Under-17 season kick-off

 

The new season of the SSE Airtricity under-17 league begins this Saturday for Sligo Rovers.

This will be the second ever staging of the competition at this age level and the first full season to run through the summer.

The league is spilt in two with The Bit o’Red will be in the Northern Division.

Joining us will be Athlone Town, Bohemians, Cavan-Monaghan, Derry City, Drogheda United, Dundalk, Finn Harps, Longford Town, St. Patrick’s Athletic and Shelbourne.

The season got underway a fortnight ago with the Bit o’Red having no game on the first weekend.

Our first opponents will be Bohemians, they began the season with a 2-0 win against Athlone Town.

See the full list of fixtures here.

The same coaching staff will take charge of the Rovers team this year with manager Danny O’Leary and coaches Colm Jinks and Niall Harrison. Micheal Schlingermann is goalkeeper coach, Jonathan Lynch is physio and Adrian Kelly video analyst.

The full squad is below:

Jack Keaney

Conor Burke

Gary Higgins

Jack Hever

John Mahon

Michael McGarry

Paul McDermott

Ruadhan Feeney

Cian McAllister

Darren Collins

Dillon Munnelly

James McGrath

Liam Kerrigan

Lorcan Callaghan

Luke McNicholas

Niall Morahan

Patrick Benson

Ryan Smith

Thierry Baba

Mark Byrne

 

 

 

 

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