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Sligo Rovers FC today announced that Aurivo has agreed to partner its Connacht Gold brand as the official sponsor of the Club’s under 19 team for the remainder of the 2017 season and the 2018 season.Speaking at the launch of the partnership, Aurivo CEO Aaron Forde said, “Aurivo is delighted to partner our Connacht Gold brand as the official sponsor of the Sligo Rovers U-19 team for 2017/2018. As a community based football club, Sligo...
Finn Park was the place to be for Sligo Rovers fans last Saturday night, but for one bit o’red man watching from the stands it was a bit like Chinese torture.“I hated it, I was physically kicking the seats. I was kicking every ball. I just wanted so much to be out there.”The words belong to Craig Roddan, the Rovers midfield dynamo who had to sit out the vital victory because of a two match suspension which also denies him the...
Sligo Rovers travel to Galway on Friday for another important match in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The match against United will be broadcast live on Ocean FM at 7:45pm.  The Bit o’ Red secured a 2-1 win away to Finn Harps last weekend in Finn Park. In team news, Raffaele Cretaro, John Russell and Michael Leahy return from suspension.  Craig Roddan serves the final game of his ban. Tobi Adebayo-...
Galway United have informed Sligo Rovers of the following information for away fans ahead of Friday's league fixture in Eamonn Deacy Park. Sligo Rovers supporters will be situated in sections A and B of the Old Stand at Eamonn Deacy Park. Rovers supporters have the option to purchase their match tickets in advance from O’Brien’s Newsagents in Galway city. The shop is located on William Street in the city centre. ...
Jamie McDonagh has been called up by Northern Ireland for two upcoming Under-21 fixtures in October.McDonagh receieved his first call-up in two years following his move to the #bitored and he featured as a substitute against Slovenia.He has now been called up by Ian Baraclough for a friendly with Jersey in St Helier on 4 October and a Euro qualifier with Estonia in Lurgan on 10 October.The club congratulates Jamie on his call-up. 
It's Mark Farren Cup final week for the Sligo Rovers U17s as they look forward to facing Waterford on Saturday in The RSC.We'll hear from manager Danny O'Leary later in the week and there is extensive coverage in the local media after a press day was held to acknowledge the excellent season by the team. Updates on the final will be available from 2pm on Saturday on the club's social media pages. The club would also...
The Bit o' Red Supporters Trust have announced a fundraiser for Sligo Rovers on 25 November in the Clayton Hotel in Sligo.  Based on the concept of the popular ITV Gameshow the KUBE, contestants will be set tasks that will test their physical ability, mental ability, intelligence, and responsiveness. One lucky entrant will take the top prize of €2,000.  Tickets are €10 and more info e-mail kubesligo@gmail.com....
Sligo Rovers would like to acknowledge the recent financial support by both the Dublin Supporters Club and the Bit O’ Red Trust assisting the Club during a period of a month without a home fixture.   The support from both has come at an important time and is greatly appreciated. In addition both are running further fundraisers to assist the Club.   Details as follows: Dublin Supporters Club – Race Night...
A last gasp Rhys McCabe strike handed Sligo Rovers a precious three points in the race to avoid the drop as the Bit O'Red beat Finn Harps in Ballybofey. Vinny Faherty had initially given the Bit O'Red the lead before the home side deservedly leveled the game in the 82nd minute courtesy of a slice of genius from Paddy McCourt. But McCabe's winner in the first minute of added time sealed the points for Ger Lyttle's men...
Sligo Rovers return to league action on Saturday as the #bitored make the short journey to Ballybofey to take on Finn Harps.  Rovers have been absent from league games for four weeks, with just the Irn Bru Cup match with Falkirk in between. In team news, Craig Roddan, Raffaele Cretaro, Mick Leahy and John Russell are suspended for Rovers. Gerard Lyttle said: "It's a massive game for both clubs. We've been...

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