Lorrha GAA News

November 8, 2018

Lotto: Our jackpot now stands at €3,300. 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.
Under 21 Hurling: Lorrha must now go through the losers group section to get back to the semi-finals.
Minor Hurling: Lorrha Rovers had a superb one-point win over Toomevara in Toomevara on Sunday afternoon. The combo led by two points at half time and despite falling behind in the second half, cam back to earn a vital win. With Ballina having conceded the game to us also, Lorrha Rovers have finished on six points from six games, however we must wait on the outcome of the Nenagh v Roscrea and Toomevara v Kilruane games to see if we progress to the semi-finals.
Minor Football: The North Minor ‘A’ Football final between Lorrha Rovers and Nenagh Eire Óg was postponed last week and takes place on Sunday next, 14th October in Puckane at 11.00am. Best of luck to the players and mentors
Thomas MacDonaghs: Well done to Thomas MacDonaghs senior football team which defeated Fr John Kenyons 0-15 to 0-10 in the North Final last Sunday. They now progress to the county quarter final on Sunday week.
Book Launch: Seamus King will launch his new book “A Lorrha Miscellany” in the Friars Tavern, Lorrha on this Friday, 12th October at 8.30pm. The book includes stories of some of the great historical events which took place in the parish as well as the biographies of all of Tipperary’s All Ireland senior hurling medal winners from Tom Duffy in 1925 right up to Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher in 2010. The book also includes articles on some of the great people of the parish. It is a book every household in the parish would enjoy.
Tipperary Clubs Draw: With the 2012-2013 draw now almost half way through, we are asking all promoters to bring their monies up to date and forward to draw coordinator Margaret Gleeson.
First Aid and Defibrillator Training: The club will be organizing a course following healthy expressions of interest. We are currently looking at dates in October to hold the course.
Gym: The club are now issuing key-fobs for those that wish to use the gym on a regular basis. Gym membership up to the end of February 2013 is €42 for GAA club members and €60 for non-members. For more information contact Sean Mannion on 087-3643031.
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.
Circuit Training: continues in the Clubhouse every Monday and Wednesday evenings. For more information contact Noel Hogan 0876176472.
Irish Dancing Classes: Sean-Nós, Steps for Sets & Two Hand Dancing Classes continue every Wednesday evening from 7-8pm for children and 8.30-9.30pm for adults. For more information contact Donie Morrissey on 087-9347968.
Scór na nÓg: The North Finals of Scór na nÓg will be held in Silvermines on Friday, 23rd November. Anyone interested in taking part in Figure dancing, Set Dancing, Ballad Group, Recitation, Solo Song, Instrumental Music, Question Time and Novelty Act should contact Shane Brophy. Age limit for Scor na nÓg is Under 17 by January 1st 2013.
Social Dancing: continues on Friday night to the music of Midnight Melodies. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am.