Lorrha GAA News for 26 September

November 8, 2018

Senior: Our seniors exited the senior championship on Sunday evening as Borris-Ileigh pulled away in the closing ten minutes to win a closely fought encounter in Nenagh, winning 2-16 to 1-13. See match report
The squad still have one game remaining and that is the Seamus O’Riain Cup Final against Kilruane MacDonaghs. No date has been fixed as yet for the game.

U21: The replay of the Under 21 ‘A’ quarter final against Kildangan takes place this Sunday in Cloughjordan @ 1pm. Best of luck to the players and mentors

U16: Pride of place this week goes to out Under 16s who won the North title beating Ballina in Puckane on Saturday afternoon. In a very tight game, Lorrha won through 0-11 to 2-4. See Match Report.
Well done to the players and mentors on winning the title for the first time in 12 years. Next up is a county semi-final against the South champions which could be next weekend. Check website for full fixture.

Football: Thomas MacDonaghs won the North Senior Football title for the third year in a row beating Fr. John Kenyons by seven points in Borrisoleigh last week.

College Bursaries: Application forms are now available for third level students for the GAA’s National Bursaries scheme. If granted, bursaries are worth €1000 per year. There is also an additional scheme for those that attend college in Munster. Closing date is 1 November.

Support Your Club: If you are a Vodafone customer you can now support the Lorrha club by signing up to Vodafone Support Your Club for free. At absolutely no cost to you 5% of your monthly bill or top up will go directly to the club. Club members and supporters also need to register at

First Aid Courses: Borrisokane Community College are offering a first aid course this autumn. The course will be for six weeks, from 7-9pm every Thursday night commencing on the 1st of October. The cost of the course is €120 per adult (includes cost of certificate from The Red Cross). Contact Eileen Forde on: 067-27808/27268 or 0872061066 or via email

Lotto: All lotto draws take place in the GAA Clubhouse on Monday night. The draw takes place at 10pm and all are welcome to attend. Thank you for your continued support.

Old Time Dancing: Old Time Dancing resumes on Friday night to the music of Brian McDermott. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.