Weekly club news

November 8, 2018

SCC: Our senior hurlers were defeated by the narrowest of margins by Upperchurch Drombane in the first round of the county senior challenge cup played in Drombane on Sunday afternoon last. Final score was 2-11 to 2-10in favour of the home side. See website for match report.

Presentation event – The club presentation event will be held this Saturday night in the Abbey Court Hotel. Tickets costing €30 are still available from any club officers or from any member of the organising committee – Josephine Mackey, Valerie O Brien, Geraldine Quinn and Catherine Grey. This promises to be a great club occasion as we honour our victorious 2012 teams and look forward to the 2013 season. We would encourage those people attending to get their tickets ASAP.

Fantasy Cheltenham – The club is running a Fantasy Cheltenham fundraising event. For €20 you select a horse in each of the first 4 races on each of the 4 days of Cheltenham. Points are awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th in each race with double points being awarded in the big race each day. Winners will be decided by whoever gets the most points each day and there is an overall prize of €10,000 over the four days. There is also an extra overall prize of €250 confined to Nenagh Eire Og tickets. It is very simple to enter your horses either on-line, via email, by text or by phone and full details are on the tickets which are now on sale. Further information is available from any club committee member or online The website also includes the facility for individuals to purchase tickets online. Anyone, anywhere in the world can participate, enjoy the craic and in doing so help support the club

Membership: Club membership for 2013 is now due and should be paid to any club officer or online at Fees are Adult €25, Under 18 at 1st Jan €25. Family membership A (1 Adult + multiple u18s) €60. Family membership B (2 Adult + multiple u18s ) €85. All players, managers and team mentors must be fully paid up club members.

U16: U16 presentation night was held last Wednesday in the complex. Thanks to all the parents who came along and to the players themselves who were a credit to the club. Special mention to sponsor Joe Mulqueen at Andy’s for the great food. U16 training has resumed and we wish the lads every success for the coming season.

U14: Our U14 Feile team lost out to Toomevara in extra time last Saturday in what was a great game of hurling for this time of year. The opening round of Feile Peil is scheduled for St Patrick’s weekend against Borrisokane.

U10: U10 training will be held on Friday from 5.15 to 6.30pm instead of Sunday due to the Tipp v Kilkenny match. Training as usual on Wednesday at 5.30pm. The opening match in the Community Games Hurling will be against J.K. Brackens.

U6&8s continue to train on Saturday mornings at 10am.

St Patrick’s Day Parade: U6, U8 and U10s are asked to walk in The St Patrick’s Day Parade behind the Nenagh Eire Og banner. Its a great day for the kids with a lot of laughter. Notes will be given out at training with more details.

Camogie News

Well done to our junior camogie team who defeated Knockavilla Kickhams on Sunday in the opening round of the league. It was very important that we opened our season on a high note and the girls duly responded with a hard working performance under the guidance of their new manager Paul Henry. We play Cashel on St Patricks Day in Nenagh in our next game. Junior training is on Friday evening at 7pm in the CBS. All players to attend.

The Under Eights are training on Thursdays from 17:30 – 18:30. Helmets, shinguards and hurleys are required by all girls. As always we would welcome new players.
The Under Tens and Under Twelves are training Mondays and Thursdays from 17.30 to 18.30. New players welcome.

The Under Fourteens are playing Burgess this Friday at 17:30 in Kilcoleman in the Feile. This is a straight knock out game and all support is welcome.

Under Sixteen and minor training continues Saturday mornings from 11:30 until 1pm.

Registration needs to be in ASAP as players cannot play unless they’re registered.