Lorrha GAA News for 6 August

November 8, 2018

Premier 12’s North Finals: The Finals of the Premier 12’s hurling were held in Moatfield on Saturday last. It was a thoroughly succesful day dulled only by the rain that arrived mid morning. Thanks to Juvenile Chairman Sean Mannion and his large crew of helpers for having everything superbly organised with the reduce sized pitch on the main field in superb condition as well as those who prepared food in the Clubhouse. Well done also to the eight teams who provided four very good games, to referee’s TP Sullivan and John Cleary, also to North Tipperary Bórd na nÓg for allowing us to host the finals and for also organsing the piper to lead all the teams onto the field which made the day extra special for all the teams. Thanks also to Patrick & Kevin Maher, Ken Hogan and Jo Needham for presenting the medals to the teams after the games.

Lotto: Our jackpot now stands at €10,900. 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.

Senior: The seniors exited the county championship following a narrow defeat to Templederry in Cloughjordan on Friday last. Despite playing the majority of the game with only 14 men, Lorrha could have forced extra time or even won the game but the lads showed great character to dig in and almost pull off a win. (See Match Report).

Junior: The Juniors take on Roscrea this weekend in their final group game needing a win to give themselves any chance of making the quarter finals. the match is in Ballingarry on Saturday @ 7.00pm.

Minor Hurling: Our game against Toomevara was postponed last week and has been rescheduled for this Thursday, 4 August in Cloughjordan @ 7.00pm.

U16: The U16’s travelled to Templederry on Monday, news next week. Next Monday, 8 August, Lorrha host Portroe in Moatfield @ 7.00pm.
Congratulations to Brian Hogan who has made the Tipperary Under 15 panel for the Carrigdhun Tournament in Cork later this month.

U14: Training continues every Thursday evening from 7.00 to 8.00pm.

Super Camp: The GAA Super Camp scheduled for Dolla has been rescheduled for Thurles from August 16th to 18th. This camp will should be very useful to any players or clubs wishing to give their players three days of development and blitzes under quality coaches.

Tipperary Tickets: Tickets for the All Ireland semi-final between Tipperary and Dublin on 14 August can now be ordered by contacting Shane Brophy before Tuesday, 9 August. Stand – €40; Club Pass Stand (Canal End only) – €20; Terrace – €20; Family Tickets – €40 for adult + €5 for a juvenile.

Parish Golf Outing: The Lorrha Parish Golf Outing takes place in Birr Golf Club on Saturday, 27 August. Tee Times available from 9.00am. Timesheet with Tony Coen on 087-6219639.

Sports Hall or Function Room booking: Anyone interested in using the Function Room, Sports Hall, Gym or the Clubhouse for any event can contact Sean Mannion on 087-3643031.

Tipperary Draw: We are now three months into the 2011/2012 Draw and all promoters are asked to gather all outstanding monies as soon as possible.

Old Time Dancing: continues on Friday night to the music of Pat and Richie. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.