Lorrha GAA News for 18 December

November 8, 2018

Lotto: NextMondays nights draw in the Clubhouse will also be the Christmas Draw whereextra prizes of chocolates and biscuits will also be on offer so make sure youare in the draw. Thank you for your continued support.

You can play our lotto online at where it is easy toplay every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.


AGM: The AGM ofthe club took place on Saturday night last in front of another disappointingattendance. Treasurer William Harding gave a comprehensive review of thefinancial year where our lotto proved to be a huge success. Expenditure wasagain high and will have to be curtailed going forward. The financial detailsof the new development were also explained to those present. Secretary KevinHough gave a detailed account of on-field activties where the senior had a pooryear but the North success of the minors gave much hope for the future. He alsocongratulated Ken Hogan, Patrick Maher, Ciaran Haugh and Philip Hogan forwinning All Ireland titles during the past year.

2011 management: Senior Hurling – Eamonn Maher; JuniorHurling – Michael O’Carroll; U21 – TBC; Minor – Aidan McIntyre. Hubert Hoganstepped down as minor manager and was congratulated for guiding the minors to aNorth title this year.

Fr. Pat Mulcahy replaced Fr Joe Kennedy as Vice-Presidentwhile William Harding stood down as Treasuer after three years of greatdedication to the club. Some positions will have to be clarified at theAdjourned AGM.

2011 Officers: President: Michael O’Meara (The Hill);Vice-President: Fr. Pat Mulcahy; Chairman: Seamus Deely; Vice-Chairmen: TBC;Secretary: Kevin Hough; Treasurer: TBC; Asst Secretary: Tadhg Nevin; AsstSecretary: TBC; PRO: Shane Brophy; Co Delegate: Tony Coen; Registrar: TadhgNevin; Development Officer: Michael Hoctor; Players Rep: Noel Hogan; CoachingOfficer: Ken Hogan; Schools Officer: Michael O’Carroll.

There were lengthy discussions on the extension to theClubhouse as well as the method of distribiting Tipperary tickets which will bediscussed further at the Adjourned AGM which will take place on Saturday, 8January at 8.15pm. All members are asked to attend. New members welcome.


Auction: Congratulationsto all those who made the Auction such an outstanding success on Sunday last. Therewere over 80 lots of timber, turf, farm produce and other items which were allbought by our very generous buyers. The winner of the “Guess the load”competition was Eamon Mannion. Thanks to Willie Rigney for being the auctioneerand to all cutters, splitters, loaders and delivery men who ensured theClubhouse was brimming with produce. Thanks also to those who donated trees,turf and items for the auction as well as those who donated sheds where much ofthe produce was stored over the last week. It would be dangerous to nameeveryone involved in the organising the event as someone will be left out butthis was a great effort and anyone who played a big or small part in organisingit, a big thank you.


Marathon: Ourmarathon fundraiser due to have taken place has been postponed and will berearranged for Christmas week.


Tipp Draw: AllTipperary Draw coordinators are asked to collect as much of their outstandingmonies as soon as possible.


Old Time Dancing:Old Time Dancing continues on Friday night to the music of Footloose. Dancing9.30pm to 12.30am. There will be no dance on the following Friday (ChristmasEve) but it will resume on Friday, 31 December (New Years Eve) so why not ringin the New Year in style to the music of Pat & Ritchie in our newlyextended function room.


Sympathy: LorrhaGAA would like to sympathise with the Spain family, Derry on the death ofFintan Spain who passed away last week. May he rest in peace.