Lorrha GAA News for 28 January

November 8, 2018

Car Draw Fundraiser: A Fundraising Car Draw will take place on St. Patrick’s Night, 17 March. Top prize is a Volkswagon Polo (kindly supplied by Al Hayes Motors, Portumna) with second and third prizes of 42” and 28” Flat Screen TV’s. There will also be a 28” Flat Screen TV as prize for the seller of the ticket for the car. The Promoter that sells the most tickets will get €150 and voucher for The Thatch Cottage, Ballycommon.
Tickets are €20 each or three for €50 and are selling well. Promoters will be calling to each house in the parish over the next two weeks so no one will be left out. Tickets can be bought from any committee member or can be bought on online on our club page on
Thanks to Silvermines GAA club for allowing us to promote the draw at Dolla on Sunday last.

Lotto: The numbers drawn last week were: 4 – 5 – 16 – 26. 
No Winner.
The Lucky Dips were: Valerie Lewis, Bridie Hartnett, Joe Dolan, Niall Brophy and Maureen Gaynor.
The Promoters: John McLeish, Margaret Gleeson and The Friars Tavern.
Our jackpot now stands at €14,650. Thank you for your continued support.
You can also play our lotto online at where it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.

Help Required: A number of windows in the Clubhouse were smashed in the early hours of Sunday morning, January 15th. If anyone saw anything or anyone suspicious in the vicinity of the Clubhouse is to contact Nenagh Garda Station on 067-31333.

U14 & U16: Training continues this Friday in Moatfield @ 7.00pm.

U10: Training continues in the Sports Hall, Moatfield on Tuesday from 6.30-7.30pm.

Indoor Hurling: for U8 boys and girls continues on Friday in the Sports Hall, Moatfield @ 6.45pm. Membership for juveniles will also be collected on the night. Children must wear runners, shinguards and helmets.

Juvenile Presentation: Well done to the U16 boys who received their North football medals and the Gaelic4girls players who received their certificates and medals from a recent blitz at a function in the Clubhouse on Saturday evening last.

Gaelic4Girls: A meeting of Gaelic4Girls will take place on this Thursday, 26th January in the Clubhouse @ 8.00pm.

Garda Vetting: All selectors involved with teams up to and including minor grade that have not already been Garda Vetted are to get the form from juvenile secretary Louise Mannion this week as the deadline is approaching.

Sports Hall or Function Room booking: If anyone or any sports team would like to use of our facilties which include a sports hall, gym or training field with floodlights or function room, contact Sean Mannion on 087-3643031.

Membership: for 2012 is now due with the closing date being March 31st. All an encouraged to sign-up before this date as it will count towards our Tipperary ticket allocation later all those that sign up before the end of March will be entered into a draw for 2 Stand Tickets to the All Ireland Hurling Final.
Adult Player – €50; Non-Playing Adult – €30; Students & Minors – €20; Juveniles (16 & under) – €15; Family Membership (2 Adults & 2 Juveniles) – €80. Each additional child is €10 each. Membership is payable to registrar Tadhg Nevin or online on our club page on

Tipperary Calendar: The 2012 Tipperary GAA Calendar is now available at just €10. The price also includes membership of the Friends of Tipperary Football and entry into a draw for Tipperary hurling or football Season Tickets. Calendars can be bought from Shane Brophy. Deadline for entry to the draw is this Saturday night.

Tipperary Clubs Draw: Congratulations to Michael Naylor, Ballyduff, who won €200 in the January Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw. A reminder to all our members to have their accounts up to date with the current draw coming to an end in March.

Gym: Our gym is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7.00 to 9.30pm. Gym cost is €3 per session for all club members and €5 per session for non members. Gym Membership for the year is €150 while Family Membership for the Gym is €200. For further information, contact Graham (087-9610002), Tadhg (087-4125642) or Sean (087-3643031).
There is also a special class on a Thursday night for those who wish to train at a slower pace from 7.00-8.00pm.

Old Time Dancing: continues on Friday night to the music of Cúpla. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.