A group of former Antrim Gaels have had a great season down under where they now hurl for Sinn Fein GAA. The Melbourne based team went the whole year unbeaten and for the first time in the clubs history won all four of the competitions they entered (9 a-side, 7-a-sides, League and Championship). There were seven Antrim lads involved in this years’ success: Paul McLernon, Dermot Donnelly, Fergus Donnelly, Aaron Mooney Eoin McAlonan. All four hurled for Ballycastle before making the move down under, though as I keep reminding Eoin that he is a Glenravel man.
The Town men were joined by ex Dunloy and Antrim star Nigel Elliott – and Neil Murray from St Paul’s, who is part of the management team, and Sinn Fein GAC Club President
Last weekend they beat Melbourne Shamrocks in the championship final on a score line of 4-27 to 3-10. Eoin McAlonan captained the team to victory, while Nigel Elliott won the Man of the Match award.