Lorrha GAA News for 21 April

November 8, 2018

Senior: Lorrha went down to a disappointing 1-22 to 3-10 defeat to Moycarkey/Borris in the first round of the Seamus O Riain Cup in Moneygall on Sunday. First half goals from Jamie Lewis and Eoin McIntyre (2) gave Lorrha three point lead at half time but it proved insufficient against a well-drilled Mid Tipp side.

Attention turns to the North Championship first round game against Kilruane MacDonaghs will be played on Saturday 21st April in Borrisokane at 6.30pm

Junior Hurling: The league game against Ballinahinch due to have been played last Friday was postponed because of a number of players required for the senior team and will be rescheduled.

Minor Hurling: Lorrha Rovers Gaels started their Minor 'A' Hurling campaign last Thursday against Ballina in Nenagh and recorded an impressive 2-22 to 0-17 win. Daniel O'Donoghue, James Guinan, Jack Ryan, Ollie Cleary, Colm Fogarty and Alan O'Meara lined out for Lorrha in the amalgamation. Round 2 takes place after the exams on 21st or 28th June, with Lorrha Rovers away to Toomevara.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels hosted Ballina in a rearranged round 1 game in Moatfield last evening Tuesday, but were defeated 4-8 to 2-4. Their next game is away to Ballinahinch/Templederry in Templederry this Thursday evening at 7.00pm

Under 14: Lorrha's next game in the 'B' football championship is on Wednesday 25th April, away to Borris-Ileigh at 7.00pm.

Under 12: Lorrha secured top spot after the round robin section of the 'B' football championship following a 2-5 to 0-3 win over Burgess in Kilcolman last Friday. Lorrha will play Kiladangan or Borrisokane in the semi-final on Friday 27th April.

Lotto & Tipp Draw Meeting: An important meeting of all lotto promoters and draw workers, and Tipperary Clubs Draw promoters will take place in the Clubhouse on Wednesday 18th April at 8.30pm. Anyone who wishes to get involved in either capacity are welcome to attend also. Refreshments will be provided.

Healthy Club: Lorrha & Dorrha GAA Healthy Club Project will host a Mental Health Awareness Evening & Introduction to the Health Clubs Project in the GAA Centre, Moatfield on Tuesday 8th May at 8.00pm. Present will be John McElhinney of Mental Health Ireland talking about general Mental Health, and also former Tipperary senior hurler John Leahy who is an Addiction Counsellor on the topic of Substance Abuse. This is a free event for everyone from 12 years or older. Refreshments will be served after. All are welcome.

Third Level: Congratulations to Brian Hogan who was selected on the Third Level All Stars hurling team for his performances with Maynooth University this year.

Lotto: The jackpot is €3,150 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: in the GAA Centre on Friday night to the music of Michael Sexton. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Dog Fouling: Dogs are not to be walked or let loose on our club grounds under any circumstances. Recent instances of dog fouling are a potential health hazard for players who train and play on these pitches.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the family and friends of Mick Carroll, Derry, Rathcabbin, who passed away over the weekend. May he rest in peace.