2016 Sligo Senior Football Championship

Sligo S.F.C.
Season 2016
Champions Tourlestrane
(12th S.F.C. Title)
Relegated Easkey
Connacht SCFC ???
All Ireland SCFC n/a
Winning Captain James Leonard (Tourlestrane)
Man of the Match Cathal Henry (Tourlestrane)
← 2015
2017 →

The 2016 Sligo Senior Football Championship is the 110th edition of the Sligo GAA's premier club Gaelic football tournament for senior graded teams in County Sligo, Ireland. The tournament consists of 12 teams, with the winner going on to represent Sligo in the Connacht Senior Club Football Championship. The championship starts with a group stage and then progresses to a knock out stage.

St. Mary's were the defending champions after they defeated Curry in the previous years final.

Easkey made their return to the senior grade after claiming the 2015 Sligo Intermediate Football Championship title, however they were relegated back to the I.F.C. for 2017 when losing a 2nd replay of the Relegation final.

Tourlestrane claimed their 12th S.F.C. title when defeating defending champions St. Mary's 1-14 to 1-7 in the final at Markievicz Park on 2 October 2016.

Team Changes

The following teams have changed division since the 2015 championship season.

To S.F.C.

Promoted from I.F.C.

  • Easkey - (Intermediate Champions)

From S.F.C.

Relegated to I.F.C.

Group Stage

All 10 teams enter the competition at this stage. The top team in Group A goes straight into the Semi-Finals, while the 2nd and 3rd placed teams in Group A along with the top 2 teams in Group B and C go into the Quarter-Finals. The teams who finish bottom in each group play each other in a Relegation Playoff.

Group A

Team Pld W L D PF PA PD Pts
St. Mary's 33007428+466
Tubbercurry 32107138+334
Coolera/Strandhill 31202968-392
Drumcliffe/Rosses Point 30303373-400

Round 1

  • St. Mary's 4-15, 0-07 Coolera/Strandhill, 30/7/2016,
  • Tubbercurry 3-21, 1-09 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point, 30/7/2016,

Round 2

  • St. Mary's 2-14, 1-12 Tubbercurry, 6/8/2016,
  • Coolera/Strandhill 2-10, 0-15 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point, 7/8/2016,

Round 3

  • St. Mary's 5-12, 0-6 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point, 14/8/2016,
  • Tubbercurry 4-14, 0-6 Coolera/Strandhill, 14/8/2016,

Group B

Team Pld W L D PF PA PD Pts
Coolaney/Mullinabreena 22003121+104
Curry 21104125+162
Easkey 20201137-260

Round 1

  • Coolaney/Mullinabreena 1-16, 2-10 Curry, 31/7/2016,

Round 2

  • Coolaney/Mullinabreena 0-12, 0-05 Easkey, 7/8/2016,

Round 3

  • Curry 3-16, 0-6 Easkey, 13/8/2016,

Group C

Team Pld W L D PF PA PD Pts
Tourlestrane 22003615+214
Eastern Harps 2110212102
Calry/St. Joseph's 20202243-210

Round 1

  • Eastern Harps 0-17, 0-11 Calry/St. Joseph's, 31/7/2016,

Round 2

  • Tourlestrane 1-7, 0-4 Eastern Harps, 7/8/2016,

Round 3

  • Tourlestrane 2-20, 1-8 Calry/St. Joseph's, 13/8/2016,

Knock-Out Stages

Relegation Playoffs

Bottom placed teams in each group qualify for the Relegation Playoff. A random draw will be conducted to determine which teams play in the Relegation Semi-Final, with the loser proceeding to the Relegation Final. The loser of the final will be relegated to the Sligo Intermediate Championship for 2017.

Relegation Semi-Final:

Relegation Final:


Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals Final
 Curry 1-18  
 Coolera/Strandhill 0-10      St. Mary's 0-17  
          Curry 1-12  
            St. Mary's 1-7
 Tourlestrane 0-12        Tourlestrane 1-14
 Coolaney/Mullinabreena 1-8      Tourlestrane 3-13
 Tubbercurry 0-9      Eastern Harps 0-6    
 Eastern Harps 1-17  




2nd October 2016
Tourlestrane 1-14 - 1-7 St. Mary's
Markievicz Park, Sligo
Referee: John Gilmartin (Curry)

Connacht Senior Club Football Championship


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