Lorrha GAA News for 27 January

November 8, 2018

Auction: Our annual Auction is on Sunday 4th February at 2.00pm. Timber cutting has begun. All help would be appreciated.

Medal Presentation: The Under 21, Junior, Under 12 & Under 11 hurlers, and Junior Camogie team will receive their North & County medals for 2017 at a Presentation Night in Moatfield on Saturday 10th February. Music by Joe Casey & Co. All are welcome to attend.

Membership: for 2018 is now due. €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership); €20 – Juvenile (16 & under); €90 – Family (2 adults & 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. 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 Members can also log onto to get their new GAA Rewards card.

Refereeing: A foundation course, organised by Tipperary County Board for new referees, will take place over four nights in February. Please contact North Referees Coordinator Philip Kelly for further info 0872863683.

Courses: A Foundation and Level 1 Coaching course and a Child Welfare course are coming up soon in North Tipperary. Anyone who wishes to or needs to undertake any of these courses please contact Tom Kennedy or Kathleen gleeson by this Thursday 25th January.

Gaeltacht Scholarships: Gaeltacht Scholarships forms from Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann in 2018 are now available. Scholarships are confined to 2nd year, TY and 5th year students. Previous recipients of Tipperary GAA Gaeltacht scholarships cannot apply. Students should immediately book a course directly from one of the three nominated Munster Irish Colleges on the application form. This should be done asap as popular dates are booked out quickly. Students wishing to secure a scholarship from Tipperary GAA should complete the application form and submit it through the Club. The secretary of the GAA Club must sign the form and attach a reference letter supporting the applicant's application before returning it to the Co Rúnaí. Please note the club recommending the successful applicant will be contributing €75 to the scholarship along with the Division, Co Board and Munster Council. Interviews for the scholarships will be held in Thurles around the end of February to establish each candidate's suitability. Once the student is notified that they have been successful they must secure a receipt for their fee payment from the Irish College where they have registered. Once this receipt is received by the Co Rúnaí the scholarship cheque for €300 will be posted out directly to the students home. The closing date for the receipt of Gaeltacht Scholarship applications is Friday 2nd February.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €3,300 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: continues on Friday night with music of Sam O'Doherty, from 9.30pm til late.