Midfielder Willie Faulkner becomes Carrick Rangers’ first new signing since they won promotion to the Irish Premiership.
Carrick Rangers manager Niall Currie says he is glad to reward the club for rescuing him from ‘the scrapheap’ by helping them earn promotion to the Premiership.
Carrick Rangers could have five players missing as they go into the promotion/relegation play-off second leg with a 1-0 lead over Ards.
Carrick Rangers hold on to an early Michael Smith goal to earn a 1-0 home win over Ards in the promotion/relegation play-off first leg.
Carrick Rangers beat Portadown 2-0 in their Championship pre play-off to advance to a promotion/relegation tie with Ards.