Lorrha GAA News for 20 February

November 8, 2018

Senior: The Seniors hurlers have been drawn at home to Moyne-Templetuohy in the first round of the County Challenge Cup which will get underway on weekend 5-6 March.

Lorrha will play Portroe in the opening round of the County Championship on weekend 9-10 April.

Under 21: Shorn a number of players due to injury, the under 21 footballers lost 3-8 to 1-2 to Ballinahinch/Templederry in the opening round of the North 'B' Championship in Moatfield on Sunday. Lorrha will next play Moneygall/Clonakenny in the next two weeks.

Under 6 & 8: Training starts in the Sports Hall this Friday, 19th February at 7pm

Under 10: Training starts this Saturday, 20th February, time to be confirmed

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €5,700 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.

Membership: for 2016 is now due. Rates were also confirmed with all inclusive of Gym membership: €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership for 12 months); €20 – Juvenile (16 and under); €90 – Family (2 adults and 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children).

Closing date for membership for all adult and juvenile players is the last day of February to be insured in training and games while the closing date for all membership is 31st March. This date will be strictly enforced and no monies will be accepted beyond this date. It is important to remember that our total number of adult members by 31st March is the number the County Board will use towards our ticket allocations for Tipperary games so it is in your interest to have membership paid by then. Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at

Registration Night: There will be a membership registration night for adults and juveniles this evening (Wednesday) in the GAA Centre from 8-9.30pm

Gear Order: Due to a number of inquiries, another order is being put together for Lorrha gear. To order, contact Graham Downes 0879905870. Closing date is 26th February, deposits required.

Poker Classic: Lorrha GAA Club will be holding a Poker Classic in the GAA Centre on Saturday, 12th March from 8pm. Tickets €10 are currently on sale and there will also be a draw as part of the night.

Lorrha CountryFest 2016: Tickets (€20) are available from Kevin Molloy (0876738986) for this years Country Music Festival at Moatfield which takes place 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 as well as local band Tradstone. A day not to be missed!

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

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Molloy family on the death of Tony Molloy, Roughan, who passed away last week. May he rest in peace.

Lorrha GAA Club would also like to sympathise with the Brophy family on the death of Noel Healy, late of Clonmel and Manor-Hamilton, Co. Leitrim, who passed away last week. May he rest in peace.