Weekly club news

November 8, 2018

All-Ireland Final: A huge congratulations to Nenagh CBS on winning the All-Ireland Colleges Senior Final on Saturday last following a two point win over Kilkenny CBS played in Semple Statium. The final score was 3.10 to 2.11 and this was the schools first time winning this competition. Eire Og had five players who started for Nenagh CBS namely Donnacha Quinn, Kevin Gubbins, Sean Geaney (0-1), Killian Gleeson (0-2) and James Mackey (0-3). Also on the panel were Gary Howard and Dean Ray. Well done to all involved.


Vocational Schools: Best wishes to Nenagh Vocational school in their upcoming refixture vs Rathdowney CC in the All-Ireland semi final.

Check fixtures for more details.


SHC: Our senior hurlers are out in championship action this Sunday evening in the first round of the championship. This game is against Kilruane and takes place in Toomevara at 6.30. All support welcome.


JAHL: Our junior A team began their league campaign in disappointing fashion at MacDonagh Park, Nenagh on Saturday evening when losing by two points to Borris-Ileigh. Final score was Éire Óg 1.12 Borris-Ileigh 1.14. Our next game will be against Moneygall, check fixtures for more details.


JBHL: Our junior B team begin the defence our their league when they take on Ballina in Nenagh this weekend. Check fixtures for more details.


Reunion: Last Friday night we had a very entertaining reunion of our successful minor teams (1977,78), Under 21 teams (1979,80, 81, 82) and Junior A team (1983) who won seven county finals in a row, in Andys Bar. It was a tremendous success with many friends from the era meeting up together and sharing a wonderful nostalgic trip down memory lane where past matches were discussed and relived.


Club Development Draw: Thanks to everyone who supported the club in our recent club facilities development draw. It was an outstanding success and congratulations to all the winners.

€5,000   Kathleen Costello, Ciamalta Road
€1,000   Colin Lowry – c/o Newsfayre
€100      Mary Kennedy, Ballinaclough
€100      Maria & Enda Sheedy – c/o Centra
€100       Colin Lowry – c/o Newsfayre
€100       Alice Wallace, c/o Liffey Mills
€100       Teresa Connolly, Hogans Pass
€100       Eddie Maher, Grallagh
€100       Amy Kissane, Knights Crescent
€100       Eddie Guerin, c/o Guerins chemist
€100       Liam McGrath, Benedine
€100       Callum Shelly, c/o Zipyard
€100       Fr Pat Malone, Church Road
€100       Michael Gilmartin, Peasse Street
€100       Finance Dept, c/o North Tipp VEC


Helmets: The juvenile club now have stock of medium size helmets in club colours which are great value at €35 per helmet. These helmets are generally suitable up to 12 years old.

U6 & U8: Training continues on Saturdays at 10am and Wednesdays at 5pm, all new players welcome.
Juvenile Registration: There will be a registration night on this Wednesday April 4th from 5.30 to 7.00, we will also have hurleys and helmets for sale at subsidised prices. Membership is €25 per player, €50 for 2 or more; there are also other options for family  membership – see our website for more details (
Camps: Easter hurling camp will take place on April 10th to 12th for Boys age 6 to 12, cost €10 per child, the camp will run from 2pm to 5pm, registration from 1.30 on April 10th. Note our Summercamp will take place week of July 23rd.
U12: Our Footballers have had mixed fortunes recently going down both to Toomevara and Kildangan in group 1 games and winning the group 4 games.
U14: Our hurlers were defeated by Toomevara by 2-8 to 2-3 in the Feile in Toomevara last week.
U16: After a win and a defeat in the first 2 games, our footballers are due to play Ballina in Ballina this week in the 3rd round game, see fixtures.

Visit: Bishopstown from Cork visited us last Sunday morning bringing their U8 and U14 teams, an enjoyable morning was had by all. Many thanks to all to helped in providing catering for our visitors.

Congrats: To Nenagh CBS who won the Munster Colleges Corn na Phairsaigh U15 B Hurling Final defeating a fancied Our Lady’s Templemore 3-12 to 1-16 in Templederry last week. We were represented on the panel by Gavin O’Connor, Anthony Walsh, Shane Hennessy, Ian McNamara and Adam Healy
Camogie club news.

U8s are training on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30. New members always welcome.

U/10’s are back training on Mondays and Thursdays 5:30 to 6:30. All new members welcome. We had our first blitz last weekend in Toomevara. We played the host Club, Burgess, Kilruane and Borrisoleigh. Everyone got a game and everyone done very well. Thanks to Toomevara for organiszting the Blitz.

U/12’s. The U/12s are now back training on a Monday and Thursday Evening. We should have another blitz this weekend. Details at training.

U14s. The U/14s are training on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30. Our Championship is due to start around the 17th of April, so we ask everyone to keep the huge effort they are putting going.

U/16’s are back training. It is good to see the numbers have increased over the last couple of weeks. Texts are being sent out and please let trainers know of your availability. The Championship is starting on the 12th of April.

The junior b and minors on Tuesdays and Fridays. Our Junior B’s opened their league campaign with a 4-11 to 1-00 victory over Knockshegowna. Donna Mitchell got two goals while Louise Hickey and Aileen Duggan got the other two. Congratulations to Louise Hickey who was named captain for the year. A speedy recovery to, Sarah Maher and Moira Walsh, who picked up injuries in the game. Also, best wishes to Danielle Harrington, who was hospitalised during the week.  We are due to play Roscrea next weekend in Roscrea in the next round. Players will be notified of details of training and the match via text during the week.

Membership is going very well this year but there are still some outstanding. Any child not registered is not insured to play or train for the Club so please pass on any outstanding membership forms to a committee member or trainer as soon as possible.

A big Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket for The Club Development Draw. Results will appear on the website.


Our sponsored walk will take place on Sunday the 8th at 11am from the hurling Field. This is one of our biggest Fundraisers of the year and we hope everyone from 6 to 60+ will take part. Cards will be given out at training and prizes for completed card brought back on time will be given out also.

Yours sincerely Mike Ryan  


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