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The joy and the despair. Another day in the Danske Bank Premiership.

The joy and the despair. Another day in the Danske Bank Premiership.

What about that? Eoin Bradley celebrates his first goal of the season.
 Photo by Stephen  Hamilton / Press Eye

What about that? Eoin Bradley celebrates his first goal of the season. Photo by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye

Coleraine's David Ogilby gets a red after getting a second booking from referee Ian McNabb.

 Photo by Stephen  Hamilton / Press Eye

Coleraine's David Ogilby gets a red after getting a second booking from referee Ian McNabb. Photo by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye

Coleraine’s Oran Kearney has shepherded his side to three opening wins.
Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Coleraine’s Oran Kearney has shepherded his side to three opening wins. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Coleraine’s Brad Lyons.
Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Coleraine’s Brad Lyons. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

There's a good feeling around Coleraine at the minute
 Photo by Stephen  Hamilton / Press Eye

There's a good feeling around Coleraine at the minute Photo by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye

I love you man: Glentoran's Ross Redman celebrates his goal.

I love you man: Glentoran's Ross Redman celebrates his goal.

All about the team: Glentoran's Ross Redman is mobbed by his team-mates.

All about the team: Glentoran's Ross Redman is mobbed by his team-mates.

Carrick Rangers' Lee Chapman scores against Glentoran, managed by ex Carrick boss Gary Haveron,  at the Oval
Photo Aidan O'Reilly/Pacemaker Press

Carrick Rangers' Lee Chapman scores against Glentoran, managed by ex Carrick boss Gary Haveron, at the Oval Photo Aidan O'Reilly/Pacemaker Press

On the way: The ball heads into the net and is goal-scorer Paul Smyth set for a trip to England?

On the way: The ball heads into the net and is goal-scorer Paul Smyth set for a trip to England?

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It's my goal, I swear: Linfield's Mark Haughey celebrates after his effort goes in via a deflection.

It's my goal, I swear: Linfield's Mark Haughey celebrates after his effort goes in via a deflection.

Can I have a piggy man? CARRY ME!: Linfield’s Niall Quinn (31) celebrates his goal with Andrew Mitchell.
Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Press

Can I have a piggy man? CARRY ME!: Linfield’s Niall Quinn (31) celebrates his goal with Andrew Mitchell. Photo Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker Press

Linfield's Andrew Mitchell scores a penalty past Dungannon Swifts goalkeeper Stuart Addis, who held his place even though Andy Coleman was again available for selection.
Picture by Brian Little/PressEye

Linfield's Andrew Mitchell scores a penalty past Dungannon Swifts goalkeeper Stuart Addis, who held his place even though Andy Coleman was again available for selection. Picture by Brian Little/PressEye

I know how to do this: Ballinamallard's Ryan Curran scores his fourth goal in three league matches.
Photo by John McVitty - 07771987378

I know how to do this: Ballinamallard's Ryan Curran scores his fourth goal in three league matches. Photo by John McVitty - 07771987378

Cliftonville's Garry Breen tries an effort at goal...
Photo by John McVitty

Cliftonville's Garry Breen tries an effort at goal... Photo by John McVitty

I TOLD YOU! Garry Breen celebrates as his header found the net.
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Photo by John McVitty

I TOLD YOU! Garry Breen celebrates as his header found the net. © Press Eye Belfast N.I. Photo by John McVitty

Glenavon's 17 year-old midfielder Bobby Burns celebrates after scoring to make it 5-1.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Glenavon's 17 year-old midfielder Bobby Burns celebrates after scoring to make it 5-1. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

That's for you boss(es): Glenavon's Andrew Hall celebrates with Paul Millar and Gary Hamilton

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

That's for you boss(es): Glenavon's Andrew Hall celebrates with Paul Millar and Gary Hamilton Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

I've still got it: Glenavon's Sammy Clingan nets his first goal for his new club

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

I've still got it: Glenavon's Sammy Clingan nets his first goal for his new club Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

This was not in the game-plan: Ballymena's manager David Jeffrey during the defeat to Glenavon.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

This was not in the game-plan: Ballymena's manager David Jeffrey during the defeat to Glenavon. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

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The joy and the despair. Another day in the Danske Bank Premiership.

It was another exciting day in the Danske Bank Premiership as we saw 19 goals across the six matches.

A typical goal glut - seven of those came at the Ballymena Showgrounds as Glenavon smashed their hosts 6-1 while Coleraine and Linfield also maintained their 100% start to the league season.

As usual, the photographers were there to capture all the big moments. Here's our pic of the snaps.

Scores: Ballinamallard 1-1 Cliftonville

Ballymena United 1-6 Glenavon

Crusaders 1 - 2 Coleraine

Dungannon Swifts 0 - 4 Linfield

Glentoran 1 - 1 Carrick Rangers

Warrenpoint Town 1 - 0 Ards

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