Lorrha GAA News for 18 November

November 8, 2018

Under 21: Huge congratulations to our under 21 hurlers who bridged a 34 year gap to win the North Tipp 'B' Hurling final following a gritty 1-4 to 0-6 final win over Silvermines in Toomevara on Saturday. Played in very soft conditions, the game was a real battle and despite not scoring in the second half, Brian Hogan's first half goal proved to be the difference.

Lorrha now progress to the County semi-final on weekend 25-26 November where they will play Golden Kilfeacle or Cappawhite Gaels who meet in the West final next weekend.

Fundraiser: The clubs 2500-to-1 fundraising draw with a prize fund of €10,000 will go ahead on Saturday 2nd December. We are urging all club members to make one final push to get the tickets sold for what is a vital fundraiser for the club. Your support would be appreciated.

Juvenile Table Quiz: Lorrha Juvenile Club's annual fundraising table quiz in Moatfield has been put back to Saturday 2nd December at 8.00pm.

Scor: The North final of Scor na nOg takes place in Borrisoleigh on Friday 17th November. Anyone wishing to take part in competitions including Figure Dancing, Solo Singing, Recitation/Storytelling; Ballad Group; Stage Presentation; Instrumental Music; Set Dancing and Table Quiz should contact any senior or juvenile club officer.

AGM: The Annual General Meeting of Lorrha GAA Club will take place in Moatfield on Tuesday 19th December at 8.00pm

Gear Order: The Club are putting together a gear order ahead of Christmas. Go to our facebook page to see details of what is on offer and how to order by closing date of Friday 24th November.

Juvenile Fitness Session: Noel Hogan has offered to do an evening workshop in Moatfield with juveniles in the parish from under 10 up to under 16 (Parent to attend also). It is called neutral adaption training and includes strength and stability in the ankles, knees, hips, glutes and quads. The cost to parents is €10 for a RIPTOOL resistance band which is supplied on the night and which is kept by the juveniles to practice at home. This would be of great benefit to the boys and girls. To register your interest or for more information contact Juvenile Club Chairman Tom Kennedy at 087 9191689

Lotto: Our jackpot is €3,6000 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

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