Lorrha GAA News for 14 April

November 8, 2018

Senior: Lorrha will play Moycarkey/Borris in the first round of the Seamus O Riain Cup on Sunday 15th April but in a new venue of Roscrea, now at 6.00pm. Your support would be accreciated.

The North Championship first round game against Kilruane MacDonaghs will be played on Saturday 21st April in Borrisokane at 6.30pm

Junior Hurling: The junior hurlers recorded a good 2-18 to 1-11 win over Kiladangan in round two of the league in Puckane last Friday evening. This Friday, they play Ballinahinch in Shallee at 6.30pm, where a positive result would see us into the semi-finals.

Minor Hurling: Lorrha Rovers Gaels start their Minor 'A' Hurling campaign this Thursday 12th April against Ballina in Nenagh at 6.30pm.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels were away to Inane Rovers in Roscrea on Monday last and were defeated 1-11 to 1-4. On Tuesday 17th April, they host Ballina in a rearranged round 1 game in Moatfield at 6.45pm

Under 14: Lorrha were due to play Newport this Wednesday but have been postponed because of Newport competing in Feile. It has been rearranged for Saturday 28th April. With Lorrha having a bye next week, their next game isn't until Wednesday 25th April.

Under 12: The 'D' team conceded their game to Newport last Friday. Lorrha 'B' are away to Burgess on Friday 13th April in Kilcolman at 7.00pm.

Coach Education: A coaching session with a trained coach will take place for the under 12's on Tuesday 17th April, for those doing the Level 1 coaching course. Anyone else is welcome to attend on the evening to observe. For more information, contact juvenile chairman Tommy Kennedy 0879191689

Tipperary: Hard luck to Patrick Maher, Brian Hogan, Eoin McIntyre, selector John Madden and the Tipperary senior hurling team in the National League final against Kilkenny.

Lotto & Tipp Draw Meeting: A meeting of all lotto promoters and draw workers, and Tipperary Clubs Draw promoters will take place in the Clubhouse on Wednesday 18th April at 8.30pm. Anyone who wishes to get involved in either capacity are welcome to attend also.

Lotto: Congratulations to Mary O'Meara, Redwood, who won the lotto jackpot of €4,800 last week. The lucky numbers were: 8 – 18 – 20 -28. Pat Hough was the winning promoter.

The jackpot reverts to €3,000 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: in the GAA Centre on Friday night to the music of Catriona O'Sullivan. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Dog Fouling: Dogs are not to be walked or let loose on our club grounds under any circumstances. Recent instances of dog fouling are a potential health hazard for players who train and play on these pitches.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Brennan family, Borrisokane, on the death of Malachy Brennan. May he rest in peace.