Five star Rovers reach next round

Sligo Rovers advanced to the semi-finals of the Setanta Sports Cup with a 5-0 win over Crusaders on Monday night in The Showgrounds.
 
Danny North bagged a brace, Evan McMillan scored his second goal in the last two days, while Ross Gaynor and Liam Flatley on his competitive debut completed the scoring.
 
Gaynor also missed a penalty as the Bit o' Red advanced 9-1 on aggregate. 
 
The Bit o' Red will meet St Patrick's Athletic in the semi-finals - the first leg will be in The Showgrounds on March 24/25 with full details TBC. 
 
Sligo Rovers: Brush, Conneely, McMillan, Spillane (Ledwith 75), Dykes, Cretaro (Djilali), Cawley, O'Conor, Gaynor, Maguire (Flatley 59), North.
 
Crusaders: Lacroix (O'Neil 45), King, Robinson, E McAllister, Morrow, Hanley, Watson (O'Hanlon 59), Clarke, Owens, D McAllister (Heatley 70), Williamson.

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