Lorrha GAA News for 4 February

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

Lotto: Our jackpot now stands at €14,800. 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.

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. Children must wear runners, shinguards and helmets.

Garda Vetting: All selectors involved with teams upto 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 8th February.

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

Gym: Our gym is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7.00 to 9.30pm and on Saturdays from 12-3pm. Gym cost is €3 per session for all club members and €5 per session for non members. 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.

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.

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

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA would like to sympathise with the Carroll family, Johnstown, on the death of Frances Carroll who died last week. May she rest in peace.
The club would also like to sympathise with the Dagg family, Grange, on the death of Alice Shaw Fortal who died recently. May she rest in peace.