Lorrha GAA News for 27 February

November 8, 2018

Senior: Lorrha will host Moyne-Templetuohy in the opening round of the County Challenge Cup in Moatfield on the weekend of 5-6 March.

Lorrha will play Portroe in the opening round of the County Championship on weekend 9-10 April. Clonoulty/Rossmore and Kilruane MacDonaghs will follow in that order.

Under 21: Lorrha will play Moneygall/Clonakenny in the second round of the U21 'B' Football Championship this weekend. Check North Board fixtures.

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €5,850 with a Match 3 pot of €100. Thank you for your continued support. You can play our lotto online at where it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.

Membership: for 2016 is now due. Rates were also confirmed with all inclusive of Gym membership: €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership for 12 months); €20 – Juvenile (16 and under); €90 – Family (2 adults and 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children).

Closing date for membership for all adult and juvenile players is the last day of February to be insured in training and games while the closing date for all membership is 31st March. This date will be strictly enforced and no monies will be accepted beyond this date. It is important to remember that our total number of adult members by 31st March is the number the County Board will use towards our ticket allocations for Tipperary games so it is in your interest to have membership paid by then. Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at

Gear Order: Due to a number of inquiries, another order is being put together for Lorrha gear. To order, contact Graham Downes 0879905870. Closing date is 26th February, deposits required.

1916 Commemoration Day: Lorrha GAA Club in association with Lorrha & Dorrha Historical Society are hosting a 1916 Commemoration Day and celebration of local heritage in the GAA Centre, Moatfield on Easter Sunday, 27th March at 3pm.

All are invited to attend events which include a celebration of Lorrha GAA and a reenactment of hurling from the 1916 era which promises to be an exciting event as the parish is split into four mixed teams which will battle for their townland. This will be followed by a reading of the proclamation of independence and raising of the tri-colour by schoolchildren from Lorrha, Rathcabbin and Redwood National Schools.

These activities will be followed by refreshments in the Clubhouse and traditional music from local band Tradstone and guest musicians. There will also be prizes for the best adult and child outfit as everyone is urged to dress in the style of 1916.

Anyone who would like to participate in anyway on the day, please contact: David Broderick (Cultural Officer, 0863308172); James Heenan (0872031798); Graham Downes (Club Chairman 0879905870); Michael O'Meara (0868379300).

Poker Classic: Lorrha GAA Club will be holding a Poker Classic in the GAA Centre on Saturday, 12th March from 8pm. Tickets €10 are currently on sale and there will also be a draw as part of the night.

Lorrha CountryFest 2016: Tickets (€20) are available from Kevin Molloy (0876738986) for this years Country Music Festival at Moatfield which takes place on Sunday, 17th July from 12 noon to 7pm. Line-up includes Mike Denver, Robert Mizzell, Louise Morrissey, The Conquerors, Johnny Brady, Pete Kennedy, Sean Slattery & The Connections as well as local band Tradstone. A day not to be missed!

Social Dancing: on Friday night to the music of Declan Aungier. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.