Weekly Club News

November 8, 2018


Best Wishes: Everyone associated with the Blues would like to wish Shane Hennessy and the Tipperary minor hurling team all the very best against Galway in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship final which takes place at Croke Park, Dublin on Sunday, September 6th.

Senior: Liam Heffernan’s Blues return to championship action in the last sixteen of the Clean Ireland Recycling County Senior Hurling Championship during whne they face Roscrea in the next round. The match has been fixed fo rFriday 11th Sept at 6pm in Moneygall.

The full draw for the last sixteen in the Clean Ireland Recycling County Senior Hurling Championship is: Nenagh Éire Óg v Roscrea, Thurles Sarsfields v Mullinahone, Killenaule v Portroe, Kilruane MacDonagh’s v JK Bracken’s, Kildangan v Upperchurch-Drombane, Éire Óg Annacarty v Lorrha-Dorrha, Drom & Inch (bye) and Clonoulty-Rossmore (bye). Fixture details to be confirmed in due course.

Minor A: The Blues lost an entertaining minor A quarter-final at a windy Puckane on Wednesday evening. The Éire Óg lads gave it everything, but in the end were defeated by an impressive Kilruane team (1-13 to 3-9).

Nenagh Éire Óg would like to wish Kilruane MacDonagh’s all the very best of luck for the remainder of the competition. Nenagh Éire Óg minor A manager John Manley was joined on the management team this year by selectors Derek Lillis, Christy McLoughlin and Paudie Gleeson. The club would like to thank the management team and the players for representing the town of Nenagh, the club, their families and most importantly themselves in such a proud manner this season. Well done lads. For a full match report on Wednesday's game please see the club website:

Sympathy: Everyone associated with the Nenagh Éire Óg club would like to offer their sympathy to the Hynes family following the passing of Oisín Hynes. Oisín was deeply regretted by his parents Frances and Eddie, loving sister Aisling and brother Ciarán, grandparents Bea and Mick Hynes and Paddy and Breda Kennedy, great-grandfather Jack Kennedy, aunts and uncles, cousins, relatives and his many, many friends.


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Under-6 & Under-8: Our youngest hurlers travelled to Ballina on Saturday and enjoyed a great day out. Many thanks to our hosts! Training continues at the normal times with more matches coming up.

Under-10: The under-10 team play away to Toome at 6.30pm on Wednesday – more from mentors by text. The lads will then travel away to Kilcotton on Saturday. Enjoy your matches boys!

Under-12: Our under-12 hurlers enjoyed a cracker of a challenge on Wednesday with thanks to visitors Burgess – more from mentors about training and more matches.

Under-13: The under-13 hurlers played Murroe-Boher in a challenge game on Friday last in preparation for the forthcoming Plate competition which commences on Saturday. Éire Óg have been drawn in group one with Kildangan and Ballina. As we have a bye in the first round we will have a challenge game against Newport Gaels from group two. Training continues on Mondays at 6.30pm as all matches will be played on Saturdays at 5pm.

Under-16: On Monday, August 31st Toomevara beat Kildangan 4-12 to 2-6 and will take on Nenagh Éire Óg in the north Tipperary semi-final.

Please keep an eye on the club website and respective social media channels for updates on this fixture. The lads would appreciate your support for this game.

Well Done: Well done to Seán Phelan, Cian O’Farrell and coach Shane Connolly (Tony Forristal) and Rory O'Donovan and Gavin Dooley (Sonny Walsh) who were involved with Tipperary under-14 teams in Waterford last weekend. The Tony Forristal team were unlucky to lose out to eventual winners Cork while the Sonny Walsh team lost out to Dublin at the semi-final stage.

Jake Morris played a captain’s role in leading the Tipperary under-16A team to the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday. Conor Bonar was superb for Tipp under-16Bs as they were narrowly defeated in the All Ireland final. David Minogue was a coach with this team. Evan Murphy travelled to Cork with the Tipp under-15As and reached the final. All of our players played vital roles and they were a credit to the club and their families. Well done to all involved.

Clothes Recycling Drive: Many thanks to everybody who contributed to the success of the Clothes Recycling fundraiser on Saturday!


Junior A: Our junior team face Toomevara on Saturday, September 5th in the third round of the championship at 5pm in Nenagh. All support welcome.

Minor A: Our minor team started the championship in bright fashion on Saturday last defeating Newport-Ballinahinch 3-15 to 1-9. Well done to all involved. We face Cahir in Nenagh on Saturday, September 12th at 12 noon.

Under-12: We had a great win over Cashel in round two of the Autumn League. We now face Boherlahan-Dualla in round three on Wednesday, September 2nd at 7pm.

College: Best of luck to all our members, players and supporters who are due to start college in the coming weeks.

Sympathies: The club wishes to extend our sympathies to the family of Margaret Cleary, Pearse Street and Oisín Hynes, Ballycommon who passed away recently. Margaret’s husband JK was a huge supporter of the club while her son Michael was one of the greatest players ever produced by the town. Oisín is a grandson of legendary clubman Michael while his father Eddie is a regular on the sidelines offering first aid to our players when required. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anameacha.


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