Sligo Rovers

  • Former Mayo GAA minor star Gary Boylan has signed for Cork City.

    The 22-year-old Belmullet man joins City from Sligo Rovers, a club with which he made 100 appearances.

    He is expected to be back to full fitness before the start of the 2019 League of Ireland season after being out of action through injury.

    Boylan started his career with Iorras Aontaithe.

  • Under 19 manger Brian Dorrian will take charge of Sligo Rovers for the rest of the season.

    It follows the news that Ger Lyttle's contract will not be renewed.

    Dorrian will lead the team for the final nine days of this year's S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division, which includes games against Dundalk, Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers.

     

  • Raffaele Cretaro has played his final game for Sligo Rovers.

    The 37-year old striker has spent 17-seasons at the Showgrounds between his two spells in Sligo.

    Cretaro helped Sligo win the FAI Cup in two seasons either side of their 2012 Premier Division triumph.

    He's indicated he wants to continue playing after leaving the Bit-O-Red.

     

     

     

  • The Republic of Ireland Under-15 squad has been selected for an upcoming International Tournament in Spain.

    Darragh Reilly of Sligo Rovers is included in the Irish squad, which will play Spain, the Netherlands and Hungary over the space of 5 days in late January and early February.

     

  • Darragh Reilly of Sligo Rovers has been included in the Republic of Ireland U15 Squad for two upcoming international friendlies away to Poland next month.

    The squad meet this weekend for a three-day training camp in Co. Meath.

  • The Football Association of Ireland can confirm that all games scheduled to take place in the SSE Airtricity League this weekend have been postponed.

    Following a detailed monitoring process, where the FAI worked closely with all clubs, it was decided to postpone all games in the Premier and First Divisions due to current severe weather conditions and future forecasts from Met Eireann.

    Below is a list of rescheduled fixtures with kick-off times to be confirmed:

    SSE Airtricity League Premier Division
    Bray Wanderers v Waterford - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Cork City v Bohemians - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Derry City v Dundalk - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Limerick v Shamrock Rovers - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    St Patrick's Athletic v Sligo Rovers - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Limerick v Cork City - Changed from Saturday, March 17 to Friday, March 16
    Limerick v Waterford - Changed from Saturday, March 31 to Friday, March 30

    SSE Airtricity League First Division
    Athlone Town v Cabinteely - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Wexford v UCD - Rescheduled for Monday, March 19
    Cobh Ramblers v Galway United - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date
    Finn Harps v Longford Town - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date
    Shelbourne v Drogheda United - Fixture to be rescheduled at a later date

  • For two international friendly games in Czech Republic next week, Republic of Ireland Under-15 Head Coach Jason Donohue has placed his trust largely in players attached to SSE Airtricity League clubs.

    Fifteen of the 18-player squad ply their trade for home-based clubs with Bohemians, Bray Wanderers, Finn Harps, Shamrock Rovers, Sligo Rovers, St Patrick's Athletic, and Wexford all represented.

    With the SSE Airtricity Under-15 League having gotten underway in recent weeks, the double-header for will act as a test for Donohoe's group who have already played five games so far this year, including two friendlies against Cyprus earlier this month.

    The team play their first match against Czech Republic on April 2.

    Republic of Ireland Under-15 squad
    Goalkeepers: Aaron Maguire (Tottenham Hotspur), Jack Ross (Bray Wanderers)
    Defenders: Tommy Fogarty (Birmingham City), Aaron O'Reilly (St Patrick's Athletic), John Ryan, Ben Curtis (Shamrock Rovers), Sean Grehan (Bohemians), Darragh Reilly (Sligo Rovers) formerly Castlebar Celtic
    Midfielders: Sean Fitzpatrick (Wexford), Luke McGlynn (Finn Harps), Glory Nzingo (St Patrick's Athletic), Edwin Agabje (Shamrock Rovers), Jamie Mullins, Cian Kelly (Bohemians), Conor Barrett (Birmingham City)
    Forwards: Evan Ferguson (Bohemians), Michael Leddy (Shamrock Rovers), Ben Quinn (St Patrick's Athletic)

     

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    Ger Lyttle has departed as Sligo Rovers manager.

    The club have opted not to renew his contract, and will install an interim boss for their final three games of the season.

    Sligo are 8th with three games remaining of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division, but have avoided the relegation playoff.

     

     

  • John Russell, manager of the Westport United Super League team, has been appointed the Assistant Manager of Sligo Rovers for the forthcoming season.

    John will be taking up his new post in January as number two to Liam Buckley.

    Chairman of Westport United Myles Staunton has thanked Mr Russell for his commitment to the club, and wished him well in his new role with Sligo Rovers.

     

  • Cork City continued their winning start to the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season last night.

    A Graham Cummins hat-trick eased John Caulfield's side to a 4-1 win away to Sligo Rovers.

    The hosts ended that game with ten men following the dismissal of Rhys McCabe.

    Shamrock Rovers picked up a first win of the season and in emphatic style with a 6-0 win over Bray Wanderers in Tallaght.

    Brandon Miele bagged a brace for the Hoops in that one.

    While Waterford are up to second in the embryonic table courtesy of a 2-nil win at home to St. Pat's.

    Tonight, Derry City will look to end a run of back-to-back defeats when they travel to Dalymount to face unbeaten Bohemians.

    While Dundalk are another side awaiting their first win of the campaign, and Stephen Kenny's side welcome Limerick to Oriel Park this evening.

  • Liam Buckley has been confirmed as the new manager of Sligo Rovers.

    The former St. Pat's boss takes over from Ger Lyttle, who departed the Showgrounds in recent weeks.

    Sligo go into tonight's final SSE Airtricity Premier Division round of matches in 8th position following a disappointing season.

    Sligo entertain Shamrock Rovers on the final night of top flight action tonight.

  • Sligo Rovers U17 girls overcame Peamount United 3-2 at the weekend.

    This was the first time in Sligo Rovers 90 year history that the club fielded a women’s team in a National League.

    There were a number of Mayo players involved including Emer O’Neil, Kelsey Munroe, Ava Keane, and Abbiegayle Ronayne.

  • Striker Ronan Murray has left Dundalk to join Sligo Rovers.

    Murray has signed a two-year deal at the Showgrounds.

    Meanwhile, Regan Donelon and Kyle Callan-McFadden are the latest players to commit to Sligo for the coming season.

     

     

  • Sligo Rovers have signed 20-year-old midfielder Sam Warde on loan from Colchester United until the end of June.

    The Limerick-native has been a regular with the League Two side's under-23 team this season.

    Warde says he's 'itching for an opportunity' for first-team football with the Bit o'Red and feels he needs to be 'playing regularly' for his development.

  • SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions Dundalk will be aiming to get their season back on track tonight,

    After back to back defeats, they host second place Bohemians, with a 7.45 kickoff at Oriel Park.

    At the same time, third place Derry travel to St Pats, Sligo Rovers host Waterford, with both sitting just above the relegation zone.

    Cork City take on UCD, looking to end a three game winless run in the league.

  • In the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division last night, Sligo Rovers and Bohemians drew 1-1 at the Showgrounds.

    Elsewhere, Bray Wanderers have recorded their first win since July.

    A John Sullivan goal five minutes into added time handed the Seagull's a 2-1 victory over Derry City at the Carlisle Grounds.

     

  • Sligo Rovers await the winners of tonight's E-A Sports Cup last 16 encounter between Cork City and Waterford at the R-S-C.

    It will be the third time the Munster rivals have met this season.

    The Leesiders had a 2-nil home victory when the sides met in the Premier Division in February.

    Four players were dismissed and both managers were sent from the dugouts when Waterford won 2-1 at the R-S-C earlier this month.

    Kick off on Suirside is at 7.45.

     

  • Sligo Rovers have added to their striking options a week out from the start of the new SSE Airtricity Premier Division season.

    Former Linfield striker Daryl Fordyce has joined the Bit-O-Red for the 2019 campaign.

    Fordyce has spent the last six years at FC Edmonton in the USL.

    Sligo open their campaign away to double-winners Dundalk next Friday

  • Dundalk are the new leaders of the SSE Airticity Premier Division this morning.

    A Pat Hoban brace helped Stephen Kenny's side to a 5-nil victory at home to St. Pat's.

    Cork City drop to second on goal difference after a surprising 3-nil loss away to Shamrock Rovers.

    Waterford stay third following a 1-nil win at Bohemians.

    Derry City are now 10 league games unbeaten after an Aaron McEneff double helped them to a 3-nil win at Limerick.

    Sligo Rovers climbed out of the bottom two with a 2-1 win at home to Bray.

  • Bohemians are in action tonight in the SSE Airtricity League.

    They welcome Sligo Rovers to Dalymount Park for a 7.45 kick off.