Upperchurch Drombane GAA

Founded 1887

Co. Tipperary

Weekly Club Notes - 23rd Sept 2022

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

SENIOR HURLING

Best of luck to our senior hurlers who face JK Brackens in the county quarter finals this Sunday 25th at 2pm in Semple Stadium as a double header with Kiladangan v Clonoulty/Rossmore following at 3:45pm. Tickets for this game are on sale at https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/tipperary-gaa/ If you can't attend the game will be streamed live for €10 at https://page.inplayer.com/TipperaryGAA/ Looking forward to a big support as we look to reach the last four.

SENIOR FOOTBALL

Well done to the footballers who defeated JK Brackens in the county quarter final last weekend by 1-11 to 0-10. It was Brackens who scored the first 2 points of the game but we fought back and a Paul Shanahan goal from the penalty spot shortly before the interval gave us a 3 point lead going into the break. It remained a similar margin throughout the 2nd half and our range of scorers from play (6 different players in total) saw us through. We have been drawn to face reigning champions Loughmore-Castleiney in the semi finals with no venue or time confirmed yet.

JUNIOR HURLING

Best of luck to the junior hurlers who have a county quarter final clash with Galtee Rovers tomorrow Sat 24th at 3:15pm in Dundrum. Tickets for this game can be bought at https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/tipperary-gaa/

JUNIOR FOOTBALL

Well done to the junior footballers who defeated Moyne-Templetouhy 1-11 to 1-5 in the mid semi final last Friday evening. This sets them up for a mid final appearance against Boherlahan Dualla with no date set yet for this.

UNDER 19 FOOTBALL

Hard luck to the under 19 footballers who bowed out of the mid championship at the semi final stage last Wednesday against Na Sairsealaigh Og 0-14 to 1-7.

PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Thanks to all who visited our stand at the ploughing championships this past week in Laois. There was great interest in the John Deere on display filled with balloons in aid of our fundraiser below. A special thanks also to those who volunteered over the 3 days, especially those who helped out multiple days to make it such a success.

U13 MID TITLE WIN

A special congratulations to the u13's who won the group 3 mid title last weekend against Durlas Og. They now face Fethard in the county semi final tomorrow.

WIN A NEW JOHN DEERE

Thanks to all who have supported and bought tickets so far for our Win A New John Deere fundraiser, your chance to win a John Deere 6140M OR €100,000 IN CASH. Full details and plans of the development work we are fundraising for can be found on www.winanewjohndeere.ie Tickets for €50 can be bought from committee, players, many locals & also online directly here Your continued support in this would be greatly appreciated as we grow for the future.

TIPPERARY GAA CLUB DRAW

The new season of the Tipperary GAA Club Draw will be starting next weekend. If you haven't renewed yet then do so with your regular promoter. If you would like to sign up for the first time you can do so by contacting any of the existing promoters or online at https://tipperary.gaa.ie/tipperary-gaa-clubs-draw/ and selecting Upperchurch Drombane as your club. The first draw of the new season will be held at the end of September.

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. There was no winner last week but 2 lucky dip winners were drawn who shared €150. The jackpot for next week is €5,000 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

CLUB NEWSLETTER

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