Balla are Mayo Intermediate Football Champions.
They overcame Kiltimagh in an edgy encounter in Elvery's MacHale Park this evening.
At half-time they led their near neighbours by 1-5 to 0-4.
The maroon side managed to hold onto that advantage at the finish to earn promotion to the senior grade.
Fulltime score Balla 1-8 0-7 Kiltimagh.