The draws for the leagues have taken place, Eamonn Spillane coaches even more handball champions while the Tipperary senior hurlers are on their way to MacDonagh Park. All this and more in this week’s news on the Blues
In county league we have been drawn in Division 1 Group 2 alongside Kilruane MacDonagh’s, Upperchurch Drombane, Moycarkey Borris, Kiladangan, Lorrha and Dorrha, Thurles Sarsfields and Portroe.
The first round of the county hurling league is expected to take place on the weekend of March 8th with the second round on the weekend of March 15th.
In the North Tipperary league we will play Kilruane MacDonagh’s, Toomevara and Roscrea.
In the North Tipperary hurling league we will play Silvermines, Lorrha and Dorrha, Portroe, Burgess and Shannon Rovers.
The draws have taken place for the junior-B county football league and championship. In the county league we are in Division 3 Group 1 alongside Loughmore Castleiney, Mullinahone, Emly and Solohead.
In the county junior-B championship we are in group 1 alongside Clonmel Óg, Rosegreen and Éire Óg Annacarty.
Our minor footballers were supposed to play Borrisokane on Sunday in the North Tipperary championship but unfortunately, due to the inclement weather, the game was postponed. The lads are now due to play Templederry, on Sunday morning at 11:45am in MacDonagh Park.
The Tipperary senior hurlers’ game against Galway this weekend was cancelled due to the inclement weather. Next Sunday will be a special day for the club as Tipperary will play Westmeath in the Allianz League in MacDonagh Park. Anyone interested in volunteering on the day is asked to contact Enda Costello.
Well done to Shane Gleeson and Tom Boland who won the under-12 Tipperary Handball Development tournament in Cashel on Saturday beating Carrick-on-Suir Handball Club in the final on a scoreline of 17 :14.
The ever-popular Éire Ógres GAA camp for beginners returns for four Saturdays beginning February 29th. Open to boys born 2014/2015, it is the perfect way to introduce your child to sport in a happy, safe environment. No hurleys or helmets required, the focus will be on hand-eye coordination, fundamental movement and agility while the boys think they’re only having fun! Free tea/coffee/scones for parents and siblings so don’t rush the breakfast. Cost is €10 for the month and all will be awarded with a training T-shirt on the final morning. Text Catherine on 086 0855165 to register or for more information.
Membership is now due. We will hold a registration morning on Saturday 29th Feb in the complex from 10-11 am. Forms are also with mentors and may be returned to them at training. It remains €30 for the year with family options available.
Training this Saturday had to be cancelled due to Storm Dennis. Training will continue next Saturday at 11am in Nenagh College. New players are always welcome.
Training continues every Saturday morning at 10am at the hurling wall in Nenagh College. Please encourage the boys to get out practising as much as possible during the midterm break. New players are welcome any week.
Football Challenge match against Kildangan 7pm Tuesday 18th February.
Training times : Monday 7pm-8pm in Nenagh College.
Wednesday 7pm-8pm in the hurling alley
Saturday 3pm-4pm in Nenagh College
Our sincere condolences to juvenile registrar Tom O’ Connor and family on the sad passing of his brother, Bobby. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Our training times are Tuesday 6pm-7pm at Nenagh College and Thursday 6.30pm-7.30pm at Éire Óg’s pitch. New or returning girls are always welcome to join us.
Training continues for the girls every Saturday at 9.00am at Nenagh College. Any girls born in 2010 and 2011 that wish to come along are welcome.
2020 Challenge Week 5
Well done to all of those who have remained committed the Get Fit for 2020 challenge as we enter week five. Any member is still welcome to come and join us for the circuits on Tuesdays and running on Thursdays. If the pitch is too wet we can go on the paths on the lit up parts of the town.
Hard luck to Hazel McAuliffe and her UCC teammates who lost out to UL in the Ashbourne Cup final. Congratulations to Nenagh Éire Óg’s Mike Ryan who officiated the final.
Éire Ógres are back!
Watch out as the Éire Ogres are back in town at the end of the month and they plan to take over the Éire Óg complex. Sign up your boys and girls and introduce them to our great club. An hour of activities, skills, fitness and fun from 9.45 for the boys (born in 2014 & 2015) and 10.45 for the girls (aged 5,6 & 7) every Saturday for four weeks starting on the 29th of February. Parents can come along for a cup of tea or coffee and meet other parents while your children have a great morning. €10 in total for the four weeks and a free t-shirt for all the little participants on the final day.
Nenagh Éire Óg Camogie Club would like to express their sincere condolences to the O’Connor family on the untimely passing of Bobby, brother of Tom and brother-in-law to Deirdre who is a mentor with the under-10s and their daughter Sailí who plays with the under-10s.
This weeks jackpot was not won.
The 5 x €50 lucky dip winners were…..
Tom Mulqueen, Nenagh
Ger Fitzgerald, Ballinwear
Barry Heffernan, Nenagh
Caitlin Leyne, Clonaslee
James Brady, Ardcroney