Aurivo teams up with U19s

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SLIGO Rovers FC have an­nounced that Aurivo is part­ner­ing its Con­nacht Gold brand as the of­fi­cial spon­sor of the U19s for the re­main­der of the 2017 and also the 2018 sea­son. Aurivo CEO Aaron Forde said: “Aurivo is de­lighted to part­ner our Con­nacht Gold brand as the of­fi­cial spon­sor of the Sligo Rovers U19 team for 2017/2018. As a community based foot­ball club, Sligo Rovers has brought a long and proud his­tory of soc­cer to Sligo and its sur­round­ing coun­ties.

“As they con­tinue to in­vest in the young players of to­mor­row and de­velop a cen­tre of foot­ball ex­cel­lence, we are proud to sup­port their vi­sion of en­sur­ing Sligo Rovers con­tin­ues to op­er­ate as an in­te­gral part of the community. We wish the players and man­age­ment team the best of luck for the sea­son and look for­ward to working to­gether through­out the year,” Mr Forde said.

Club chair­man Martin Her­aghty wel­comed the spon­sor­ship and in­volve­ment of Aurivo with the club. “We are de­lighted to have Aurivo, a ma­jor indige­nous com­pany, sup­port­ing our un­der 19 team. The team have re­cently qual­i­fied for the quar­ter fi­nals of their na­tional league and we hope that they can go on to achieve gold this first sea­son un­der the Con­nacht Gold spon­sor­ship. We look for­ward to the devel­op­ment of the part­ner­ship with Aurivo in the years ahead”.

Sligo Rovers un­der­age struc­ture now ex­tends to un­der 19, un­der 17 and un­der 15 teams com­pet­ing in their re­spec­tive League of Ire­land com­pe­ti­tions. This is a re­cent very pos­i­tive devel­op­ment for the Club and the suc­cess be­ing achieved by Sligo Rovers un­der­age teams this year au­gurs well for the fu­ture of the club. The un­der­age struc­ture re­in­forces Sligo Rovers role in the community pro­vid­ing reg­u­lar com­pet­i­tive foot­ball for young players in the re­gion and open­ing up a path­way for as­pir­ing players to se­nior foot­ball. It is also con­sis­tent with the club’s strat­egy for the devel­op­ment of the Show­grounds as a cen­tre of ex­cel­lence for foot­ball.

Aaron Forde, Aurivo CEO with Un­der 19s man­ager Brian Dor­rian, Ed McGinty, John Ma­hon, Jack Keaney and Sligo Rovers man­ager Ger­ard Lyt­tle at the launch of the new part­ner­ship with Aurivo.

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