Tipp Supporters Club Newsletter 7 July 2020

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Dear Tipperary Supporter

TIPPERARY FBD INSURANCE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

From Tipperary GAA Scene by Joe Bracken, County Board PRO

Following on from the FBD Insurance Club fixture plan passed at last week’s Co. Management meeting, the first round dates and fixtures have been confirmed by Co. CCC and are outlined as follows, with football taking centre stage on the opening weekend of July 17/18/19.

FBD Insurance County Senior Football Championship Group 1 Round 1

17/07/2020 in Cahir at 7.30pm – Loughmore-Castleiney v Ballyporeen

19/07/2020 in Leahy Park, Cashel at 1pm – Moyne-Templetuohy v Ardfinnan

FBD Insurance County Senior Football Championship Group 2 Round 1

18/07/2020 in Páirc Ciocaim, Dundrum at 7.30pm – Aherlow v JK Brackens

19/07/2020 in New Inn at 4.30pm – Kilsheelan-Kilcash v Upperchurch-Drombane

FBD Insurance County Senior Football Championship Group 3 Round 1

18/07/2020 in Ardfinnan at 7.30pm – Clonmel Commercials v Cahir

19/07/2020 in Golden at 2pm – Killenaule v Galtee Rovers-St. Pecaun

FBD Insurance County Senior Football Championship Group 4 Round 1

17/07/2020 in Clonoulty at 7.30pm – Eire Óg Annacarty-Donohill v Moycarkey-Borris

18/07/2020 in New Inn at 7.30pm – Arravale Rovers v Moyle Rovers

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 Round 1

19/07/2020 in Monroe at 1pm – Rockwell Rovers v Clonmel Commercials

19/07/2020 in Holycross at 4pm – Cashel King Cormacs v JK Brackens

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Football Championship Group 2 Round 1

18/07/2020 in Killenaule at 7pm – Clonmel Óg v Loughmore-Castleiney

19/07/2020 in Templetuohy at 7pm – Borrisokane v Moyle Rovers

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Football Championship Group 3 Round 1

18/07/2020 in Boherlahan at 7.30pm – Fethard v Golden-Kilfeacle

18/07/2020 in Bansha at 7.30pm – Fr. Sheehys v Clonoulty-Rossmore

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Football Championship Group 4 Round 1

18/07/2020 in Borrisoleigh at 7pm – Kiladangan v Drom-Inch

18/07/2020 in Cloneen at 7.30pm – Mullinahone v Grangemockler-Ballyneale

The hurling championships commence with fixtures once again spread out over the weekend of July 24/25/26.

FBD Insurance County Senior Hurling Championship Group 1 Round 1

25/07/2020 in Templemore at 2pm – Drom-Inch v Roscrea

25/07/2020 in Semple Stadium at 7pm – Kiladangan v JK Brackens

FBD Insurance County Senior Hurling Championship Group 2 Round 1

26/07/2020 in Semple Stadium at 3pm – Éire Óg Annacarty-Donohill v Clonoulty-Rossmore

26/07/2020 in Semple Stadium at 7pm – Nenagh Éire Óg v Holycross-Ballycahill

FBD Insurance County Senior Hurling Championship Group 3 Round 1

25/07/2020 in Holycross at 3pm – Thurles Sarsfields v Kilruane MacDonaghs

25/07/2020 in Semple Stadium at 3pm – Moycarkey-Borris v Loughmore-Castleiney

FBD Insurance County Senior Hurling Championship Group 4 Round 1

26/07/2020 in Nenagh at 1pm – Toomevara v Borris-Ileigh

26/07/2020 in Dolla at 1pm – Burgess v Upperchurch-Drombane

FBD Insurance Seamus Ó Riain Cup Group 1 Round 1

25/07/2020 in Clonmel Sportsfield at 7pm – Carrick Swan v Ballingarry

26/07/2020 in Littleton at 2pm – Cashel King Cormacs v Killenaule

FBD Insurance Seamus Ó Riain Cup Group 2 Round 1

26/07/2020 in Dolla at 4.30pm – Portroe v Kiladangan

26/07/2020 in Toomevara at 5pm – Lorrha-Dorrha v Thurles Sarsfields

FBD Insurance Seamus Ó Riain Cup Group 3 Round 1

25/07/2020 in Templederry at 7pm – Newport v Clonakenny

25/07/2020 in Leahy Park, Cashel at 7pm – Sean Treacys v Mullinahone

FBD Insurance Seamus Ó Riain Cup Group 4 Round 1

24/07/2020 in Kilcommon at 7pm – Templederry Kenyons v Silvermines

26/07/2020 in Cappawhite at 3pm – St Mary’s v Ballina

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Hurling Championship Group 1 Round 1

25/07/2020 in Drombane at 7pm – Moyle Rovers v Ballinahinch

26/07/2020 in Templemore at 7pm – Drom-Inch v Moyne-Templetuohy

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Hurling Championship Group 2 Round 1

24/07/2020 in Golden at 7pm – Knockavilla Donaskeigh Kickhams v Galtee Rovers-St Pecaun

25/07/2020 in Templetuohy at 7pm – Borrisokane v Carrick Davins

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Hurling Championship Group 3 Round 1

24/07/2020 in Sean Treacy Park at 7pm – Ballybacon-Grange v Cappawhite

25/07/2020 in Borrisoleigh at 3pm – Shannon Rovers v Boherlahan-Dualla

FBD Insurance County Intermediate Hurling Championship Group 4 Round 1

25/07/2020 in O’Sullivan Park, Ballingarry at 3pm – Gortnahoe-Glengoole v Kilsheelan-Kilcash

25/07/2020 in The Ragg at 7pm – Moneygall v Golden-Kilfeacle

MUNSTER SENIOR HURLING & FOOTBALL CHAMPIOSHIPS

The draw for the 2020 Munster Senior Hurling Championship took place live on RTE’s Six One News on Friday June 26th and resulted with Tipperary being drawn in the second semi-final where they will meet the winners of the Limerick and Clare quarter-final. The semi-finals are scheduled for the weekend of October 31st/ November 1st, with Cork and Waterford contesting the other semi-final. The Munster Final is down for decision on the weekend of November 14/15.

The original draws for the 202 Munster Senior Football Championship still stand where Tipperary will face Clare in the quarter-final in Semple Stadium also on the weekend of October 31st/ November 1st. The winners of that quarter-final will play the winners of the other quarter-final, Limerick/Waterford in the semi-final on the weekend of November 7/8. Cork and Kerry meet in the other semi-final on the same weekend. The Munster Final is scheduled for November 22nd.

MUNSTER U20 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

In the 2020 Bord Gáis Energy Munster GAA Hurling Under 20 Championship, reigning holders Tipperary will meet Clare in the quarter-final in Semple Stadium with the winners progressing to take on Waterford in the semi-final. Limerick are also straight into the other semi-final where they will play the winners of the Cork/Kerry quarter-final.

MUNSTER MINOR HURLING & FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The revised draws for the 2020 Electric Ireland Munster Minor Hurling and Football Championships were made on Monday evening June 29th.

The draws were as follows –

Electric Ireland Munster Minor Hurling Championship Draw

QF 1 – Kerry v Tipperary

QF 2 – Cork v Clare

SF 1 – Waterford v QF 1 winner

SF 2 – Limerick v QF 2 winner

Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship Draw

QF 1 – Clare v Tipperary

QF 2 – Limerick v Waterford

SF 1 – Kerry v Cork

SF 2 – QF 1 winner v QF 2 winner

Dates and venues to be confirmed in due course.

NEW TIPPERARY GAA CLUBS DRAW

The first draw in the New Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw will take place on Friday 18th September. The venue will be confirmed nearer to the time. All draw receipts have been posted to all members and each envelope will have included the following;

• Receipt from last year’s draw 2019-2020, plus a section to renew with their membership card for 2020/21.

• Draw brochure (Personalised where requested)

• A detailed leaflet with additional information on the New Draw date, plus different options how members can pay, and overleaf their clubs draw coordinator’s phone number to make enquires.

On a regular basis clubs will be sent a full list of payments received in Lár na Páirce office by post, bank card or on-line, and these will be credited to your club account.

All clubs have now received their Club starter packs for the new draw. If clubs need any extra documents contact the office in Lár na Páirce and they will get them out to you. If there is a change of co-ordinator in your club please notify the office immediately with the contact details.

FRIENDS OF TIPPERARY FOOTBALL

The Friends of Tipperary Football are thrilled to launch their new Euro Millions lotto syndicate offering all members 840 chances to win the jackpot for only €20. To join please visit our website www.friendsoftipperaryfootball.com or ask any committee member.

Everyone who joins the syndicate will be part of a team who will share the winnings from every Euro Millions lotto draw over the duration of the syndicate and who knows, together, we might even hit the jackpot!

All funds raised will go directly towards the preparation of our inter-county teams from under-14 right up to senior as they seek to bring silverware back to the Premier county, in this the centenary year of Bloody Sunday. The effort that the players and management put into representing Tipperary is huge and they deserve all the support that we can give to allow them to reach their potential and achieve their dreams.

The Friends of Tipperary Football Euro Millions lotto syndicate will purchase entries in all the Euro Millions plus lotto draws from September 1, 2020, to April 29, 2021. The winnings with be distributed as per the terms and conditions.

CÚL CAMPS

Kelloggs GAA Cúl Camps will commence in Tipperary on 20th July for six weeks to 28th August. This is a very welcome outcome in light of where we were and where we have come from. Clubs, parents and especially children can now look forward to some much needed on-field activity. Understandably some clubs have decided not to host a camp in the circumstances, and that is very reasonable. Clubs that are going ahead should have in place all protocols around ‘Covid-19’ for which documentation has now been released to all clubs.

Please check the following links for updates

GAA Covid resources and latest information: www.GAA.ie or https://learning.gaa.ie/covid19

Health Questionnaire available at:  https://returntoplay.gaa.ie.

GAA eLearning Awareness Module available at https://courses.gaa.ie/Covid19ClubEd/#/

Some important points to note are;

• Club coordinators and assistants should complete the ‘Covid-19’ online awareness course prior to hosting the camp and have certification printed.

• ‘Covid-19’ protocols around sanitation, cleansing and signage should be in place

• All coaching staff attending camps will have completed a rigorous training program to ensure safe and professional running of camps.

• All bookings for camps can ONLY be completed online.

• There is NOT a requirement to cap numbers, but clubs can arrange their own requirement with Games Development staff.

• Tipperary camps will have a policy whereby members of the hosting club ONLY attend the camp.

• There will be strictly NO exchanging of kits

• In line with GAA policy clubs are not entitled to run a camp prior to running a Cúl Camp

• Clubs who wish to run a camp after completing a Cúl Camp must apply for permission to the County Committee

Games Development staff will continue to liaise directly with camp coordinators. In the meantime for clubs hosting and participants attending we hope you all have an enjoyable and safe camp.

FUNDRAISING EVENT

Sixteen-year-old Shaun Hilmi plays hurling and Gaelic football for Nenagh Éire Óg and is also a regular tennis player and a talented athlete with Nenagh Athletics Club.

In recent months he started to feel discomfort in his hip which, unfortunately, has been diagnosed as Ewings Sarcoma Cancer, a rare condition that only affects 2.93 people out of a million. This aggressive disease has already spread to his lungs and a ten-centimetre tumour has been discovered on his right glute muscle, which was lying on a nerve and has caused him immense pain.

Shaun will have to undergo six cycles of chemotherapy, surgery and possibly radium. That’s without including the physiotherapy sessions and rehabilitation he will have to complete after his treatment to get back 100%. Unfortunately, in the world we live in today, money talks! Shaun’s treatment will be very expensive and which he needs to give him the best possible chance of making a full recovery.

A Go Fund Me page has been set up, called Shaun’s Journey, and we are asking the GAA community to come together and help Shaun complete his journey back to full fitness.

All donations, no matter how big or small, will be greatly appreciated by Shaun and the Hilmi family.

His cousin Jake Morris and local star Barry Coffey have started a 30-second plank campaign to raise funds while former Tipperary minor hurling star Shane Long has sent his best wishes. You can follow Shaun’s journey on Instagram.

Ar aghaidh le Tiobraid Árann

John Coman

Public Relations Officer

Tipperary Supporters Club

Supporting Tipperary Hurling

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