Lorrha GAA News for 2 July

November 8, 2018

Junior: The Junior lost their grip on the North Junior 'B' League title following a 4-7 to 1-15 defeat to Ballina in a semi-final playoff in Ballina last Friday evening. Attention now turns to the championship which starts this weekend but Lorrha have a bye. Our Championship campaign will begin in the subsequent groups where we have been grouped with Moneygall, Newport, Ballina and Templederry.

Minor: Lorrha Rovers begin their Minor 'B' Championship campaign on Thursday 7th July at home to Silvermines.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers begin their U16 'A' Hurling Championship away to Nenagh Eire Og next Monday evening at 6.30pm

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers made it four wins from four in the championship with a 2-13 to 2-4 win over Ballinahinch/Templederry in Moatfield last Wednesday. This evening (Wednesday) they are away to Borrisokane at 6.30pm while next Wednesday they play Burgess in Moatfield.

Under 12: Lorrha completed their group stage with a comfortable win over Ballina last Friday evening. They have now topped the group and progressed to the semi-finals

Tipperary: Best of luck to the Tipperary senior footballers in the Munster Final against Kerry on Sunday. Also to the minor hurlers who face Cork in the Munster semi-final on Thursday.

Munster Hurling Final Tickets: Anyone interested in tickets for the Munster Hurling Final between Tipperary and Waterford on July 10th should get their requests into Shane Brophy by this Friday, 1st July. As stand tickets are likely to be in limited supply, a draw might have to take place.

Cul Camp: The 2016 Kellogg's Cul Camp in Lorrha takes place between 25th to 29th July. Register online at

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €8,550 with a Match 3 pot of €120. 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: 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 Checkers. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.