Nenagh Éire Óg have been drawn against the Templederry Kenyons in the Hibernian Inn-sponsored North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship – all championship draws affecting the club are now available.
Congratulations: Congratulations to Paddy Murphy and Michael Heffernan who featured in Tipperary’s Allianz National Hurling League clash with Kilkenny in Nowlan Park on Sunday – Paddy started while Mikey was introduced as a second half substitute.
Championship Draws: The draws for the north Tipperary hurling championships were made in the Hibernian Inn on Thursday evening. In the Hibernian Inn North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Éire Óg were drawn against the Templederry Kenyons in the opening round. The Blues were also drawn against Templederry in the group stages of the county championship.
In the Watch Centre Junior A Hurling Championship Éire Óg were drawn in group B alongside Roscrea, Kildangan, Burgess & Silvermines. In the Watch Centre Junior B Hurling Championship Éire Óg were also drawn in group B alongside Newport, Ballinahinch, Portroe & Silvermines. In the Walsh’s of Nenagh Under-21A Hurling Championship Éire Óg will face defending champions Kilruane MacDonagh’s in the opening round. The Ger Gavin Minor A Hurling Championship will be played on a round robin basis with Éire Óg facing Toomevara, Borris-Ileigh, Kilruane MacDonagh’s, Ballina, Newport & Roscrea.
The full details of the draws and the structure of the respective championships is available here.
Mr Sports Gift: Nenagh Éire Óg are delighted to announce that the Blues have signed up with Noel Cahill’s MrSportsgift.com – a number of branded items and club merchandise are now available from the personalised Nenagh Éire Óg page – click here.
Membership: Membership for 2014 is now due and can be paid to any club officer or online. The cost of membership is priced at €25.
National Club Draw: We are thrilled to announce that Nenagh Éire Óg will be participating in the national club draw which features some sensational prizes – tickets are priced at €10 and available from any officer of the club or committee member. Please support this fantastic initiative! Click here for more information on the fantastic range of prizes which include a trip for two to Australia. Tickets for this wonderful initiative cost just €10! Please support the Blues!
Lotto: This week’s jackpot of €1,700 was not won. Lucky dip winners: Ned Quigley (c/o the HiB), Matt Coffey (Ballycommon), Peggy Forde (St Joseph’s Park), Daniel Sherlock (Ballinaclough), Michael Touhy (c/o the HiB). Play online.
The Nenagh Éire Óg Club Lotto represents the club’s key fundraising initiative.
Please consider supporting the Blues by playing our club lotto online: click here!
Alternatively you can also support Nenagh Éire Óg by paying your club membership. Membership for 2014 is now due and can be paid to any club officer or online. The cost of membership is priced at €25.
Under-6 & 8: Training continues indoors on Saturdays from 10-11am. Thank you to all the boys and parents for such a terrific turn-out so early in the season. Keep up the good work.
Under-10: Training resumes on Saturday mornings at 10.30am. The boys have a match coming up against St Joseph’s Doora-Barefield of Clare on the morning of the Tipperary versus Clare league match so full attendance is expected at training.
Under-14: Our under-14 team is in full preparation for the Féile na nGael competition. So, again, full attendance is expected at training.
Mouth Guards: Mouth guards are compulsory for all football games and training sessions for teams and squads since January 1st 2014. Mouth guards are available in most sports shops and players will not be allowed to participate in games or training without one. For more information on mouth guards please refer to the GAA website www.gaa.ie.
Registration: Thank you to all who registered last week. Registration forms will be distributed this week to all outstanding players by team managements and registrar Ger McCarthy (087 653 9229) and should be returned immediately. For insurance purposes, unregistered players will not be allowed to compete in games which will all be commencing shortly.
Parents: Parents, please support the club’s fundraising drive and buy a ticket for the National Club Draw. They are priced at €10 each with super prizes and all money coming back to the club. There are a lot of costs involved in running a big club and your support is necessary to keep your children happy and hurling. Please contact any committee member for your ticket or text Shane Connolly on 087 637 3830.
It was a successful weekend for our juvenile handballers with two players through to Munster Finals. Sinéad Meagher will contest the girls’ under-15 singles final while Katie Morris is through to the girls’ under-13 singles final. Both matches will take place in Kerry next weekend. Best of luck to both players!
Hard luck to Eimear Meagher and her partner Eleanor Percy (Lahorna) who got through to the Munster semi-final of the girls’ under-14 doubles, but lost out after a great display.
Training: Under-8s – March 6th from 5.30-6.30pm. Under-10s – Monday, March 3rd & Wednesday, March 5th from 5-6pm. Under-12s – Monday & Wednesday 5-6pm. Under-14s – Tuesday & Friday 5.45-6.45pm.Under-16, under-18 and junior teams will be notified by text message as to when their training is on.
Fixture: Our Féile na nGael team will play Kilruane MacDonagh’s next Saturday at 12 noon in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh in the first round of the County Féile na nGael Competition. We will be anxious to defend our title and all support is welcome.
Registration: Could the few remaining players who have not paid their registration fee please pay it as soon as possible so that you are covered by insurance for training and games.
Volunteers: We are always looking for new people to get involved in the club and if you would like to contribute to the growth of Camogie in terms of administration, coaching, playing or in any other way please email firstname.lastname@example.org
National Draw: The Camogie club are selling tickets for the National Club Draw. All money raised will go back into the club and will be used for the upkeep of the club grounds. We ask everyone involved in the Camogie club to please purchase a ticket – tickets cost €10 and are available from any committee member.
We are currently finalising our February edition of the club newsletter. If you have any photographs, news or other information that you would like to see included please email email@example.com
The November edition of the club newsletter is available – click here.
Thanks again to the club communications sub-committee and in particular to Catherine McTiernan and Enda O’Sullivan for pulling all this information together.
As most of you are aware the club, under the expert guidance of PJ Maxwell, Nancy Murphy and Donal A Murphy, are putting the finishing touches to our club history book. This promises to be a comprehensive collection of the history of Gaelic games in our parish.
While the club have made every effort to collect photographs of teams from the present to the distant past and other pictures which would be of interest we appeal to people to get in touch if you have a photograph of interest in your possession.
Please do not assume that we already possess your photograph or that it is of no interest.
Every Éire Óg photo, whether it is of a team, presentation or action shot is of massive importance to us and we would be delighted to have it. We are also anxious to get photos of school teams from any of the schools in the community.
If you have a photograph please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We promise to return the photo as soon as we have it scanned.