Weekly club news

November 8, 2018


County Senior Hurling Challenge Cup: On Sunday evening last in Toomevara our senior hurlers finished all square with Burgess after extra time in the Dr Fogarty Cup final – the final score was 1-18 each.

County Senior Hurling Championship: Our senior hurlers will play Upperchurch-Drombane in round three of the championship. This game takes place on Saturday, July 27th in Templemore at 7.30pm.

Junior A Hurling Championship: Our junior A hurlers continue their championship campaign on Friday evening when they face Roscrea. See fixtures for details.

Junior B Hurling Championship: On Saturday afternoon last our junior B hurlers began their championship campaign, but were unfortunately lost to Ballina by twenty-two points.

Minor A Hurling Championship: Our minors continue their championship campaign on Thursday evening when they face Roscrea in Roscrea at 7.30pm.

Congratulations: Congratulations to Donagh O’Donnell, a former Éire Óg player, who coached Limerick to a famous Munster final win over Cork on Sunday afternoon.

Best of Luck: All the very best of luck to Tommy Heffernan, Daire Quinn and the Tipperary under-21 hurlers against Cork on Wednesday evening.


Under-8: Our under-8 team had a match against Kilcormac last Saturday and a great time was had by all. Thanks to all involved.

Under-12: Well done to both the group one and four teams who have reached the semi-final stages of their under-12 Go-Games league. The group four team will play Toomevara in Nenagh on Friday, July 26th while the group one team’s opposition has yet to be decided. That game is also scheduled for the 26th.

Under-14: The under-14A championship is progressing well for Nenagh with a win last Wednesday against Kildangan on a 2-11 to 1-6 score line. The next round match takes them away to Roscrea on Wednesday, July 17th at 6.46pm.

Under-16: The under-16A championship kicked off nicely for us with a first round win over Borris-Ileigh in Nenagh with a final score of 5-11 to 2-7. We played Newport on Monday, July 15th and lost out on a 0-12 to 1-12 score line. Éire Óg are at home to Ballina on Monday, July 22nd. Come on out to support the lads!

Summer Camp: The Summer Camp this year is on from Monday, July 22nd to Friday, July 26th from 2-5pm for boys and girls aged five to 14 years of age. The cost is €40 per child and
€70 max per family. Expert coaches lined up. Non-members welcome so bring your friends along. Anyone with queries can contact Camp Coordinator David Minogue on 087 125 7739.


Under-13: Our under-13 team was defeated by Ballina in the opening round of the championship last week. Our remaining games are against Silvermines and Annacarty. These games will be played shortly.

Our under-18 team had a great win over Cashel last week on a scoreline of 4-10 to 0-6. We play Clonoulty away on Tuesday, July 23rd in our next fixture.

Junior: Our junior team qualified for the Munster Junior A League plate final after a comprehensive win over Crusheen. We play Newport in the final.

Thanks: Thanks to all the junior and minor players who helped with our bag packing in Dunnes Stores over the weekend. We have another bag packing fundraiser in Tesco on August 2nd-3rd.

Tipperary: Hard luck to the Tipperary under-16B team who were defeated by Wexford at the weekend by two points. Best wishes to the under-16A team who play Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final next Sunday in Birr. We are in the fortunate position of having a number of players on both teams. Well done ladies and keep up the great work.


There will be a clothing recycling drive in aid of the Nenagh Éire Óg juvenile club on Saturday, August 31st at the GAA Complex – please drop off all items between 1pm and 3pm. Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes including bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, bags, belts and soft toys. Wearable clothes will be recycled and re-used and other items will be recycled for items, such as, industrial wipes or soundproofing. Laptops (must be intact with lead) will also be accepted along with mobile phones. No household bric-a-brac.

If you can’t make it to the club house on the day please contacts Shane Connolly on 087 637 3830 or Ger McCarthy on 087 653 9229 before August 31st to make arrangement for the collection of items. Thank you for your support and for taking the time and effort to support our fundraising drive.


One of the first initiatives launched in association with the GAA Healthy Club Project is a club questionnaire. We are asking club members, players and those in the wider community to complete the questionnaire before the closing date of Wednesday, July 24th. Should you wish to participate in the club questionnaire please do so by using the following link!