Lorrha GAA News for 26 April

November 8, 2018

Under 21 Hurling: Lorrha 2-13 Borris-Ileigh 3-10
Lorrha came from behind to secure a draw against Borris-Ileigh in the Under 21 Championship on Sunday afternoon last.
Lorrha were slow to start and conceded an early goal. A free from Kevin Maher went all the way to the net and second from John Lambe gave Lorrha a one point half time lead. There was very little between the sides in the second half and a late Kevin Maher free rescued a draw for Lorrha.
Team: Willie Maher; Ciaran Duggan, Garrett O’Meara, Andrew Hoctor; Graham Houlihan, Kevin Maher (0-3 fs), Brendan Fogarty; Patrick Maher (0-2), Eoin O’Meara; Cian Hogan, John Lambe (1-0), Conor Sullivan (0-1); Sean Cleary (0-6 fs), Jack Maher (0-1), Willie Hough. Sub: Ciaran Haugh.
Next game: Lorrha v Kilruane MacDonaghs in Ballinderry on Saturday next, 26 April at 7pm.

Junior Hurling: Toomevara v Lorrha in Toomevara on Sunday next, 27 April at 12.30pm.

Minor Football: Lorrha suffered a heavy defeat to Newport Gaels in Newport on Friday night last on a scoreline of 2-12 to 0-4. Lorrha’s next game is against Nenagh Eire Og in Moatfield on Friday night at 7pm.

Under 14 Football: Lorrha got their championship off to a good start with a 2-6 to 1-6 victory over Kilruane in Cloughjordan on Wednesday last. Lorrha now take on Portroe in Moatfield on Wednesday (tonight), 23 April at 7pm.

Under 8, 10’s & 12’s: Outdoor training continues in Moatfield on Saturday at 11am.

Membership: Membership for 2008 is now available and only fully paid-up members can put their names into the draw for Championship tickets. €30 – Adult Players; €20 – Non Playing Adults; €15 – Minor/College Students and Juveniles (with match ticket entry); €10 – Juveniles (without match ticket entry). All membership is payable to club registrar Jack Maher or any committee member.

Tipp Draw: The 2008/2009 Tipperary Draw will get underway in May and our draw coordinators will be calling on existing players in the next few weeks. New players are also welcome with €50 from every ticket going to the club.
The club are also offering a Lorrha Lotto/Tipp Draw package where for €200, you would be entered into the Lorrha lotto for one year and the Tipperary Draw. Anyone interested should contact the club secretary on 086-0515324.

Golf Classic: Lorrha GAA Club will be holding a Golf Classic in Birr Golf Club on Friday, 20 June. The entire day has been booked with the timesheet being operated by Mick Liffey (087-2578370) and Tony Coen (087-6219639). A team of four will cost €240 with a meal being provided afterwards. More details over the coming weeks.

Congratulations: to the Tipperary senior hurlers on winning the National Hurling League and to the footballers who achieved promotion on Sunday

Lotto: The numbers drawn on 14 April were: 1 – 2 – 21 – 24. No Winner.
The Lucky Dips were: Susan Hogan, Betty Houlihan, Liam O’Meara, Kieran Behan and Brid O’Meara. The Winning Promoters were: The Ferry Inn, Geraldine O’Meara and The Clubhouse.
You can also play the Lorrha GAA Club Lotto Online by going to our website: and clicking on the lotto icon or going to The number of players who have joined is growing by the week. It is easy to play and players can play for a number of weeks meaning they don’t have to play every week.

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

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