Lorrha GAA News for 18 June

November 8, 2018

Junior: Well done to the Junior hurlers who defeated Kiladangan 2-12 to 2-10 in the Junior 'B' League playoff on Friday evening. They will now play Ballina in a second playoff, possibly this weekend.

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers Gaels made it three wins from three in the 'B' Championship with a 4-10 to 0-8 win over Portroe last Wednesday. There is a break this midweek in advance of Feile but the championship resumes on Wednesday 22nd June with a home game against Ballinahinch/Templederry

Feile na nGael: Lorrha and Shannon Rovers Gaels will be hosting Clooney Gaels from Antrim in Feile na nGael this weekend. This is a huge honour to welcome hurling folk from another part of the country and we look forward to showing them the best of the area that weekend.

Lorrha Rovers are in Division 4 and will play Portaferry from Down in Dolla on Friday at 4.30pm before playing Silvermines in Dolla at 5.30pm. On Saturday, Lorrha Rovers will play Clooney Gaels in Moatfield at 10.30am and depending on where they finish in their group will head towards Mid and West Tipp for a quarter final in the Cup or Shield later in the afternoon.

Under 12: The U12's recorded a 5-3 to 2-4 win over Ballinahinch in Shallee last Friday. There is now a two week break before they play Ballina in the next round

Tipperary: Best of luck to Patrick Maher, John Madden and the Tipperary senior hurling team in their Munster semi-final against Limerick, and to Brian Hogan and the Intermediate team in their semi-final with Limerick.

Well done to the senior footballers on their great win over Cork in the Munster semi-final. Anyone interested in tickets for the Munster Final should get their requests into Shane Brophy by Friday, 24th June

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €8,250 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.

Lorrha CountryFest 2016: We enjoyed a successful launch of Lorrha CountryFest 2016 in the GAA Centre last Wednesday evening. Thank you to all those who came across in big numbers to give their support and to many of the artists who attended.

Tickets are on sale for Lorrha CountryFest 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, Tradstone and Brendan Liffey. Tickets (€20) can be purchased from Kevin Molloy (0876738986), Joe Dolan (0879673124), Graham Downes (0879905870), from Kelly's Village Store Rathcabbin, Friars Tavern Lorrha, SuperValu Portumna, County Arms Hotel Birr, Abbey Court Hotel Nenagh, Lar na bPairce Thurles or online at

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