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County final glory for Tubbercurry

| October 12, 2014
County final glory for Tubbercurry

Sligo Senior Championship Final Tubbercurry 3-12, St Mary’s 0-12 TUBBERCURRY are the Sligo Senior Championship winners for the first time since 1991 following their impressive 3-12 to 0-12 defeat of St Mary’s in Sunday afternoon’s county final at Markievicz Park. Tweet

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Sligo continue Qualifiers dream

| July 12, 2014
Sligo continue Qualifiers dream

SLIGO’s summer continues to gather momentum as another knife-edge win, this time against a dogged Limerick, put the beaten Connacht semi-finalists into the last 12 of the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship. On a wet afternoon at Markievicz Park, Sligo had two points to spare against Limerick, 0-12 to 0-10, exactly the same scoreline when they […]

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Rovers make Europa progress

| July 10, 2014
Rovers make Europa progress

SLIGO Rovers turned on the style to progress to the UEFA Europa League Second Qualifying Round following tonight’s glorious 4-0 home thrashing of a dogged but ultimately outclassed FK Banga from Lithuania. Team captain Alan Keane’s goal in added time at the end of the first-half provided the breakthrough at The Showgrounds and when Aaron […]

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Sligo re-ignite their summer

| July 6, 2014
Sligo re-ignite their summer

GUTSY Sligo extended their summer after a knife-edge but fully merited two-point defeat of Wicklow, 0-12 to 0-10, at Aughrim yesterday. Late points from substitute Stephen Coen and industrious wing-back Brian Curran ensured Pat Flanagan’s charges are in Round 3A of the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Qualifiers as two more wins will put them […]

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Last chance saloon beckons

| July 4, 2014
Last chance saloon beckons

ONE more loss and it is over. Sligo’s summer, that it. It is either one more beer in the Last Chance Saloon or a final haircut in the Last Chance Salon, either way, defeat to Wicklow in Saturday’s GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Qualifiers and it is zero time. Tweet

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Firsts continue for Coleman

| July 4, 2014
Firsts continue for Coleman

THE number of firsts are building for new Sligo Rovers boss John Coleman.  Last Friday saw his SSE Aitricity League Premier Division debut as the replacement for Ian Baraclough and he oversaw his first win, a 2-1 away defeat of Drogheda United. On Thursday he experienced his first European tie – a 0-0 away draw against […]

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Sligo retain Connacht Junior title

| May 19, 2014
Sligo retain Connacht Junior title

GAA Football Connacht Junior Championship Final Sligo 0-9, Leitrim 0-6 GRITTY Sligo retained the GAA Football Connacht Junior Championship title – the county’s fourth success in five years – with an economical 0-9 to 0-6 defeat of Leitrim at Roscommon’s Hyde Park. Sunday afternoon’s triumph, in what was the curtain-raiser to the big one where Roscommon […]

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Home win keeps momentum going

| May 17, 2014

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Sligo Rovers 3, Bray Wanderers 0 A WEEK after their Setanta Sports Cup triumph, Sligo Rovers returned to bread and butter matters and churned out a totally satisfactory 3-0 home win against Bray Wanderers. In the rain at The Showgrounds, Paul O’Conor’s snappy close-range finish after 19 minutes set the ball […]

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Coen inspires Sligo Juniors

| May 11, 2014
Coen inspires Sligo Juniors

GAA Football Connacht Junior Championship Semi-final Sligo 2-8, Mayo 1-9 Sligo continue to deliver in their speciality competition of recent years, the GAA Football Connacht Junior Championship. Last Wednesday night at Kilcoyne Park, Tubbercurry, a Stephen Coen-inspired Sligo earned another provincial decider in this grade as the holders were two-point winners over Mayo, 2-8 to […]

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Rovers make history in the rain

| May 11, 2014
Rovers make history in the rain

Setanta Sports Cup Final Sligo Rovers 1, Dundalk 0 DETERMINED Sligo Rovers made a national splash at Tallaght Stadium yesterday. At the rain-lashed venue, home of Shamrock Rovers, the Bit O’Red created history by winning the Setanta Sports Cup for the first time when midfielder Paul O’Conor’s adroit first-half goal was sufficient to overcome Dundalk. Tweet

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Rovers on top in home friendly

| February 20, 2014

SSE Airtricity League Pre-season Friendly Sligo Rovers 2, Galway FC 1 David Goulden A GOAL in each half from trialist Greg Rutherford and full-back Alan Keane helped Sligo Rovers to their third pre-season victory of 2014 as they beat Galway FC 2-1 at The Showgrounds last night [Wednesday]. Rutherford, on trial from English League One […]

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Flanagan era starts with a Tuam loss

| January 5, 2014
Flanagan era starts with a Tuam loss

FBD Insurance League Galway 3-10, Sligo 0-8 Liam Maloney at Tuam Stadium IF losing to Galway by 11 points, 3-10 to 0-8, on a Sunday afternoon in January was a corrosive baptism for new Sligo Senior Gaelic football team boss Pat Flanagan, he knows there are tougher hot seats to be in right now.  David Moyes, […]

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