Ross Kane is ready to step up and take on a more significant role as Ulster's season reaches its climax.
Two women, who were travelling in the same vehicle, have been seriously injured.
A gun attack at the home of a prominent republican and the sale of two power plants also feature in papers.
Northern Ireland's visitor from outer space found a home at the Armagh Planetarium.
The proportion of so-called boomerang kids is higher in NI than any other part of the UK.
Southampton striker Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history against Watford on Tuesday.
Stuart Bingham surrenders an 8-1 lead but ultimately resists one of the great Crucible comebacks to beat Graeme Dott 10-9 in a gripping final-frame decider.
The family of the murdered journalist pay tribute to her ahead of her funeral on Wednesday.
Ballymena United are sure of ending the season in second place in the Irish Premiership after a thrilling 4-3 win over Glenavon.
Karen Bradley made the announcement while making a statement about the killing of Lyra McKee.