Lorrha GAA News for 30 January

November 8, 2018

Auction: The Auction and Sale of Work will take place on Sunday, 31st January at 2pm. Six weeks after the original date, we finally hold our annual winter auction which as always will have plenty of fuel and farm produce.

Fun Wall competition: As part of the Auction & Sale of Work on Sunday, there will also be a Fun Wall competition in the Sports Hall for both adults and juveniles. Trophies are on the way from our friends at Lyons in Killimor. A big thank you to Ute and Lisa Duggan, Louise & Katie Downes and to Nóirín Cronin and James Dunne for their work in painting the mural on the wall last weekend.

Coaching Course: A Foundation Coaching course will take place in the club over two nights on Thursday, 28th January & Wednesday, 3rd February in the GAA Centre. Anyone undertaking the course must have completed a Child Welfare Course in advance which will take place this evening (Wednesday, 27th January) in the GAA Centre at 7pm at €10 per person. To book your place on the coaching course, contact Coaching Officer JP Houlihan 0879061521 or Louise Mannion 0876598387.

Juvenile Presentation Night: The Lorrha U12 footballers, U13 hurlers and the Lorrha Rovers U16 hurlers will be presented with their 2015 divisional championship medals this Saturday night, 30th January in the GAA Centre at 7.30pm. Special guests will be our own Patrick Maher and Tipperary captain Brendan Maher. All are welcome to attend.

Senior Hurling: Lorrha have been drawn with Kilruane MacDonaghs, Clonoulty-Rossmore and Portroe in the group stage of the County Senior Hurling Championship.

Lotto: Our jackpot is now €5,400 with a Match 3 pot of €100. Thank you for your continued support. You can play our lotto online at where it is easy to play every week. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5.

Membership: for 2016 is now due. 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).

Closing date for membership for all adult and juvenile players is the last day of February to be insured in training and games while the closing date for all membership is 31st March. This date will be strictly enforced and no monies will be accepted beyond this date. It is important to remember that our total number of adult members by 31st March is the number the County Board will use towards our ticket allocations for Tipperary games so it is in your interest to have membership paid by then.

Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at

Poker Classic: A date for your diary, Lorrha GAA Club will be holding a Poker Classic in the GAA Centre on Saturday, 12th March from 8pm. Tickets currently on sale and there will also be a draw as part of the night.

Gaeltacht Scholarships: Forms are available for 2nd, Transition & 5th year Secondary School members to apply for a Gaeltacht Scholarship during the summer. Details and forms are with Shane Brophy. Closing date for return of forms to the County Board is Sunday, 14th February.

Lorrha CountryFest: Tickets (€20) are available from Kevin Molloy for this years Country Music Festival at Moatfield which takes place on Sunday, 17th July.

Social Dancing: on Friday night to the music of Glenn Flynn. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am