Lorrha GAA News for 14 May

November 8, 2018

Senior: Despite a close game for long spells, Lorrha fell to a 0-28 to 1-18 defeat to Kilruane MacDonaghs in the County Championship in Borrisokane on Saturday. Our third loss means we are demoted to roinn 2 for 2017. To get back into the county championship we now have to win the North Championship and our first round game against Roscrea will take place on 28-29 May or 4-5 June.

Junior: Our final game in the league against Kiladangan will take place in Moatfield this Friday, 13th May at 7.30pm where we need a win to have a chance of making the semi-finals.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels played Inane Rovers in the North U16 'A' Football final on Monday but fell to a 3-8 to 0-8 defeat. Hard luck to the players and mentors but it was a great achievement to get to the final and we look forward to the hurling championship in the coming weeks.

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers Gaels North 'B' semi-final against Kiladangan will be played this evening (Wednesday) in Moatfield at 7pm.

Feile: Lorrha will be hosting a team from Antrim as part of Feile na nGael which is being held in Tipperary & Waterford this year from June 17th-19th.

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €7,650 with a Match 3 pot of €100. Thank you for your continued support. You can play our lotto online at where it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.

Tipperary Clubs Draw: for 2015-2016 has now concluded. All promoters and subscribers are asked to bring your accounts up to date and contact Margaret Gleeson. The 2016-2017 draw will get underway in late May and if you want to join, contact any club officer. Tickets are €100 for an excellent prize fund of €500,000 with 12 monthly draws.

Lorrha CountryFest 2016: Tickets are on sale for Lorrha CountryFest at Moatfield which takes place on Sunday, 17th July from 12 noon to 7pm. Line-up includes Mike Denver, Robert Mizzell, Louise Morrissey, The Conquerors, Johnny Brady, Pete Kennedy, Sean Slattery & The Connections as well as local band Tradstone. A day not to be missed! Tickets (€20) can be purchased from Kevin Molloy or at

Social Dancing: on Friday night to the music of Glenn Flynn. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Bergin family on the death of Kitty Bergin. May she rest in peace.