Rovers legends to return to the Showgrounds for Raff’s testimonial

Sligo Rovers are to honour one of their greatest servants as they host a testimonial for the legendary Raffaele Cretaro on Saturday 28th July with a 6pm kick-off in the Showgrounds. The opposition will be a Raffaele Cretaro XI made up of some of the best players that have played alongside the Tubbercurry native over the years. Confirmed so far are Ciaran Kelly, Richard Brush, Jason McGuinness, Romauld Boco, Danny Ventre, Joseph Ndo, Anthony Elding, Mark Quigley, Paul McTiernan, Ciaran Foley, Barry O’Dwyer, Matthew Judge, Jeff Henderson, Danny North, Carl Van Der Velden and Paul Lally with more names to be announced in the next few weeks.

The Tubber Tornado is second on the club’s all-time appearance list and is closing in on Tony Fagan’s of league appearances. He is also the second highest goal scorer in the club’s history and one of its most decorated players having won the First Division (2005), the FAI Cup twice (2011 & 2013), the Premier Division (2012) and the Setanta Sports Cup (2014). Tickets are priced at €10 for adults and €5 for students/oap/children and are available from the following outlets:

 

The Showgrounds, Sligo

Barton Smith’s, Sligo

EJ’s Menswear, Sligo

Lavin’s Menswear, Ballymote

Raffaele’s Takeaway, Tubbercurry

Gillespie’s Sports, Tubbercurry

Collery’s Shop, Beltra

Gerry Kenny Sports, Ballina

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