Lorrha GAA News for 8 September

November 8, 2018

Lotto: Our jackpot now stands at €19,450. 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: Hard luck to our senior hurlers who went down by one point to Roscrea in round three of the County Senior Hurling Championship in Cloughjordan on Sunday on a 2-12 to 1-14. The club would like to thank the players and mentors for their effort throughout the year, particularly after picking things up mid-season after a disappointing North Championship. Also a speedy recovery to Cian Hogan who suffered a nasty head injury during the game.
Junior Football: Lorrha took on Inane Rovers in the first round of the North Junior ‘A’ Football Championship in Ballinderry on Tuesday evening. News next week. Borrisokane are also in our group and that game take place in Ballingarry on Saturday, 15 September at 3.00pm
Minor Hurling: Lorrha Rovers take on Kilruane MacDonaghs in the next round of the Minor ‘A’ Hurling Championship on Friday, 14 September at 6.00pm.
Under 16: Lorrha lost 4-15 to 3-12 to Borrisokane in their final group game in the Under 16 ‘B’ Hurling. Despite failing to win a game, Lorrha performed well and could have won at least four of the games. There is plenty of potential for the future. Thanks to the players and mentors for their efforts.
Tipperary: Well done to the Tipperary Intermediate hurlers in their All Ireland Final victory over Kilkenny in Thurles last Saturday evening.
Best of luck to the Tipperary minor hurlers in this Sunday’s All Ireland final against Dublin in Croke Park.
Well done to Brian Hogan who was goalkeeper on the Tipperary Under 16 ‘A’ team that took part in the Tipperary Supporters Club All Ireland Under 16 Hurling Tournament last weekend. Tipp beat Antrim but lost to Limerick in the group stages. They missed out on the Cup semi-final but lost to Kilkenny in the Shield semi-final
All Ireland Final Tickets: Tickets for the All Ireland Hurling Final will be drawn for among fully paid up club members only on Wednesday, 5th September at 9.00pm in the Clubhouse.
First Aid and Defibrillator Training: The club will be organizing a course following healthy expressions of interest. We are currently looking at dates in September and October to hold the course.
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 on 087-3643031.
Dancing Classes: Sean-Nós, Steps for Sets & Two Hand Dancing Classes will begin in the GAA Complex on Wednesday, 12th September for both adults and children. For more information contact Donie Morrissey on 087-9347968.
Social Dancing: continues on Friday night to the music of Cúpla. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.