Club and Community Rugby Officer (CCRO) – Job Opportunity

Sligo RFC and Connacht Rugby are now recruiting a Club & Community Rugby Officer for County Sligo and Sligo RFC as part of the continued effort to grow rugby in the province.

The expansion of the province’s Club & Community Department through increased investment will continue next season with more roles being created throughout the five counties.

The CCRO roles are seasonal work and vary from 15 to 33 hours per week. The term of the role is 30 weeks.

Please see full job description here.

If you are interested in any of the roles, please send your cover letter and CV to jobs@connachtrugby.ie before 2pm on Friday, July 21. Interviews will take place on July 25 and 26.

UBL: Sligo fall to powerful Rainey

Sligo RFC 21 – Rainey Old Boys RFC 30

Sligo’s quest for promotion to division 2b of the Ulster Bank League ended in disappointment when they went down in the play off semi final to a powerful Rainey Old boys side at Hamilton Park on Saturday. Having finished second in the table for the regular season Sligo were granted the home draw but Sligo’s intense run in appeared to have taken its toll and Rainey looked the fresher side as the game unfolded. Continue reading

UBL: No joy for Sligo in Navan

Navan RFC 15 – Sligo RFC 5

Sligo’s bid to capture the 2016/17 Ulster Bank League division 2c crown ended in disappointment with defeat to league winners Navan at Balreask Old in the final round of regular season fixtures on Saturday. Having won ten UBL matches in a row Sligo entered the game full of confidence but were pitted against a Navan side that had only been bested three times in the entire league campaign, were undefeated in 2017, and whose biggest losing margin was a mere seven points. Going into the game three league points behind, Sligo not only had to win the match but also had to ensure that Navan were denied a losing bonus point because in the event of a tie on League points the Meath outfit had a superior scoring points difference. Continue reading

400 Club Latest Winners

The prize-drawing for the 400 Club was brought up to date at our last home game. The results are below, and cheques will issue shortly.

If you’re not already a member of the 400 Club please consider joining this important source of funding for our club – you can find out more and join here.

February 2017
€200 – Shaun Glackin
€100 – Rbt & Jas Donaghy
€50 – Ballast Signs

January 2017
€200 – Barry O’Connor
€100 – Hagan McQuaid
€50 – Ronnie Greaney

December 2016
€200 – Tony Gray
€100 – Ken O’Neill
€50 – Matthew Lang

November 2016
€200 – Seamus Flanagan
€100 – Charlie Culhane
€50 – M & M Wilson

October 2016
€200 – Paul Mallaney
€100 – Martin & Brian Reilly
€50 – Damien Devaney

September 2016
€200 – Jimmy Staunton
€100 – Fineen O’Driscoll
€50 – Mary & Michael O’Hehir

To find out more about the 400 Club please see here.

UBL: 10 out of 10 for Super Sligo

Sligo RFC 30 – Tullamore RFC 9

Sligo took a giant step towards the capture of the Ulster Bank League division 2C crown when they defeated fourth placed Tullamore in an intense encounter at a sun drenched Hamilton Park on Saturday. Sligo went into the game knowing that a bonus point win would leave them within touching distance of league leaders Navan RFC whom they travel to next Saturday for a mouth watering winner takes all final day showdown.
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