Lorrha GAA News for 25 February

November 8, 2018

Hogan Cup: A poor last ten minutes saw Lorrha lose 1-16 to 0-11 to Moneygall in the 2012 Hogan Cup quarter final in Moneygall on Sunday. Speedy recovery to Cian Hogan who picked up an ankle injury.
The 2011 Hogan Cup final against Borris-Ileigh will be played in the coming weeks.

U14 & U16: Training continues this Friday in Moatfield @ 7.00pm.

U10 & U12: Training continues in the Sports Hall, Moatfield on Tuesday evenings from 6.30-7.30pm.

U8: Training U8s continues on Friday in the Sports Hall, Moatfield @ 6.45pm. Children must wear runners, shinguards and helmets.

Gaeltacht Scholarships: Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann is offering a limited number of Gaeltacht Scholarships to 2nd level students in the county. These Scholarships are limited to those students currently in 2nd, 5th and Transition Years. Please contact Shane Brophy 90876989612) by this Saturday, February 25th. Students who have already booked a place in a Gaeltacht College and paid a deposit cannot avail of this scheme.

Car Draw Fundraiser: A Fundraising Car Draw will take place on St. Patrick’s Night, 17 March. Top prize is a Volkswagon Polo (kindly supplied by Al Hayes Motors, Portumna) with second and third prizes of 42” and 28” Flat Screen TV’s. There will also be a 28” Flat Screen TV as prize for the seller of the ticket for the car. The Promoter that sells the most tickets will get €150 and voucher for The Thatch Cottage, Ballycommon.
The Draw will also be part of a Social Night in the Clubhouse where the senior hurlers will be presented with their Division 2 League winners medals for 2011s.
Tickets are €20 each or three for €50 and are selling well. Promoters will be calling to each house in the parish so no one will be left out. Tickets can be bought from any committee member or can be bought on online on our club page on

Lotto: The numbers drawn were: 7 – 22 – 25 – 26. No Winner.

The Lucky Dips were: Thomas Ward, Timmy Houlihan, Mary Duffy, Mary Hogan, Michael Hogan.
The Promoters were: Kelly’s, Joe Cleary and John McLeish. Our jackpot now stands at €15,250. 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.

Membership: for 2012 is now due with the closing date being March 31st. All an encouraged to sign-up before this date as it will count towards our Tipperary ticket allocation later all those that sign up before the end of March will be entered into a draw for 2 Stand Tickets to the All Ireland Hurling Final.
Adult Player – €50; Non-Playing Adult – €30; Students & Minors – €20; Juveniles (16 & under) – €15; Family Membership (2 Adults & 2 Juveniles) – €80. Each additional child is €10 each. Membership is payable to registrar Tadhg Nevin or online on our club page on

Sports Hall or Function Room booking: If anyone or any sports team would like to use of our facilties which include a sports hall, gym or training field with floodlights or function room, contact Sean Mannion on 087-3643031.

Gym: Our gym is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7.00 to 9.30pm and on Saturdays from 12-3pm. Gym cost is €3 per session for all club members and €5 per session for non members. Membership for the year is €150 while Family Membership for the Gym is €200. For further information, contact Graham (087-9610002), Tadhg (087-4125642) or Sean (087-3643031).
There is also a special class on a Thursday night for those who wish to train at a slower pace from 7.00-8.00pm.

County Board Season Ticket: Application forms are available from the club for the Tipperary County Board’s Premier Gold Plus Package where for €200 you get a GAA Season Ticket to attend all Tipperary’s National League games and first Munster Championship game (value €85); free admission to all 31 county finals in all grades in hurling and football in Tipperary for 2012; and full membership (worth €100) for the 2012-2013 County Board Draw.

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