Finn Harps preparations for the new First Division season continued on Thursday night in Sligo.
The Ballybofey Blues lost 2-1 to Rovers on the astro pitch at The Showgrounds.
Harps goal was scored by Keith Cowan on 25 minutes to level up the tie after Adam Wixted had given Sligo the lead.
Former Harps man Caolan McAleer scored the winner for Sligo in the second half.
The next pre-season friendly for Ollie Horgan’s side will be against Portadown on Saturday evening at Shamrock Park while the new league season starts on Saturday 23rd against Drogheda United.