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 Sligo Rovers Heritage Group hosted an exhibition at the Hawk’s Well Theatre as part of an historical reflection titled ‘The Way We Were’.  The evening involved a display of the club’s memorabilia and a lecture delivered by the Group’s Chairman Aidan Mannion. Aidan was pleased with the response to the Rovers exhibition ‘The interest in Sligo Rovers extends well beyond the local soccer community. We...
 The 2016 Sligo Rovers Annual Draw which took place last night raised over €55,000, well ahead of the €50,000 target.Congratulations to Conor McCarthy of Rosses Point who scooped the first prize of €5,000. The full list of prize winners appears below.Commenting on the success of the draw Chairman Martin Heraghty said: "The response is a wonderful reminder of how unique our club is. A big thank you to Mark Cummins and his...
 Sligo Rovers have been drawn away to Wexford Youths in the next round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup. The Bit o’Red will make the trip to Ferrycarrig Park on week-ending August 21.The tie is in the last 16 of the country’s premier cup competition.It will be the first ever FAI Cup meeting between the teams who meet at the same venue this Friday night.In the first ever game between the clubs in May at The Showgrounds Rovers took...
 Sligo Rovers made it 10 games unbeaten at home in a draw with north-west neighbours Derry City.Although The Bit o'Red had the better of the chances against the third placed club in the 2016 SSE Airtricity League there was no breaking of the deadlock.Following the game manager Dave Robertson gave his assessment to sligorovers.com, list to his thoughts below:    
Sligo Rovers and Derry City played out an entertaining scoreless draw at the Showgrounds in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. Both teams created enough chances to take the full quota points, however the defences came out on top as the sides earn a point a piece. Rovers have been unbeaten at home since their opening day defeat to Shamrock Rovers, although goalkeeper Micheál Schlingermann's over eagerness to come and claim Conor...
Sligo Rovers vs Derry City   SSE Airtricty League Game 19 Friday July 29 7:45pm The Showgrounds   Lowdown After three weeks away Rovers will again take to the Showgrounds pitch to paly Derry City.At home The Bit o’Red boast an impressive 15-week long undefeated run.When last in north-west derby action Rovers came away with a 2-0 win in Derry. Opposition Derry City are having their best season in several years...
 Sligo Rovers return to the Showgrounds on Friday night for the televised SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Derry City, kick-off 8pm.  The game sees the Bit O'Red face the Candystripes for the fourth time this season, the third competitive tie between the two. Rovers defeated Derry by a goal to nil in a pre-season friendly before City were the winners of the EA Sports Cup clash at the Brandywell in mid-April,...
 Sligo Rovers can confirm that Ross Taheny has departed The Showgrounds. Defender Taheny has moved to join Irish Premiership club Ballinamallard United, managed by Gavin Dykes.Collooney-born Ross Taheny joined Rovers in 2013 having played his youth football at Ballisodare United.He has been a mainstay of Rovers successful under-19 squad since then playing over 40 times and captaining the team over the past two years.As well as that he was...
Over 800 children throughout the county who have registered with Sligo Library Service for the ‘Summer Stars’ Reading Programme.  This year’s programme has proven to be hugely successful and children are really enjoying the whole experience.Sligo County Librarian Donal Tinney said “We are delighted with the support of Sligo Rovers for this fun initiative for children which is offer in all of the public libraries in...
Mary McHugh has been playing the weekly Sligo Rovers lotto in Tesco Arcade, for many years buying her ticket from the great Rovers stalwart, the late Mickey Robinson.  Mary has been using the same numbers since she started playing the lotto – 1, 8, 20, 26, based on family birthdays. Following the Rovers lotto draw on Monday 27th June Pat Wallace of the lotto crew made the short journey from the Showgrounds to Mary’s home in...

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