Lorrha GAA News for 24 April

November 8, 2018

Lotto: Our jackpot reached a record high of €17,900 this week. Thanks to everyone who is supporting our lotto, which is the clubs main source of fundraising. With the jackpot currently high, the number of players is growing by the week, particularly online on where it is easy to play the lottery every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.

Support Your Club: If you are a Vodafone customer, you can now support Lorrha GAA club by signing up to Vodafone Support your Club for free. At no cost to you, 5% of your monthly bill or top-up will go directly to the club. Club members and supporters need to register at

Senior: The senior league game against Kilruane MacDonaghs was deferred to Tuesday evening with Lorrha winning 3-17 yo 0-13. Lorrha could also have a league game this Sunday away to Moycarkey/Borris. Check county fixtures for details. Our second North Championship game v Roscrea has been fixed for Cloughjordan on Saturday, 1 May @ 5pm.

Junior: The Juniors got off to a winning start in the league with a 1-10 to 1-8 win over Moneygall on Sunday. It was a good win despite playing much of the second half with 14-men. Next up is a trip to Templederry on Saturday @ 7pm.

U21 Hurling: The Lorrha v Toomevara U21 game last Saturday failed to finish with Lorrha winning by two points at the time. A formal decision on the game is awaited from the North Board as to whether Lorrha progress to the next round.

Minor: The minors got off to a winning start last Thursday with a hard-earned 1-8 to 1-6 win over Borrisokane in Moatfield. The team had a game against Shannon Rovers Gaels on Monday last and lost 2-9 to 1-7. Round three game v Ballina in Moatfield on Wednesday, 28 April @ 7pm.

U16: The U16s were knocked out of the championship after a 2-5 to 1-6 defeat to Kilruane MacDonaghs last week

U14: Lorrha are now through to the North ‘C’ Final and are awaiting their opponents.

U12: The Under 12’s suffered a late defeat to Ballinahinch in their latest game last Friday. Next game v Portroe in Moatfield on this Friday @ 6.30pm.

U8&10: Training moves to Moatfield on Wednesday evening from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

U15: Well done to Christopher Fogarty who was a sub for North Tipperary in their Interdivisional final success against Mid Tipp in Toomevara on Saturday.

Cúl Camp: This years Lorrha GAA Cúl Camp will take place on the week of 19-23 July. The camp is open to all boys and girls from age six upwards. Each participant will receive a kit which will include jersey, socks, togs and gear bag. Application forms are being distributed through the schools this week. The cost for one child is €55, two children €100 and three children €135. All enquiries to Martina Houlihan 087-9138248.

Tipp Draw. All outstanding money from 09/10 is to be paid asap. New draw is starting in early May. A meeting of club promoters will be arranged shortly.

Old Time Dancing: Old Time Dancing continues on Friday night to the music of Denis Doyle. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.