Lorrha GAA News for 25 August

November 8, 2018

Senior: The seniors will complete their Seamus O Riain Cup campaign this Saturday 25th August when they face Ballina in Toomevara at 4.30pm, unfortunately neither side can progress at this stage.

Under 21: Lorrha have an outstanding North U21 'B' hurling championship first round game against Shannon Rovers which is likely to be played in the coming weeks.

Minor: Lorrha Rovers Gaels were held to a 3-6 to 0-15 draw by Roscrea in the North Minor 'A' Hurling Championship in Cloughjordan last Thursday. The draw sees the team finish second after the group stage and will play Toomevara in the semi-final on Thursday 30th August. Kiladangan face Roscrea in the second semi-final.

Under 16: Last Monday week, Lorrha Rovers they played Ballina in Moatfield and lost narrowly 2-19 to 3-15. Regardless the team have progressed to a quarter final on Monday 3rd September against Toomevara in Toomevara.

Under 14: Lorrha will play Newport in the North U14 'B' hurling semi-final in Newport on Wednesday 29th August at 7.00pm.

Under 12: Hard luck to the Under 12's who were defeated by a fine Borris-Ileigh side, 3-14 to 2-6 in the North 'A' Hurling final last Thursday. In winning 7 games to reach the final, this team went on a great run, playing with great skill and desire. Well done to the coaches for preparing the team so well and we look forward to seeing them develop in the years to come.

Panel: Con O’Meara, Lee Hogan, Killian Fitzgerald, Paul Cahalan, Kedagh Broderick, Robert Duffy (Capt), Liam Donoghue, Conor Kennedy, Jake Donnellan Houlihan, Niall Duggan, Nicholas Perry, Jason Houlihan, Aaron McDonagh, Cian Claffey, Sarah Gorman, Emma Deegan, Ben Hough, Ava Young, William O'Meara. Mentors: JP Houlihan, David Broderick, Martina Duffy & Hubert Duggan.

Under 11: Lorrha are taking part in the U11 Hurling Plate and are in the 'B' grade. They started last Monday with a 2-4 to 2-2 defeat, away to Kiladangan. This Friday, they host Newport at 7.00pm

Tipperary: Best of luck to the Tipperary Under 21 Hurlers in the All Ireland final against Cork on Sunday.

Hard luck to Clodagh McIntyre and the Tipperary Intermediate Camogie panel who were defeated by Down in the All Ireland semi-final last Saturday.

Best of luck to Darragh Guinan (U14) and Colm Fogarty & Michael Tierney (U16) who have been selected on Tipperary panels for this Saturday's inter-county hurling tournaments.

Lotto: The jackpot is €6,00 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: in the GAA Centre on Friday to the music of TR Dallas. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Sympathy: The club would like to sympathise with the Kinsella family on the death of Aidan Kinsella, Castelawn, Ennis, Co. Clare and formerly of Fadden, Carrig, who passed away recently. May he rest in peace.