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'Keano' adds GAA to his soccer silverware

ALAN KEANE, Sligo Rovers league and cup winning star Alan Keane added some GAA silverware yesterday, Sunday.

He was part of the St John's team which defeated St Farnans in a replay for the 2017 Sligo Intermediate title, sponsored by Kennedys, at Markievicz Park yesterday, Sunday.

St John's, based at Cuilbeg, represents the parish of Carraroe and St Annes, with 'blue on blue' flags flying for the past fortnight in both areas.

''Keano'' starred in Sligo Rovers European campaigns earlier this decade.

He also won all the top honours in senior domestic soccer -- SSE Airtricity League, Ford FÁI Cup titles and the All Ireland  Setanta Cup.


Sligo solicitor's horse wins Puissance at Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham

Mayo’s Padraic Judge won the Puissance competition at the Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham on Saturday night riding the 15-year-old Anglo European gelding Citi Business.

From a starting field of 14, only three combinations took part in the third jump-off round, where Judge, who was competing at the show for the first time, and Citi Business were the only ones to clear the wall at 2.14m. The winning horse is owned by Sligo solicitor Donnacha Anhold.

Drumcliffe/Rosses Point GAA Club Notes (16 October)

We extend heartiest congratulations to our main club sponsors, Davis's Restaurant at the Yeats Tavern in Drumcliffe who were named as the overall winners of the recent Sligo Champion Best Sligo Business of the Year Awards 2017. Congrats to all the team - so well deserved. Damien, is this a good time to ask for a new set of club jerseys??

Congrats also to our senior men’s footballers have ensured their senior championship status for 2018 after a nailbiting 1-12 to 0-13 victory over Curry in the Belfry SFC relegation final at Tourlestrane last Saturday night. READ MORE >>>

Merville seek players for Girls U12 team

Merville United Youths wish to register a girls team to take part in this year's under 12 Girls Sligo Leitrim Youth League. The club have recruited two experienced and enthusiastic coaches in Tiffany Meades and Rachael Cronin to take the helm. Those who are interested in joining should be born in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Speaking about the new under 12 girls team, club Secretary, Conor Lynch said "Merville United believe the club should truly represent the local community and as such catering for a girls teams is an important element in building a club that reflects the community". READ MORE >>>



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