Lorrha GAA News for 5 May

November 8, 2018

Senior: Lorrha's next championship game won't be until Tipperary's championship campaign is an and end. They return to league action on the weekend of 19-20 May against Burgess.

Junior Hurling: The Junior 'B' hurlers have progressed to the North League final following a 4-20 to 0-15 win over Ballinahinch in Shallee last Friday. With no team coming through as runner-up from the other group due to walkovers conceded, Lorrha, as our group winners, progress to the final where they will play Portroe or Silvermines on 19th or 26th May.

Under 21: Lorrha will be away to Shannon Rovers Gaels in the opening round of the North Under 21 'B' Hurling Championship this Friday, 5th May in Ballinderry at 7.00pm. This competition is in a knockout losers/group format.

Under 16: Lorrha Rovers Gaels were in action in quarter final against Kilruane MacDonaghs last Thursday in Cloughjordan and were defeated 5-12 to 2-4. Attention now turns to the hurling championship.

Under 14: Lorrha were due to have two games over the last seven days, starting last Wednesday where they were defeated away to Borris-Ileigh, however on Saturday they conceded a walkover to Newport.

This evening (Wednesday) they host Kilruane MacDonaghs in Moatfield at 6.45pm and on Wednesday 9th May they play Burgess in Kilcolman at 6.45pm

Under 12: Lorrha played Kiladangan in the North 'B' Football semi-final in Puckane on Tuesday evening and won 2-6 to 1-2. The final takes place next Saturday 5th May in Templederry at 4.00pm with Burgess as the opponents.

Under 10: The U10's had a good game against Shannon Rovers last Saturday.

Under 8: The U8's took part in a blitz on Saturday and played three games against Shannon Rovers, Borrisokane and Portroe. Thanks to Kiladangan GAA and GDA Paudie Malone for organising.

Healthy Club: Lorrha & Dorrha GAA Healthy Club Project will host a Mental Health Awareness Evening & introduction to the Health Clubs Project in the GAA Centre, Moatfield next Tuesday 8th May at 8.00pm. Present will be John McElhinney of Mental Health Ireland talking about general Mental Health, and also former Tipperary senior hurler John Leahy who is an Addiction Counsellor on the topic of Substance Abuse. This is a free event for everyone from 12 years or older. Refreshments will be served after. All are welcome.

Lotto & Tipperary Draw Package: The new Tipperary Clubs Draw starts on Friday week, 11th May. Last year, the club had 153 subscribers and we are looking to increase that figure with half the ticket sales staying with the club. We are also have a special package where those who join the Tipp Draw and the Lorrha GAA lotto for one year, can do so for €180 (52 lotto draws for the price of 40). Club members will be promoting both draws and we ask for your support.

Tickets: Tipperary will begin the Munster Championship campaigns on the weekend of 19 & 20th May. Due to the new hurling format and the short turnaround between games, it will be impractical for tickets to be distributed through the club. Supporters are encouraged to buy your tickets in advance either through SuperValu or Centra stores, or through the website. Tickets for all Tipp’s matches are now on sale and can be bought for €5 cheaper than you would on the day of the game.

Cul Camp: This years Kellogg's Cul Camp in Lorrha takes place from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th July. Registration only online aw Cost is €60 for 1st child; €50 for 2nd child; €40 for 3rd and subsequent children.

Lotto: The jackpot is €3,450 with a Match 3 pot of €120. You can play online at

Social Dancing: in the GAA Centre on Friday night to the music of Unity. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.