Lorrha GAA News for 17 November

November 8, 2018

Lotto: Our jackpot now stands at €4,050. Thank you for your continued support. You can also play our lotto online at where it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.
Under 21: The U21s will play Nenagh Eire Óg in the losers group final on this Sunday in Puckane at 2.00pm. Best of luck to the players and mentors. The winner will play Kilruane MacDonaghs in the semi-final.
Schools: Hard luck to Lorrha & Redwood National Schools who lost the county football final last week.
Auction: The annual Auction will take place on Sunday, 16th December. Pledges of timber, turf, briquettes, farm produce, fodder, vouchers, cakes, buns, beer, spirits, electrical goods, furniture would be appreciated. We will be grateful for any items that can be lawfully turned into euros, so we are hoping that all club members and supporters will make some donation to the Sale or Auction. Club members, supporters and players are also asked to canvass their friends, neighbours and business acquaintances for any item big or small that can be sold or auctioned. Shane Brophy (0876989612) is co-ordinating the timber operations, so if you can donate a tree or a load of timber you can make contact with him. The adult hurlers will be on hand to cut, split and load the timber so if you would like to pledge a tree we would ask you to do so as soon as possible so we can begin the cutting.
We will also have having indoor stalls and anyone who would like to book a stall can contact Sean Mannion (087-3643031).
First Aid and Defibrillator Training: The First Aid and Defibrillator Training on Saturday, 24th November is now fully booked. However we are in the process of organizing a second date with booking to be made with Shane Brophy (0876989612).
AGM: The date of the Annual General Meeting of Lorrha GAA Club has been changed to Tuesday, 18th December at 8.00pm. We ask all those with financial issues to contact Treasurer Declan O’Meara before the books are closed prior to the AGM.
Scór na nÓg: The North Finals of Scór na nÓg will be held in Silvermines on Friday, 23rd November. Anyone interested in taking part in Figure dancing, Set Dancing, Ballad Group, Recitation, Solo Song, Instrumental Music, Question Time and Novelty Act should contact Shane Brophy. Age limit for Scor na nÓg is Under 17 by January 1st 2013.
Tipperary Clubs Draw: With the 2012-2013 draw half way through, we are asking all promoters to bring their monies up to date and forward to draw coordinator Margaret Gleeson.
Tony Hogan Fund: A Benefit Night for Tony Hogan will take place in the Clubhouse on St Stephen’s Night. It will end a day of events, which will include a 7’s hurling tournament earlier in the day. Envelopes will be delivered to each house in the parish in the coming weeks whereby people can donate any amount they wish to the fund and deliver the envelopes to collection points throughout the parish (including Louis McCormack’s). Your support will be greatly appreciated.
Gym: The club are now issuing key-fobs for those that wish to use the gym on a regular basis. Gym membership up to the end of February 2013 is €42 for GAA club members and €60 for non-members. For more information contact Sean Mannion on 087-3643031.
Sports Hall or Function Room booking: If anyone or any sports team would like to use of our facilities, which include a sports hall, gym or training field with floodlights or function room, contact Sean Mannion on 087-3643031. Last weekend the function room hosted a successful fundraiser for Rathcabbin NS.
Circuit Training: continues in the Clubhouse every Monday and Wednesday evenings. For more information contact Noel Hogan 0876176472.
Social Dancing: continues on Friday night to the music of Declan Augnier. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.