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The Up The Bit o' Red fundraiser now totals €26,000 with the group hoping to give a big lift to the club as the new season appproaches this Saturday.  It has been another a promising pre-season for the club as the group of supporters in conjunction with the committee communicated with supporters about the campaign - and the fans of the club have responded remarkably.  The Up The Bit O' Red campaign will continue...
If you hear someone talking locally about their engaging, passionate and ever-popular president, they may not necessarily be referring to the current incumbent of the Aras. They may have in mind the honorary president of Sligo Rovers, Eddie McCullagh.Eddie has been following his beloved Rovers for over 60 years. He has witnessed good times and bad, but for our president, the one factor that has remained consistent is the enduring loyalty...
Sligo Rovers drew 3-3 with Cabinteely in the final pre-season match before the start of the 2018 SSE Airtricity Premier Divison at The Showgrounds. Rovers took an early lead through Ally Roy, before the visitors hit back on 18 minutes. Cabinteely led at the break from a penalty before Caolan McAleer teed up an equaliser by Adam Morgan.A third goal by Cabinteely was cancelled out by McAleer and Seamus Sharkey could have won it but hit...
The Sligo Rovers club lotto jackpot has hit a five figure sum, with €10,100 up for grabs on Monday night’s draw.The lucrative figure comes after 27 weeks of rollovers, with €300 added to the jackpot figure each week if there is no winner.Amazingly, there has been over 50 people who have matched three out of the four numbers in the last 8 weeks in the lotto draw, which suggests that it’s only a matter of time before one...
Sligo Rovers can confirm the signing of Hearts’ Alistair Roy on loan until 30 June subject to international clearance.Roy, who can feature on the wing or up front, made his debut at a 17-year-old for the Scottish Premiership side and has had three loans spells as part of his development, with the club rewarding the 20-year-old’s progress last summer with a new two-year contract.He played 25 matches this season at Scottish...
Sligo Rovers can confirm the club has received a request from Derry City to swap our SSE Airtricity League fixture on Friday 23 February with a later game due to the Brandywell being unavailable.Rovers were scheduled to play their first away game of the season later this month but with the Derry venue’s redevelopment not yet complete, no stadium was available to accommodate the game.It led to the Bit O’ Red being asked by Derry to...
When Up the Bit o’ Red started, the group received some wonderful messages as the first number of donations came in almost instantly.  Padraic McGowan in Athlone wished us every success in 2018 as the first online donator.  Michael Travers in England put it so simply - his donation was “my little bit from the south of England, in memory of my father Paddy, who would have been 90 this year, just like The...
A flag day for our under 15 team took place recently, with bucket collections taking place in Sligo town. Sligo Rovers would like to thank everyone who volunteered on the day and to everyone who contributed to the collection. Our under 15 team made a very impressive start in their maiden year in 2017, with high hopes of progressing even further in 2018. The back bone to this is the support of the community as a whole, with our...
Tuesday night's game with Athlone Town in Athlone Town Stadium was postponed due to an unplayable pitch.Next up is the final pre-season friendly against Cabinteely on Saturday at 3pm in the Showgrounds.Admission €5 with children free. 
The 500 club remains as one of the key fundraisers for our club, with Decembers draw taking place recently. The cost of joining the 500 club remains capped at €20 per month, or alternatively an annual payment of €240. A draw takes place each month, paying out €1,200 per month respectively. This includes four €50 prizes, five €100 prizes and a top prize of €500 each month. Below is a list of the December winners...

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