Lorrha GAA News

November 8, 2018

Membership: The closing date for 2008 Membership is this Saturday, 31 May. Only fully paid-up members can put their names into the draw for Championship tickets. €20 – Non Playing Adults; €15 – Minor/College Students and Juveniles (with match ticket entry); €10 – Juveniles (without match ticket entry). All membership is payable to any committee member. Thanks to all that have paid up so far.

Tipp Draw: The new Tipperary Draw will get underway this Friday. New players are also welcome with €50 from every ticket staying in the club.
The club are also offering a Lorrha Lotto/Tipp Draw package where for €200, you would be entered into the Lorrha lotto for one year (52 draws for the price of 50) and the Tipperary Draw. Anyone interested should contact the club secretary on 086-0515324.

Golf Classic: Lorrha GAA Club will be holding a Golf Classic in Birr Golf Club on Friday, 20 June. The entire day has been booked with the timesheet being operated by Mick Liffey (087-2578370) and Tony Coen (087-6219639). A team of four will cost €240 with a meal being provided afterwards. A good day is guaranteed.

Senior Hurling: Lorrha 3-9 Borris-Ileigh 3-12
Lorrha were defeated by three points by North champions Borris-Ileigh in the championship on Sunday. It was a game that we could have won if we had taken our chances, but overall the display was positive. See Match Report.
Our next championship game with Toomevara has been fixed for Sunday, 15 June in Cloughjordan at 7.30pm.
Our focus now turns to Friday evening and the clash with Holycross-Ballycahill in the division two league final. The match will take place in Dolla at 7.45pm. Come along and give the lads your support.

Junior Hurling: Nenagh Eire Og 2-11 Lorrha 0-8
Lorrha bowed out of the Junior ‘A’ league after losing to Nenagh last Tuesday night. The nine point margin of defeat was harsh as Lorrha played well for long spells but did not get the scores we deserved.
Nenagh will be our opponents in the first round of the championship and that game will take place on Friday, 13 June in Puckane.

Under 14: North Semi-Final: Lorrha v Inane Rovers in Nenagh on Wednesday (tonight) at 7pm.

Under 12: ‘C’ Championship: Ballinahinch v Lorrha in Dolla on Thursday, 29 May at 7pm.

Under 8’s & 10’s: Training for both age groups continues on Saturday morning at 11am.

Camogie: Hard Luck to the Junior team on losing the county league final.

Schools: Well done to Philip Hogan, Sean Hogan and Christopher Guilfoyle who were on the Birr Community School panel that won the Leinster Under 14 title last week. The team was managed by Ronan Harding.

Jerseys: Our new jerseys are being made available to supporters and range in all sizes from ages 1-2 right up to XXL. Children sizes from 1-2 to 10-11 will cost €35 while sizes from 13-14 to XXL will cost €45. You must get your orders into club secretary Shane Brophy by this weekend.

Lotto: The numbers drawn on 19 May were: 3 – 14 – 18 – 19. No Winner.
The Lucky Dips were: Phyllis Kennedy, Fr. Joe Kennedy, Eamonn Fitzpatrick, Billy Kennedy and Mary Dolan. The Winning Promoters were: Madeleine Maher, Brophy’s and PJ Hogan.
For a trial period starting with next weeks draw, all those who play the three panels for €5 will be entered into a separate lucky dip draw for €50, provided that the draw is not won.
You can also play the Lorrha GAA Club Lotto Online by going to our website: and clicking on the lotto icon or going to

Old Time Dancing: Our Old Time continues in the GAA Clubhouse on Friday night to the music of Just Partners. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

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