Lorrha GAA News for 9 January

November 8, 2018

Adjourned AGM: The Adjourned AGM took place in the Clubhouse on Monday night before Christmas. Kevin Hough was elected Secretary while Ronan O’Meara will be Assistant Secretary. Tadhg Nevin will double up as registrar as well as Assistant Treasurer. Managers of the U21’s and Juniors were left over until the New Year.
There was discussion over national school coaching as well as the lack of numbers at juvenile level to make up teams in the coming years.

Race-Night: The club would like to thank all those who supported our Race Night which proved to be a great success on Sunday, 27 December last. A fine crowd enthusiastically enjoyed the 11-race card with the auction race in particular well supported. Thanks to Michael Coen for MC’ing the night as well as our bookmakers and to The Friars Tavern for hosting the event.

1984 Reunion: Monday, 28 December saw the members of the 1984 North Senior winning team reunite in the Clubhouse. The day got off to a great start as the men from 84 took to the field to take on the 2009 co. junior camogie team and a great game was enjoyed by all despite the frosty conditions. A large crowd returned to the clubhouse that night where the team and mentors were honoured for their achievement 25-years ago will the celebrations going long into the night. Thanks to Eamonn Mannion for the food and Ray Kennedy for providing the floor-fillers for the night.

Dinner Dance: Lorrha GAA and Camogie club will host a joint-dinner dance in the Co. Arms Hotel, Birr on Saturday, 30 January. Medals will be presented on the night to the Junior Camogie team, the senior men on their league victory and the U16’s for their North Final success.

Coaching: A coaching course will take place in the Clubhouse on next Monday, 11th and Wednesday 13th January from 7-10pm. All those interested in taking part are to contact coaching officer Ken Hogan.

Referees Course: Anyone interested in doing a referees course in the New Year is to contact the club asap.

Membership: Membership is now available and is unchanged for 2010. €40 – Adult Players; €20 – Non Playing Adults; €15 – Minor/College Students and Juveniles (with match ticket entry); €10 – Juveniles (without match ticket entry). All membership is payable to club registrar Tadhg Nevin. New GAA rules mean the closing date for membership is 31 March 2010.

Support Your Club: If you are a Vodafone customer you can now support the Lorrha club by signing up to Vodafone Support Your Club for free. At absolutely no cost to you 5% of your monthly bill or top up will go directly to the club. Club members and supporters also need to register at

Lotto: All lotto draws take place in the GAA Clubhouse on Monday night. The draw takes place at 10pm and all are welcome to attend. Thank you for your continued support.

Old Time Dancing: Old Time Dancing continues on Friday night from 9.30pm to 12.30am.