|Born||County Armagh, Northern Ireland|
|Madden Raparees GAC|
McElvanna attended Queens University Belfast. He won a Sigerson Cup in 2000 and received a Full Blue award for his football achievements. He also captained Armagh’s U21 team to an Ulster Under-21 Football Championship. McElvanna was selected for the Armagh senior panel in 2001. In his six years as a panel member, he won four Ulster Senior Football Championship medals and one All-Ireland Senior Football Championship medal. Although he wasn’t always in the Armagh first team, McElvanna played an important role in games such as the 2004 Ulster semi-final.