Lorrha GAA News for 22 March

November 8, 2018

Lotto: The numbers drawn last week were: 3 – 9 – 13 – 30. No Winner.

Lucky Dips: Kenneth Cleary, SMS Mannion, Michael O'Sullivan, Mary Seymour Padraig Deane. Promoters: Shane Brophy, Brophys, Mulrooney's Gala.

Our jackpot now stands at €14,550. Thank you for your continued support. You can also play our lotto online at where it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.

Senior: The senior hurlers went down 3-14 to 3-12 to Clonoulty/Rossmore in Moatfield on Sunday morning. Trailing by seven points early in the second half, Lorrha made a strong comeback but came up just short. Lorrha now fall into section three with their next game taking place this weekend. Check fixtures for details.

Under 21 Football: Lorrha take on Borrisokane in the North 'B' semi-final in Ballingarry this Thursday, 20th March at 8pm. If they win, the final will take place in Portroe next Sunday at 11.30am. Best of luck to the players and mentors.

Under 14: The U14's begin their Football Championship campaign on Wednesday, 2nd April against Portroe in Moatfield.

Under 12: The U12's begin their football campaign against Burgess in Moatfield on this Saturday, 22nd March at 5.30pm.

Membership: is now due and thanks to all who have paid so far. 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).

All adult and juvenile players need to be insured before they take part in games to be covered by the Players Injury Scheme. The closing date for all membership is 31st March; with all members then being entered into a draw for 2 All Ireland Hurling Final tickets. Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at

National Draw: Thanks to everyone who supported the National Club draw. Our in-club draw took place on St Patrick's Night. News of the lucky winners next week.

Club Gear: Orders are now being taken for specially designed Lorrha GAA Club gear, designed by Masita. Images of the gear are on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Windbreaker Jacket – €40; Rain Sweatshirt – €30; Tracksuit top – €30; Polo-shirt – €30; T-shirt – €25; Gear bag – €30. All gear is available in all sizes and is ideal for supporters to wear and also a presents for Lorrha friends and family overseas. Orders can be made by contacting Secretary Shane Brophy 0876989612. Closing date for orders is Friday, 21 March as a bulk-order has to be submitted.

All County Table Quiz: Well done to our team of Aidan, Pauline & Niall McIntyre and Maria Brophy who finished tied fourth in the All County Table Quiz final in Thurles last Friday night.

Easter Camp: Lorrha GAA Club will be hosting an Easter Camp in Moatfield between Tuesday 22nd and Thursday 24th April from 10am to 1pm each day. Cost is €20 per child.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: We ask all promoters to keep their subscribers up to date as we come towards the end of the current draw.

Best of Luck: to John Madden (selector) and the Portumna hurling team in the All Ireland Club Final against Mount Leinster Rangers on St Patrick's Day.

Sports Hall or Function Room booking: If anyone or any sports team would like to use of our facilities, which include a sports hall, gym or training field with floodlights or function room, contact Sean Mannion 087-3643031, Declan O'Meara (0872609314) or William Harding (083-3158170)

Social Dancing: continues in the GAA Clubhouse on Friday night to the music of Dermot Lyons. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Cahalan family, Curraghgloss on the death of Elizabeth Cahalan who died last week. May she rest in peace.