On Monday evening last Sligo ladies players and club delegates gathered in the Clayton hotel in Sligo to hear chairman Keith Gilroy announce three new partnerships for Sligo ladies football, The Clayton Hotel Group, The Blind Tiger and CHH Engineers Sligo.
The chairman complimented the work that went into bringing these partners on board for the 2017 season and said that this is a big step forward for Sligo Ladies football after last year’s announcement of a three-year sponsorship deals with Connacht gold the first of its kind for ladies football in Sligo.
He added he was hopeful that these partnerships will be beneficial to both parties. He also encouraged everybody associated with Sligo ladies football to support the partners in any way possible. He stressed the importance of these partnerships as ladies football does not receive central funding and all costs are covered by fundraising by members.
He said fundraising is going well with the launch of the 300 Club members are tickets on sale for all clubs and the first draw taking place at the end of March.
He stressed that this was a big year for Sligo ladies as they are celebrating 25 years playing football he encouraged everybody to get behind the teams this year.
The chairman and assistant treasurer Ted Maloney joined Ocean FM’s Darragh Cox at the weekend to chat about the current health of ladies football in the county…
At the launch event, Gavin Cawley spoke to Sligo ladies manager Paddy Henry, and players Noelle Gormley and Stephanie O’Reilly.
Gavin also spoke to Paul Henry of CHH Engineering, Sinead Canning of Blind Tiger and Fergal Ryan of The Clayton Hotel…