Lorrha GAA News for 24 March

November 8, 2018

Senior: The senior hurlers recorded their second win in Division 2 of the County League with a hard earned 0-15 to 1-11 win over Holycross-Ballycahill in Moatfield on Bank Holiday Monday.

Lorrha's next game was due to be in the first round of the North Championship against Kilruane MacDonaghs on Easter Sunday but the inclement weather has put that under threat, depending on Tipperary's progress in the hurling and football leagues.

Junior: Lorrha's opening game against Kiladangan was called off on Bank Holiday Monday and will be rescheduled. They now face Silvermines in Dolla this Saturday at 4.00pm.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels were due to begin their Under 16 'A' Football Championship campaign against Ballina in Moatfield on Monday 26th March but the game has been deferred.

Under 14: Lorrha were due to play Newport in the semi-final of Feile 'B' Hurling blitz last Monday but was postponed and has been rescheduled for this Saturday 24th March in Ballina at 11am, with the final at 12.30pm if they progress.

In the U14 'B' Football Championship, Lorrha begin on Wednesday 28th March against Kiladangan in Moatfield at 6.30pm.

Under 12: The U12 football championship continues on Friday 23rd March with both teams playing Kilruane MacDonaghs in Cloughjordan from 6.00pm.

Under 6, 8 & 10: On Monday, 2nd April, a six week course for under 6, 8 & 10 players will start in the Complex in Moatfield from 6.30 to 7.30pm. This course will develop movement and coordination in a games based and fun way. It will also be age specific. The course costs €2 per night per child. Places are limited so contact Juvenile chairman Tom Kennedy 0879191689 to confirm.

Membership: for 2018 is now due. €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership); €20 – Juvenile (16 & under); €90 – Family (2 adults & 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children).

Closing date for all membership is 31st March. It is important to remember that our total number of adult members by 31st March is the number the County Board will use towards our ticket allocations for Tipperary games so it is in your interest to have membership paid by then. Membership can be paid to registrar Louise Mannion or online at

First Aid Course: The club organised a First Aid Course on Thursday last in the GAA Centre. Thanks to all who took part.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €4,650 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: continues on Friday night with music of Checkers, from 9.30pm til late.