Lorrha GAA News for 12 June

November 8, 2018

Lotto: Our jackpot reached a record high of €18,950 this week. Thanks to everyone who is supporting our lotto, which is the clubs main source of fundraising. With the jackpot currently high, the number of players is growing by the week, particularly online on where it is easy to play the lottery every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.  


Senior: The seniors suffered a heavy 2-19 to 1-10 defeat at the hands of Templederry in Toomevara on Saturday evening. It was another poor display and puts us out of contention for the North championship. We have one final group game against Borris-Ileigh in Nenagh on this Saturday @ 7.30pm. 


Junior: With the championship beginning in three weeks, we are asking all players that have only trained sporadically or have yet to appear to attend training in the coming weeks ahead of the championship with Templederry our first opponents on this Sunday in Borrisokane @ 7pm.


U21: The U21 ‘A’ Hurling quarter final against Templederry is provisionally fixed for the end of June. All players are to attend training in preparation for the game.


Minor: The minor football semi-final against Portroe will take place on 23-24 June. The minor hurling championship is set to begin the following week.


U14: Pride of place this week goes to our U14 footballers who reached the county ‘C’ final with a 3-9 to 1-6 win over Emly in the semi-final on Saturday last. The final against Fethard in Templemore on Saturday at 2.30pm. Best of luck to the players and mentors. 

They took on Portroe in the hurling championship on Tuesday last. News next week.


U12: The U12’s were beaten 2-2 to 0-2 by Nenagh Éire Óg ‘B’ in Nenagh on Monday evening. Next up is Portroe in Moatfield on Monday @ 7pm.


Golf Classic: The Lorrha GAA Golf Classic will take place in Birr Golf Club on Friday, 25 June. Time sheet is filling up so book your time by contacting Michael Liffey (087-2578370) or Tony Coen (087-6219639). 


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


Exams: Best of luck to all our players who are sitting state exams in the coming weeks. 


Old Time Dancing: Old Time Dancing continues on Friday night to the music of The Crusaders. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.


Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Broderick family on the sudden passing of Noel Broderick, Abbeyville who died over the weekend. May he rest in peace.