Upperchurch Drombane GAA

Founded 1887

Co. Tipperary

Weekly Club Notes - 10th Sep 2021

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We face Drom & Inch tomorrow(Saturday) in the 2nd round of the county championship. A narrow defeat to Eire Og Annacarty in round 1 means tomorrows clash is even more vital to get a result in. Throw in is at 3:30pm in Semple Stadium and tickets(Adults €10) can be purchased at https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/tipperary-gaa/ Juveniles do not need a ticket if accompanied by an adult. This game will be streamed by the Tipperary county board on their platform so the club cannot stream this game on our social media. Details for access to this can be found at the following link: https://page.inplayer.com/TipperaryGAA/ The cost of streaming just our game is €10 but weekend passes are also available for the other 4 matches they are covering. Best of luck to team and management.


We suffered defeated at the hands of Moyle Rovers in the opening round of the county championship last Saturday. We did well in the first half and were well in touch with only 1 point between the sides. However Moyle came out strong after the break and opened up a 6 point lead after 10 minutes. That was the cushion they needed to prevail 3-9 to 0-9. Our next game is on Sunday 19th September vs Cahir in Boherlahan


Our junior hurlers face Loughmore Castleiney this Sunday at 12:30pm in Drombane in the mid quarter final. Tickets for the game can be bought at this link: https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/mid-tipp-gaa/ Adult €6, Under 16s FREE and don't require a ticket. No money will be accepted on the gate. Our club will be streaming the game through our Facebook account also. Best of luck to the team.


The junior footballers began their mid championship with a victory over Holycross/Ballycahill last Sunday, winning 0-13 to 1-4. The next round will be against Moyne/Templetouhy with no date set yet for this fixture.


The mid quarter final v Loughmore-Castleiney due to be played this week was push back and will now take place next Wednesday(15th) in Castleiney at 6pm. Best of luck to the team.


You can join the new year of the Tipperary GAA Club Draw online(make sure to enter Upperchurch Drombane as your club when ordering) at https://tipperary.gaa.ie/tipperary-gaa-clubs-draw or contact a promoter in the club. There's €500,000 in prizes over the 11 monthly draws including a horse & car in the October draw. Last year we had one of the top monthly prize winners from our club, along with a number of other smaller winners. A percentage from each entry into the draw goes back to the club also


Well done to our team of Willie Shanahan, Kelley Harrington, Eamon Fogarty, Mary Burke, Pat Ryan and Caroline Shanahan who did the parish proud and won the series finale of TG4's Go Gasta last Sunday night. A strong performance across all the events on the day saw them beat Sixmilebridge of Clare to claim the national title.


You can now play the Premier Co-Op Lotto online at http://upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/draws and help support Upperchurch Drombane Juvenile GAA. Jackpot this week is €12,200 and tickets must be bought by 8pm on Tuesday to be in the draw. You can also buy tickets at Ryan's Shop, Drombane Co-Op, Pa's Bar, Kinane's Pub or Oliver Ryan's Pub


A range of club merchandise can be purchased from the O’Neills website. The link for the shop is: https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/upperchurch-drombane-gaa.html


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