Lorrha GAA News for 21 May

November 8, 2018

Senior: Lorrha return to competitive action on Friday evening when they travel to Clonakenny to take on the home side in the quarter final of the James Holohan Cup. Throw-in is at 7.30pm.

Following that, Lorrha will face Roscrea in the first round of the North Championship which will take place on 28-29 May or 4-5 June.

Junior: The Junior hurlers recorded an impressive 3-20 to 2-8 win over Kiladangan in their last group game of the league in Moatfield on Sunday evening. The win keeps Lorrha in the hunt for a semi-final place, depending on the outcome of the Kiladangan v Portroe game.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels played Inane Rovers in the North U16 'A' Football final on Monday but fell to a 3-8 to 0-8 defeat. Hard luck to the players and mentors but it was a great achievement to get to the final and we look forward to the hurling championship in the coming weeks.

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers Gaels defeated Kiladangan 2-9 to 1-3 in the North 'B' Football semi-final in Moatfield last Wednesday evening. They will play Ballinahinch/Templederry in the final this Thursday, 19th May in Puckane at 7pm. Your support would be appreciated.

Feile: Lorrha will be hosting a team from Antrim as part of Feile na nGael which is being held in Tipperary & Waterford this year from June 17th-19th.

Tipperary: Best of luck to Patrick Maher, Brian Hogan, John Madden and the Tipperary senior hurling team in their Munster Championship first round game against Cork in Thurles on Sunday.

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €7,650 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.

Tipperary Clubs Draw: for 2015-2016 has now concluded. All promoters and subscribers are asked to bring your accounts up to date and contact Margaret Gleeson. The 2016-2017 draw will get underway next Friday night and if you want to join, contact any club officer. Tickets are €100 for an excellent prize fund of €500,000 with 12 monthly draws.

Lorrha CountryFest 2016: Tickets are on sale for Lorrha CountryFest 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! Tickets (€20) can be purchased from Kevin Molloy or at

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

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Boothman family on the passing of former GAA President Jack Boothman who died last week. Mr Boothman was President of the GAA in 1993 when he officially opened our club grounds at Moatfield.