Lorrha GAA News for 26 August

November 8, 2018

Senior: Our senior hurlers have been drawn against JK Brackens in the quarter final of the O Riain Cup and this game will be played on weekend of 9-10 September

Junior: The Junior hurlers received a walkover from Roscrea last Saturday in our third game. Lorrha are through to the semi-final with one game to be played against Moneygall in a few weeks time.

Under 21: With our minor campaign at and end, all minors are asked to train with the adult teams in advance of the under 21 championship which is due to begin in mid September against Silvermines

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels played Borrisokane in their final group game last Monday but were defeated 3-10 to 3-9. The defeat meant they played Burgess in a playoff last Thursday in Moatfield where they won 3-14 to 1-5. This win set up a quarter final against Nenagh Eire Og last Monday evening but suffered a 5-24 to 2-7. Thanks to the players and mentors for their efforts this year.

Under 12: Congratulations to our under 12's who progressed to the County 'B' Hurling final following a 1-11 to 1-3 win over Drom & Inch in Nenagh last Saturday.

They will play Father Sheehys in the final in Dundrum, this Sunday 27th August at 1.00pm; one of four finals in the venue on the day. We wish the players and mentors all the best and urge our supporters to make the trip to West Tipp for the game.

Tipperary: Best of luck to Colm Fogarty who is on the Tipperary Under 15 panel for the annual Munster 'B' Tournament in Clarecastle this Saturday.

Fundraiser: The club has launched a 2500-to-1 fundraising draw with a prize fund of €10,000. We have 2,500 tickets valued from 1 cent to 2500 cents (€25) and when you accept to take a ticket, you scratch off a hidden section and the value in this section is what you pay for the ticket, it could be 1 cent, €25, or any value in between. All tickets bought will be entered into a draw in late September for a top prize of €5,000 with eleven ther prizes ranging from €2,000 to €200. Your support would be appreciated.

Parish Golf Outing: takes place this Saturday 26th August in Birr Golf Club. This years Captain is Seamus J King. Timesheet from 9am to 12.45pm and to book your time contact Seamus King 0872246245

Lotto: Our jackpot is €8,400 with a Match 3 pot of €120. You can play online at

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

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Devaney family and Borris-Ileigh GAA Club on the passing of the great Liam Devaney. May he rest in peace.