Our senior hurlers qualified for the North Tipperary semi-final while this week we have two North finals to look forward to
Our senior hurlers qualified for the Hibernian Inn North Tipperary senior hurling semi-final following a 2-23 to 0-9 win over neighbours Burgess in St Michael’s Park, Toomevara this evening. John Fitzgerald’s outfit were in super form throughout and had first-half goals on the board from Jake Morris and Michael Heffernan. Our next championship game is likely to take place in late August or September when the Tipperary senior hurlers and footballers’ interest ends in the 2018 championships. However, the team will still have plenty of hurling to look forward to over the summer with the county league. Well done to all concerned.
Our junior-A side recorded a 2-25 to 2-20 win over Toomevara in St Michael’s Park on Friday evening in the final round of the group stage of the North Tipperary junior-A league and have completed this stage of the league with a 100% success rate. The team now advance to a play-off with Toomevara with the winners going forward to the league semi-final. This play-off match is expected to take place on May 11th.
Our under-21 hurling side kick off their North Tipperary campaign on Saturday evening next at 7pm in Dolla against Toomevara.
Congratulations to Callan Scully and the Tipperary minor footballers who defeated Waterford in Lemybrien on Wednesday last 2-11 to 2-6. The side now face Clare in Semple Stadium on Tuesday May 8th at 7pm. Callan himself gave an assured display and could not be faulted for the two Déise goals. Well done Callan from everyone in the club.
1998 All-Ireland Junior Football Champions
It is coming up to the twentieth anniversary of the All-Ireland junior football triumph when Tipperary defeated Offaly in Portlaoise and our own Kevin Coonan became the first North Tipperary man to captain a Premier side to All-Ireland football glory. This team featured four Nenagh Éire Óg men, players Jim McAuliffe, Chris Bonar and the aforementioned Kevin Coonan while Martin Healy was a selector. The Friends of Tipperary Football have published an article celebrating this team and if you would like to read it please click here.
All of the club’s fixtures for the next seven days have been published to our website. Please click here or click the Fixtures tab at the top of this page.
Under-6 and under-8.
The girls had their first outdoor training session last Thursday week and over 40 girls trained. They had great fun thanks to the wonderful help from the parents who have really bought into the whole set up. Training continues every Thursday from 6pm to 7pm. New players are always more than welcome.
The under-10s had their first outing of the season when they took part in a well run blitz in Borrisoleigh on Saturday morning. Well done to all the girls who had a great day out. Training continues Mondays at 5.30pm and Thursdays at 6 pm. Newcomers are always made very welcome.
Training continues Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 o clock. We have a match away to Roscrea at 7pm this Thursday.
We have a match at home against Kiladangan this Tuesday at 7pm.
We are playing our county quarter-final against Gortnahoe Glengoole in Nenagh at 7pm on Monday evening.
Matches this week are away to Drom & Inch at 7.15pm on Thursday and home to Clonoulty Rossmore on Saturday at 6.45pm.
Come Dine With Me
Our club social outing this year is our famous Come Dine With Me at the Hibernian Inn on Friday May 11th at 8pm. Music is by the wonderfully talented Dufrane who would have a smidgen of blue blood in their veins. Tickets are 20 euro each or 50 euro for three for a wonderful night with a very special guest to be announced soon.
Eight players who were on our junior-B, junior-A and intermediate county winning sides will be honoured as will one of the club’s pioneers. It will be also a night to fete our major sponsors. It promises to be a great night. Tickets can be purchased from any manager or committee member. They are selling well and it’s limited to 110 so be quick or you’ll miss out the social event of the year.
Congratulations to Rachel Maher and Maeve Coffey who won the league with their college Limerick Institute of Technology last week.