Weekly club news

November 8, 2018


Senior: Our senior hurlers progressed to the semi-finals of the Hibernian Inn North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship thanks to a 1-16 to 1-12 win over Kildangan at Dolla on Sunday evening. The draw for the semi-finals will be made in due course. Kildangan have been outstanding champions of the division and the Éire Óg club would like wish them all the very best in their county championship campaign. For a full report on this encounter please see here.

Junior A: Ger Tucker’s junior A hurlers launch their championship campaign on Sunday, July 6th at 12 noon when Éire Óg take on Silvermines in MacDonagh Park, Cloughjordan. The lads would really appreciate your support at this vital game.

Minor: Well done to our minor A hurlers who launched their 2014 campaign with a 3-15 to 1-17 win over Toomevara at St Michael’s Park, Toomevara on Tuesday evening last. A full report from this game is available here. The Éire Óg minor hurlers will return to action on Thursday, July 10th when the Blues take on Ballina in Portroe at 7.30pm. Once more the lads would appreciate your support.

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.

Hard Luck: We offer our commiserations to Tommy Heffernan and Daire Quinn who were members of the Tipperary team which lost last Wednesday evening’s Munster intermediate hurling final to Cork (2-8 to 4-15) at Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork.

Newsletter: The Nenagh Éire Óg website has now been developed to host each and every edition of the monthly newsletter – click here for more.

Summer Camp: The Nenagh Éire Óg annual summer camp will take place from Monday, July 21st to Friday, July 25th for boys and girls aged between six years of age and 14. Non-members are welcome!

Tickets: Tickets for the All-Ireland hurling qualifier between Tipperary and Galway at Semple Stadium, Thurles on Saturday, July 5th are not available to purchase from the club. Tickets for the game are priced at €15 and are only on sale from Centra, SuperValu and online at Please note that this is an all-ticket game.


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Under-10: The under-10 team played Kilruane MacDonagh’s in a great challenge game on Wednesday last in Ardcroney. Thanks to Kilruane for the game.

Under-12: The under-12 team defeated Silvermines in the shield semi-final last Wednesday.

Under-15: The under-15 team played two matches in the league last week. They beat Éire Óg Annacarty away and won that game. They followed this up with a home win over Boherlahan on Thursday. We have to play Drom & Inch and Newport in our remaining fixtures.

Tipperary: Well done to Hazel McAuliffe, Sarah Quigley, Grace O’Brien and Maeve Coffey who were members of the Tipperary under-16A panel which defeated Wexford on Saturday. Also well done to Eimer Ryan and Hazel Coffey who were members of the Tipperary under-16B team which beat Antrim by one point on Sunday.

Bag Packing: We will be bag packing in Dunnes Stores on Friday, July 18th. This is a vital fundraiser for the club and if you are available for an hour please contact Denise Morris.

Summer Camp: The Nenagh Éire Óg annual summer camp will take place from Monday, July 21st to Friday July 25th for boys and girls aged between six and fourteen. Non-members are welcome. Please check our website for further details.

Sympathies: We extend our sympathies to the Tucker family on the recent passing of Ollie.


Hard luck to Eoin Meagher on losing his minor county final after a great performance. Eoin and Aaron Hogan are competing in the county minor doubles championship at the moment. Best of luck to the lads. Best of luck also to Shane Spillane who is competing in the junior B county trials to represent Tipperary.


Under-6 & Under-8: Training continues on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Keep the summer camp on July 21st in mind. Check the Nenagh Éire Óg Facebook page for Tom Doherty’s photos from recent matches.

Under-10: Training as usual this week. Keep up the hard work. More matches and trips being planned.

Under-12: Both groups A and D concluded their league matches this week with a loss for group A against a strong Ballina side and a draw for group D against the Silvermines. Both teams progress to the north quarter-finals. Dates will be posted on when fixed. Both teams are due to travel to Sixmilebridge on Saturday for a blitz.

Under-14: The under-14 hurling championship begins on Wednesday, July 2nd at 6.30pm with a match away to Roscrea. Please come out to support the boys.

Under-16: The first round of the under-16 championship sees us play Newport on Monday, July 7th in Newport.

Inter-County: Jake Morris featured for the Tipperary under-16B team against Roscommon on Saturday morning in Dr Morris Park and scored 1-5 in a two-point win. Well done Jake.

Date For The Diary: Nenagh Éire Óg’s annual summer camp will take place from Monday, July 21st to Friday, July 25th, 2-5pm for boys and girls aged between 5 and 14. Non-members welcome.

Guess The Score: All juvenile players have been given Guess The Score cards for the Munster final. Please support the lads!

Condolences: The juvenile club sends its condolences to under-10 mentor Paul O’Farrell on the recent passing of his father.


The Nenagh Éire Óg website has now been developed to host each and every edition of the monthly newsletter – please see here for more.

If you have any photographs, news or other information that you would like to see included please email

Thanks again to the club communications sub-committee and in particular to Catherine McTiernan and Enda O’Sullivan for pulling all this information together.


As most of you are aware the club, under the expert guidance of PJ Maxwell, Nancy Murphy and Donal A Murphy, are putting the finishing touches to our club history book. This promises to be a comprehensive collection of the history of Gaelic games in our parish.

While the club have made every effort to collect photographs of teams from the present to the distant past and other pictures which would be of interest we appeal to people to get in touch if you have a photograph of interest in your possession.

Please do not assume that we already possess your photograph or that it is of no interest.

Every Éire Óg photo, whether it is of a team, presentation or action shot is of massive importance to us and we would be delighted to have it. We are also anxious to get photos of school teams from any of the schools in the community.

If you have a photograph please get in touch with us at

We promise to return the photo as soon as we have it scanned.

If you need to contact Éire Óg please do so via our Contact page. You can also keep in touch by accessing our Facebook page or by following @nenagheireog on Twitter.