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 As preparations continue for the inaugural FAI Women's National U17 League, Sligo Rovers have learned their fate with the groupings confirmed. With the league scheduled to kick off on July 14th, the Bit O'Red girls have been grouped with Athlone Town, Donegal League, Galway Women, Peamount United and Shelbourne Ladies in Group A. The teams will meet twice throughout the season, playing each other home and away. The...
Sligo Rovers take on Shamrock Rovers on Saturday night in The Showgrounds, kick-off 7:45pm. In team news, Patrick McClean is awaiting results of a scan on possible medial ligament damage and is ruled out. Raffaele Cretaro is also ruled out while David Cawley (hamstring) is rated as doubtful. Michael Schlingermann is out with a neck injury. Regan Donelon, Eduardo Pincelli and Seamus Sharkey are available after injuries. Gerard...
The 2017/18 Sligo Rovers Astro League came to a close last week, with the Emmett O Connor Memorial Cup Final taking centre stage in the final game of the season, in what proved to be a memorable and exciting year.Cornview Celtic overcame the challenge of Foleys bar in the final, securing the Emmett O Connor Memorial Cup on a score line of 5-1. It wrapped up a fabulous season for Cornview, who achieved the double by also winning the Premier...
Thomas Byrne scored his first goal for the club on his first league start as St Patrick's Athletic beat Sligo Rovers by two goals to nil in Inchicore.  Dean Clarke had given the Dubliners the lead early in the second half before the Byrne secured what was the Saints' third win on the spin from the penalty spot. Rovers' on-loan full back Calum Waters got his foot behind Conan Byrne's drive at goal to send the ball...
Sligo Rovers play the rescheduled SSE Airtricity Premier Division fixture with St Patrick's Athletic on Tuesday in Richmond Park.The match was twice postponed because of the weather and forms part of five games in 14 days for the Bit O' Red which concludes this Saturday at home to Shamrock Rovers.After reaching the semi-finals of the EA SPORTS Cup last week, Rovers were unfortunate to go down to a 2-1 defeat to Dundalk in Oriel Park as...
Sligo Rovers have been drawn with Derry City in the semi-finals of the EA SPORTS Cup at The Showgrounds.The teams will meet for the second time in four days on Monday, 6 August. Draw: Sligo Rovers v Derry City Cobh Ramblers v Dundalk      
Patrick Hoban's late, late winner broke Sligo Rovers' resistance at Oriel Park as Dundalk returned to winning ways in dramatic fashion.It looked like Ger Lyttle's side had done enough to go back to the west with a point but with 89 minutes on the clock, Hoban glanced home a Dane Massey cross to take his tally to 11 for the season. There was almost time for another late twist and the visitors almost hit back in stoppage time when...
Sligo Rovers face Dundalk in Oriel Park on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.Rovers responded from the defeat to Bohemians last weekend by beating Waterford FC in the EA Sports Cup to progress to the semi-finals.Dundalk were 2-0 winners in the reverse fixture but Rovers were left to rue some missed chances and defensive lapses that cost them on the night.In team news, Michael Schlingermann remains unavailable having again been...
We would like to thank both the Match Sponsor and Ball Sponsors from our previous two home games against Bohemians & Waterford respectively.The Match Sponsor from Saturday last was Comit Communications & Marketing, while the Match Ball was sponsor was Trinity Bar in Spain.Pictured below is Barry Chapman of Comit Communications & Marketing presenting the match sponsorship cheque to David Rowe of Sligo Rovers. Also pictured are Luke...
The Dublin District Schoolboys League (DDSL) celebrated their 75th anniversary in style at Sligo Showgrounds over the May Bank Holiday weekend when they successfully defended their Sligo Super Cup title.The young Dubliners produced a stunning display of top class football all weekend before eventually lifting the trophy for the second time after a gripping final showdown with the multi-talented Derby County Academy.Sligo Rovers, in...

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