleraine 1-0 at the Brandywell to secure Premiership status for another season.

Aaron Jarvis hit the derby winner in stoppage time. 



Crusaders had to battle back from 2-0 down to snatch a two-all draw against second from bottom Ards in Bangor.

The north Down club head into the split two points clear of relegation rivals Newry City who lost 1-0 to Glenavon on Saturday night - Andrew Mitchell with the late goal, his 100th in the Premiership.



The Irish Cup semi-finals are next Saturday with the league resuming on Friday week. 


Friday April 5, 7.45pm - 

Ballymena United vs Linfield

Newry City vs Ards 

Saturday April 6, 3pm - 

Cliftonville vs Coleraine 

Glenavon vs Crusaders  

Dungannon Swifts vs Glentoran  
Institute vs Warrenpoint Town 

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