Lorrha GAA News for 27 May

November 8, 2018

Senior: The second round of the County Championship takes place this weekend but Lorrha have a bye as Holycross face Knockavilla Kickhams in our group. Our game with Knockavilla will either be on weekend 11th or 18th June.

Lorrha's next game is likely to be a home league game against Ballina.

Junior: The Junior hurlers enjoyed an emphatic 7-19 to 3-10 win over Roscrea in Moatfield last Friday. Lorrha are through to the league semi-final with one game to spare, away to Burgess in Kilcolman this Friday 26th May at 7.30pm.

Celtic Challenge: Well done to Daniel O'Donoghue who started at midfield for the Tipperary North-Mid Under 17 team who beat Laois in the Celtic Challenge last Wednesday. This Saturday, they play Galway MacDonagh in Nenagh at 2.30pm.

Under 12: The Hurling Championship will begin on Friday 2nd June.

Under 14: Hurling Championship begins on Wednesday 7th June.

Tipperary: Hard to Patrick Maher, Brian Hogan, John Madden and the Tipperary senior hurling team in their Munster Championship quarter final against Cork this Sunday.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: The 2017/2018 Tipperary Draw begins on Friday, 2nd June with 12 monthly draws for a prize fund of €500,000. In 2016/2017, 120 people joined the Draw from the club and we are very grateful for your support. This yielded over €6000 for the club as €50 from every entry into the draw comes back to Lorrha GAA. The draw saw €1200 in prizes coming back to three lucky winners.

All existing draw members have been issued with their receipts and forms to rejoin. To those that are interested in joining for the first time, the draw costs €100 per year with excellent prizes. We are looking to increase our membership for the coming year and we would ask you to consider strongly the opportunity of joining the draw.

The success of the Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw over the past 30 years has helped provide the facilities and the equipment for all our players to develop their skills and give you, our supporters great enjoyment week in week out. To join, contact any club officer, draw coordinator Margaret Gleeson, promoters, fill out the form on brochures in last weeks local newspapers or do so online at

Cul Camp: This years Lorrha Kellogg's Cul Camp takes place in Moatfield from Monday 24th to Friday 28th July from 10am to 2.30pm each day. Camp is open for 6-13 year olds, to register, go to and find the Lorrha camp in the Tipperary listing. The camp costs €60 for one child, €50 for a second and €40 for a third or more children and they will be provided with full camp kit.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €6450 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: continues on Friday with music from Ciaran Rosney from 9.30pm til late.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Tooher family on the passing of Tom Tooher, who died recently. May he rest in peace.