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Gaynor Cup girls to be honoured.

Wednesday 26th July, 2017


The Sligo/Leitrim U14 Gaynor cup squad will be honoured with a Civic Reception in the Sligo County Council Offices on Wednesday August 2nd at 7pm in recognition of their hugely successful Gaynor Cup Campaign where they finished runners up. Its a fitting tribute to the management team of Alan Henry & Catherine Hyndman and special adviser Hugh...

Yeats Utd Girls San Marino Cup Final.

Saturday 15th July, 2017



Yeats Utd grils under the stewardship of Brian Chambers travelled to San Marino in Italy the San Marino Cup. In their first game the Sligo girls had a 2-1 win over Lions FC Chicago, both goals from Yasmin Connolly. The girls had to cope with some very skilful opposition as well as intense weather conditions. Their second game was another massive win playing...

Sligo Rovers v Drogheda Utd

Saturday 15th July, 2017



Sligo Rovers take Drogheda United at The Showgrounds on Saturday in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.The Rovers must bounce back from a disappointing 4-0 loss to Derry City last week and this has become a must win game given Rovers perilous position. John Russell returns from suspension. Benny Igiehon could make his debut while Rhys McCabe could make...

Sligo Leitrim U14 girls Gaynor Cup squad under the management of Alan Henry and Dizzy Hindman were runners up in this years Gaynor Cup held in University of Limerick. The girls had a great tournament with some fine wins along the way and some cracking games. The final was a very tight affair with both teams showing nerves early on. The Sligo Leitrim ladies...

Sligo Leitrim U12 win 3rd Place Playoff

Saturday 24th June, 2017


The U12 girls Sligo Leitrim Gaynor cup team were narrowly by Galway 3/2 in the semifinal of the Gaynor Cup. It was an enthralling game with Galway taking the lead 1/0 and Sligo Leitrim responding immediately as Ciara found the net. Katie Maguire found the net for Sligo/Leitrim to put them 2/1 in front but Galway equalised a minute later. Galway took the lead for...

U14 Girls in Gaynor Cup Final

Saturday 24th June, 2017


Sligo Leitrim Girls U14 Gaynor Cup squad qualified for the Gaynor Cup final with a very convincing performance against Inishowen. Ciara Henry opened the scoring for Sligo Leitrim. Muireann Devaney then scored twice without reply for a 3/0 lead. The girls held out comfortably with midfield and defence dealing with all Inishowen threw at them. Well done to...

U16 Gaynor Cup

Friday 23rd June, 2017


Sligo Leitrim U16 Gaynor cup team got off to a good start with a hard fought 1/0 victory against Kerry. Their second game ended with a 4/3 defeat against Waterford in a cracking tie that the girls were unlucky not to win having been ahead twice. The third game saw a narrow loss by 1/0 to Limerick Desmond. Their final group game saw a loss to Inishowen 4/0. Kilkenny...

U14 Girls March on in Gaynor Cup

Friday 23rd June, 2017


The Sligo Leitrim U14 squad had an impressive start to their Gaynor Cup campaign beating Cork by 4/0. Goalscorers were Cathy Harrison, Laura Oates, Sarah Kiernan and Helen Monahan. This would prove to be a vital result as the tournament came to deciding the Cup/Shield/Plate standings. The girls then drew with Midlands 1/1 with Cathy Harrison getting the...

Gaynor Cup 2017

Wednesday 21st June, 2017


The Sligo/Leitrim Girls U14 & 16 Gaynor Cup squads are in Limerick this week. Competition begins on Thursday. The U12 Gaynor Cup squad begin their campaign with a final against Galway on Saturday. Best of luck to all the girls and team management.


Sligo Leitrim Youths have continued their impressive start to the Kennedy Cup with three wins out of three. North Tipperary , Kerry and drogheda have all been defeated by 2-0. John Kenny, Michael Lavin and Dylan Walsh with the goals for Sligo Leitrim. Next up is Galway in the semi-final with a place in the final of the Kennedy Cup up for grabs. Its been a roller...


Sligo Leitrim U13 team cruised through to the final of the Subway Challenge Cup this morning. Mid-Ulster provided the first game and the Sligo/Leitrim lads ran out comfortable winners. Cork provided the semi-final challenge in a tougher encounter with the side level at halftime. Two quick goals inside five minutes of the second half and another later in...

Sligo Rovers v Finn Harps

Wednesday 31st May, 2017



This Friday evening at 7.45pm Sligo Rovers take on local rivals Finn Harps in what should be a pulsating North West derby. Rovers are slowly steadying the ship and this home game is another massive opportunity to get out of the relegation zone before the mid-season break.Mick Leahy was the saviour last weekend with two well taken goals against Bray...

u10 sligo leitrim away trip

Tuesday 23rd May, 2017


sligo leitrim u10s head away on sunday for some matches against top Dublin schoolboy teams. full details under the u10 sligo leitrim tab on our site.

Aviva Club of Year 2017

Friday 19th May, 2017



Finalists named for FAI Club of the YearThe eight nominees for the pretigous FAI Club of the Year have been announced. The Club of the Year award, which is now in its 12th year, recognises, celebrates and promotes the inspirational work by clubs around Ireland. A massive response to the FAI Club of the Year competition provided judges with a extremely...

Monday 08th May, 2017


Sligo/Leitrim U12 Girls came out in top in a 6-team Regional Tournament today at Shiven Rovers in Roscommon/East Galway. Sligo/Leitrim now qualify for a place at the Gaynor Cup Semi-Finals in Limerick in June. Sligo/Leitrim played 5 games in 5 hours i very warm conditions. The first was against Longford. Sligo/Leitrim had a slow start but Eimear Hunt...

Sligo/Leitrim U13 team progressed to the All-Ireland final of the SFAI U13 Subway Championship following a hard earned victory over an excellent Cork side. The Sligo/Leitrim lads made the long journey to Cork hoping to cause an upset to the leesiders and that's exactly how it turned out. The sides could not be separated after normal and extra-time and...

Coaches Corner

Tuesday 10th January, 2017


Coaches Corner. We have introduced a brand new tab on our website which is for all those involved in coaching/assisting/supporting and parenting our young players.We hope that in conjunction with our Regional Development Officers John Russell and Damon Kearney to bring interesting and educational news, videos and details of coaching,educational...

Sligo Rovers Super Reds Promotion

Friday 09th December, 2016


application forms at www.sligorovers.com Please support your local League of Ireland Club

Time change for U-14 and U-16 Girls Emerging Talent trials . U-14 Girls will play U-16 Girls in a trial game on Sunday 25th September in Showground Astro at 11am. All girls please wear shin guards and bring 2 Euro towards costs. Trial games will run from 11 am to 12.45.

Sligo/Leitrim U-14 Trials Sun 25th Sept

Monday 19th September, 2016


Players to attend U14 Sligo/Leitrim Emerging talent trialson Sun 25th Sept 8.45am to 10.00am are listed on the EmergingTalent Tab. Clubs are asked to inform relevant players.

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