Lorrha GAA News for 28 July

November 8, 2018

JuniorHurling: Lorrha v Borris-Ileigh in Cloughjordan on Sunday, 29 July at 7.30pm.

Minor: Kildangan 0-11 Lorrha 0-15
The Lorrha minors secured an important victory in the Minor championship when they left Puckane with a four point win on Wednesday last. The final scoreline was a little to close for comfort as we had plenty of chances to make the ending a lot less nerve wracking.
Lorrha took a seven points to three lead to half time but that lead was cut in half soon after half time. But Lorrha responded well to all that Kildangan threw at them and held out for a four point win.
Team: Willie Maher; Conor Haugh, Diarmaid Mannion, Sean O’Meara; Andrew Hoctor, Graham Houlihan, Ciaran Duggan; Brendan Fogarty, Ciaran Haugh; Cian Hogan, Patrick Maher, Eoin O’Meara; David Fogarty, Brendan O’Brien, Sean Cleary.
Next game v Kilruane MacDonagh’s in Moatfield on Friday next, 27 July at 7.30pm.

Under 16: Lorrha travelled to Newport on Monday night last to take on the home side but Newport Gaels were far too strong despite Lorrha putting in a battling performance. Newport Gaels 4-11 Lorrha 0-8.

Under 14: Lorrha qualified for the semi-finals of the Under 14 B Hurling Championship with a 3-13 to 4-9 win over Silvermines in a thrilling final group game in Dolla on Wednesday evening last.

Tickets: The Club will not be issuing tickets for this Saturdays re-fixed All Ireland Hurling Quarter Finals. Anybody who wishes to purchase tickets must order them from Shane Brophy or Tina Young by Thursday evening. Anybody who bought tickets for the original fixture on Sunday through the club and whom cannot attend this weekend can return the tickets to the club and you will be refunded.

Parish Golf Outing: The 2007 Lorrha Parish Golf Outing takes place in Birr Golf Club on Saturday, 25 August. Tee Times available from 8.30am to 1pm and a time sheet is in operation by contacting Tony Coen on 090-9747972

Lotto: The numbers drawn this week were: 12 – 22 – 28 – 30. No Winner.
The €7,500 Jackpot will be drawn on Sunday night in The Clubhouse with Team 1 in charge of the draw. Thank you for your continued support.
You can play the Lorrha GAA Club Lotto Online by going to our website: and clicking on the lotto icon. The number of players who have joined is growing by the week. You can register your numbers for 4 to 52 weeks and get free entries on the length of time you enter for.

Old Time Dancing: Our Old Time Dancing continues in the GAA Clubhouse on Friday night to the music of Sam Doherty. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Lorrha Camogie Notes

Junior A Championship

Lorrha were unlucky to lose out to Duharra in the first round of the championship in Moatfield on Saturday evening. Lorrha lead three points to no score at half time and increased their lead after half time but the visitors finished strongly and emerged narrow winners.
Team: Mary Needham; Mairead O’Meara, Michelle Moran, Ciara Bergin; Aoife Brady, Caoimhe Kennedy, Collette Cleary; Catherine O’Meara, Beibhinn Kennedy; Ann Hough, Michelle Kennedy, Eimear Hough; Grainne Hough, Pauline Hoctor, Jessica Kennedy. Subs used: Sarah Moran, Megan O’Meara.

Next game v Moycarkey. Details next week.

Church Gate Collection:
A big thank you to everyone who gave so generously to our Church Gate Collection A total of €823 was collected. Also thank you to Cllr Michael O’Meara for his support.

Congratulations to all our girls who have been involved with County teams this year.
Best wishes to our girls who are travelling and playing camogie abroad in Boston, New York and Australia this summer.
Finally birthday greetings to all girls who have celebrated 18th and 21st birthdays recently.