Lorrha GAA News for 20 May

November 8, 2018

Senior: The second round of the County Championship takes place on 27-28 May but Lorrha have a bye as Holycross face Knockavilla Kickhams in our group. Our game with Knockavilla will be in late June at the earliest.

Lorrha's next game is likely to be a home league game against Ballina in 2-3 weeks.

Junior: Lorrha's game away to Burgess in Kilcolman has been put back to Saturday 27th May at 7pm. This Friday, Lorrha host Roscrea in Moatfield at 7.30pm.

Minor: Lorrha Rovers Gaels footballers Minor 'B' Championship match against Silvermines wasn't played last week.

Under 12: Hard luck to the U12 footballers who suffered an agonising 2-5 to 1-7 defeat to Moneygall in the North 'B' Final in Borrisokane last Wednesday.

Parish League: for U10's & 12's will start on Tuesday 23rd May in Moatfield at 6.30pm. Team lists will be available in the National Schools this week. Anyone not on the list and interested in playing are welcome to attend on the evening or contact juvenile chairman Tom Kennedy 0879191689.

Celtic Challenge: Well done to Daniel O'Donoghue who started at wing forward and scored two points for the Tipperary North-Mid Under 17 team who beat Offaly in the Celtic Challenge last Wednesday. This evening (Wednesday), they play Laois in Portlaoise at 7.30pm.

Camogie: Well done to the Lorrha junior camogie team who defeated Ballina to retain the County Junior 'B' League title at The Ragg last Saturday.

Congratulations to Emily Needham, Frances Bulger, Lisa Duggan, Celine Guinan and Niamh Ryan who were on the Shannon Rovers U14 Camogie team who won County 'B' final last Wednesday and now go on to represent Tipperary in Feile na nGael.

Tipperary: Best of luck to Patrick Maher, Brian Hogan, John Madden and the Tipperary senior hurling team in their Munster Championship quarter final against Cork this Sunday.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: The 2017/2018 Tipperary Draw has been launched with the first draw taking place in the coming weeks with 12 monthly draws for a prize fund of €500,000. In 2016/2017, 120 people joined the Draw from the club and we are very grateful for your support. This yielded over €6000 for the club as €50 from every entry into the draw comes back to Lorrha GAA. The draw saw €1200 in prizes coming back to three lucky winners.

All existing draw members have been issued with their receipts and forms to rejoin. To those that are interested in joining for the first time, the draw costs €100 per year with excellent prizes. We are looking to increase our membership for the coming year and we would ask you to consider strongly the opportunity of joining the draw.

The success of the Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw over the past 30 years has helped provide the facilities and the equipment for all our players to develop their skills and give you, our supporters great enjoyment week in week out. To join, contact any club officer, draw coordinator Margaret Gleeson, promoters, fill out the form on brochures in last weeks local newspapers or do so online at

Cul Camp: This years Lorrha Kellogg's Cul Camp takes place in Moatfield from Monday 24th to Friday 28th July from 10am to 2.30pm each day. Camp is open for 6-13 year olds, to register, go to and find the Lorrha camp in the Tipperary listing. The camp costs €60 for one child, €50 for a second and €40 for a third or more children and they will be provided with full camp kit.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €6300 with a Match 3 pot of €120. You can play online at

Social Dancing: continues on Friday night with music from Pat Hayes from 9.30pm til late.