Lorrha GAA News for 10 July

November 8, 2018

Lotto:Our jackpot reached a recordhigh of €19,550 this week. Thanksto everyone who is supporting our lotto, which is the clubs main source offundraising. With the jackpot currently high, the number of players is growingby the week, particularly online on www.locallotto.iewhere it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.  


Senior: Theseniors have been drawn against South Tipp opposition in Ballybacon/Grange inthe first round of the O’Riain Cup. The date for the game is dependant onTipperary’s progress in the senior and under 21 championships. 

Recent results have also meant that wecannot qualify for the semi-finals of the league.


Junior: Thejuniors aim to make it three wins out of three when they take on Kildangan this Saturday in Cloughjordan @ 6pm.


U21: The U21Hurling quarter final against Templederry took place on Tuesday night. Newsnext week.


Minor hurling: The minors got their campaign off to winning start with a 1-17 to0-8 win away to Borrisokane on Saturday evening. Our second game comes thisThursday, 7 July in Moatfield v Moneygall. Throw-in is at 7.30pm.


U14: Lorrhawere beaten 6-4 to 2-3 by Shannon Rovers Gaels in their latest game last week.They play their final group game against Portroe in Moatfield on Wednesday(tonight) @ 6.45pm in preparation for an upcoming semi-final.


U12: TheU12’s ended their campaign with a narrow 3-7 to2-6 defeat at the hands of Silvermines in Moatfield on Friday evening.Unfortunately the U12’s have bowed out of the championship but managed torecord two good wins. Thanks to the players and management for their endeavourover the year.


Support your club: Thanks to all those who signed up to the Vodafone Support Your Clubscheme. Our latest payment was issued by Vodafone last week and was well up onMarch’s total. If you still have not signed up, log on to andregister your number with Lorrha GAA. 5% of your monthly bill or top-up willcome to the club.


Inter-county: Well done to Patrick Maher who scored 2 points on his seniorchampionship debut for Tipperary against Wexford on Saturday last.

Best of Luck to Ken Hogan (manager) andPatrick Maher & Ciaran Haugh as well as the rest of the Tipperary Under 21hurling team in the Munster semi-final against Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh nextWednesday evening.

Commiserations to John McIntyre (Galwayseniors) and David Needham (Dublin minors) on their respective Leinster finaldefeats on Sunday.


Cúl Camp: This years Lorrha GAA Cúl Camp will take place on the week of 19-23July. The camp is open to all boys and girls from age six upwards. Eachparticipant will receive a kit which will include jersey, socks, togs and gearbag. Application forms are being distributed through the schools this week. Thecost for one child is €55, two children €100 and three children €135. Allenquiries to Martina Houlihan 087-9138248.


Old Time Dancing: Old Time Dancing continues on Friday night to the music of Nando& Shandy. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.