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It’s a bumper Saturday of sport in Sligo this weekend and the Bit o’ Red are pleased to offer a discount if you’re attending the two big games. The club appreciate the cost to the Sligo public of attending both our home game with Galway United at 7:45pm and the All-Ireland Football Championship 1A qualifier between Sligo and Antrim on Saturday in Markievicz Park beforehand at 5pm. Produce your ticket from the Sligo...
The 500 Club is a key fundraiser for the club which has put over €1,000,000.00 into the club for the past 12 years and is always looking for new people to sign up.Each season the 500 Club provides a backbone to the club’s operations on-the-pitch and our key work in the community in the North-West. The 500 club draw for May was held and the following people are the lucky winners, with €1,200 in prizes paid out:€500...
We would like to thank both the match sponsor and the ball sponsor from our home game with Finn Harps.

Our match sponsor for the night was New Ireland Assurance, while the the match ball was sponsored by the Eir Store, Johnston Court Sligo.

Our thanks to both New Ireland Assurance & Eir Store Johnston Court for their support of the club. Below are Niall Melvin of New Ireland Assurance along with David Rowe...
Thank-you to all who have supported our annual Draw to date, which has raised €16,000 for the club so far.

Our sellers will be out in the Sligo region this week, with all support very much appreciated by all. A special thanks to the residents of Cartron and Ballincar for their generous response to the fundraising draw over the previous two nights.

The draw is headlined once again by a top prize of €5,000 in cash. That, along with nine...
Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce that Boyle Celtic will visit the Showgrounds this coming Tuesday night, June 13th, for a friendly.  Kick-off on Tuesday night is 7.45pm, with free admission for everyone.  Boyle Celtic had a terffic season and will provide a good test for the bit o' red, as we plan ahead to the visit of Galway Utd to the Showgrounds on Saturday June 17th.  The Sligo Rovers frist team return...
SSE Airtricity League sides Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers have been formally announced as two new participants in the Scottish IRN-BRU Cup in the 2017/18 season. Following UEFA approval, as the SSE Airtricity League’s highest-ranked non-European participants in 2016, Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers will compete in the 2017/18 IRN-BRU Cup along with the Northern Irish and Welsh teams (Crusaders, Linfield, The New Saints and Gap...
Sligo Rovers have confirmed the signing of midfielder Rhys McCabe from July 1st subject to international clearance. McCabe moves to Rovers after two seasons with Dunfermline in Scotland. The former Scotland Under-21 player started his career with Rangers - the 24-year-old made his debut in 2011 and made nine appearances for the club. He signed for Sheffield Wednesday in 2012 and also had a spell with Portsmouth before the moves to...
 Manager Gerard Lyttle expressed disappointment after the draw with Finn Harps at the Showgrounds on Friday night. The Bit o’Red boss had hoped for three points to take into the mid-season break but his side could find no breakthrough. He summed up his feelings after the game: “I'm feeling very frustrated. It was a game I targeted to win, to get three points. Fair play to Finn Harps, they were celebrating a draw....

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