Published Tuesday, 31 January 2012
The win cuts Linfield's lead in the league to four points. (© UTV)
A goal from Shane Jennings just before half time helped the Bannsiders to victory at the Showgrounds, cutting Linfield's lead in the league to four points.
Meanwhile Crusaders were 2-1 winners away to Dungannon Swifts with a Matt Hazley strike proving decisive in the 55th minute.
And Ballymena went down by the same scoreline to Portadown - the Ports came from behind to secure victory with two second half goals.
Results: IFA Carling Premiership
Ballymena United 1 - 2 Portadown
Ballymena Utd: Costello 40.
Portadown: Paget 65, 87.
Dungannon Swifts 1 - 2 Crusaders
Dungannon Swifts: Friars 22.
Crusaders: Snoddy 17, Hazley 55.
Coleraine 1 - 0 Linfield
Coleraine: Jennings 43.
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