Lorrha GAA News for 11 February

November 8, 2018

Juvenile Medal Presentation: took place in Moatfield last Saturday night. North medals were presented to our U12 hurlers and county medals to the Lorrha Rovers Gaels U14 hurlers by All Ireland winners Brian Hogan and John McGrath while Tipp football George Hannigan was also present.

Senior: Lorrha have been drawn against Templederry in the first round of the North Senior Hurling Championship. The game is likely to be played after the County Championship group games have been played.

In the County League, Lorrha will face JK Brackens away in the opening round on Sunday 12th March. Ballina, Roscrea, Burgess and Holycross/Ballycahill are also in the group.

Under 21 Football: Lorrha have been given a walkover by Ballinahinch/Templederry in the quarter final of the North U21 'B' Football Championship and will now play Silvermines in the semi-final in Moatfield, likely on weekend 18 or 25 February.

Gaeltacht Scholarships 2017: Applications are now being accepted with a closing date of February 20th. Applicants must be 2nd year, TY’s & 5th year students they are asked to contact their local GAA club for the relevant forms and procedures. Applications form from secretary Michael Kennedy

Membership: for 2017 is now due. €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership); €20 – Juvenile (16 and under); €90 – Family (2 adults and 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children).

Closing date for membership for all adult and juvenile players is the last day of February to be insured in training and games while the closing date for all membership is 31st March. It is important to remember that our total number of adult members by 31st March is the number the County Board will use towards our ticket allocations for Tipperary games so it is in your interest to have membership paid by then. Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at Members can also log onto to get their new GAA Rewards card.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €4,200 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: on Friday night with Adrian Ryan. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Line Dancing: On Wednesday 15th February at Lorrha GAA complex, a night of Line-Dancing will be held from 9.30pm to 12.30am. Admission €8. Refreshments and Raffle on door tickets. One of our patrons will win a donation for a charity of their choice on the door tickets also. See you there.