Upperchurch Drombane GAA

Founded 1887

Co. Tipperary

Weekly Club Notes - 10th Dec 2021

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***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***

MOHER HILL 7K FOR IMNDA

Each Christmas we hold the Moher Hill 7km run/walk with proceeds going to a nominated charity. For 2021 all funds raised will benefit the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association who are doing fantastic work for those affected by this condition around the country. The event will start at 12 noon on Tuesday December 28th at Upperchurch Community Centre and follow a challenging 7km loop around Moher Hill. Feel free to either run or walk the course.

Adults €10. Kids are free. Because of Covid and to make the event as safe as possible we will be taking donations online this year at https://www.gofundme.com/moher-hill-7k-2021

Who will post the fastest times on the day? Best of luck to all taking part.

AGM

Our club AGM was held last Sunday with a fine booklet produced and detailed addresses given by Chairman, Secretary & Treasurer. The following officer positions were filled for 2022. President: Phil Lowry. Chairman: Michael Griffin. Vice Chairman: Jim Ryan. Secretary: Noel Ryan. Treasurer: Anne Marie Grant. Assistant Treasurer: Micheál Bourke. PRO: Martin Bourke. Registrar: Diarmaid Grant. I.T Officer: Ailbe O'Donoghue. Irish Language & Cultural Officer: Pat Phelan. Mid Board Rep: Rody Lowry. County Board Rep: Michael Griffin. Thanks to Joseph Lowry, Michael Bourke & Stephen Gleeson who have stepped down this year for their hard work over the past number of years. The remaining open positions will be filled at the first committee meeting of 2022.

UNDER 17 FOOTBALL

Commiserations to the under 17 footballers who were defeated by Golden Kilfeacle in the county quarter final last weekend. A mid title is still a fine achievement by this young squad, many of whom will still be eligible for this level next year.

TIPPERARY GAA CLUB DRAW

Congratulations to Willie Buckley who won €1,000 in the December Tipperary GAA Club Draw held last Friday.

UNDER 21 HURLING

The mid preliminary semi final between Gortnahoe-Glengoole & Thurles Sarsfields is due to be played tomorrow(Saturday). We will face the winners in the mid semi final

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE STORYTELLING SERIES

The first of a new series of Upperchurch Drombane Storytelling began this week with Stephen Gleeson interviewing our former club chairman Tomás Hayes about his memories of the parish and Pat Quinn was also on hand to sing some lovely songs. Another episode is out next week. Watch it at https://churchcamlive.ie/upperchurchdrombane-parish/

PREMIER CO-OP LOTTO

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 €14,800 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

CLUB MERCHANDISE

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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