Lorrha GAA News for 3 June

November 8, 2018

Senior: Holycross' sixteen point win over Knockavilla Kickhams last Saturday means Lorrha will face Kickhams in a winner takes all final group game in the championship. A win or a draw for Lorrha would see us progress to the O'Riain Cup quarter finals while the loser of the game will enter the relegation playoffs.

Lorrha's next game is likely to be a home league game against Ballina on 24/25 June.

Junior: The Junior hurlers recorded a 2-20 to 0-16 win over Burgess in Kilcolman last Friday. They will now play Borrisokane in the League semi-final on Friday 9th June in Moatfield at 7.30pm

Celtic Challenge: Hard luck to Daniel O'Donoghue and the Tipperary North-Mid Under 17 team who were defeated by Galway McDonagh in the Celtic Challenge last Saturday. This Saturday, they play Galway Maroons in Portumna at 7.00pm.

Under 14: Lorrha Rovers Gaels hurlers begin their championship campaign on Wednesday 7th June, away to Borris-Ileigh at 6.30pm

Under 12: The Hurling Championship will begin this Friday 2nd June when Lorrha host Kilruane MacDonaghs in Moatfield at 7.00pm

Under 6: The club would like to thank Colm Kennedy of Tearaways Activity Centre, Clonmona for sponsoring a new set of jersey's for our under 6 hurlers.

Schools: Congratulations to Rathcabbin NS who won the County Under 11 F Hurling title at the Cumann na mBunscoil County finals in Semple Stadium last Thursday. After defeating Gurtagarry NS in the North final, they defeated Lismackin NS in the semi-final before beating Skeheenarinky NS 4-6 to 3-3 in an exciting final in Thurles.

Hard luck to the schools U13 hurlers who lost 4-6 to 1-6 in the North final against Gurtagarry NS.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: The 2017/2018 Tipperary Draw begins this Friday, 9th 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 Sam O'Doherty, from 9.30pm til late.