Sligo RFC Annual Awards and Dinner Dance has been set for Friday May 12th in The Glasshouse Hotel. Keep the date in mind. More details to follow.
Sligo RFC Club and Community Officer Carl Van Rensburg recently ran a very successful schools blitz for 6th class students at the Club. See report and photos here – http://community.connachtrugby.ie
Sligo take on Boyne in Hamilton Park, Strandhill on Saturday at 2:30pm.
If you can’t make the game you can tune in to Ocean FM where the game will be covered live from Hamilton Park by Darragh Cox and Ken O’Neill thanks to The Garavogue Bar and Raftery & Co. Accountants.
Follow the link to the live steam which will be available from 2:30pm Sat – https://www.oceanfm.ie/live-stream/
With the 6 nations fast approaching the Ireland coaches have named a 40-man squad, which includes three uncapped players, for the opening two rounds of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Hooker Niall Scannell is named in the forwards and is one of the three uncapped players in the squad. Scannell captained the Ireland Under-20s at the Junior World Championship in 2012, leading them to the semi-final.
Sligo RFC has access to a small number of tickets and as members are aware the Club Facilities Development investors have been given priority for this three year period. As a result the limited remaining tickets will be available to members, who should complete this form – International Ticket Order Form 2017.
Friday Night Jazz @ The Glasshouse Hotel
The Glasshouse Hotel is one of the Club’s oldest current sponsors and we are very proud of our association with the Hotel, since it first opened in late 2006, just over 10 years ago.
The Hotel is one of the Club’s primary sponsors and is the main sponsor of our Juvenile Section.
We encourage all of our members to give back to the Hotel and you can do so by doing any of the following;
- Book one of the hotels many bars or function rooms for your family or work functions – weddings, birthdays, communions, confirmations, funerals, Christmas parties, staff parties, meetings, etc.
- The Kitchen Restaurant is perfect for lunch or an evening meal
- The hotel is hard to beat for overnight accommodation in both value and experience and even if not staying yourself, you can encourage your relatives, friends and colleagues to stay when they are in Sligo
- The Café Bar on the ground floor and the View Bar on the first floor are ideal for any social occasion
A current special in the hotel is the Wine & Dine Gourmet Thursday – see below
And for a Friday evening treat, you’ll find it hard to beat Friday Night Jazz at The Glasshouse in the View Bar from 6-8pm with live jazz music from Sligo’s very own ‘Jazz Lads’. There is a Tapas menu also available for a light bite with a glass of wine.
View the hotel’s Friday Night promo video here – Friday Night Jazz at The Glasshouse
The President, Chairman, Committee and members of Sligo RFC extend our deepest sympathies to the O’Brien family on the recent passing of Bernadette CRYAN (née O’Brien)
Ballinamore, Leitrim / Sligo Town, Sligo
Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Laurel Lodge, Longford. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Joseph, her children Fr. Gerard (Sligo), Ruth (Roscrea), Elaine (Dublin), John (Dublin), and Carmel (Carrick on Shannon), sons-in-law, Brendan Wright, John Ryan and Alan Burke, her grandchildren Peter, Méabh, Brenda, Sinéad, Emer, Caolan, Ellen, Aisling, Lisa, Colm and Cian, brothers, Tommy, Paddy and Vincent (Sligo), sisters Mary (Sligo) and Ann McMenamin (Mullingar), brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
Reposing at her home from 2.00pm to 6.00pm on Saturday. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 1.30pm. Burial afterwards in Aughnasheelin Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Alzheimer’s Society.
The O’Brien family have a rich association with the Club through Vinnie, Tommy and Paddy whom between them have served as former players, Committee members, Past President and current active and dedicated supporters of the Club. Our thoughts are with them at this sad time.
Tag starts back this Thursday night…be there!
At the last match of the season on 30th April 2016 the following winners were drawn as follows:
â‚¬200 – Niall Draper
â‚¬100 – Barry O’Connor
â‚¬50 – John Kane
â‚¬200 – Avril McManus
â‚¬100 – Cathal Culhane
â‚¬50 – Dermot O’Connor
â‚¬200 – Niall Considine
â‚¬100 – Barry O’Connor
â‚¬50 – Ann O’Toole
Yes that is correct Barry got drawn twice………………
Well done to all of our winners! Payments will issue to the winners directly from the Club Treasurer shortly.
The U18.5 League Final – Sligo RFC V’s Connemara RFC this Sunday in Castlebar – kick off at 2PM.
The final follows the very narrow and hard fought 23-22 win by Sligo RFC over Buccaneers last Sunday at Hamilton Park.
Please come along and support the lads. On behalf of all at Sligo RFC we wish them the very best of luck!
The 2016 Annual Dinner and Awards Night is set to take place in The Glasshouse Hotel on Friday May 20th.
The evening will commence at 7pm with a drinks reception. As always the night promises to be a great nights entertainment with Band Deja Groove, Guest Speaker(s) and of course theÂ Awards.
Tickets are keenly priced atÂ â‚¬35 each and can be purchased from Michael Storey (086 8198540),Â Mary O’Hehir (087 2697083) or Jacqui Cunningham (087 2483524). This popular night always sells out fast so please make sure to get in early and to book your tickets.
We look forward to seeing you there!