Tipperary Supporters Club Newsletter 13 January 2012

Athbhlian faoi mhaise! Happy New Year to all our members and supporters

Tipperary Hurling Master Fixture List 2012
For a full listing of all Tipperary hurling fixtures in the Waterford Crystal Cup, Allianz Hurling League and Munster Senior, Under 21 and Minor Championships go to www.tippsupportersclub.com .

SENIOR HURLING CHALLENGE GAME
From Tipperary GAA Scene
The Tipperary senior hurlers will play Coolderry of Offaly, the Leinster club senior hurling champions in a challenge game at Cloughjordan at 1pm next Sunday. Coolderry are managed by Tipperary under 21 hurling manager, Ken Hogan of Lorrha and Dorrha. Their first competitive outing of the year will be on Sunday January 22 in the Waterford Crystal Cup verus LIT. The venue has yet to be confirmed.

Callanan to miss league start
From www.hoganstand.com 10 January 2012
Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan will miss the start of the 2012 national hurling league.
The Drom & Inch star will need time-out as he recovers from ankle surgery but Premier County insiders have moved to shoot down suggestions that his championship participation is in doubt.
Callanan will have corrective surgery later this week and rehabilitation will rule him out of action until March.
The 22-year-old, who captained his club to their first Tipp SHC last year, will also miss Limerick IT’s Fitzgibbon Cup campaign.
Special Production in honour of Simon Ryan R.I.P.
To mark the first anniversary of the death of Simon Ryan, our sadly missed Committee Member, a very special production of John Murphy’s The Country Boy will be staged in the Simon Ryan Theatre, Tipperary Excel Centre, Tipperary Town on Saturday 21st January 2012. Your support would be greatly appreciated by Simon’s family and funds raised will go towards the Centre which provides a great community service to Tipperary Town and surrounding areas. Tickets can be booked at a cost of €30 each at the Excel Centre Booking Office by telephone at 062-80250 or email at tipperaryexcel@gmail.com. Also check the Excel website at www.tipperary-excel.com for further details. Accommodation at a special rate for those attending is available at the Ballykisteen Hotel, Limerick Junction.
GAA Scene and Westside
To read this week’s Westside column and Tipperary GAA Scene go to www.tipperary.gaa.ie where you can read about the new County Board Officers, McGrath Cup victory for Tipperary, Colleges Fixtures, Harry Greensmyth RIP and other news.
Sympathy
We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to former Committee Member Ailbe O’Connell and to his family on the death of his daughter Ailbhe O’Connell. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

TIPPERARY SUPPORTERS CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Membership for 2012 is already proving to be a popular buy and is now available on www.tippsupportersclub.com and with usual local sellers. The member’s gift is a specially produced Tipperary Supporters tote bag. In addition each Adult Membership Card will be accompanied by a Tipperary Supporters Car/Window Sticker. Adult Members will be entered in Ticket Draws for five pairs of stand tickets before each of Tipperary’s 2012 Munster and All-Ireland championship games. They will also be entered in a Draw for an All-Ireland Hurling Weekend stay at the Four Star Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin (match tickets included). Also members can access a discount scheme and will get Championship and League team announcements by text as well as regular updates by email on team news and events. Adult Membership will cost €30 (unchanged since 2005). Supporters can join on line on www.tippsupportersclub.com by credit card or debit/laser card. If you want to give membership as a present, a gift voucher is available on the website. This could make a nice Christmas present. Also on the website details are available of the direct debit facility; as the Club is run on a completely voluntary basis it would be a great help if members could join by direct debit. If joining by post please send a cheque or postal order payable to Tipperary Supporters Club to John Coman, PRO and Membership Officer, 52 Hazelbrook Road, Terenure, Dublin 6W (087-9087105, email: info@tippsupportersclub.com). Junior Membership is free on www.tippsupportersclub.com
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Ar aghaidh le Tiobraid Árann.
John Coman
Public Relations Officer
Tipperary Supporters Club

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