Elphin GAA Update August 21st: Under 11s win Darragh Frain Shield

Well done to the 25 U11 Elphin/Ballinameen players who travelled to Galway for the Darragh Frain tournament on Saturday, congratulations to all on winning the shield and to Senan Burke who won man of the match in the shield final.
Thank you to St. James GAA Club, our coaches, parents and players for a fantastic day out.

Elphin/Ballinameen Underage Round-Up

The Minor Team contested Round 3 against Boyle. Elphin/Ballinameen registered the first two scores, before Boyle levelled the game in the 10th Minute. Elphin/Ballinamen’s next three points all from play, with a third from Boyle in the 20th Minute. The first goal of the game came off a Dean Casey free which landed in the vicinity of the small square and deflected off a defender. Point each was exchanged before half time.
Half-Time Elphin/Ballinameen 1-06 Boyle 0-04
Boyle made a bright start to the second registering 1-02 in the first three minutes to level the game. Elphin/Ballinameen kept their composure and their first score came from play by full forward Kielty. The remained of the game saw the spoils shared at 6 points to 4.
Full-Time Elphin/Ballinameen 1.13 Boyle 1.10
Management wishes a speedy recovery to Jack Mollahan, Frank Hassett, Dylan Scott and Darragh Callaghan.

Hard luck to our U16 team who lost out to Padraig Pearses in the final round of the championship. Well done to our Division 4 U14 team who had a good win over Western Gaels and have qualified for the quarterfinals of the championship.
Our Minor and U14 teams continue their championship campaigns during the week, see Roscommon GAA fixtures for more details: https://www.gaaroscommon.ie/matches/juvenile-matches/latest-results-fixtures/

Adult Football

The junior championship starts this Saturday 26th August against Kilbride in the Orchard at 6 pm.

No Lotto Winner

There was no winner of the Jackpot on Monday night; watch the recording here. The numbers drawn were 9, 16, 19, and 30. Congrats to our Lucky Dip winners:

  • Geraldine Shanagher
  • Sean Lenehan
  • Christie Cassidy
  • Michael O’Connor

The jackpot now stands at €17,600 and you can enter via Smart Lotto anytime at elphingaa.com/playlotto. Our weekly Lotto draw is held every Monday at 8 pm in the Clubrooms, and online entries close at 7 pm. Every draw is broadcast on facebook.com/ELPHINGAA.