Images: Pre-season day one

View some images from day one of pre-season as the Sligo Rovers squad returned to training.

Some new faces were present as Liam Buckley and John Russell cast their eye over the players.

When you join a new school but know one or two lads…..
Ronan Coughlan and David Cawley
Regan Donelon back in great shape
Garry Buckley settling in
John Mahon on the ball
Happy to be Banks
More than a few smiles before the real hard work is to come
Big year ahead for Danny Kane
Kyle Callan-McFadden demandng a bit more
Darragh Noone in his first session
Will Seymore joins him
Set the standards from the start
A happy man to be back tackling too
Niall Morahan is ready to make his mark this year
Leo Tierney and Dave Campbell watching on
The race to be number one is on with Luke McNicholas challenging….
….Ed McGinty over the next six weeks
Danny Kane ready for day two
41 days more to go….

Sligo Rovers and Clayton Hotel team up again

Sligo Rovers and Clayton Hotel Sligo have today announced the renewal of their sponsorship agreement for 2019.

As part of the sponsorship, Sligo Rovers will have use of the award-winning Clayton Hotel facilities including use of the Club Vitae gym and 20m pool for the Rovers first team squad as part of day-to-day training and preparation, as well as use of conference and meeting rooms and other facilities available at Clayton Hotel Sligo.

The new sponsorship agreement between Clayton Hotel and Sligo Rovers is signed

The club hopes to hold events at the Clayton Hotel later in the year. Our AGM was held at the Clayton Hotel in January.

Sligo Rovers chairman Martin Heraghty said: “The Clayton Hotel have proven one of the most loyal sponsors of our club, with our partnership going back well over a decade.

“When Liam Buckley joined us, one of the standout features he spoke about was the facilities available to the team, and the Clayton Hotel is a huge part of that.

“On behalf of Sligo Rovers I thank everybody associated with Dalata Hotel Group, Clayton Hotel and their staff for the continued support.”

Rovers boss Liam Buckley said: “Club Vitae Leisure Centre is very important to us. It gives us that extra outlet for training and fitness, especially during this busy time in the season.

Club Vitae Leisure Centre staff and Sligo Rovers players

“It is of an extremely high standard and allows us to prepare for each challenge in the best possible fashion.

“I’m delighted we will be able to avail of the brilliant gym and swimming pool here once again and I’d encourage our fans to become part of the service here because it is top class.”

Fergal Ryan, general manager of Clayton Hotel Sligo, said: “Clayton Hotel Sligo are delighted to maintain our partnership with Sligo Rovers for 2019, the amenities that we have here at Clayton Sligo are well matched to the needs of the players.

“From all of the team at Clayton Hotel Sligo, best wishes to Liam and team for the season!”

Gallery: First day of pre-season

View a gallery of images from the first day of pre-season training in The Showgrounds.

Thanks to our club photographer Michael Melly for the images.

The Bit o’ Red will play their first pre-season match in two weeks.