Lorrha GAA News for 29 March

November 8, 2018

Lotto: Our jackpot now stands at €14,850. 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.

Senior: The seniors exited the Challenge Cup at at the quarter-final stage of the Holohan Cup following a 1-19 to 2-13 defeat to Eire Og Annacarty in Annacarty last Saturday evening. Lorrha's next competitive game is in the first round of the County Championship against Carrick Davins on weekend 12-13 April.

Junior: The Junior 'B' hurlers were due to get their League campaign under way against Borris-Ileigh this Saturday but that game has been cancelled as Borris have pulled out of the league.

Under 21 Football: The Under 21 Footballl semi-final against Borrisokane due to have taken place tonight (Wednesday) has been postponed

Minor Football: The Minor footballers get their campaign underway on 2-3 April at home to Borrisokane.

Under 14: The U14's begin their Football Championship campaign on Wednesday, 2nd April against Portroe in Moatfield.

Under 12: Well done to the U12's who got their Football campaign underway last Saturday with a 5-3 to 0-3 win over Burgess in Moatfield. This Saturday, they travel to play Templederry.

Membership: is now due and thanks to all who have paid so far. Rates were also confirmed with all inclusive of Gym membership: €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership for 12 months); €20 – Juvenile (16 and under); €90 – Family (2 adults and 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children).

All adult and juvenile players need to be insured before they take part in games to be covered by the Players Injury Scheme. The closing date for all membership is 31st March; with all members then being entered into a draw for 2 All Ireland Hurling Final tickets. Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at

National Draw: Thank you to all those who took part in the National Draw. The club sold 398 tickets with all funds staying with the club. While we didn't win any of the national prizes, we did have an In-club for a prize fund of €500. The winners were: €300 – Fergus Gorman, Annagh; €100 each to Willie Reddin, Cullagh and Kieran Flannery, Banagher.

Club Gear: Orders are now being taken for specially designed Lorrha GAA Club gear, designed by Masita. Images of the gear are on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Windbreaker Jacket – €40; Rain Sweatshirt – €30; Tracksuit top – €30; Polo-shirt – €30; T-shirt – €25; Gear bag – €30. All gear is available in all sizes and is ideal for supporters to wear and also a presents for Lorrha friends and family overseas. Orders can be made by contacting Secretary Shane Brophy 0876989612. Closing date for orders is Friday, 21 March as a bulk-order has to be submitted.

Easter Camp: Lorrha GAA Club will be hosting an Easter Camp in Moatfield between Wednesday 23rd and Friday 25th April from 10am to 1pm each day. Cost is €20 per child.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: Well done to Dearbhla Coen who won €200 in the weekly Tipperary GAA Draw recently. Things brings to €2,300 in prizes won by Lorrha subscribers this year. We ask all promoters to keep their subscribers up to date as we come towards the end of the current draw.

Well done: to John Madden (selector) and the Portumna hurling team on their All Ireland Club final victory

Sports Hall or Function Room booking: If anyone or any sports team would like to use of our facilities, which include a sports hall, gym or training field with floodlights or function room, contact Sean Mannion 087-3643031, Declan O'Meara (0872609314) or William Harding (083-3158170)

Social Dancing: continues in the GAA Clubhouse on Friday night to the music of Dermot Lyons. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.