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6th class in St Edwards National School Sligo, produced a play in IT Sligo last night with the theme being "Sligo Rovers in 2012".

We were delighted to visit the cast today and congratulate them on a wonderful production. Huge credit to everyone involved, and as a club we were honoured to be the theme of such a great initiative.

The main scene in the play was when Rovers lifted the league winning trophy for the first time since 1977....
Sligo Rovers would like to extend its deepest sympathies to the family, friends and neighbours of Austin Langan, who passed away yesterday.

Austin was a member of the Sligo Rovers Trust Committee and was heavily involved in Merville Utd, organising an academy for the club every Friday evening on the Showgrounds Astro. Austin was well known for his love for Sligo Rovers and will be fondly missed.

May he rest in peace.
 The Bit o’Red have launched our brand new away jersey with a brand new look for 2017. The jersey sees Rovers adopt a black jersey with yellow trim for the first time in several years.This is our second year with kit suppliers Joma, our home and third kits from last year will be the same again for this season.The well-attended launch event took place at the Clayton Hotel, Sligo.Raff Cretaro, Craig Roddan, Tobi Adebayo-Rowling, Mick...
 Sligo Rovers continued to gain momentum in preparing for the new season with a fifth win of pre-season over Finn Harps.In the second half John Russell scored his second goal of the year so far after getting on the end of Raff Cretaro’s through ball and that gave Rovers the 1-0 win.At the other end both Shaun Patton and Michael Schlingermann combined to keep out the visitors for a fifth clean sheet of 2017.Look back on the night from...
 Dave Robertson has challenged his players to give him a selection headache ahead of the last pre-season friendly against Athlone Town on Sunday (kick-off 5pm).  Following on from Rovers' 1-0 victory over Finn Harps on Tuesday night, Robertson wants his players to perform at their very best on Sunday in order to give him a dilemma over who to choose in the starting eleven for the season opener against Limerick. "The main...
 John Russell scored the only goal of the game as Sligo Rovers beat Finn Harps at the Showgrounds in what was the Bit O'Red's penultimate pre-season friendly. The midfielder struck just past the hour mark when his curling shot wrong-footed Harps keeper Harry Doherty. Both sides produced decent chances to open the scoring in the first half with Rovers net minder Shaun Patton palming Ciaran O'Connor's effort to...
 Sligo Rovers are delighted to be competing in the 2017-18 Irn Bru Scottish Challenge Cup. Rovers have been invited into the competition for finishing fifth in the 2016 SSE Airtricity League, along with Bray Wanderers who finished one place lower.The SFA revamped the competition for 2016-17 to include clubs from the Welsh and Irish Leagues and now SSE Airtricity League clubs will participate.Further details on the stage of the competition...
 Sligo Rovers are delighted to announce an extension of our sponsorship agreement with the Clayton Hotel Sligo for 2017. This is the 10th year of the agreement with the hotel which was formerly known as the Clarion Hotel. The agreement includes use of the award-winning Club Vitae swimming and gym facilities for the Rovers first team squad as part of day-to-day training and preparation by Dave Robertson’s team, as well as use of...
 There are just three days to go until the launch of our brand new Joma away jersey in the Clayton Hotel Sligo. The event takes place at 8pm on Thursday night, with everyone welcome to attend. Members of the first team will be in attendance along with Dave Robertson who will hold a Q&A with the fans afterwards.  The new jersey will also be on sale on the night. Join our Facebook event below and you will be entered...
 Rovers final pre-season game will be with the visit of Athlone Town to The Showgrounds. This game will be next Sunday, February 19, with a 5pm kick-off. There will be free entry for all Season Ticket holders, Super Reds and any child under 12. Otherwise admission is €10. Last year in pre-season Rovers made a visit to Athlone and came away with a 2-0 win. Don't forget before that we host Finn Harps this Tuesday...

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