TIPP SUPPORTERS CLUB NEWSLETTER 31 AUGUST 2012

Dear Tipperary Supporter

 

ALL IRELAND INTERMEDIATE HURLING FINAL

 

FROM TIPPERARY GAA SCENE BY COUNTY PRO GER RYAN

Good luck to the Intermediate hurlers and management for the All-Ireland Intermediate hurling final against Kilkenny on Saturday evening,September 1 at 6pm in Semple Stadium. Tipperary will be seeking to win their first title at this grade since 2002 when they defeated Galway in the final after a replay. The O Riain (New) Stand only will be open for the game. We would ask people to come along and support the intermediate team on Saturday night. No effort has been spared by the management or players getting ready for this final and support for them would be much appreciated.

 

ELECTRIC IRELAND ALL IRELAND MINOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

 

There is a limited supply of tickets available for the All Ireland minor hurling final in Croke Park on Sunday September 9. All tickets will be distributed through the clubs. We would ask people not to ask players or members of the management team for tickets. They will need their time to focus on the very stiff challenge which Dublin will pose in the final.

 

ALL IRELAND MINOR FINAL RECEPTION

 

The Tipperary Association Dublin has announced details of the traditional post-match function on the occasion of the 2012 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Final. The welcome function will be held in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin on Sunday 9th Sept and continues a tradition lasting over 50 years, where Tipperary teams appearing in finals in Croke Park are hosted by the Association. Dinner will begin at 8pm. Tickets for the function to include dinner are priced at €40 each. Tables for 10 – 12 persons may be purchased, but individual tickets are also available. Places are limited so early booking is advised. Tickets are available from the Tipperary Association Dublin.  To order tickets forward cheque (made payable to Tipperary Association Dublin) along with a stamped addressed envelope, to Pat Ryan, 11 Foxfield Grove, Raheny, Dublin 5 or call 087 6376663. The Louis Fitzgerald Hotel is offering Tipperary supporters special rates for B & B on the nights o f September 8 and 9 as follows: Single Room – €70 per night;  Double Room – €80 per night; Triple Room – €90 per night; Family Room – €100 per night. Rooms should be booked directly with the hotel at 01 4033300 – quote “Tipperary supporter” when booking. Tipperary County Board would like to thank the Tipperary Association Dublin for hosting the minor team on Sunday night.

 

TIPPERARY SUPPORTERS CLUB STAR PRIZE

 

All adult members will be entered in the draw for the Star Prize of the All-Ireland Hurling Finals Weekend in Dublin with a pair of stand tickets for the matches and accomodation for two people in the four star Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Naas Road, on 8 and 9 September.

 

TIPPERARY SUPPORTERS CLUB UNDER 16 TOURNAMENT

 

Tipperary Supporters Club are delighted to sponsor the All-Ireland Under 16 Tournament which organised by Tipperary Bord na nÓg and which takes place in Tipperary this Saturday and Sunday.  Please come out and enjoy the cream of the country’s young hurlers from the leading counties.  Congratulations to Bord na nÓg for their great work in managing this excellent competition.  For full fixture details go to www.tippsupportersclub.com .

 

 

COUNTY SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

 

The outstanding round 3 game in the county senior hurling championship will be played on Sunday September 2 at Cloughjordan at 2.30pm between Lorrha and Dorrha and Roscrea. The round 4 draw has been made resulting in the following fixtures. On SaturdaySeptember 15 at Leahy Park, Cashel, Eire Og Annacarty Donohill will play Borris-Ileigh at 2pm and Carrick Swans will play Drom and Inch at 3.30pm. On Sunday September 16 at MacDonagh Park, Nenagh Toomevara will play Kildangan at 2pm and Loughmore-Castleiney will play the winners of Lorrha and Dorrha v Roscrea at 3.30pm. All games will go to extra time if necessary. The winners of the round 4 games will be drawn against the divisional champions for the quarter-finals.

 

 

SEAMUS O RIAIN CUP AND RELEGATION

 

Congratulations to Moycarkey-Borris on retaining the Seamus O Riain cup with a convincing 3-22 to 0-11 victory over Boherlahan-Dualla in Holycross on Saturday evening last. Aherlow have been relegated to Intermediate hurling following their loss to Upperchurch Drombane by 1-22 to 1-8 in the relegation final which was a curtain raiser to the Seamus O Riain Cup in Holycross.

 

CLONOULTY ROSSMORE WIN 6TH TITLE IN A ROW

 

Congratulations to Clonoulty Rossmore on winning 6 West senior hurling championship titles in a row by defeating Eire Og Annacarty by 1-22 to 2-11 on Sunday afternoon.

COUNTY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

 

In the county senior football championship last week Loughmore Castleiney defeated Mullinahone by 0-13 to 1-3 and Killenaule defeated JK Brackens by 1-12 to 0-10. Loughmore also won the Mid Division senior football final on Sunday evening last with a one point victory over great rivals JK Brackens on a scoreline of 2-8 to 1-10. There is one game down for decision in the senior football championship this weekend with Clonmel Commercials playing Cahir in Ardfinnan at 6pm on Sunday September 2.

 

 

PHILADPEHIA HERE I COME!

 

Arravale Rovers GAA Club and Tipperary County Board wish Arravale club man, John O’ Brien the best of luck when he heads to Philadelphia this week to referee hurling at the 2012 North American County Championships from Friday August 31 to SundaySeptember 2 2012. He was invited along with Eddie Walsh from Kerry who will referee football.

 

WESTSIDE

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Ar aghaidh le Tiobraid Árann.

John Coman
Public Relations Officer
Tipperary Supporters Club

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