The Danske Bank Premiership and Championship fixtures were released yesterday with Championship 2 champions Armagh City at home to relegated Ards.
City played and beat Ards after a replay in last season’s incredible Irish Cup run and will be keen to get off to a good start.
Elsewhere, Loughgall begin their campaign in the division away to Dundela. The Villagers finished 8th last season.
In the Premiership, Portadown have a difficult start away to Linfield before hosting champions Gliftonville four days later.
Lurgan side Glenavon open their campaign at home to Crusaders.
Saturday, 9th August, 2014 (kick-off 3pm)
Ballymena United v. Warrenpoint Town
Cliftonville v. Glentoran
Coleraine v. Ballinamallard United
Dungannon Swifts v. Institute
Glenavon v. Crusaders
Linfield v. Portadown
Belfast Telegraph Championship 1 (kick-off 3pm)
Armagh City v. Ards
Bangor v. Dergview
Carrick Rangers v. Donegal Celtic
Dundela v. Loughgall
Larne v. Ballyclare Comrades
Lisburn Distillery v. Knockbreda
PSNI v. HW Welders