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Sligo RFC V Boyne RFC 

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/

2017 International ticket form now available

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.

Bernadette Cryan (née O’Brien) RIP

​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.

400 Club Development Draw – Winners

400 Club Minister Ring_edited-1

At the last match of the season on 30th April 2016 the following winners were drawn as follows:

December 2015

€200 – Niall Draper
€100 – Barry O’Connor
€50 – John Kane

January 2016

€200 – Avril McManus
€100 – Cathal Culhane
€50 – Dermot O’Connor

February 2016

€200 – Niall Considine
€100 – Barry O’Connor
€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.

Club Annual Dinner and Awards Night – Fri May 20th

Pat Lam and George Draper - 2015 Annual Dinner and Awards NightThe 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 the Awards.

Tickets are keenly priced at €35 each and can be purchased from Michael Storey (086 8198540), 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!

Audio Visual Table Quiz – Sligo RFC Fri April 29th

Audio Visual Table QuizSligo RFC in association with The Warriors Festival Committee are glad announce a joint initiative fundraising event to be held in the Club on Friday April 29th.

The event proceeds are to go towards the development of new facilities at the Club and the Warriors Community Festival.

This is a table quiz with a real difference, the difference being the 2015 ‘Balls.ie Man of the Year’, the legend that is Mickey Murray.

The event promises to be a great nights entertainment. It coincides with the end of the season for our Juvenile Section, so no early morning training on Sat 30th! Table numbers will be limited so please make sure to book your table of 4 with Lorraine Kerins by email at sligorugby@gmail.com.

Looking forward to seeing you there!