The countdown is well and truly on to next Sunday’s Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary county senior hurling final between Nenagh Éire Óg and Mid Tipp’s Loughmore-Castleiney in Semple Stadium, Thurles.
County Final: On Sunday afternoon last in Semple Stadium, Thurles the Éire Óg senior hurlers qualified for this year’s Clean Ireland Recycling county senior final following an eight point win over Kildangan – final score: 1-17 to 0-12. Click here for match report.
The county final will take place on Sunday afternoon, October 13th in Semple Stadium, Thurles at 3.30pm against Loughmore-Castleiney. All support would be greatly appreciated at Sunday’s final. The game will be preceded by the intermediate county final between Ballina and Moyne-Templetuohy.
In all Nenagh Éire Óg have played in four county senior hurling finals – 2006 Toomevara 1-21 Nenagh Éire Óg 2-14, 1999 Toomevara 1-17 Nenagh Éire Óg 0-13, 1995 Nenagh Éire Óg 2-25 Boherlahan-Dualla 2-08, 1993 Toomevara 1-14 Nenagh Éire Óg 1-13.
Meanwhile Loughmore-Castleiney have played in three previous finals – 2007 Loughmore-Castleiney 0-22 Drom & Inch 0-13, 1988 (replay) Loughmore-Castleiney 2-07 Borris-Ileigh 1-8 (draw: 1-6 to 0-9), 1987 Cappawhite 1-17 Loughmore-Castleiney 2-13.
*Please note that the Nenagh Éire Óg junior B Camogie team will be in county semi-final action against Silvermines at The Ragg on Sunday at 12 noon. Why not make a day of it and support the girls before heading for Thurles!
Congratulations: Congratulations to Nenagh Éire Óg’s Willie Bolger who won an Australian State Championship with Western Australia on Sunday. Western Australia beat Victoria in the final. Well done Willie!
DR HARTY CUP
Nenagh CBS will return to Dr Harty Cup action when the lads face Blackwater Community School on October 23rd. Nenagh CBS’ remaining group games will be against Rochestown (November 6th) & Dungarvan CBS (November 20th). The quarter-finals are scheduled to take place on January 15th, the semi-finals on February 1st and the final on February 23rd.
Under-8 & Under-10: The end of year party was cancelled last Thursday and will take place instead this Thursday evening in The Arena from five pm until half six.
Under-12: The under-12A team beat Drom & Inch on Saturday last on a scoreline 5-4 to 1-1 and they play Éire Óg Annacarty on Saturday next away from home. The B team played Kildangan on Monday last.
Under-14: The under-14A team drew with Newport on Saturday last and play Drom & Inch at home this Sunday while the C team were beaten by both Roscrea and Moneygall.
Junior B: The county championship semi-final takes place this Sunday at 12 noon in the Camogie Grounds, The Ragg against Silvermines. Hopefully a large Éire Óg support will turn out prior to heading to Thurles for the senior hurling final.
Flag Weekend: Our flag weekend is on the weekend of October 19th-20th. Please contact Denise Morris if you can donate one hour of your time to help us fundraise.
All at Nenagh Éire Óg juvenile club wish the very best of luck to our senior team in the county final on Sunday. See you all in Thurles!
The September edition of the club newsletter is now available and features interviews with Jimmy Morris, Ciara McGrath and Phil Hennessy – click here.
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