Rovers win in Athlone friendly

Sligo Rovers were 3-0 winners against Athlone Town in a pre-season friendly in Lisseywollen on Tuesday.

Goals from Jordan Gibson, John Mahon and Johnny Kenny helped Rovers to the victory.

Gibson scored on his debut from the spot after 30 minutes.

Mahon struck home after a knockdown by Mark Byrne from a corner at the end of the half.

Kenny bagged his first senior goal by beating Michael Schlingermann when one-on-one early in the second half.

Rovers face Finn Harps next up on Sunday afternoon.

Rovers team: Ed McGinty, Colm Horgan, John Mahon, Garry Buckley, Robbie McCourt; Greg Bolger, Niall Morahan, Mark Byrne, Walter Figueira, Jordan Gibson, Johnny Kenny.

Substitutes: Lewis Banks, Trialist, James Robinson, John Russell, David Cawley, Scott Lynch, Darren Collins, Bryan Lynch, Cillian Heaney, Jason Devaney.