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The new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season is underway on Saturday as Sligo Rovers welcome Limerick to The Showgrounds for the 3,000th game in the club's history.  Eduardo Pincelli, Adam Morgan, Caolan McAleer, Adam Wixted, David Cawley, Ally Roy and Lewis Morrison are the new signings for Rovers with anticipation growing ahead of the big-kick-off. Rovers have a fully fit squad to choose from.  Manager Gerard...
sligorovers.com sat down with Gerard Lyttle ahead of the new season to get his thoughts on pre-season and ambitions for 2018. Q: How difficult was it to battle the elements and with so little time spent on grass pitches? We are fortunate we have the facility within the grounds of The Showgrounds. We could be doom and gloom in terms of the weather and not getting on the grass but we're very lucky we have a good astro and we were...
The days are counting down as we gear up for the 3,000th game in our history - the opening match of the new Premier Division season - as Limerick visit The Showgrounds.After months of build-up, Saturday will see Gerard Lyttle's men take on Tommy Barrett's side at 7:45pm and we aim to get 3,000 fans to the ground to mark the occasion.Former Liverpool striker Adam Morgan will make his Rovers debut, along with Brazilian midfielder Eduardo...
Gary Hulmes was a goalscoring legend for Sligo Rovers and Limerick, winning league titles with both clubs, so he has double reason to be excited about this Saturday’s season’s opener at The Showgrounds.He says: “I don’t get to a lot of games these days, but this is a fixture that always excites me.  I travelled to Limerick for the opening game last season and unfortunately it went all wrong for Rovers. I don’t...
The 2018 Sligo Rovers AGM took place on Monday night in the Clayton Hotel.Secretary Brendan Lacken read the minutes of the 2017 meeting and gave his report on the year passed.Treasurer David Rowe made a presentation on the club's accounts as they were distributed to members with a loss reported for the year. The management committee for 2018 was elected with Noel McCloat and Trevor Kelly stepping down.Anthony Quinn, Michael Mooney,...
Kyle Callan-McFadden has been named as captain of the Bit o’ Red for the 2018 season.The 22-year-old moved to Rovers last summer from Orlando City, establishing himself in the centre of defence, and went on to be voted player of the year by Rovers fans. He captained Rovers for a number of matches in the middle of 2017 and has officially taken over the role, with Rhys McCabe as vice-captain.Callan-McFadden said: “It took me a few...
The Up The Bit o' Red fundraiser now totals €26,000 with the group hoping to give a big lift to the club as the new season appproaches this Saturday.  It has been another a promising pre-season for the club as the group of supporters in conjunction with the committee communicated with supporters about the campaign - and the fans of the club have responded remarkably.  The Up The Bit O' Red campaign will continue...
If you hear someone talking locally about their engaging, passionate and ever-popular president, they may not necessarily be referring to the current incumbent of the Aras. They may have in mind the honorary president of Sligo Rovers, Eddie McCullagh.Eddie has been following his beloved Rovers for over 60 years. He has witnessed good times and bad, but for our president, the one factor that has remained consistent is the enduring loyalty...
Sligo Rovers drew 3-3 with Cabinteely in the final pre-season match before the start of the 2018 SSE Airtricity Premier Divison at The Showgrounds. Rovers took an early lead through Ally Roy, before the visitors hit back on 18 minutes. Cabinteely led at the break from a penalty before Caolan McAleer teed up an equaliser by Adam Morgan.A third goal by Cabinteely was cancelled out by McAleer and Seamus Sharkey could have won it but hit...
The Sligo Rovers club lotto jackpot has hit a five figure sum, with €10,100 up for grabs on Monday night’s draw.The lucrative figure comes after 27 weeks of rollovers, with €300 added to the jackpot figure each week if there is no winner.Amazingly, there has been over 50 people who have matched three out of the four numbers in the last 8 weeks in the lotto draw, which suggests that it’s only a matter of time before one...

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