Lorrha GAA News for 13 February

November 8, 2018

Juvenile Meeting: An important meeting of the Juvenile Club will take place in Lorrha Hall this Friday night, 12 February following Indoor Hurling at 8.10pm approx.

U21 Football: Lorrha will travel to Newport in the first round of the U21 ‘A’ Football Championship on either 13 or 20 February. All U21 players must have their membership paid up prior to the start.

Membership: Membership is now available and the rates are unchanged for 2010. €40 – Adult Players; €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 club registrar Tadhg Nevin. New GAA rules mean the closing date for membership is 31 March 2010. A reminder that only fully paid-up members can enter the draw for Tipperary tickets later in the summer.

Indoor Hurling: Big numbers have turned out for indoor training since its resumption and training for Under 8’s continues in Lorrha Hall on Friday night at 7pm sharp.

Gaeltacht Scholarships 2010: Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann are offering a limited number of Gaeltacht Scholarships to 2nd level students in the county. Closing date for applications is Friday February 12th. Students who have already booked a place in a Gaeltacht College and the deposit paid cannot avail of this scheme. These scholarships are only available in two colleges as follows:
1. Coláiste Aodain, Co. Na Gaillimhe (cost to student after scholarship – €450)
2. Coláiste Na Mumhan, Beal Athan Ghaorthaidh, Co. Chorcai (Cost to student after scholarship – €350).
Contact club secretary Kevin Hough (086-0515324) for an application form and return to An Runaí, Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann, Lar Na Páirce, Durlas Éile Co. Tiobraid Árann before this Friday, February 12th. Please ensure the form is signed by Club Secretary and North Board Secretary as both units will be contributing towards the cost, if the scholarship is granted.
Between February 18th and 26th, suitable candidates will be called for interview and all applicants will receive a response by March 1st.

Helmets: Since the 1st January 2010, players at all grades are required to wear helmets in both training and matches. This compulsory change to the rules affects players at every grade and players are asked to ensure they have the correct helmets to meet new requirements. The GAA Injury Scheme will only provide cover in respect of hurling claims provided the injured claimant is wearing a Helmet which conforms to the NSAI Standard IS:355. ie Mycro, Marc or Azzurri. Cooper Helmets do not conform to this standard.

Support Your Club: If you are a Vodafone customer, you can now support Lorrha GAA club by signing up to Vodafone Support your Club for free. At no cost to you, 5% of your monthly bill or top-up will go directly to the club. Club members and supporters need to register at If you require any further information, you can contact any committee member who will be more than willing to be of assistance.

Lotto: All lotto draws take place in the GAA Clubhouse on Monday night @ 10pm. The draw takes place at 10pm and all are welcome to attend. Thank you for your continued support.

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