Another exciting week coming up for fans of the Blues – on Saturday the junior A team are in county quarter-final action against Knockavilla Kickhams and the junior B team face Toomevara in a north quarter-final. Meanwhile the junior A Camogie team take on Cahir in a county semi-final on Sunday next. All of the players would appreciate your support at these vital knock-out games!
Senior: The senior hurlers are not expected to return to action in the county senior hurling championship until the week-ending Sunday, October 12th.
Junior A: Ger Tucker’s junior A team are in county quarter-final action this coming weekend when the lads face Knockavilla Kickhams at The Ragg on Saturday, October 4th (1.30pm) – the quarter-final clash between Kildangan and Clonoulty-Rossmore also takes place at The Ragg (3pm). Knockavilla Kickhams were narrowly beaten by Moycarkey-Borris in the 2013 county final and represent formidable opposition. The lads would really appreciate your support!
Junior B: Conor Ryan’s junior B hurlers are in quarter-final action against Toomevara on Saturday, October 4th. The Watch Centre North Tipperary Junior B Hurling Championship quarter-final against Toomevara will take place in Dolla at 5pm. Newport beat Kildangan 1-16 to 2-10 in their respective quarter-final while group winners Lorrha and Portroe have already progressed to the semi-final stage. The lads would really appreciate your support!
Fixtures: Please keep a close eye on the club website and on the club’s various social media channels for all the latest updates on fixtures and results.
Last week’s lotto jackpot of €1,600 was not won. €50 lucky dip winners were: Aisling Gregan (Newtown), Abby Ryan (c/o HiB), Maggs Stack (c/o Molly’s), Paddy Kennedy (Bulfin Crescent), Pat Maher (c/o E Spillane). Please support the Blues and play our club lotto online.
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Under-13: Our under-13 hurlers played their final round game against Borris-Ileigh on Friday night in Nenagh. Borris dominated the first half and led by 0-10 to 0-2 at the break. Éire Óg fought back in the second half with goals from Adam Brennan and Conor Hennessy to level the game just before the final whistle. Final score: 1-12 to 2-9. We have now qualified for the final and our opponents will be decided after next weekend’s round of games.
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Hard luck to Eamonn Spillane and Gerry Foley who lost out in their All-Ireland doubles attempt on Saturday. Congratulations to them both on representing Tipperary so well this year.
Junior A: Our junior A team suffered a defeat to Holycross last Friday in the championship, but have still progressed to the knock-out stages. Please see www.nenagheireog.com for a match report from this game – the game finished 1-13 to 2-7 in favour of Holycross. Éire Óg are scheduled to play Cahir in the county semi-finals on Sunday next with the time and venue to be confirmed. Please keep an eye on our website for further details. This team have worked incredibly hard this year and would really appreciate your support on Sunday!
Under-10: The under-10 team had an excellent evening in Semple Stadium last Thursday as they travelled over to watch the Tipperary senior hurlers make their final preparations for the All-Ireland final. Thanks to all the Tipperary management and players for making time to meet the fans and hard luck on the game itself. You have done our county proud with your performances all year.
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