Although the Blues’ senior side suffered a dramatic defeat at the hands of Toomevara the Nenagh Éire Óg junior A Camogie team warmed the heart when capturing a county league title in the most exhilarating of circumstances at The Ragg.
Senior: The Blues suffered a dramatic defeat (0-17 to 1-16) at the hands of Toomevara on Sunday evening at MacDonagh Park, Cloughjordan. Nenagh Éire Óg would like to wish Toomevara all the very best in the next round. In the second round of the Hibernian Inn North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Nenagh Éire Óg have been drawn against Templederry Kenyons – the full draw for the second round is: Templederry Kenyons v Nenagh Éire Óg, Lorrha-Dorrha v Borris-Ileigh, Silvermines v Borrisokane, Kildangan v Moneygall, Toomevara v Roscrea, Portroe v Burgess & Kilruane MacDonagh’s v Ballina. The second round clash with Templederry is scheduled for Sunday, May 31st in Dolla at 7.30pm. For a full report on the clash with Toomevara please see the club website.
Junior A: Éire Óg will return to action in the Watch Centre North Tipperary Junior A Hurling League against Knockshegowna in Ballingarry at 12 noon on Sunday, May 24th. The lads would appreciate your support for this vital clash.
Junior B: The Blues have just one group game to play against Shannon Rovers in the Watch Centre North Tipperary Junior B Hurling League – that game is scheduled to take place on Monday, June 1st in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh at 3pm.
Minor A: At a meeting of Coiste Thiobraid Árann Thuaidh on Thursday, May 14th the draws were made for the North Tipperary Minor A Hurling Championship. In all nine teams will participate in this year’s competition with Newport Gaels the defending champions. The teams have been divided into two groups with the top team in each group qualifying for the semi-finals while the second and third-placed team in each group progress to the quarter-final stage. The first round of games is expected to be played on Wednesday, July 1st or Thursday, July 2nd. John Manley’s Nenagh Éire Óg team have been drawn in group one alongside Roscrea, Newport Gaels, Borris-Ileigh and Portroe. Meanwhile group two will feature Toomevara, Kilruane MacDonagh’s, Burgess and Kildangan.
The Blues 10K: The Blues 10K & Fun Run/Walk will return to the streets of Nenagh on Sunday, June 14th (10.30am). The event will be hosted this year in aid of the North Tipperary Hospice. Entry to the 10K run is priced at €15 (€12 pre-registered online), entry to the 5K run is priced at €10 and entry to the 5K for walkers is priced at €5 per family. Prizes: €100 for the first-placed male and female competitor in the 10K, €50 for the second-placed male and female and €25 for the third-placed male and female competitors. There will also be a series of spot prizes for runners and walkers. Please contact Shane Connolly 087 637 3830 for further information. A facility to pre-register online has now been added to the club website. Please check out the club website for more information. You can register for the 10K by clicking here.
Check out all the photos from last year’s event – click here!
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 was not won. €50 lucky dip winners were: Joan Hannon (Ballina), Dáire Sherlock (Ballinaclough), Josh Hogan (Tullamore Park), Kieran Mulcahy (Ardcroney) & Ellen Tooher (Belleen). Please support the Blues and play our club lotto 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!
Just watch how far we can stretch your €2!
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.
The finals of the Nenagh Éire Óg Street League will be held on Thursday, May 21st at 5.30pm. The under-12 hurling and Camogie mentors need to be congratulated for this as it has been a great success. The boys and girls need to see their commitment through now and all should be present for the finals.
Special football training for under-8 and under-10 boys continues on Tuesdays at 6pm and regularly has over 30 boys in attendance. Great work being done by Shane Connolly, John McNamara and Martin Ryan. Contact Shane if you can help on a regular basis.
The Nenagh Éire Óg under-14A footballers will take on Inane Rovers in the north semi-final on Friday, May 22nd at 6.30pm in Nenagh. Best of luck to our boys. Please come out to support and encourage these young players.
The club would like to thank the under-14 management team of John Phelan, Conor O’Donovan, Phil Hennessey and Alan Kelly for adding to their workload and starting an under-14 development squad. This is of huge benefit to the club and to young boys who might not see regular under-14A action this summer. The panel visited Ballyskenach during the week for a challenge match. Thank you to the hosts.
We all have busy lives, but full commitment towards training and matches is now required for the summer. Under-8 and under-10 matches are being arranged. The under-12 championship starts at the end of May and the under-14 soon after. The team management give their time freely, but must be informed by text if a player will not be attending training or a match. This simple text shows respect for teammates and their club. We wish the boys a wonderful summer of hurling and friendship. Please bring them out to matches at other grades to support their club mates. Texts required only for under-6 matches
The juvenile club will he holding a bag-packing fundraiser in Dunnes Stores on Saturday, May 30th. Parents will be contacted soon. Please give an hour of your time.
Junior A: Congratulations to our junior A side which captured the club’s very first junior A league title after a titanic battle against Thurles Sarsfields on Sunday afternoon at The Ragg Camogie Grounds. It was a great game that encapsulated all that is good about Camogie. For a full match report please see our club website.
To watch the after-match celebrations and the presentation of the cup to captain Ciara McGrath by Marian Harkin (Chairperson of the County Camogie Board please click the video below.
A huge number of photographs were also taken on the day – just click here.
Under-12: Well done to our under-12 team who defeated Newport last week.
Under-8: Our under-8 team took part in a blitz in Toomevara on Saturday last. Thanks to our hosts for a wonderful days fun.
Street League: Our street league comes to an end this week. We wish to thank Christy McLoughlin, Martin Morris, Michael McNamara and Michael Heffernan for all their hard work in organising what proved to be a hugely successful event.
Tipperary GAA Draw: The North Tipperary launch of the Tipperary GAA Draw took place in the Nenagh Éire Óg complex at MacDonagh Park on Wednesday, April 22nd. For the past twenty-seven years the Tipperary GAA Draw has served the clubs and the people of Tipperary well. A unique Nenagh Éire Óg branded brochure has been produced to promote this year’s draw. The Tipperary GAA Draw features an extraordinary €500,000 prize fund. And, don’t forget that your club, Nenagh Éire Óg, benefits significantly from contributions to the Tipperary GAA Draw. Indeed, the draw committee has introduced major increases in commission for the coming year. Should you wish to join the draw or renew your subscription to the Tipperary GAA Draw please contact any club officer or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Blues 10K: The Blues 10K & Fun Run/Walk will return to the streets of Nenagh on Sunday, June 14th (10.30am). The event will be hosted this year in aid of the North Tipperary Hospice. Entry to the 10K run is priced at €15 (€12 pre-registered online), entry to the 5K run is priced at €10 and entry to the 5K for walkers is priced at €5 per family. Prizes: €100 for the first-placed male and female competitor in the 10K, €50 for the second-placed male and female and €25 for the third-placed male and female competitors. There will also be a series of spot prizes for runners and walkers. Please contact Shane Connolly 087 637 3830 for further information. A facility to pre-register online has now been added to the club website. Please check out the club website for more information.
The Nenagh Éire Óg website has now been developed to host each and every edition of the monthly newsletter – please see here for more.
If you have any photographs, news or other information that you would like to see included please email email@example.com
Thanks again to the club communications sub-committee and in particular to Catherine McTiernan and Enda O’Sullivan for pulling all this information together.