Weekly club news

November 8, 2018


Congratulations: Well done to Dáire Quinn who played on the Tipperary intermediate team which lost to Limerick on Sunday and to Barry Heffernan who was a member of the victorious Tipperary senior team match day squad at Páirc na nGael, Limerick.

Dermot Earley Initiative: During the October mid-term break Éire Óg will be running a Dermot Earley Youth Leadership Initiative for members of the club between the ages of fifteen and eighteen. This unique programme aims to foster a new generation of young Irish leaders. All participants who complete the course will be awarded a certificate in Youth Leadership and Community Action from the National University of Ireland, Galway. For more information please contact 083 334 3347 or click here to apply:

The deadline for applications is July 5th – there are only fifteen places available so early applications are advisable. This unique programme aims to foster a new generation of young Irish leaders. More information on the programme is available here:

Senior: Nenagh Éire Óg booked their place in the final of the Dr Fogarty Cup thanks to a recent win over Lorrha-Dorrha. On Friday evening Mullinahone enjoyed a 3-13 to 1-14 victory over Burgess in their corresponding semi-final. Éire Óg last appeared in the Dr Fogarty Cup final in 2013 when the Blues lost after a replay to Burgess. The final of the Dr Fogarty Cup is expected to take place in the coming weeks. The Blues will not return to championship action until the respective divisional championships reach a conclusion – Éire Óg have already qualified for the last sixteen of the Clean Ireland Recycling County Senior Hurling Championship.

Junior A: The Nenagh Éire Óg junior A hurlers got their championship campaign off to an encouraging start at Dolla on Saturday evening when Noel Maloney’s winning point brought an entertaining encounter to a dramatic conclusion (1-17 to 2-13). The Watch Centre North Tipperary Junior A Hurling Championship will be run on a two-group system with the top team in each group progressing to the semi-finals and the second and third teams qualifying for the quarter-finals. Nenagh Éire Óg, the defending champions, have been drawn in group one alongside Kildangan, Kilruane MacDonagh’s, Silvermines and Burgess. Meanwhile group two will feature Toomevara, Borris-Ileigh, Roscrea, Knockshegowna and Templederry. This year the junior A team is managed by Greg Browne (manager), Con Morris, Michael Ryan and Conor Ryan – to read a full match report on Saturday evening's one-point win please see the club website:

Junior B: The first round of the Watch Centre North Tipperary junior B hurling championship is scheduled to take place on the week-ending June 28th. This year the team is managed by Cian Tucker (manager), Mark Long, John Paul King and Paddy Flynn. The Watch Centre Junior B Hurling Championship will be run on a two-group system with the top team in each group progressing to the semi-finals and the second and third teams qualifying for the quarter-finals. Nenagh Éire Óg have been drawn in group two alongside Ballina, Portroe, Borrisokane, Toomevara and Lorrha-Dorrha. Meanwhile group one features Silvermines, Newport, Shannon Rovers, Kildangan, Moneygall and Borris-Ileigh.

Minor A: The first round of games in the Ger Gavin-sponsored North Tipperary minor A hurling championship is expected to be played on Wednesday, July 1st or Thursday, July 2nd. John Manley's Nenagh Éire Óg team have been drawn in group one alongside Roscrea, Newport Gaels, Borris-Ileigh and Portroe. John Manley is joined on the management team by selectors Derek Lillis, Christy McLoughlin and Paudie Gleeson.

Fixtures: Please keep a close eye on the club website and on the club’s various social media channels for all the latest updates on fixtures and results.

Lotto: Please support the Blues and play our club lotto online:


Our under-6 hurlers enjoyed great challenge matches against Portroe in both hurling and football on Saturday morning. Many thanks to the visitors!

Under-8 and under-10 training continues as normal with more matches being planned.

The under-12 hurling championship continues this weekend with Nenagh Group D at home to Portroe. Please check website as date not finalised.

Group A will be back in action the following week.

The under-14 hurlers had a good 3-6 to 3-3 win over Kildangan on Wednesday night while on Monday evening the lads beat Kilruane MacDonagh’s 1-12 to 1-5. Keep up the good work.

Our under-16 hurlers kick off their championship on Monday, June 29th against Kilruane at 7pm in Cloughjordan. Please come out to support the lads!

Nenagh Éire Óg's annual summer camp will be held from Monday, July 20th to Friday, July 24th (2pm to 5pm). It is open to boys and girls from

5-13 years of age. Cost is €45 per child with a maximum charge of  €70 per family. Contact Catherine on 086 085 5165 for more information!



Under-8: We travelled to Shannon Rovers on Saturday last for a game and had a wonderful day out. Thanks to our hosts for the match!

Under-12: Best wishes to this team who travel to the Camogie Grounds in The Ragg on Thursday next as they face Clonoulty-Rossmore in the county shield final at 8pm.

Under-16: This team play Silvermines in the county semi-final on Saturday at 7pm in the Camogie Grounds. The girls would really appreciate your support.

Lotto: We would encourage all our members, players and supporters to play the club lotto online at This is a vital fundraiser and all the club benefits from your generosity.

Primary Game: Congratulations to Abbie Sheedy who played for Tipperary in the Primary Game on Sunday last in the Gaelic Grounds.

Féile na nGael: We travelled to Galway on Saturday last to take part in this wonderful competition and had a fantastic day out. We played three matches against Rathnure (Wexford), Murroe-Boher (Limerick) and Craughwell (Galway). We defeated Rathnure and just fell short in the other two games. We wish to thank the entire panel of players for the exemplary manner in which they represented the club and to the mentors and parents who travelled to Galway. Their help and support is greatly appreciated by the club. We also want to thank Denise Morris and the committee for kindly sponsoring a set of training tops for the panel of players.


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