Mid Tipperary GAA Scene

Clonakenny storm into Mid Tipp intermediate hurling final.

Clonakenny storm into Mid Tipp intermediate hurling final.

Roadstone Wood Intermediate HC

The second semi-final took place in Templetuohy on Sunday evening between Clonakenny and Thurles Sarsfields and with little between the teams at half-time, Clonakenny put in a storming second half performance to win the game by 2-22 to 0-15 and will now play Moyne-Templetuohy in the final.

Roskeen Construction Junior A HC

The two quarter- finals games were played over the last few days and there was a big win for Thurles Sarsfields over Loughmore 4-23 to 2-6, and Thurles Gaels also had a big win over Moyne-Templetuohy 1-18 to 0-9.

Thurles Wholesale Cash & Carry Junior B HC

One game was played at the weekend with Killea defeating Boherlahan by 2-11 to 2-10.

Thurles Credit Union Minor HC

In a thrilling semi-final between Boherlahan and Moyne–Templetuohy Og, Boherlahan came out on top by one point 1-15 to 2-11 and will now contest this year’s final.

Murphy Office Systems Minor B FC

It was semi–final time last weekend in this year’s minor B football championship. Loughmore defeated Gortnahoe by 2-19 to 2-2 and in the second semi-final Upperchurch beat Thurles Gaels by 1-11 to 1-3.

Clean Ireland Recycling Senior HC Round 4

Congratulations to Loughmore-Castleiney on their win over Roscrea in Rd 4 of the senior hurling championship. Loughmore recovered well after their Mid Final loss to Drom to defeat Roscrea by 0-21 to 2-11 and will now look forward to the draw for the county quarter –final.

Clean Ireland Recycling Senior FC

Brackens had a good win over Mullinahone last Saturday evening in Templetuohy with the final score Brackens 0-15 Mullinahone 1-6.

Tipperary Intermediate Hurlers

Best of luck to Tipperary Intermediate hurlers who defend their All Ireland title next Saturday August 31st when they play Kilkenny in the Intermediate All Ireland final in Nolan Park.

Fundraiser for Peter Ryan

Thanks to everyone who attended the fundraising dance in Kennedy’s Live Venue, Parnell St last Saturday night in aid of Peter Ryan, Upperchurch-Drombane who is in Montreal to compete in the Road World Championship Para Games.

A huge crowd turned up on the night for a very worthy cause and Peter and the Ryan family would like to thank everyone for their support.

Raise The Bar

In these difficult times for GAA clubs financially Etihad Airways are running a competition for GAA clubs throughout the country called Raise The Bar. The winning club will receive an immediate sponsorship fund of €10,000 to use however they see fit, plus a full package of support tools and appearances to access throughout the year, including: Regular fundraising prizes, including 2 flights to any Etihad network destination, Hurling All-Ireland Final tickets and more, Mentoring with Nicky English for men’s senior team, Under-age coaching session with a GAA All Star, Club Table Quiz compère engagement by Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, 2 sets of Etihad-branded O’Neills jerseys, shorts, socks etc, Training / travelling gear for senior teams, Training equipment – sliotars, hurls, cones etc, Ground signage.

In order to enter the competition clubs should go the the Eithad Airways GAA website ie www.etihadgaa.ie. Then go to the ‘Enter’ section of this website. Once you’ve filled in the relevant details on th online entry form, they want you to tell them about your club’s role in your community. That can be local community or wider, whichever means the most.

They also want you to tell them about the challenges the club faces to maintain this position within the modern Irish landscape. And with all this in mind, they want you to tell them what their sponsorship would mean for your club.