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Weekly Club Notes – July 3rd 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On July - 3 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
LAP OF IRELAND FUNDRAISER
A massive thanks to all who took part and donated to our Lap Of Ireland fundraiser last week to raise funds for our new walkway around the GAA field in Drombane and a new astroturf area. Our aim was to cover a distance of 2,150km over 2 days and so complete a lap of Ireland. The response was fantastic and the eventual total reached was almost 3,500km. Pictures submitted can be seen on our facebook page.
The total amount of money raised between our gofundme page & donations dropped to Ryans shop & Drombane Creamery came to a staggering €12,150. Thanks again to everyone for their generosity.

ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
Upperchurch Drombane GAA Annual Golf Classic will take place in Dundrum Golf Club on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th July. Due to huge demand almost all tee times are now sold.
Team of four for €200 including burgers at the 9th and meal afterwards. Tee box sponsorship opportunities also. Contact Richard Ryan on 0862676793 to book a tee time or sponsor a tee box.

SENIOR HURLING
The fixture for our first game in the senior championship has been set. We will face Burgess in Dolla on Sunday July 26th at 1pm. Our other games in the group are against Toomevara & Borris-Ileigh.

SENIOR FOOTBALL
Just 2 weeks to go till our first senior game post lockdown as we face Kilsheelan/Kilcash in the county championship. Throw in is at 4:30pm on Sunday July 19th in New Inn. Aherlow & JK Brackens are also in our group.

MINOR HURLING
The minor hurlers begin their mid campaign on Friday July 17th when they face Moyne/Templetouhy at 8pm in Templetouhy. They will follow this up with games against Loughmore/Castleiney, Na Sairséalaigh Óg, Gortnahoe/Glengoole & Moycarkey/Borris.

MID BOARD DRAWS
The mid board published their fixture plan over the past few days. The full plan can be viewed on their facebook page. In addition to the minor hurling above the main points affecting our club are:
Sun 9th August – Junior A Hurling championship begins
Wed 9th September – Minor football championship begins
w/e 4th October – Senior hurling quarter finals
w/e 11th October – Junior B football championship begins

2020 INTERCOUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS
The fixtures for this years All Ireland hurling & football championships have been set. In hurling Tipperary will meet the winners of Limerick or Clare on the weekend of 31st Oct/1st Nov in the Munster semi final. This years format is a knockout with a second chance for teams defeated up to and including the provincial finals. In football Tipp will face Clare in the quarter final the same weekend as the hurlers. The winner will face Waterford or Limerick in the semi final. The football is straight knockout this year, no backdoor is available.

PREMIER CO-OP LOTTO
The Premier Co-Op lotto will resume for the first time in 4 months on Tuesday night next, July 7th and will take place every Tuesday night going forward. The lotto proceeds are split between our juvenile GAA club, Upperchurch Drombane Development Association & Clodiagh Rangers FC. Next weeks jackpot is €3,600

NEW INSTAGRAM PAGE
We now have a new Instagram page for anyone wanting to keep up to date with news from the club. The handle for it is upperchurchgaa and you can also find it at instagram.com/upperchurchgaa

PARISH MASS
A reminder that parish mass celebrated by Fr Tony is being streamed through our website and is available at the following link http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/parish-mass/

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
Instagram: http://instagram.com/upperchurchgaa

Weekly Club Notes – June 26th 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On June - 26 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
LAP OF IRELAND FUNDRAISER
We are inviting all cocooners, families & individuals to WALK, RUN, CYCLE any distance, anywhere this weekend Saturday 27th-Sunday 28th June and help us raise funds towards our clubhouse walkway & astroturf area. We hope with your help to reach a cumulative distance of 2,150km which is equal to a Lap Of Ireland
Log your distance via our facebook or twitter pages along with pictures if you want or text to 0879665385 and donate on our gofundme page at https://www.gofundme.com/lap-of-ireland
Alternatively you can donate at Ryan’s shop or Drombane Creamery.
We will be posting local loop routes on social media each day in the lead up to the event and we would also love people to get involved no matter where you are in the world. A list of possible routes is also on our website at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/lap-of-ireland-route-ideas/
So get out and about and help us raise funds for what we hope will be a valuable community resource.
Thanks in advance to all who take part and support
GoFundMe Page: http://www.gofundme.com/lap-of-ireland

ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
Upperchurch Drombane GAA Annual Golf Classic will take place in Dundrum Golf Club on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th July.
Team of four for €200 including burgers at the 9th and meal afterwards. Tee box sponsorship opportunities also. Contact Richard Ryan on 0862676793 to book a tee time or sponsor a tee box.

2020 TIPPERARY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Tipperary board ratified the following fixture plan last night for this years championships which sees the football commence on the weekend of July 18/19 and the hurling a week later(July 25/26). Exact fixtures will be released in due course apart from round 1 of the football which has already been drawn. No midweek games are planned for senior hurling or football at this time
July 18/19 – Co. Senior & Intermediate football groups round 1 (Upperchurch/Drombane v Kilsheelan/Kilcash)
July 25/26 – Co Senior & Intermediate hurrling groups round 1
August 1/2 – Co. Senior & Intermediate football groups round 2
August 8/9 – Co Senior & Intermediate hurrling groups round 2
August 15/16 – Co Senior & Intermediate hurrling groups round 3
August 22/23 – Co. Senior & Intermediate football groups round 3
August 29/30 – Co. Senior hurling quarter finals & relegation semi finals
September 5/6 and/or September 12/13 Co. Senior hurling & football semi finals (depending on whether dual clubs reach semi in both codes)
September 12/13 – Co. Senior hurling, Seamus O’Riain and Senior football relegation finals
September 19/20 – Co. Senior hurling, Seamus O’Riain and Senior football finals
September 26/27 – Co. Intermediate hurling & football finals
The Junior Hurling & Football A & B Championships are being organised by Divisional boards. The divisional hurling finals are fixed for October 3/4, with only winners going forward to county semi-finals.
The FBD Insurance Junior Football A & B Co. Finals will take place on the weekend of December 5/6. Note, divisional winners only going forward to county semi-finals.
The FBD Insurance U21 and Minor Football Co. Finals will take place on the weekend of November 21/22.
The FBD Insurance Minor Hurling Co. Final will be played on the weekend of September 5/6.
As the FBD Insurance U21 Football Championship has already commenced, this will have to reach its conclusion before any consideration can be made in relation to the U21 Hurling Championship.

2020 INTERCOUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS
The GAA has announced the format for this years intercounty hurling & football championships.
In hurling the format will revert to the 2017 version with a knockout championship and a second chance for all beaten teams up to and including the provincial finals. The Munster and Leinster SHC finals will be played on November 14/15, the All-Ireland quarter-finals on November 21/22 and the All-Ireland semi-finals on 28/29 November. The All-Ireland finalists will have a two week break prior to the decider on December 13.
Fixtures will be drawn for the Munster & Leinster hurling championships later today(Friday). The U20 and MHC will start in October and be played on a straight knockout basis. The All-Ireland MHC final will not be played on the same day as the senior final.
The football championship will be a straight knockout competition. Opening round provincial football games will start on October 31 with the All-Ireland final penned in for December 19. All games must be decided on the day, even the All-Ireland final. The Ulster, Leinster and Munster provincial football finals will be played on November 21/22 with the Connacht final on the previous weekend.

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 19th 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On June - 19 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
NEWSLETTER RETURN
After a few month’s sabbatical the weekly newsletter is back. Hopefully everyone has kept safe and well in the interim and we can look forward to seeing some GAA action, both club & intercounty, over the next few months.

RETURN OF GAA
With government restrictions being relaxed GAA activity will start getting back closer to normality over the next few weeks. We still await details from the Tipperary county board on the structure & timetable for the county championships. We will send on details once they are finalised.

LAP OF IRELAND FUNDRAISER
We are inviting all cocooners, families & individuals to WALK, RUN, CYCLE any distance, anywhere on Saturday 27th-Sunday 28th June and help us raise funds towards our clubhouse walkway & astroturf area. We hope with your help to reach a cumulative distance of 2,150km which is equal to a Lap Of Ireland
Log your distance via our facebook or twitter pages along with pictures if you want or text to 0879665385 and donate on our gofundme page at https://www.gofundme.com/lap-of-ireland
Alternatively you can donate at Ryan’s shop or Drombane Creamery.
We will be posting local loop routes on social media each day in the lead up to the event and we would also love people to get involved no matter where you are in the world. A list of possible routes is also on our website at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/lap-of-ireland-route-ideas/
So get out and about and help us raise funds for what we hope will be a valuable community resource.
Thanks in advance to all who take part and support
GoFundMe Page: http://www.gofundme.com/lap-of-ireland

ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
Upperchurch Drombane GAA Annual Golf Classic will take place in Dundrum Golf Club on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th July.
Team of four for €200 including burgers at the 9th and meal afterwards. Tee box sponsorship opportunities also. Contact Richard Ryan on 0862676793 to book a tee time or sponsor a tee box.

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 – Mar 6th 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On March - 6 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Our under 21 footballers kept up their winning ways defeating Drom & Inch last weekend in the mid semi final 1-10 to 0-6. This now puts them into the mid final which takes place this Sunday(8th) at 4pm in Templemore vs Loughmore-Castleiney. Best of luck to players and management.

JUNIOR HURLING
The junior hurlers play the first round of the county league div 4 this Sunday(8th). They will face Ballybacon-Grange in Goatenbridge at 11:30am.

SENIOR HURLING
The county league div 1 also begins in the next few days for the senior hurlers. Our first tie will be on Tuesday next (10th) against Moycarkey/Borris in Littleton at 7:30pm. This is followed on Sunday 15th with a clash against Kilruane MacDonaghs in Cloughjordan at 11:30am.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION TRACTOR RUN
Upperchurch Drombane Development Association will hold their rescheduled tractor run in aid of Motor Neurone Disease research and the local development association this Sunday. Super raffle prizes to be won. Registration at 12 midday in Upperchurch Hall

UPCOMING CLUB FUNDRAISER
The GAA will be hosting a charity spinathon in late April to raise money for club development work and also Motor Neurone Disease care. Full details to be announced shortly.

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020
Membership for 2020 is now available online at the following link: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/
Membership can also be paid to club registrar JJ Kinane. The fees for 2020 are as follows:
Senior player/gym membership: €70
Non playing member: €50
Under 21: €40
Minor: €30

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 – Feb 28th 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On March - 6 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Our under 21 footballers claimed their second victory in this years championship defeating Moyne-Templetouhy in Templetouhy last Saturday eveing. In terrible conditions they held their nerve to prevail by 3 point (0-11 to 1-5). This qualifies them for the mid semi final against Drom & Inch which takes place this Sunday(March 1st) at 3:45pm in Drombane.

FEILE HURLING
The Feile hurling blitz planned for tomorrow(Saturday) has been postponed to a later date

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020
Membership for 2020 is now available online at the following link: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/
Membership can also be paid to club registrar JJ Kinane. The fees for 2020 are as follows:
Senior player/gym membership: €70
Non playing member: €50
Under 21: €40
Minor: €30

TIPPERARY COACHING & GAMES DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR
Tipperary Coaching & Games Development Seminar “Developing the Youth Coach” in association with Stakelums Office Supplies will take place on Saturday, 7th March 2020 in LIT Thurles Conference Centre from 9.30am – 1.30pm.
Speakers are Michael Dempsey, Oisin McConville & Michael Bevans. Fee is €15 per person (including refreshments and lunch)
Closing Date for Registrations is Wednesday, 4th March 2020 at the following link https://tipperary.gaa.ie/events/coachingseminar

CUL CAMP COACHES
Tipperary GAA/Coaching and Games Development require coaches for inclusion on the coaches panel for upcoming Easter and Kelloggs Cul Camps 2020.
Applicants for inclusion on this panel must born 2003 or earlier.
All applicants will be required to complete compulsory training which will include child protection course and GAA garda vetting.
Application by Friday 28th February by email only to tipperaraygaacamps2020@gmail.com

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 – Feb 21st 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On February - 21 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
We face Moyne-Templetouhy in the mid championship tomorrow(Saturday) in Templetouhy at 7:30pm

MINOR FOOTBALL
Last Sundays game v Holycross/Ballycahill was postponsed due to the weather and will be re-fixed for a later date

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020
Membership for 2020 is now available online at the following link: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/
Membership can also be paid to club registrar JJ Kinane. The fees for 2020 are as follows:
Senior player/gym membership: €70
Non playing member: €50
Under 21: €40
Minor: €30

TIPPERARY COACHING & GAMES DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR
Tipperary Coaching & Games Development Seminar “Developing the Youth Coach” in association with Stakelums Office Supplies will take place on Saturday, 7th March 2020 in LIT Thurles Conference Centre from 9.30am – 1.30pm.
Speakers are Michael Dempsey, Oisin McConville & Michael Bevans. Fee is €15 per person (including refreshments and lunch)
Closing Date for Registrations is Wednesday, 4th March 2020 at the following link https://tipperary.gaa.ie/events/coachingseminar

CUL CAMP COACHES
Tipperary GAA/Coaching and Games Development require coaches for inclusion on the coaches panel for upcoming Easter and Kelloggs Cul Camps 2020.
Applicants for inclusion on this panel must born 2003 or earlier.
All applicants will be required to complete compulsory training which will include child protection course and GAA garda vetting.
Application by Friday 28th February by email only to tipperaraygaacamps2020@gmail.com

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 – Feb 14th 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On February - 14 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
MINOR FOOTBALL
Our first game of the year takes place on Sunday when we face Holycross/Ballycahill in Holycross at 3pm

UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Last weekends scheduled match against Moyne-Templetouhy was postponed due to Storm Ciara and will be re-fixed for a later date

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020
Membership for 2020 is now available online at the following link: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/
Membership can also be paid to club registrar JJ Kinane. The fees for 2020 are as follows:
Senior player/gym membership: €70
Non playing member: €50
Under 21: €40
Minor: €30

COUNTY LEAGUE DRAWS
The draws have been made for this years county hurling league. We have entered 2 teams this year and the first round will be played on the weekend of March 8th.
In Div 1 group 2 we are paired with Thurles Sarsfields, Nenagh Eire Og, Kilruane McDonaghs, Portroe, Kiladangan, Lorrha/Dolla & Moycarkey/Borris.
In division 4 group 2 we will play Ballylooby/Castlegrace, Ballybacon/Grange, Moyle Rovers, Moycarkey/Borris & Newcastle

TIPPERARY COACHING & GAMES DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR
Tipperary Coaching & Games Development Seminar “Developing the Youth Coach” in association with Stakelums Office Supplies will take place on Saturday, 7th March 2020 in LIT Thurles Conference Centre from 9.30am – 1.30pm.
Speakers are Michael Dempsey, Oisin McConville & Michael Bevans. Fee is €15 per person (including refreshments and lunch)
Closing Date for Registrations is Wednesday, 4th March 2020 at the following link https://tipperary.gaa.ie/events/coachingseminar

CUL CAMP COACHES
Tipperary GAA/Coaching and Games Development require coaches for inclusion on the coaches panel for upcoming Easter and Kelloggs Cul Camps 2020.
Applicants for inclusion on this panel must born 2003 or earlier.
All applicants will be required to complete compulsory training which will include child protection course and GAA garda vetting.
Application by Friday 28th February by email only to tipperaraygaacamps2020@gmail.com

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 – Feb 7th 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On February - 7 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Our under 21 footballers got the year off to a strong start when they defeated Boherlahan Dualla 1-11 to 0-7 in the mid championship last weekend. They are out again this weekend as they face Moyne-Templetouhy tomorrow(Saturday) at 7pm in Templetouhy.

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020
Membership for 2020 is now available online at the following link: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/
Membership can also be paid to club registrar JJ Kinane. The fees for 2020 are as follows:
Senior player/gym membership: €70
Non playing member: €50
Under 21: €40
Minor: €30

MID TIPP DRAWS FOR 2020
The draws were made for the 2020 mid championships during the week. In senior hurling we play JK Brackens in the quarter final while we face Loughmore-Castleiney in the senior football semi final. The draws in full for all the grades can be found at the following link https://clubifyapp.com/public/articles/33794

SPECIAL GENERAL CLUB MEETING
A special general meeting will be held next Wednesday 12th February at 8pm in the clubhouse. The meeting is to address the structure of our club trustees. Club members are welcome to attend on the night

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION ANNUAL TRACTOR RUN
Upperchurch Drombane District Development Association annual tractor run will be held next Sunday 9th February. Registration at 12 noon in Upperchurch Hall and tractors leave the village at 1pm

PADRAIG GREENE
Congratulations to Padraig Greene who received his award last weekend as the 2019 Mid Hurler of the Year

TIPPERARY COACHING & GAMES DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR
Tipperary Coaching & Games Development Seminar “Developing the Youth Coach” in association with Stakelums Office Supplies will take place on Saturday, 7th March 2020 in LIT Thurles Conference Centre from 9.30am – 1.30pm.
Speakers are Michael Dempsey, Oisin McConville & Michael Bevans. Fee is €15 per person (including refreshments and lunch)
Closing Date for Registrations is Wednesday, 4th March 2020 at the following link https://tipperary.gaa.ie/events/coachingseminar

CUL CAMP COACHES
Tipperary GAA/Coaching and Games Development require coaches for inclusion on the coaches panel for upcoming Easter and Kelloggs Cul Camps 2020.
Applicants for inclusion on this panel must born 2003 or earlier.
All applicants will be required to complete compulsory training which will include child protection course and GAA garda vetting.
Application by Friday 28th February by email only to tipperaraygaacamps2020@gmail.com

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 – Jan 31st 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On January - 31 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Our first game of the year takes place next Sunday when we face Boherlahan Dualla at 2pm in Drombane

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020
Membership for 2020 is now available online at the following link: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/
Membership can also be paid to club registrar JJ Kinane. The fees for 2020 are as follows:
Senior player/gym membership: €70
Non playing member: €50
Under 21: €40
Minor: €30

2020 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP DRAW
The draws for this years county championships were made during the week. In senior hurling we have been drawn with champions Borris-Ileigh, Toomevara & Burgess. In football we will meet JK Brackens, Aherlow & Kilsheelan

MID TIPP DRAWS FOR 2020
The mid championship draws will take place next Tuesday February 4th

2020 GRADINGS
The gradings for 2020 have been finalised and we are in the following grades. Senior Hurling & Football, Junior A Hurling, Junior B Football, U21 B Hurling & Football, Minor B Hurling & football

CUL CAMP COACHES
Tipperary GAA/Coaching and Games Development require coaches for inclusion on the coaches panel for upcoming Easter and Kelloggs Cul Camps 2020.
Applicants for inclusion on this panel must born 2003 or earlier.
All applicants will be required to complete compulsory training which will include child protection course and GAA garda vetting.
Application by Friday 28th February by email only to tipperaraygaacamps2020@gmail.com

APRIL CLUB WINDOW
Tipperary CCC have confirmed there will be 3 weekends of club games in the spring window. Divisional hurling only will be played along with one round of county football. Last weekend in March – football plus divisional hurling for non football teams. 5 & 12 April – divisional hurling

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 – Jan 11th 2020

Posted by Martin Bourke On January - 11 - 2020ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
ANNUAL CLUB TABLE QUIZ
Thanks to all who came along and took part in our annual table quiz in Neds, Drombane last weekend. A great nights entertainment was had with over 20 teams taking part.

UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
The Mid Tipperary GAA board have decided to postpone all under 21 games until Tipperary GAA receive clarity from the GAA Ard Comhairle on what age spans will be allowed participate in the competition this year. Similar to last year Tipperary have asked for a deviation to allow players aged 16 on January 1st to play under 21.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING COURSES
The next series workshops will be delivered by Sport Ireland tutors on:
Monday 3rd February 2020 in LIT Campus, Clonmel 6pm- 9pm
Monday 10th February 2020 in LIT Campus, Thurles 6pm- 9pm
Monday 2nd March 2020 in Spafield Family Resource Centre 6pm- 9pm
Monday 16th March 2020 in Nenagh Pastoral Centre 6pm- 9pm
Monday 30th March 2020 in LIT Campus, Clonmel 6pm- 9pm
Monday 6th April 2020 in Rackethall Hotel, Roscrea 6pm-9pm
Books can be made on www.tipperarysports.ie Fee €15 plus booking fee

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2020
Membership for 2020 is now available online at the following link: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/
Membership can also be paid to club registrar JJ Kinane. The fees for 2020 are as follows:
Senior player/gym membership: €70
Non playing member: €50
Under 21: €40
Minor: €30

ANNUAL CHARITY RUN
Thanks to all who supported the Moher Hill 7k on December 29th in aid of Scoil Aonghusa. €2500 was raised by our runners and walkers. Well done to male winner Emmett Fogarty and female winner Gillian Ryan and thanks to all who helped organising the event.

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