Sligo now find themselves in second spot in division four following today's win over Wexford.
Sean Carrabine was top scorer for Tony McEntee's side with 0-7, while Pat Spillane contributed 1-1 from the bench.
Leading by four at half time, Sligo pushed on to open up a gap of twelve points before Wexford's second goal.
With Leitrim losing away to Wicklow, the chance is now there for Sligo and Laois to gain promotion.
Full time score from Markievicz Park:
Sligo 1-20 (23) Wexford 3-8 (17)