Lorrha GAA News for 15 July

November 8, 2018

Senior: Lorrha face Holycross/Ballycahill in the final round of the County League this Saturday 15th July at 7.30pm, needing a win to make the semi-finals.

The final round game of the County Championship against Knockavilla Kickhams is dependent on Tipperary's progress through the qualifiers.

Junior: The North Tipp Junior 'B' Hurling League Final Replay against Roscrea is due to be played this Sunday in Nenagh at 7pm. Best of luck to the players and mentors.

Minor: Lorrha Rovers played Kilruane MacDonaghs in the Minor 'B' Football semi-final in Borrisokane last Thursday but were defeated 2-10 to 1-6.

The Hurling Championship will resume this Thursday 13th July with Lorrha Rovers at home to Kiladangan in Ballinderry at 7.30pm.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers began their U16 'A' hurling campaign at home to Burgess last Monday and won 5-19 to 0-8. They have a bye next Monday and return to action on 23rd July away to Toomevara.

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers Gaels played Borrisokane in Ballinderry and drew 2-4 apiece. This evening (Wednesday, 12th) they play Ballina in Ballina at 7pm. Next Wednesday 19th July, they host Newport in Moatfield at 7.15pm

Under 12: Lorrha will play Kilruane MacDonaghs in Moatfield in the North 'B' Hurling semi-final on Friday 21st July.

Tipperary: Well done to Patrick Maher, Brian Hogan, John Madden and the Tipperary Senior hurlers in the All Ireland qualifier against Dublin this Saturday.

Well done also to the senior footballers on their win over Cavan and best of luck against Armagh this Saturday.

Well done to Kevin Cahalan who was member of the Tipperary under 14 football panel who won the Jim Power Tournament in Waterford last Saturday, defeating Kerry South in the final.

Fundraiser: The club has launched a 2500-to-1 fundraising draw with a prize fund of €10,000. We have 2,500 tickets valued from 1 cent to 2500 cents (€25) and when you accept to take a ticket, you scratch off a hidden section and the value in this section is what you pay for the ticket, it could be 1 cent, €25, or any value in between. All tickets bought will be entered into a draw in late September for a top prize of €5,000 with eleven ther prizes ranging from €2,000 to €200. Your support would be appreciated.

Cul Camp: Lorrha Kellogg's Cul Camp takes place in Moatfield from Monday 24th to Friday 28th July from 10am to 2.30pm each day. Camp is open for 6-13 year olds, to register, go to and find the Lorrha camp in the Tipperary listing. The camp costs €60 for one child, €50 for a second and €40 for a third or more children and they will be provided with full camp kit.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €7,500 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: continues on Friday with music of Blue Lace, from 9.30pm til late.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Kennedy and O'Meara family's on the deaths of Tom Kennedy and Maureen O'Meara, both of Lisballyard, Rathcabbin, who passed away last week. May they rest in peace.