Weekly club news

November 8, 2018


Draw: The Nenagh Éire Óg senior hurlers have been drawn against Roscrea in round two of the Hibernian Inn-sponsored North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship – that game is scheduled to take place on the week-ending June 8th. Should Éire Óg win that encounter they will progress to the quarter-finals; the remaining draw for the second round is: Borris-Ileigh v Lorrha-Dorrha, Portroe v Toomevara, Kilruane MacDonagh’s v Borrisokane, Kildangan v Templederry Kenyons, Ballina v Moneygall & Burgess v Silvermines.

Junior A: Ger Tucker’s junior A team returns to action on Saturday, May 24th when the lads face Burgess in Kilcolman at 7pm – this contest represents the side’s final game in the group phase of this year’s North Tipperary Junior A Hurling League.

Junior B: Congratulations to the junior B team which beat Toomevara 1-17 to 1-11 in Toome on Saturday evening and thereby qualified for the North Tipperary Junior B Hurling League semi-finals. For a report on this six-point win please click here.

The Blues’ 10K Run: The Blues’ 10K Run, which has been approved by the Athletic Association of Ireland, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 15th at 10.30am – the event will also include a 5K fun run and family walk. Please click here for more details.

Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw: It is that time of year again when we ask all Blues to support the Tipperary GAA clubs draw. The prizes this year include twenty-four cars, thirty Lotto jackpots and many cash prizes. Please remember that 50% of your subscription to the draw comes back to the Nenagh Éire Óg – these funds are vital to the running of the club.


The Nenagh Éire Óg Club Lotto represents the club’s key fundraising initiative.

Please consider supporting the Blues by playing our club lotto online: click here!


The Blues’ 10K Run, which has been approved by the Athletic Association of Ireland, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 15th at 10.30am – the event will also include a 5K fun run and family walk.

The run will commence at MacDonagh Park, Nenagh – the cost to entry for the 10K run is priced at €15 (€12 pre-registered). Entry for the 5K run is priced at €10 while the entry fee for walkers is priced at €5 per family.

Registration for the event will take place between 9am and 10am on the morning of the event on Sunday, June 15th.

Prizes: 10K Run – €100 first place male and female; €50 second placed male and female; €25 third placed male and female. Prizes 5k Run – €25 first placed male and female. Spot prizes for runners and walkers.

Pre-registration takes place on Wednesday, June 11th (5pm to 7pm) at the MacDonagh Park complex. Car parking will be available on site.

Please contact Shane Connolly (087 637 3830) for further information.


Under-13: The under-13s will play in the second round of the league on Tuesday night against Newport. The girls would appreciate your support.

Under-14: Our under-14s will play their county final on Monday evening at 7pm in The Ragg against Newport. The under-14s played an entertaining challenge match against Skerries Harps from Dublin on Saturday in preparation for this final. Thanks to Skerries for the game.

Community Games: Well done to the Community Games team which defeated Roscrea last week. The girls now advance to play Burgess in the next round.

Tipperary: Best wishes to the Tipperary intermediate team who play Cork in the Munster final this weekend – Alanna Morris and Ciara McGrath are members of this panel.


Under-6 & under-8: Thanks to our senior hurlers Noel Maloney, John Brennan, Bob O’Brien and Killian Gleeson who treated our under-6 and under-8 hurlers to a training camp on Saturday morning. A great time was had by all. More activities are lined up in the coming weeks so don’t miss training. Check the club Facebook page for photos – click here.

Under-12 Hurling: The under-12 hurling championship starts on May 30th. Full attendance required for training and challenge matches. Check for upcoming fixtures.

Under-14 Football: Hard luck to our under-14 footballers who lost out to Inane Rovers in the north final after a closely-fought contest on Wednesday night last. The Éire Óg boys put in a huge effort for the full game and both teams were deadlocked at one score each for most of the hour. However, Inane got the rub of the green with three late scores to seal victory and we wish them the best of luck in the county semi-final. Team: Eoghan Tinkler, Liam Heffernan, Fiachra Starr, Mark Carey, Gavin Dooley, Evan Murphy, Matthew Hodgins, Cian O’Farrell, Seán Shanahan, Seán Phelan, Scott O’Brien, Conor Hennessy, Stephen Hallinan, Daniel Molamphy and Conor Sullivan, Conor Robinson, Conor Malone and Mark Ryan. For a report on this final please click here.

Well Done: Congratulations to Cian O’Farrell and Conor Hennessy who have been selected on the Primary Game panel for the forthcoming Tipperary v Limerick clash. Well done lads.

The Blues’ 10K Run: Nenagh Éire Óg Juvenile Club will hold an AAI approved 10K Run and 5K Run and Family Walk on Sunday, June 15th starting in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh at 10.30am. Please click here for more details.


The April edition of the Nenagh Éire Óg club e-newsletter is now available to download. Click here!

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.