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Sligo Rovers beat Sligo-Leitrim Oscar Traynor XI last night in a friendly on the astro pitch in The Showgrounds.Greg Moorhouse scored a hat-trick, Daniel Kearns notched a brace and a Rhys McCabe free-kick scored the goals for Gerard Lyttle's side.Rovers make their return to league action after four weeks without a game against Finn Harps in Finn Park on Saturday. 
Republic of Ireland Under 19s will play a friendly against Republic of Ireland Under 18s on Wednesday with both sides made up of domestic players. Jack Keaney will be part of the U19 selection, while Luke McNicholas, Liam Kerrigan, Darren Collins and Ryan Smith will be part of the U18 squad. Well done to all players. 
The #bitored will play the Sligo-Leitrim Oscar Traynor side in a friendly Monday night at 7.45pm in Showgrounds.€5 adults, children are free.  
The club sends our best wishes to Gary Armstrong who has departed the #bitored ahead of moving to another club.We wish Gary luck in the next move in his career and thank him for his time with us this season. 
The club is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a coffee morning on Thursday September 14th in aid of the North-West Hospice. The coffee moring will take place in the hospitality unit located in The Showgrounds. Members of the first team will be in attendance along with first team manager Gerard Lyttle. The event will be key in the rasing of much needed funds for the local charity. The event will commence at 10am with members...
Many thanks to Eamon Scanlon TD for his sponsorship of the match ball last Saturday against Falkirk. Eamon Scanlon, TD for Sligo, Leitrim, West Cavan & South Donegal and Junior Spokesperson on Employment & Small Business for Fianna Fail, also made an additional contribution to our preparations for upcoming away games with Finn Harps and Galway United. Pictured is Eamon with club secretary Brendan Lacken on Saturday. [[{"...
Saturday's friendly with Athlone Town in The Showgrounds has been cancelled at their request.We apologise to our supporters for this turn of events but the matter is out of the #bitored's control.  
 Sligo Rovers exited the Irn Bru Scottish Cup as they were edged out 2-1 by Falkirk at the Showgrounds.  Nathan Austin had given Falkirk an early lead before Seamus Sharkey equalised for the Bit O'Red. James Craigen's 27th minute goal turned out to be the decider as Rovers join Bray Wanderers as one of the teams knocked out at the second round stage. The Scottish Championship side hit the front in the ninth...
Sligo Rovers play their first ever Scottish Challenge Cup game on Saturday as Falkirk visit The Showgrounds for a second round tie. The match kicks off at 7:45pm with tickets available at turnstiles.  John Russell is a big doubt due to a hip problem and is one of four players set to miss the next league game with Finn Harps in two weeks. Craig Roddan, Michael Leahy and Raffaele Cretaro are the others.  Goalkeeper Michael...
“Having been so long with the club, I understand what a passionate football town this is. Working in the community I realise what Sligo Rovers means to everyone, so I suppose I knew instinctively how the fans would have been hurting that night."John Russell recalls the defeat to Longford Town in the FAI Cup with a captain's perspective.The final whistle was still piercing the night air as the Sligo Rovers players headed towards...

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