Lorrha GAA News

November 8, 2018

Trespass: It came to our attention over the weekend, that an unauthorised vehicle was driving on the main field. While little damage was done with the pitch being so dry, the marks on the grass are visible. If anyone witnesses anyone driving on our pitches in an illegal manner, they are to contact any committee member immediately.

Membership: The closing date for 2008 Membership is now approaching and 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 by Saturday, 31 May. Thanks to all that have paid up so far.

Tipp Draw: The 2008/2009 Tipperary Draw will get underway on Friday week. New players are also welcome with €50 from every ticket going to 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 1-12 Cappawhite 0-11
Lorrha qualified for the division two hurling league final with a hard-fought four point win over Cappawhite in Dolla on Saturday evening.
Despite our opponents being down to fourteen men for most of the game, they made it extremely difficult with a second half Patrick Maher goal finally giving us some breathing space. Best for Lorrha were Ciaran Duggan, Ciaran Haugh, Patrick Maher and Michael Cleary who finished with four points.
We now meet Holycross-Ballycahill in the final, which has been fixed for Dolla on Friday, 30 May at 7.45pm.
Before that, we play our second senior championship match with Borris-Ileigh in Nenagh on Sunday next, 25 May at 7.30pm. Good Luck to the players and mentors.

Junior Hurling: Lorrha 0-14 Kildangan 0-14
Lorrha and Kildangan could not be separated after an entertaining game in Lorrha last week. Both sides had chances to record a win with a draw being a fair result. Best for Lorrha were Tom Madden, Jack Maher, Graham Houlihan and Sean Cleary.
Our final group game with Nenagh Eire Og took place in Nenagh on Tuesday evening last. Report next week.

Camogie: Best of luck to the Lorrha Junior ‘A’ Camogie team in the league final on Sunday.

Get Well: The club would like to wish a speedy recovery to Sean Cleary following a head injury sustained in a schools game last week.

Jerseys: We would like to thank Terry and Bernie Naylor for coming on board as our sponsors for the coming year. These jerseys are also 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 asap.

Lotto: The numbers drawn on 12 May were: 5 – 7 – 9 – 18. No Winner.
The Lucky Dips were: Liam O’Brien, Caroline Donoghue, Kevin Carey, David & Stephen Sullivan and Fiona O’Reilly. The Winning Promoters were: Margaret Gleeson, Kelly’s and Gavin Young
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 The number of players who have joined is growing by the week. It is easy to play and players can play for a number of weeks meaning they don’t have to play every week.

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

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Nolan family, Ballycommon and both the Moneygall and Kildangan clubs on the death of Michael ‘Spike’ Nolan. May he rest in peace.

Website: Our website: contains weekly news, fixtures, results and events and you can also access to our lottery online.

Lorrha Camogie

We played Knockavilla in the league semi final last Sunday week and came out with a great win.

The girls have trained hard and deserve their place in the final which will take place in Templemore this Sunday coming against Moycarkey at 3pm. Come out and support the girls.

Training continues on Thursday at 8pm sharp. All players to attend.