Lorrha GAA News for 28 April

November 8, 2018

Senior: A poor start saw Lorrha fall to a 3-22 to 2-14 defeat to Kilruane MacDonaghs in the North Senior Hurling Championship in Borrisokane on Saturday. Speedy recovery to Jack Maher who sustained a serious hand injury in the game.

Lorrha's next championship game won't be until Tipperary's championship campaign is an and end. They return to league action on the weekend of 19-20 May against Burgess.

Junior Hurling: The North Junior 'B' League game against Ballinahinch has been rescheduled for Friday 27th April in Shallee at 6.30pm

Under 21: Lorrha will be away to Shannon Rovers Gaels in the opening round of the North Under 21 'B' Hurling Championship on the weekend of 5-7 May.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels were in action twice last week in games rearranged from the snow. Firstly, they lost 4-8 to 2-4 to Ballina in Moatfield, before falling 1-12 to 2-6 to Ballinahinch/Templederry on Saturday. Those results put them into a quarter final against Kilruane MacDonaghs which will be played this Thursday 26th April in Cloughjordan at 7.00pm with the winners progressing to the semi-finals next Monday.

Under 14: Lorrha's next game in the 'B' football championship is on this evening, Wednesday 25th April, away to Borris-Ileigh at 7.00pm. On Saturday, 28th April, they play Newport in Moatfield at 3.00pm

Under 12: Lorrha will play Kiladangan in the North 'B' Football semi-final on Friday 27th April in Moatfield at 7.00pm

Healthy Club: Lorrha & Dorrha GAA Healthy Club Project will host a Mental Health Awareness Evening & introduction to the Health Clubs Project in the GAA Centre, Moatfield on Tuesday 8th May at 8.00pm. Present will be John McElhinney of Mental Health Ireland talking about general Mental Health, and also former Tipperary senior hurler John Leahy who is an Addiction Counsellor on the topic of Substance Abuse. This is a free event for everyone from 12 years or older. Refreshments will be served after. All are welcome.

Third Level: Congratulations to Brian Hogan who was selected on the Third Level All Stars hurling team for his performances with Maynooth University this year.

Lotto & Tipperary Draw Package: The new Tipperary Clubs Draw starts on Friday 11th May. Last year, the club had 153 subscribers and we are looking to increase that figure with half the ticket sales staying with the club. We are also have a special package where those who join the Tipp Draw and the Lorrha GAA lotto for one year, can do so for €180 (52 lotto draws for the price of 40). Club members will be promoting both draws in the coming weeks and we ask for your support.

Lotto: The jackpot is €3,450 with a Match 3 pot of €120. You can play online at

Social Dancing: in the GAA Centre on Friday night to the music of Pat Daly. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the McLoughney, O'Meara and Gleeson families on Sean McLoughney, Ardcroney, who passed away last week. May he rest in peace.