Weekly club news

November 8, 2018


Senior: Éire Óg made a winning start to their Hibernian Inn North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship campaign when they beat Templederry by ten points at Cloughjordan on Sunday evening – Nenagh Éire Óg 2-18 Templederry Kenyons 1-11. For a report on the game please see here:

The Blues will have to wait until the concluding four games in the opening round of the competition are played this coming weekend before a draw will take place for the second round which is scheduled to take place on the week ending June 8th.

Junior B: The junior Bs return to action next Saturday, May 17th when Conor Ryan’s men face Toomevara in Toomevara at 7pm. This is a vital North Tipperary Junior B Hurling League clash for the lads and your support would be appreciated.

Junior A: Following their recent defeat to Roscrea (1-11 to 2-13) the junior A hurlers are expected to return to action on Saturday, May 24th when they face Burgess in the north Tipperary league at 7pm in Kilcolman.

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.

Fantasy Football: The Nenagh Éire Óg Fantasy Football League came to an end on Sunday with, ironically enough, a Toomevara man Damien O’Meara taking the honours with 2,403 points. Well done to Damien. Second was Paul Burke (2,316), third Mark Flannery (2,309), fourth Denis Ryan (2,309), fifth Noel Maloney (2,296), sixth David Burke (2,264), seventh Eddie Darcy (2,243), eighth Dean Ray (2,237), ninth Jimmy Henry (2,235), tenth Brian McDonnell (2,223).


The Nenagh Éire Óg Club Lotto represents the club’s key fundraising initiative. Please click here to play our club lotto online:


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-12: The under-12 team have qualified for the plate semi-final – there are no details of this fixture yet.

Under-13: The under-13 team are playing the first round of the league this Wednesday evening in Nenagh against Drom & Inch.

Community Games: We are playing Roscrea this week in Roscrea – there are no other details of this game at the time of going to press.

Féile na nGael: The Féile na nGael is fixed for Sunday, June 22nd in Kilkenny.

Under-14: The under-14s beat Ballina last Thursday by two points on a scoreline of 3-5 to 3-3. We meet Newport-Ballinahinch in the final. Best of luck ladies!

Tipperary: Hard luck to Alanna Morris, Rachel Maher and the Tipperary under-18 team who lost the Munster final to Cork on Sunday.


Congratulations: Best wishes to Conor Bonar, Jake Morris and Mark O’Farrell who were members of the North Tipperary under-15 divisional hurling team which won the Roger Ryan Cup in Toomevara last week. Well done lads!

On the May Bank Holiday Monday North Tipperary ended a three-year wait to capture the inter-divisional under-15 Roger Ryan Memorial Tournament for the second time when defeating West Tipperary 1-9 to 0-6 in the final played in Toomevara. In the semi-final North Tipperary defeat Mid Tipperary 1-15 to 1-6.

North Tipperary: Daniel Ryan (Silvermines), Craig Morgan (Kilruane MacDonagh’s), Jay Culleton (Roscrea), Coleman Treacy (Roscrea), Mark O’Farrell (Nenagh Éire Óg), Jake Morris (Nenagh Éire Óg), Nathan Ryan (Kilruane MacDonagh’s), Jerome Cahill (Kilruane MacDonagh’s), Jason Gilmartin (Roscrea), Joe Fogarty (Moneygall), Ruairí Maher (Silvermines), Mathew Ryan (Templederry Kenyons), Daniel Ryan (Roscrea), Billy Seymour (Kildangan), Liam Seacy (Roscrea). Subs: Michael O’Gorman (Newport), Conor Bonnar (Nenagh Éire Óg), Stephen Carey (Roscrea). Panel: Robert Delaney (Toomevara), Oisín O’Meara (Kilruane MacDonagh’s), Stephen Galvin (Borrisokane), Ronan Tucker (Burgess), Calvin O’Rourke (Toomevara), William Flood (Portroe), Jack Larkin (Borrisokane).

Well Done: A huge well done to Adam Carey who was a member of the North Tipperary under-16 team which travelled to Cork last week to compete in the Munster championship. In the opening round North Tipperary beat Seandún 3-11 to 2-13, but then lost to East Clare – 3-10 to 3-12.

North Tipperary: Barry Hogan (Kildangan), Corrie Mooney (Newport), Drew Boland (Burgess), Jack Prior (Borris-Ileigh), Cian Flanagan (Newport), Jake Ryan (Toomevara), Jack Moloney (Portroe), Adam Hogan (Moneygall), Cillian Floyd (Newport), Seán Flaherty (Toomevara), Adam Carey (Nenagh Éire Óg), Shane Fletcher (Roscrea), Jos McCarthy (Toomevara), Ciarán Kelly (Kildangan), Liam Dooley (Borrisokane). Subs: Thomas McGrath (Portroe), Michael Breen (Portroe), Martin Grace (Kilruane MacDonagh’s), Michael Dolan (Lorrha), Kevin Connolly (Newport), Dylan McDonald (Roscrea), Declan McGrath (Kildangan), Lee Howard (Burgess).

Under-6 & Under-8: Training continues on Wednesdays at 5pm and Saturdays at 10am. New members welcome.

Under-10: Training on Wednesdays at 5pm and Saturdays at 10am. Attendance is excellent. Keep up the great work.

Under-12: Hurling training on Mondays at 5.30pm and Wednesdays at 6.30pm. Championship starts on May 23rd so full attendance is required.

Under-14: Hurling and football training continues this week. Under-14 North football final against Inane Rovers has a provisional date of Saturday, May 24th. Check for updates. Hurling challenge matches are planned over the next couple of weeks – full attendance at training required.

Under-16: Training continues every Wednesday and Friday at 6pm.

Best Wishes: Best wishes to all our young hurlers and their families who are making their Holy Communion and Confirmation at the moment.

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 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.


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