At a Glance

Sligo Rovers have confirmed that Ryan Connolly has agreed a deal with the club for the remainder of the season.

Connolly agrees Sligo Rovers deal

Sat, Jun 23 2012

Spotlight

Match Officials Appointed - Week 24

There are Premier Division games taking place across Friday and Saturday evenings while fans of the First Division can enjoy ...

Thu, Aug 25 2016

Stuart Byrne Interview

Stuart Byrne has won four League of Ireland Premier Division titles with his heart on his sleeve and still brings ...

Sun, Aug 21 2016

Boyle: "Penalty decision difficult to take"

Disappointed Dundalk defender Andy Boyle spoke to Extratime.ie in the aftermath of Wednesday night’s agonising 2-0 defeat to Legia Warsaw ...

Fri, Aug 19 2016

 

Ian Baraclough made Ryan Connolly his first signing as Sligo Rovers manager on Saturday, as the 20 year old put pen to paper on a deal that will see him play for the current league leaders from July 1st until the end of the season.



Connolly, formerly of Derby County, plies his trade mainly on the left wing but can also operate on the right. The Castlebar native has signed with the back to back cup winners after impressing in a recent friendly the club played against Westport United.


He has represented Ireland at under 19 level, but missed out on the European Under 19 Championship in Bulgaria in 2011 after suffering a cruciate ligament injury earlier in the season.


Upon signing for the club, Connolly told the club website, “I’m very happy to sign with Sligo Rovers. They are one of the leading clubs in the country and I’ve been very impressed with what I’ve seen so far".

 

“The training facilities are excellent and I want to hit the ground running and try to make my mark. I know it’ll be difficult, there is a great bunch of lads here and I’ll have to work hard to get my chance and impress the manager."