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The 2017/18 Sligo Rovers Astro League came to a close last week, with the Emmett O Connor Memorial Cup Final taking centre stage in the final game of the season, in what proved to be a memorable and exciting year.Cornview Celtic overcame the challenge of Foleys bar in the final, securing the Emmett O Connor Memorial Cup on a score line of 5-1. It wrapped up a fabulous season for Cornview, who achieved the double by also winning the Premier...
Thomas Byrne scored his first goal for the club on his first league start as St Patrick's Athletic beat Sligo Rovers by two goals to nil in Inchicore.  Dean Clarke had given the Dubliners the lead early in the second half before the Byrne secured what was the Saints' third win on the spin from the penalty spot. Rovers' on-loan full back Calum Waters got his foot behind Conan Byrne's drive at goal to send the ball...
Sligo Rovers play the rescheduled SSE Airtricity Premier Division fixture with St Patrick's Athletic on Tuesday in Richmond Park.The match was twice postponed because of the weather and forms part of five games in 14 days for the Bit O' Red which concludes this Saturday at home to Shamrock Rovers.After reaching the semi-finals of the EA SPORTS Cup last week, Rovers were unfortunate to go down to a 2-1 defeat to Dundalk in Oriel Park as...
Sligo Rovers have been drawn with Derry City in the semi-finals of the EA SPORTS Cup at The Showgrounds.The teams will meet for the second time in four days on Monday, 6 August. Draw: Sligo Rovers v Derry City Cobh Ramblers v Dundalk      
Patrick Hoban's late, late winner broke Sligo Rovers' resistance at Oriel Park as Dundalk returned to winning ways in dramatic fashion.It looked like Ger Lyttle's side had done enough to go back to the west with a point but with 89 minutes on the clock, Hoban glanced home a Dane Massey cross to take his tally to 11 for the season. There was almost time for another late twist and the visitors almost hit back in stoppage time when...
Sligo Rovers face Dundalk in Oriel Park on Friday night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.Rovers responded from the defeat to Bohemians last weekend by beating Waterford FC in the EA Sports Cup to progress to the semi-finals.Dundalk were 2-0 winners in the reverse fixture but Rovers were left to rue some missed chances and defensive lapses that cost them on the night.In team news, Michael Schlingermann remains unavailable having again been...
We would like to thank both the Match Sponsor and Ball Sponsors from our previous two home games against Bohemians & Waterford respectively.The Match Sponsor from Saturday last was Comit Communications & Marketing, while the Match Ball was sponsor was Trinity Bar in Spain.Pictured below is Barry Chapman of Comit Communications & Marketing presenting the match sponsorship cheque to David Rowe of Sligo Rovers. Also pictured are Luke...
The Dublin District Schoolboys League (DDSL) celebrated their 75th anniversary in style at Sligo Showgrounds over the May Bank Holiday weekend when they successfully defended their Sligo Super Cup title.The young Dubliners produced a stunning display of top class football all weekend before eventually lifting the trophy for the second time after a gripping final showdown with the multi-talented Derby County Academy.Sligo Rovers, in...
Sligo Rovers joined Dundalk, Cobh and Derry in the hat for the draw for the semi-final of this year's EA Sports Cup with a deserved win over Waterford at the Showgrounds.David Cawley scored what was his second goal of the season shortly after the hour mark as the Bit O'Red progressed through to the final four for the first time since 2012.Waterford made a total of nine changes from their league win over Dundalk at the weekend and were...
Sligo Rovers take on Waterford FC in The Showgrounds on Tuesday night in the EA Sports Cup quarter-final.  Rovers beat Galway United earlier in the competition as they look to progress to the last four. In team news, Adam Morgan and Seamus Sharkey trained on Monday and come into contention Gerard Lyttle said: "We have to go again and this is a competition we'd love to progress in. The boys were disappointed from...

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