Lorrha GAA News for 20 August

November 8, 2018

Junior Hurling: Lorrha received a walkover from Moneygall in the third round last Saturday. Lorrha play Ballina this Saturday at 7pm in Moatfield in our final group game. Both teams are through to the quarter finals but the result will determine who finishes second and third and who plays Silvermines or Ballinahinch in the quarter finals.

Minor: Lorrha Rovers Gaels went down to a narrow 0-21 to 1-17 defeat to Portroe in Portroe last Wednesday. This evening (Wednesday) they host Borrisokane in Ballinderry at 7pm needing a win to stay in the hunt for the semi-finals.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers played Kilruane MacDonaghs in round 5 last Monday week and lost 2-8 to 0-10. Last Monday in their penultimate game, they took on Silvermines in Dolla but lost 4-8 to 1-13. Next Monday, 22nd August in their final group game we play Borris-Ileigh in Ballinderry at 6.30pm.

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers Gaels had a comprehensive win over Newport in the North 'B' quarter final in Moatfield last Wednesday. This evening (Wednesday) at 7pm, they play Burgess in the semi-final in Moatfield. All support would be appreciated.

Under 12: Congratulations to the Under 12 hurlers and management of Denis Duffy, Caroline O'Brien, John Moylan and Michael O'Meara on guiding the team to the North 'C' title in Portroe on Saturday. We wish them the best in the County semi-final against West champions Lattin-Cullen/Aherlow in Borrisoleigh this Saturday 20th August at 1.30pm

Tipperary: Congratulations to Patrick Maher, Brian Hogan, John Madden and both the Tipperary senior and minor hurling teams on their All Ireland semi-final wins against Galway on Sunday.

Best of luck to the Tipperary senior footballers in the All Ireland semi-final against Mayo this Sunday.

All Ireland Football Semi-Final Tickets: can still be bought online or through Centra and SuperValu stores. The club does not have any more tickets for the game.

All Ireland Hurling Final Tickets: It is hoped to have the draw for All Ireland Final tickets late next week to get them into circulation as early as possible to allow those that aren't successful in the draw to get searching. Tickets will be drawn among fully paid up 2016 members only.

Lorrha Parish Golf Outing: takes place at Portumna Golf Club on Saturday 27th August with tee-times available from 9am to 12.45pm. This years captain in Pascal Moran and the President is Martina Taaffe. Timesheet is in operation from Pascal 0872245040, 0860477404 or Tony 0876219639

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €9750 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.

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