Elphin GAA CLUB NOTES 16th Feb 2015

November 8, 2018

Commiserations to our Scór na nÓg Quiz team who lost out in their search for All-Ireland glory on Saturday. Well done to Conor, Emmet, Luke and Rossa and their trainer Micheal on reaching the Final. Scór Sinsear takes place next month, full details to follow. 

The Juniors made a good start to their Division Four League campaign with a 3-9 to 1-8 with an win over Roscommon Gaels B. They take on Oran B in Round Two on Sunday at 2:30pm.

Minor Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday at the usual time and their first game of the League is on March 1st. 

The Under 16s were defeated by Castlerea in the first round of the League on a scoreline of 3-12 to 3-2. They face Kilbride, away, this Sunday at 11am. 

The ABC Nursery programme for 5-8 year olds continues this Saturday, from 10:30am to 11:30am in the Community Centre. Parents are welcome to stay and tea and coffee are provided so don't miss out on an hour of fun and games! Please note that there is a charge of €2 per child, to cover the cost of venue hire. 

Thank you to all who attended the Club Registration event on Saturday. Officers will be attending upcoming training sessions to collect Membership payments as all players must be registered before they can play. The rates for 2015 are as follows: Family (Adults and all School-going children) €100, Adult Player €50, Third Level Player €30, Underage player €20 and non-playing Adult €30. 

A reminder that all Coaches must complete a Foundation Level Coaching Course. The theory elements of the Course can be taken on-line during the month of February, with the practical session being held at a later date – email to register. A Classroom based course takes place in Roscommon Community College this Friday 20th February at 7:30pm with the practical session taking place at the same venue on the following morning at 10am. Anyone interested in attending is asked to contact Iggy Geraghty. 

Refurbishment and upgrading work is continuing in the Orchard and new Goalposts should be in place over the coming dates. 


There watto Jackpot, Numbers drawn: 20,22,25,29. The Lucky Dip winners of  €25 were,Mary Roddy, Karol Avenue; Brian Callery, Drumlish, Ted Kinsella, Portobello, Croghan; John Keane Jr, Windmill Road. This week’s draw will be held in the Tower Inn on Saturday 21/02/2015. The Jackpot is now €2,100, play now at

The annual Senior Team Sponsorship Draw will be held next month and for your chance to see your business name displayed on the Team Jersey for 2015 contact Club Treasurer Peter Scott or email