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The Sligo Rovers weekly lotto prize continues to rise with the jackpot now standing at €14,600. The winning numbers this week were 2, 14, 15 and 26 and with no winner, there will be another chance to win the sizeable prize in this Monday's draw.For information on how to play, click on this link. https://www.locallotto.ie/play.asp?LL_ID=110&CLB=1Tickets cost just €2 or look out for a discount yearly ticket.Meanwhile...
The finishing touches are being made to the Sligo Rovers exhibition at Sligo County Museum in Stephen Street, Sligo.The exhibition was arranged by Sligo Rovers Heritage Group, which was set up to safeguard the club’s artefacts and mementos and to increase public awareness of the club’s long and fascinating history.This project was prompted by the very kind gesture of the Curran family in presenting the 1937 League Banner to the club...
 Sligo Rovers travel to Richmond Park to take on St Patrick’s Athletic on Friday night in the Airtricity Premier Division, kick-off 7:05pm.The Bit o’ Red are aiming for a ninth successive league win to start the season, which would be the best start since Shamrock Rovers won the first 11 in 1965/66 and the joint-fourth best start in the history of the league.Rovers were beaten in the Setanta Sports Cup semi-final first leg in...
Last Tuesday's 2-0 defeat to Drogheda United brought to an end Sligo Rovers' 100% record so far this season in all competitions after winning the first 10 games.The previous away defeat was also in Drogheda in the penultimate game of the 2012 season. It was the Bit o' Red's heaviest defeat away to another LOI club since losing 2-0 to Bohemians in July 2010. Rovers have lost seven times previously under Ian Baraclough and in...
 Sligo Rovers’ unbeaten run in competitive fixtures in 2013 came to an end at Hunky Dorys Park on Tuesday as Drogheda United took a 2-0 lead ahead of next Monday’s Setanta Sports Cup semi-final second leg. Aaron Greene struck the woodwork for Sligo early on, but after Anthony Elding had missed a great chance a superb overhead effort by Gary O’Neill put the Boynesiders in front. Mick Cooke’s side doubled the...
Prizes for the 2013 Sligo Rovers Annual Draw have been confirmed with one lucky winner set to claim €5,000 in this year's drawing.The fundraiser, which raised €54,000 in 2012 as a massive contribution to last season's success, is now underway and look out for ticket sellers in your area.The top prize of €5,000 is complimented with a variety of runner-up prizes.Prize two is one night B&B for two people in the Shelbourne...
Sligo Rovers travel to Drogheda on Tuesday night for the Setanta Sports Cup semi-final first leg.Rovers are in the semi-final stage for the fourth year in-a-row after beating Glentoran, but have never reached the final. This will be Rovers' 11th semi-final in all competitions since 2009. Joseph Ndo has return to training but Danny North (knee), Seamus Conneely (knee) and Ciaran Kelly (fractured sternum) miss out. The squad came through...
After last week’s 2-0 win against Cork City, Rovers have now won all ten games played this campaign.That’s the second longest winning streak in the club’s history and just two games short of the overall club record of 12 set in 1936/37.Rovers have won the last five in-a-row away from home. Making it six would be the first time since 1993-94 when the run had wins over Waterford (2-1), Kilkenny (4-1), Bray (3-0), Home Farm (...
Sligo Rovers restored their five point lead at the summit of the Airtricity League Premier Division following a 2-0 win over Cork City at the Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon. A 37 minute Lee Lynch strike coupled with a late Anthony Elding penalty was enough to hand all three points to the reigning league champions. The Bit o' Red were without Joseph Ndo (hand), Seamus Conneely (knee) and Danny North (knee ligament) while U19...
Sligo Rovers meet Cork City in the Airtricity Premier Division in The Showgrounds, kick-off 3:55pm.Rovers have won seven league matches in-a-row, which is the second longest run in club history. The last team to win eight Premier Division games in succession was Bohemains in 2008 as part of a 12-game winning run for the Gypsies. The last team to win their first eight of a season in the Premier Division was this Saturday’s...

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