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There have been a lot of rumours doing the rounds about Colin Coates signing for other clubs," admitted Crues chairman Stephen Bell.
Crues fans leapt to their feet in injury time, but Decky Caddell's glancing header was shipped inches wide.
Ballinamallard, five points adrift at the foot of the table, saw a Ciaran Martyn effort ruled out for offside on the half hour before the Crues made their breakthrough on 51 minutes.
It seemed only a matter of time before the Crues would level as they piled forward and Paul Heatley, who had been quiet compared to recent weeks, swivelled and let fly with a half volley which hit the crossbar.
Saturday's 4-0 defeat to Dungannon Swifts at Stangmore Park followed a 7-1 hammering at the hands of the Crues (inset) in the league at Seaview just nine days ago.
Following the break, Linfield again had more of the ball, but, other than a strike from 16 yards, which was superbly tipped over the bar by Sean O'Neill, it was the Crues who carved out the better chances.
Cushley had shot wide from 22 yards out as the Crues sought an early advantage, before Heatley also flashed an overhead kick a yard off target soon after.
Josh Robinson headed the Crues into a first-half lead before Owens bagged his first on 65 minutes with a towering header from a Robinson free-kick.
Crues boss Stephen Baxter changed his formation at the break, reverting to a traditional 4-4-2 with 35-year-old striker Rainey replacing the anonymous Aiden Watson.
Glenavon lie two points above the Crues with two wins from their opening three games, including a 3-0 victory at Warrenpoint last Saturday.
Le probleme des inondations generees par les crues cycliques de la Mekkera constitue depuis toujours l'une des principales preoccupations des responsables de la wilaya.
Second-half goals from the impressive Chris Morrow and David Rainey did the damage in a match that the Crues dominated but were almost left to pay for their profligacy in front of goal.