The Sligo RFC Annual Awards Dinner Dance will take place on Friday May 12 in The Glasshouse Hotel.
Come help us celebrate a fantastic season – tickets are now available to be purchased online or from the following official sellers: Jacqui Cunningham 0872483524, Mary O’Hehir 0872697083, or Conor Frazer 0863859336.
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
The Sligo RFC Auction will take place on Sunday April 23rd in The Glasshouse Hotel at 2pm. Make sure to come along and support – there will be great value to be had!
Saleable items still required – please contact Michael Storey 086 8198450 or Justin Harte 086 8162265
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
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.
€200 – Shaun Glackin
€100 – Rbt & Jas Donaghy
€50 – Ballast Signs
€200 – Barry O’Connor
€100 – Hagan McQuaid
€50 – Ronnie Greaney
€200 – Tony Gray
€100 – Ken O’Neill
€50 – Matthew Lang
€200 – Seamus Flanagan
€100 – Charlie Culhane
€50 – M & M Wilson
€200 – Paul Mallaney
€100 – Martin & Brian Reilly
€50 – Damien Devaney
€200 – Jimmy Staunton
€100 – Fineen O’Driscoll
€50 – Mary & Michael O’Hehir
To find out more about the 400 Club please see here.
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.
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
Kanturk RFC 13 – Sligo RFC 27
Sligo’s run of excellent form in the Ulster Bank League division 2C continued with a bonus point win over county Cork based Kanturk at Knocknacolon on Saturday. Sligo’s win pushes their winning run to nine matches in a row and moves them to within three points of league leaders Navan with two matches remaining. Continue reading
Sligo 21 – Corinthians 15
Sligo U13s got their cup campaign off to a winning start coming out 21-15 victors over a strong Corinthians team in Hamilton Park on Saturday 18th of March. The team had trained diligently since the end of the league with an eye to this Cup opener having succumbed to the same opposition at Hamilton Park 24-10 earlier in the League.