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Updated: 01/06/17 : 06:43:24

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Raffale Cretaro (r) and manager Ger Lyttle at the signing
Cretaro signs for 17th season at Sligo Rovers

Sligo Rovers have confirmed that Raffale Cretaro has signed a new contract with the club and has been awarded a testimonial in his 17th season at The Showgrounds.

The striker is the 15th addition to the #bitored squad for 2018.

Cretaro first joined the club back in 2000 making his debut in September of that year.

He has been a constant presence at the club apart from single seasons with Galway United (2006) and Bohemians (2010), making it his 19th season overall in the League of Ireland.

He has the second most appearances in Rovers history as well the second top scorer. Only Tony Fagan and Johnny Armstrong are ahead of the Tubbercurry man.

The 36-year-old said: 的知 thrilled to get it done. It was actually finalised pretty quickly and it was just about getting the time to put pen to paper.

敵erard has been top class to me. He has managed me brilliantly and there痴 a great relationship in how we work and when to step it up and when to scale it back.

的知 looking forward to pre-season already. Obviously I have to be realistic in that I知 not going to play every game. But I知 not here to make up numbers. I知 there to compete to start every week and I値l be ready again.


DyNamo Gym excel at National Gymnastics Acrobatic event

DyNamo Gym Club ended up their season on a high note taking second place in Grade 3 at the National Gymnastics Acrobatic Team Trophy event on the 2nd and 3rd December at the National Sports Arena.

DyNamo痴 Grade 3 routines scores were added together against tough competition from all other clubs around the country to claim second place, including the following gymnasts Cliodhna Davitt, Emily Loughlin, Isabelle Davitt, Lauren Morrissey, Saoirse Darcy, Amy Sherlock, Elizabeth Tighe and Treasa O狸elly Lynch.


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Sligo Rovers lotto result, club history

JAMIE McLOUGHLIN won the 200 Tesco voucher in Sligo Rovers weekly lotto draw last night, Monday.

The winning foursome was 5, 7, 13, 20 and there was no all-correct claim on the top prize of 7,700.

The winning seller last night was Michael McTiernan.

 Next Monday night痴 lotto will offer an even 8,000 for an all-correct forecast of the four numbers drawn which will be drawn.

The jackpot will be shared equally if there is more than one winner.

Club History

Meanwhile, the definitive history of Sligo Rovers club, edited by Aidan Mannion, left, is back on sale in Eason leading up to Christmas.

It is a work which, literally, has to be seen to be believed for its consistent quality and research across nearly nine decades.


Latest Men's Results County Sligo Golf Club

11 December 2017

Results: Sun 10-Dec-2017: Wehrly Bros Sponsored Winter League. Colt Championship Course Day Prize (9 Hole v Par): D Reidy (0) & D Dent (10) 6Up. Bomore Course Day Prize (9 Hole Stableford): Martin McDonnell (8) & Walter Murphy (16) 21 Pts (B6)

Results: Sat 09-Dec-2017 13 Hole Stableford: 1st Dean Mahon (8) 31 Pts, 2nd Peter Quinn (13) 28 Pts.; Entries: 31; CSS: Non-Qualifying

Drumcliffe/Rosses Point GAA Club Notes (20 November)

Zero2Hero This Thursday

The excitement is building towards the club痴 Zero2Hero event in the Radisson Hotel this Thursday, November 30th, at 7pm. This is the club痴 main fundraiser of the year and is being organised by the senior men痴 football panel. Zero2Hero will be an evening of entertaining and informative GAA discussion which several family members will enjoy.

The evening will feature well known GAA personalities such as Shane Walsh (Galway), Jack McCarron (Monaghan), Sarah Tierney (Mayo), Donegal痴 Brian McEniff as well as Sligo duo Eamonn O辿ara and Neil Ewing. The chat will be followed by a players fundraising auction with an array of spectacular prizes and goodies on offer. Admission is 10. All are welcome. For more, see   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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