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Elphin GAA Update July 11th

The club wishes to thank everyone that attended the launch of the 3 year plan last night, it was a great success. Thanks to Michael O Muircheartaigh for launching our plan and Michael Gunn for conducting a very interesting chat with the great man himself! Also to anyone who helped out in anyway on the night or run up we are very grateful. Big things ahead for our club watch this space!

Adult Football

The Juniors had a good 2-19 to 1-7 win over Michael Glaveys in the Championship on Friday last and qualified for the county semi-final with one game to spare. The final group game took place this evening, Wednesday and they defeated Oran by 2-12 to 2-11. Well done to players and management.

The Seniors host Western Gaels on Friday at 8:30pm in the Orchard.

Well done to Fintan, Shane and the Roscommon team and management on reaching the Super 8s.

Elphin/Ballinameen Round-up

Elphin Ballinameen U16s begin their Division 1 championship Campaign as they host St Brigids in the Orchard Park on Sunday at 12PM Please come along and support the lads.

Hard luck to Elphin Ballinameen U14s who were beaten by a much stronger Eire Og/Michael Glaveys team in their first round of the Championship. They play Western Gaels next on Thursday evening at 8pm in Frenchpark.

The club wishes Minor and U16 players David Wynne and Ronan Garvin the best of luck in the Connacht Final with Roscommon Minors on Friday evening. We also wish U16 player Conor Durkan a speedy recovery from his recent injury.

Club Rossie

The 2018 Club Rossie annual draw was due to take place on July 9th but has been rescheduled. Club Rossie is the main income generator for our county teams and is a vital support to the work been done at all levels in Roscommon GAA. We urge anyone who can to become a member, Gold Membership costs €230 per year & Bronze €100. Membership, which includes entry to the draw, can be purchased/renewed online (www.clubrossie.ie) or by cheque/cash by contacting Eric Murray on 086 8276895 or Coman Brady on 086 6091106. Over the coming days we will be in touch with everyone from the club who purchased tickets last year.

Elphin LGFA

The Roscommon Ladies U8 & U10’s 2018 Summer Games began this week with our Elphin / Kilmore U8 & U10’s taking on St. Mary’s of Tulsk away on Thursday evening last. Both teams performed really well and played their hearts out. It’s great to see these young ladies getting involved and coming into the game. Next game Thursday evening 6.30pm v Strokestown in the Orchard.

It was great to see our own lady Lauren Shanagher who captains the U16 county team this year, recognised on Thursday night at the GAA 3 Year Plan Launch with Micheál O Muircheartaigh in An Bothar Rua. Great night had and well done to all involved.

Elphin GAA Lotto:

There was no jackpot winner of this week’s lotto. The numbers drawn were 2, 24, 26 & 27. The Lucky Dips winners were Brian Carroll, Kilmore; Catherine Foster Kilmore; Niall Brady Drogheda; Padraig O’Connell, Elphin. Next week’s jackpot €7,100. Entry is just €2, Envelopes are available in local shops or you can play here.