Lorrha GAA News for 4 March

November 8, 2018

Senior: Lorrha will play JK Brackens in Templemore in the first round of the County League Division 2B on Sunday 12th March at 12 noon. On Sunday 26th March, Lorrha will be home to Burgess before having subsequent games v Roscrea (away) and home to both Ballina and Holycross/Ballycahill.

Junior: Lorrha will contest group 2 of the North Junior 'B' Hurling League with Moneygall, Shannon Rovers, Roscrea, Burgess and Ballinahinch.

Under 21: The draw was made for the U21 'B' Hurling Championship last week and Lorrha have been grouped with Borrisokane, Shannon Rovers Gaels and Silvermines with the top two teams progressing to the semi-finals.

Minor: Lorrha Rovers Gaels will face Roscrea at home in the first round of the Minor 'A' Hurling Championship, following the leaving cert exams. The championship will be on a round-robin basis with games against Nenagh, Kilruane, Silvermines, Toomevara and Kiladangan with the top four teams progressing to the semi-finals.

The Minor 'B' Football Championship was redrawn and Lorrha Rovers Gaels are now in with Kiladangan, Silvermines and Moneygall/Clonakenny with the first round on the weekend of 18 March.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers first round football championship match against Nenagh Eire Og was postponed last Saturday due to the inclement weather. They will hope to get their campaign underway against Inane Rovers this Saturday, 4th March in Moatfield at 3pm.

Poker Classic: The club are holding our annual fundraising Poker Classic in Moatfield on Saturday 11th March from 9.00pm. Entry fee is €20 with a prize fund of €1,500 pro rata. Tickets are now on sale from players and committee members.

Membership: for 2017 is now due. €90 – Adult player; €50 – Minor/College student; €30 – Non-playing Adult (+€70 extra for gym membership); €20 – Juvenile (16 and under); €90 – Family (2 adults and 2 children, capped at €100 for three or more children). All players (juvenile and adult must have their membership paid before matches begin)

Closing date for membership is 31st March as 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 Members can also log onto to get their new GAA Rewards card.

Lotto: Our jackpot is €4,650 with a Match 3 pot of €100. You can play online at

Social Dancing: on Friday night with Derek Veale. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Lorrha on TV: The popular Country Music show “Ireland's Country” on Showbiz TV (Sky channel 266), presented by Brendan McGee and Mike Ryan will have an episode on Lorrha on Tuesday 7th March at 8pm. Local historian James Heenan features in the show and gives an inside into the history of the parish while Sean Mannion will chat about our Friday night Social Dancing in the GAA Centre.