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 Ejs Paddy Conlon Cup - Sunday 4th June, 2pm - McSharry ParkIt is now 20 years since Summerhill College won the All Ireland Senior cup in '97 and we have decided to mark the occasion with a game against the latest and next Summerhill team to win it which was the back to back winning team of '12/'13.Paddy Conlon was a valued member of that panel in '97 and as we know we sadly lost Paddy far too early in life back in 2013. We...
Michael Leahy scored a brace as Sligo Rovers twice came from behind to earn a deserved point at the Carlisle Grounds. Central defender Leahy had scored the equaliser at St Patrick’s Athletic a fortnight ago. And he used his head again, and on the double this time, to salvage a draw in a rollercoaster game on the north Wicklow coast after goals from Aaron Greene and Dylan Connolly had twice put Bray in front. The point lifts...
Sligo Rovers can confirm the signing of Seamus Sharkey on a contract until the end of the season. Sharkey, who can operate in defence or midfield, was a free agent and had been training with the club this month.  Manager Gerard Lyttle had spoken of his desire to add to the squad after being unable to fill the substitutes bench in recent games.   The 27-year-old began his career at Derry City in 2009 and has had two...
 Sligo Rovers take on Bray Wanderers in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division on Friday night at the Carlisle Grounds. The Bit o’ Red were 3-2 winners over the third place outfit earlier in the season but are looking to improve a moderate record at the Wicklow venue, including two 4-0 defeats last year. In team news, Daniel Kearns is out with a thigh injury. John Russell is doubtful as his wife is due to give birth to their...
 BT Sport will this week air a documentary about Sligo and Rovers legend Sean Fallon. Filming was done at The Showgrounds and the Sean Fallon Centre to contribute to this documentary with representatives of the club speaking of his importance in the history of Sligo Rovers. On 25 & 27 May, BT Sport will broadcast the documentary in which legendary figures such as Sir Alex Ferguson and Kenny Dalglish unite in paying tribute to...
 Sligo Rovers take on league leaders Cork City in The Showgrounds on Monday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The Bit O' Red secured a 1-1 draw against St Patrick's Athletic in an exciting game in Richmond Park last Friday and now welcome City to Sligo. Rovers were unfortunate to lose 2-1 to Cork earlier in the season with John Caulfield's side unbeaten so far this year. In team news, John Russell is...
Michael Leahy earned Sligo Rovers a fully deserved point with a late equaliser as they came from behind against St Patrick’s in a highly competitive SSE Airtricity League clash at Richmond Park. Trailing to Christy Fagan's first-half opener, Rovers hit back on 81 minutes. Liam Martin initially cracked a shot off the crossbar before Saints’ goalkeeper Conor O’Malley made an amazing save to deprive Rovers skipper...
Sligo Rovers take on St Patrick's Athletic in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division on Friday night in Richmond Park.

The Bit o' Red go into the game level on points with the Saints in the table.

The teams played out a 1-1 draw in The Showgrounds earlier this season.

In team news, manager Gerard Lyttle will definitely be without Daniel Kearns due to a thigh problem.

Lyttle said: "We were taught a lesson in the second half last...
The early going has already seen a great response with €5,000 worth of tickets sold.Our sellers will be out door-to-door in the Sligo region this week and all support is highly appreciated.The draw is once again headlined by a top prize of €5,000 in cash. That, along with nine other fantastic prizes, can all be won by purchasing a ticket which costs just €10.The Annual Draw has been one of the major contributors to the development...
Jamie McGrath helped himself to a hat-trick as Dundalk beat Sligo Rovers 4-0 at Oriel Park. A forgettable first half ended scoreless but the champions overtook Rovers to net four. McGrath broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute with a good finish and he doubled his tally 20 minutes later. Niclas Vemmelund made it 3-0 before McGrath put an end to Dundalk’s run of two straight defeats with a stoppage time penalty. Rovers...

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