Hotly-tipped Sion Swifts aim to put a dent in Linfield's title defence

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The Danske Bank Women's Premiership season kicks off tonight with three fixtures.

Champions Linfield are at home to Sion Swifts.

Blues striker Emma McAleese is making a comeback after a long injury lay-off.


Sion are being tipped as contenders for the Blues' crown after signing a number of players from the Republic of Ireland.

Here's centre-back Teresa Burns.


Crusaders host Newry City.


Newry have signed seven players from Brazil, and here's one of them, Rayza.

Crues players are hoping to mount a title challenge.

Midfielder Danielle McDowell coming up after centre-back Amy McNeill.

Newcomers Ballymena United Allstars travel to Cliftonville.

Here's Ballymena captain, Wendy Young.

Lauren Redpath is set to make her league debut for the Reds after joining them from Newry City.

All seven clubs had players and representatives at the launch on Monday night.



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