Coleraine went in at half time with a 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Stewart Nixon and James McLaughlin. Glenavon enjoyed a better second half and Conor McCloskey reduced the deficit with a 20 yard free kick but the hosts held on to secure the victory that takes them to within four points of leaders Linfield.
Glenavon: Tuffey, Larmour, Doyle, Harmon, Purkis, McCloskey, Snoddy, Singleton, Jenkins, Davidson, Coates. Subs: Burns, Byrne, Moorhouse (Davidson 67), Beggs, Garrett (46 Larmour), Birney (46 Doyle), Farren
Yellow cards: Doyle 21, Birney 53, Davidson 63, McCloskey 68, Coates 84
Goals: McCloskey 75