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Weekly Club Notes – June 22nd 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On June - 22 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
SENIOR HURLING
The senior hurlers continued their fine form in the county senior hurling league div 1 as they defeated Moycarkey/Borris last weekend 1-20 to 0-20. This result leaves us top of the table and facing into a clash with Borris-Ileigh this weekend with a win or draw seeing us progress to the semi finals of the tournament. Throw in is at 12pm tomorrow(Sunday) in Borrisoleigh and admission is free so as many as possible as encouraged to attend to support the lads.

JUNIOR HURLING
Our junior hurlers played out a draw with Boherlahan-Dualla in their first game of the mid championship last weekend. Final score was 1-19 to 1-19

MINOR HURLING
Our minor hurling match v Thurles Sarsfields due to be played next Thursday has been postponed to a later date

ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
The Upperchurch Drombane GAA Annual Golf Classic is back again on July 18th & 19th in Dundrum Golf & Country Club. Prices are unchanged with a team of 4 costing €200 which along with your round of golf also includes dinner afterwards & refreshments on the 9th hole. There will be an excellent range of prizes on offer with a top prize of 2 rounds of golf in Killarney & overnight accommodation for the winning team. For anyone interested in sponsoring a tee box we have 2 levels of sponsorship, gold for €100 or silver for €50. To book a tee time contact Richard Ryan on 086 2676793

MUNSTER FINAL TICKETS
No more ticket orders are being taken by the club for the Munster hurling final as we have reached our county board allocation of tickets.

MUNSTER LONG PUCK
Congrats to Pat Ryan who won the Munster Under 16 Long Puck in Ballyheigue Co Kerry last weekend. Best of luck to Pat as he now moves on to the All Ireland final.

LIGHT THE BOG FUNDRAISER
Today(Saturday) & tomorrow(Sunday) a 24 hour walk on the bog will be held as a culmination of the recent fundraising to Light the Bog. At 10.00 am Maura Armstrong will cut the ribbon and lead off the walk and people are encouraged to come down and join in the walk at some stage during the 24 hours. The GAA club will be taking part from 2am to 3:30am. The Cuardaioch Tent will be open all day where you can call in for a chat and a cuppa, try your hand at skittles, petanque, horseshoe throwing or maybe even a game of cards. Evening Vigil Mass and Blessing of the walk wil take place at 8:30pm followed by dancing to Phil Maher on the platform from 9:30pm to 12 midnight. Looking forward to a fun filled day on the bog !

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now overdue. Anyone wishing to pay can do so either to club registrar JJ Kinane or online at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/ Prices remain unchanged from last year. €20 for all players between the ages of 16 to 18. €30 for all players between the ages of 18 to 21. €60 for all players over 21 years of age. €40 for all non playing members irrespective of age.

CLUB MERCHANDISE
An updated 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
Anyone interested in getting weekly club news and fixtures sent to them via email can subscribe to the mailing list by emailing upperchurchdrombane.gaa@gmail.com with “Subscribe” in the subject bar.

CLUBIFY/CLUBZAP
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the Clubzap(formerly known as Clubify) app(from the Apple App Store, Google Play store or at http://www.clubifyapp.com/download and select “Upperchurch Drombane GAA” from the menu.

CLUB SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/upperchurchdrombane
Twitter: http://twitter.com/churchdrombane

Weekly Club Notes – June 13th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On June - 13 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
SENIOR HURLING
Our next county league game is on next Saturday in Drombane at 7pm against Moycarkey/Borris. We then close out the group stages on Sunday 23rd at 12 midday against Borris-Ileigh in Borrisoleigh. Currently we are on 8 points, just 1 behind joint leaders Drom & Borris.

JUNIOR FOOTBALL
Our junior footballers put up a strong display against JK Brackens last Saturday in Templemore but unfortunately came up short on a score of 2-7 to 0-7. Our final group game is against Thurles Gaels.

JUNIOR HURLING
The first round of the mid junior A hurling championship is on next Tuesday 18th at 7:30pm where we will take on Boherlahan Dualla in Boherlahan

ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
The Upperchurch Drombane GAA Annual Golf Classic is back again on July 18th & 19th in Dundrum Golf & Country Club. Prices are unchanged with a team of 4 costing €200 which along with your round of golf also includes dinner afterwards & refreshments on the 9th hole. There will be an excellent range of prizes on offer with a top prize of 2 rounds of golf in Killarney & overnight accommodation for the winning team. For anyone interested in sponsoring a tee box we have 2 levels of sponsorship, gold for €100 or silver for €50. To book a tee time contact Richard Ryan on 086 2676793

LIGHT THE BOG FUNDRAISER
Message from Light The Bog fundraising committee: “We have had a fantastic response to our Light The Bog fundraiser. We’re hoping with your support to reach our target of €15,000 over the next couple of weeks.
Pledges can be given to any committee member. Sincere thanks to all of you who have already pledged.
Plans for The 24 hour Walk on the Bog on June 22nd are ongoing. We promise a nostalgic action filled day/night on the bog. After a walk around the bog have a cup of tea and a chat or try your hand at skittles and some other old time games and then dance the night away on the Platform on the Bog”

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE GOLF SOCIETY OUTING THIS SATURDAY
Message On behalf of Upperchurch Drombane Golf Society: “Our rescheduled 2nd outing take place this Saturday June 15th in Carrick On Suir, at 10.30 a.m. Members are asked to be there for 10.10 to facilitate registration. A meeting to prepare for the outing will take place this Thursday June 13th in Pa’s bar Upperchurch at 9.30 pm. All are welcome.
Our golf card with the list of outings and dates are available from Pa’s bar Upperchurch. This year we will play the following courses. June 15th Carrick on Suir, July 6th Portumna (Captain’s Prize), August 10th Mitchelstown, September 7th Mountrath (President’s Prize)
We look forward to the remaining outings in 2019 and welcome new members young and old (both male and female) to join us for a year of enjoyable golf and social occasions.”

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now overdue. Anyone wishing to pay can do so either to club registrar JJ Kinane or online at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/ Prices remain unchanged from last year. €20 for all players between the ages of 16 to 18. €30 for all players between the ages of 18 to 21. €60 for all players over 21 years of age. €40 for all non playing members irrespective of age.

CLUB MERCHANDISE
An updated 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
Anyone interested in getting weekly club news and fixtures sent to them via email can subscribe to the mailing list by emailing upperchurchdrombane.gaa@gmail.com with “Subscribe” in the subject bar.

CLUBIFY/CLUBZAP
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the Clubzap(formerly known as Clubify) app(from the Apple App Store, Google Play store or at http://www.clubifyapp.com/download and select “Upperchurch Drombane GAA” from the menu.

CLUB SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
Website: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/upperchurchdrombane
Twitter: http://twitter.com/churchdrombane

Weekly Club Notes – June 7th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On June - 7 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
SENIOR HURLING
The senior hurlers had 2 tough games in the past week. In division 1 of the county league we suffered our first defeat of the campaign against Drom & Inch. We were under pressure after a slow start and never fully recovered as Drom ran out 4-17 to 2-11 winners in the Ragg. This result leaves us in 2nd place in the group. Then on Tuesday night we faced JK Brackens in the Cahill Cup with Brackens claiming the spoils on a scoreline of 2-16 to 1-15. Our next county league game is on next Friday(14th) in Drombane at 7:30pm against Moycarkey/Borris.

JUNIOR FOOTBALL
The junior footballers were pipped by Moyne/Templetouhy in the opening round of the mid championship last weekend with Moyne finishing strongly to claim a 2 point victory, 0-11 to 1-6. Our next game in the championship will be against JK Brackens tomorrow(Sat 8th) at 7:30pm in Templemore

JUNIOR HURLING
The first round of the mid junior A hurling championship has been fixed for June 22nd where we will take on Boherlahan Dualla in Boherlahan. Throw in time has yet to be fixed.

ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
The Upperchurch Drombane GAA Annual Golf Classic is back again on July 18th & 19th in Dundrum Golf & Country Club. Prices are unchanged with a team of 4 costing €200 which along with your round of golf also includes dinner afterwards & refreshments on the 9th hole. There will be an excellent range of prizes on offer with a top prize of 2 rounds of golf in Killarney & overnight accommodation for the winning team. For anyone interested in sponsoring a tee box we have 2 levels of sponsorship, gold for €100 or silver for €50. To book a tee time contact Richard Ryan on 086 2676793

TIPP CLASSICAL TICKETS
Tipp Classical is back in Semple Stadium again this September 20th & 21st and the organisers have decided to run an offer whereby anyone purchasing tickets using the link below a portion of the ticket cost will go directly to Upperchurch Drombane GAA. Buy your tickets at http://bit.ly/Tipp_Classical_UpperchurchDrombane Weekend tickets are €160 while day tickets are €90 so why not grab your ticket and support your local club at the same time. This offer is valid for tickets purchased in the next 4 weeks and the ticket price is the same as buying them regularly so no extra cost on the customer.

TIPPERARY MEMBERS DRAW ONLINE
Anyone living away from the parish can join the Tipp GAA Draw online and win some great monthly prizes while supporting Upperchurch Drombane GAA with the club receiving a portion of every ticket sold. Simply go to the below link to sign up: https://tipperary.gaa.ie/shop/tipperary-2019-2020-draw/

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now overdue. Anyone wishing to pay can do so either to club registrar JJ Kinane or online at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/ Prices remain unchanged from last year. €20 for all players between the ages of 16 to 18. €30 for all players between the ages of 18 to 21. €60 for all players over 21 years of age. €40 for all non playing members irrespective of age.

CLUB MERCHANDISE
An updated 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
Anyone interested in getting weekly club news and fixtures sent to them via email can subscribe to the mailing list by emailing upperchurchdrombane.gaa@gmail.com with “Subscribe” in the subject bar.

CLUBIFY/CLUBZAP
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the Clubzap(formerly known as Clubify) app(from the Apple App Store, Google Play store or at http://www.clubifyapp.com/download and select “Upperchurch Drombane GAA” from the menu.

CLUB SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
Website: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/upperchurchdrombane
Twitter: http://twitter.com/churchdrombane