Elphin GAA CLUB NOTES 25th AUG 2014

November 8, 2018

The Juniors played out an exciting draw with St. Josephs in Round 3 of the Championship yesterday. Trailing by 1-7 to 0-4 at half time they upped the tempo in the second half and led by four points heading into the closing stages before a late rally from the visitors left it Elphin 1-11 St. Josephs 2-8. 

The Club Gym will be managed from now on by The Parks Committee. The annual membership period will run from September 1st (i.e. next Monday) to August 31st of the following year. Club members interested in using the gym will need to complete a Membership application form and pay an annual fee of €50 (Student fee €30) and forms are available by contacting Gerry O'Rourke on 086-383640. Existing access fobs will no longer work after August 31st. 

Minor Training recommences on Thursday at 7pm ahead of the resumption of the Championship next month.

The Under 16s made it three wins out of three in the Championship by defeating Kilglass Gaels/St. Barrys on a scoreline of 3-16 to 4-5. They play St. Ronans in Ballyfarnon tomorrow evening (Tuesday) at 7pm. The Bus leaves Glancy's Filling Station at 5:45 and all players are asked to make a special effort to attend 

The Under 12s were defeated by St. Brigids in the League on Sunday. They face Clann na nGael away this Sunday at 12pm 

The Under 8 and Under 6 players travelled to Oran last Saturday for the latest in the county blitz series. Training continues on Wednesday at the usual time.The Under 10s and 8s and 6s travel to the Connacht GAA Centre on Saturday afternoon to take part in the County Blitz Day. 

The Club extends its sympathy to the Sweeney family, Windmill Park, on the death of Martin's sister Mary. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis. 

There was no winner of last week's Lotto, numbers drawn: 2,3,9,16. The Four Lucky Dip winners of €25 each were Michael O'Beirne, Noel Carney, John Keane & Mattie Dockery. The Jackpot is now €3,300 and this week’s draw will be held in Olivers” on Saturday 30th . You can also play on-line at