Lorrha GAA News for 8 March

November 8, 2018

Lotto: The numbers drawn last week were: 2 – 18 – 28 – 30. No Winner.

Lucky Dips: Ann H Amyth, Ned Dervan, Catherine Burke, Nora Kelly, Carmel Hackett. Promoters: Noreen Lewis, John McLeish, Sean Mannion.

Our jackpot now stands at €14,250. 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 senior hurlers were edged out by one point by Mullinahone in the Senior Challenge Cup in Mullinahone last Sunday. Lorrha now progress into the losers section where they will play either Clonoulty/Rossmore or Upperchurch/Drombane on St Patrick's weekend

Under 21 Football: Lorrha were due to host Ballina this weekend but this game looks set to be put back by one week.

Under 14: The U14's begin their Football Championship campaign on Wednesday, 26 March against Portroe in Moatfield

Under 12: The U12's begin their football campaign against Burgess in Moatfield on Saturday, 22nd March.

North Tipp: Michael Dolan was a member of the North Tipp U16 Football team who took part in the County Divisional tournament last Saturday in Thurles.

Membership: 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).

All adult and juvenile players need to be insured before they take part in games to be covered by the Players Injury Scheme. The closing date for all membership is 31st March; with all members then being entered into a draw for 2 All Ireland Hurling Final tickets. Membership can be paid to club registrar Louise Mannion or can also be done online at

National Draw: Closing date for the sale of tickets is fast approaching on 7th March as ticket stubs have to be in Dublin for the main draw on St Patrick's Day. Tickets are €10 each with prizes ranging from a trip to Australia for the International Rules series next October to trips to New York, All Ireland final tickets etc. There will also be an in-club fund for those who buy their tickets for the draw. A prize fund of €500 has been set aside but if we sell 1000 or more tickets, the prize fund will rise to €1000. The In-club draw will take place at a special Irish Night in the Clubhouse on Sunday, 16th March on the eve of St Patrick's Day.

Funds raised from the draw will go towards repairing the damage to the goalposts and nets damaged by the storm before Christmas. Tickets are on sale from club officers and all the adult players. Your support is appreciated.

Club Gear: Orders are now being taken for specially designed Lorrha GAA Club gear, designed by Masita. Images of the gear are on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Windbreaker Jacket – €40; Rain Sweatshirt – €30; Tracksuit top – €30; Polo-shirt – €30; T-shirt – €25; Gear bag – €30. All gear is available in all sizes and is ideal for supporters to wear and also a presents for Lorrha friends and family overseas. Orders can be made by contacting Secretary Shane Brophy 0876989612. Closing date for orders is Friday, 21 March as a bulk-order has to be submitted.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: We ask all promoters to keep their subscribers up to date as we come towards the end of the current draw.

Sports Hall or Function Room booking: If anyone or any sports team would like to use of our facilities, which include a sports hall, gym or training field with floodlights or function room, contact Sean Mannion 087-3643031, Declan O'Meara (0872609314) or William Harding (083-3158170)

Social Dancing: continues in the GAA Clubhouse on Friday night to the music of J&S Sound. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.

Sympathy: Lorrha GAA Club would like to sympathise with the Guinan family on the death of Dympna Guinan, Redwood, and the Sutton and Bourke families on the death of Eamon Sutton, Rathcabbin. May they rest in peace.