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Weekly Club Notes – March 15th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On March - 15 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
SENIOR HURLING
Due to the terrible weather in the preceding days, last Sundays league game v Moycarkey/Borris had to be postponed so we begin our league campaign this Monday(18th) instead. We will face Kilruane MacDonaghs in Cloughjordan at 2pm. Hopefully we can get the year off to a winning start.

MINOR FOOTBALL
Similar to the senior hurling, last weekends minor football calsh against Drom & Inch was also postponed. Next Monday we face Moycarkey/Borris in Littleton at 7pm. This game has been moved from its originally fixed date on Friday due to a bereavement in the Moycarkey club.

JUNIOR HURLING
The first fixture in this years mid junior hurling league will be against Drom & Inch in Drombane on Sunday March 31st at 12 midday.

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE FUNDRAISING DRAW
Upperchurch Drombane GAA has launched a fundraising campaign with some fantastic prizes on offer. Buy your ticket to be in with a chance of claiming the top prize of a trip for 2 to New York. Or the 2nd prize of a trip for 2 to Madrid.
There are also prizes of 2 All Ireland Hurling Final tickets, 2 All Ireland Football Final tickets, 2 tickets to the Munster Hurling final among others.
Tickets are priced at €10 each or you can buy a book of 6 tickets for €50 and can be bought from any of the players or committee members.
The draw to find out who the lucky winners are will be held on Saturday 11th May in Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch as part of a GAA championship preview night we will be hosting.
Thanks in advance for your support.

TIPPERARY GAA MEMBERS DRAW
Congratulations to Richard Ryan who scooped €2000 in the March Tipperary GAA Members Draw held last weekend. Conor O’Dwyer also received a prize as the selling promoter.

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now due. 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 – March 8th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On March - 8 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
SENIOR HURLING
We begin our senior hurling league season this Sunday 10th March as we host Moycarkey/Borris in Drombane. Throw in is at 12pm and admission is free so hopefully a large crowd will turn out to support.

MINOR FOOTBALL
Last Sundays minor football clash against Moycarkey was postponed due to the weather but the action resumes again this Sunday as we face Drom & Inch in Drombane at 2:30pm. Best of luck to the lads.

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE FUNDRAISING DRAW
The club has launched a special fundraising draw with lots of great prizes to be won. Top prize is return flights to New York while you can also flights to Madrid, All Ireland final tickets plus more. Tickets cost only €10 and can be bought from any of the players or committee members. The winning tickets will be drawn at a special club night in Upperchurch village in May. More details announced shortly.

SENIOR SCOR
Congratulations to our local ballad group who did the parish proud as they represented Tipperary in the Munster Final of Senior Scor last weekend in Cork.

SENIOR KITMAN
The club is looking for someone interested in helping out the senior hurlers & footballers in the role of kitman for the coming season. This would be a great chance to get involved with our seniors as they look to have a long successful year. Anyone interested should contact either John Ryan(Line) or Gerry Ryan(Dooree).

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now due. 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 – March 2nd 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On March - 2 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
MINOR FOOTBALL
Our minor footballers continue their campaign tomorrow(Sunday) when they face Moycarkey/Borris in Littleton at 2pm. Best of luck to those involved.

SENIOR HURLING
We begin our senior hurling league season on Sunday 10th March as we host Moycarkey/Borris in Drombane. Throw in is at 12pm.

CLUB TABLE QUIZ
Many thanks to all who supported our table quiz last weekend. Well done to the Purcells team who topped the table at the end of the night.

SENIOR SCOR
Congratulations to the ballad group from the parish who won the county final of senior Scór in Newport last weekend. Best of luck to them as they travel to Cork for the Munster final this weekend. Commiserations to the novelty act who put in a fine performance in finishing 2nd

SENIOR KITMAN
The club is looking for someone interested in helping out the senior hurlers & footballers in the role of kitman for the coming season. This would be a great chance to get involved with our seniors as they look to have a long successful year. Anyone interested should contact either John Ryan(Line) or Gerry Ryan(Dooree).

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now due. 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 – Feb 22nd 2019

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

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
MINOR FOOTBALL
The minor footballers play the next round of the mid championship against Moycarkey/Borris on the first weekend of March

CLUB TABLE QUIZ
Our annual GAA club table quiz will be held this Sat 23rd in Kinanes at 9:30pm. Prizes on offer and we are hoping for a strong turnout on the night.

COUNTY HURLING LEAGUE
The draw and provisional dates for the county hurling league have been made. Our schedule in div 1 is as follows
Round 1 at home vs Moycarkey/Borris on w/e 10th March
Round 2 away vs Kilruane McDonaghs on w/e 18th March
Round 3 at home vs Burgess on w/e 28th April
Round 4 away vs Thurles Sarsfields on w/e 6th May
Round 5 at home vs Kiladangan on w/e 26th May
Round 6 away vs Drom/Inch on w/e 9th June
Round 7 away vs Borrisoleigh on w/e 22nd June
County hurling league semi finals and finals are fixed to be played in July
Remember that admission to all league games is free this year apart from the knockout stages.

CAKE SALE IN AID OF UPPERCHURCH COMMUNITY CHILDCARE
Feel like treating yourself??? The parents association of Upperchurch Community Childcare Creche are holding a cake sale this weekend. Saturday evening 23rd after Mass in Drombane, Sunday Morning 24th after Mass in Upperchurch. Donations of cakes etc. and your support would be much appreciated.

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now due. 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 – Feb 15th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On February - 15 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
MINOR FOOTBALL
The minor footballers play the next round of the mid championship against Moycarkey/Borris on the first weekend of March

SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES
First Senior Fixtures this year will be: Mid Senior Hurling Quarter Final v Thurles Sarsfields on weekend of March 31st. County Senior Hurling v Nenagh Eire Og on weekend of April 7th. County Senior Football v Moyle Rovers on weekend of April 14th

CLUB TABLE QUIZ
Round up your most knowledgeable friends. Upperchurch Drombane GAA will hold a table quiz on Saturday February 23rd starting at 9:30pm in Kinanes Bar. All are invited to attend and there will be prizes on the night.

COUNTY HURLING LEAGUE
In the County Hurling League we are drawn in Div 1 Group 2: Burgess, Borris-Ileigh, Upperchurch/Drombane, Moycarkey/Borris, Thurles Sarsfields, Kilruane McDonaghs, Kiladangan & Drom/Inch.
All county league group games will be free entry this year. Only in league semi finals and finals will there be a gate.

COUNTY MEMBERS DRAW
Congratulations to Margaret Ryan who won €1000 in the February Tipperary GAA Members Draw.

TIPPERARY ASSOCIATION DUBLIN PERSON OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to Peter Ryan who was named the Tipperary Association Dublin Person for the Year for 2018 during the week

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Club membership for 2019 is now due. 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
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the 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 1st 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On February - 1 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Our under 21 footballers claimed victory last Tuesday night in their mid championship clash with Boherlahan Dualla. Full time score in Templtouhy was 1-4 to 0-6.

MINOR FOOTBALL
The minor footballers play the next round of the mid championship this Sunday Feb 3rd at 12 midday in Drombane vs JK Brackens. Best of luck to all involved.

2019 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP DRAWS
The draws were made last Monday night for the group stages in the various county grades. In the 2019 Co. SHC Dan Breen we have been drawn in group 1 along with Loughmore Castleiney, Nenagh Eire Og and Burgess. In the SFC we have been drawn in a group with Moyle Rovers, Killenaule and Eire Og

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
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the 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 26th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On January - 26 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
MINOR FOOTBALL
Our minor footballers took the field in the mid A championship last Sunday against Na Sairsealaigh Óg. Unfortunately Sars proved too strong on the day and ran out 3-13 to 0-8 winners. The next round is fixed for Sunday Feb 3rd at 12 midday in Drombane vs JK Brackens

UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
The next round of the mid championship is scheduled for next Tuesday 29th at 8pm in Templetouhy versus Boherlahan Dualla.

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE GAA AGM
Our refixed AGM was held last weekend and for 2019 the following committee and managements team were appointed.
President: Phil Lowry
Chairman: Tomas Hayes
Vice Chairman: TBC
Secretary: Joseph Lowry
Assistant Secretary: TBC
Treasurer: Anne-Marie Grant
Assistant Treasurer: Kaye Ryan
PRO: Stephen Gleeson
Registrar: J.J Kinane
I.T Officer: Martin Bourke
Child Protection Officer: Joan Shanahan
Cultural Officer: Richard Ryan
Mid Board Rep: Rody Lowry
County Board Rep: Donal Hayes
Club Coaching Officer: Seamus Griffin

Committee 2019
Phil Lowry, Tomas Hayes, Joseph Lowry, Anne-Marie Grant, Kaye Ryan, Stephen Gleeson, J.J Kinane, Martin Bourke, Joan Shanahan, Richard Ryan, Donal Hayes, Rody Lowry, Seamus Griffin, Niall Ryan, Michael Griffin, Fr. Tony Ryan, Paddy Bourke, Colm Ryan, Conor O’ Dwyer, Michael Bourke, Gerard Grant, Gavin Ryan, Diarmaid Grant, Ailbe Quinlan, Niall Grant

Club Management
Senior: John Ryan (L), Michael Ferncombe (hurling coach), Alan O’ Connor (football and S&C coach), John Quinn, Gerry Ryan (D)
Junior: Andy Kinane, Alan Tierney, Pat Phelan, David Carey
Under 21: Donal Hayes, Padraig Greene, Paul Ryan, Paul Shanahan
Minor: Gerard Grant, Sean Purcell, Diarmaid Grant, Loughlin Ryan

2019 MID CHAMPIONSHIP DRAWS
The Mid Tipperary 2019 Championship draws were made last Monday night. In senior hurling we will meet Thurles Sarsfields A in the quarter final while in senior football we face Loughmore Castleiney in the semi final.
The draws in full are:
SENIOR HURLING
Prelim Quarter Final
Holycross/Ballycahill v Loughmore Castleiney

Quarter Finals
Prelim Winner v Moycarkey Borris
Thurles Sarsfields A v Upperchurch Drombane
Clonakenny v Drom & Inch
JK Brackens v Thurles Sarsfields B

SENIOR FOOTBALL
Semi Finals
JK Brackens v Moyne Templetouhy
Upperchurch Drombane v Loughmore Castleiney

JUNIOR A HURLING
Two groups of 4. Top 3 teams in Gp 1 into semi finals. Top 2 teams in Gp2 play each other Qtr Final
Group 1
Thurles Sarsfields
Loughmore Castleiney
Moycarkey Borris
Holycross Ballycahill

Group 2
JK Brackens
Thurles Gaels
Boherlahan Dualla
Upperchurch Drombane

JUNIOR FOOTBALL
League system with the top team in final & 2 v 3 in semi final.
JK Brackens
Moycarkey Borris
Moyne Templetouhy
Thurles Gaels
Upperchurch Drombane

UNDER 21 B HURLING
Two groups with the top two teams in each group in to the semi finals
Group 1 (4 teams)
Loughmore Castleiney
Upperchurch Drombane
Boherlahan Dualla
Thurles Sarsfields

Group 2 (3 teams)
Drom & Inch
Gortnahoe/Glengoole
Moyne-Templetouhy/Thurles Gaels

MINOR B HURLING
Two groups with the top two teams in each group in to the semi finals
Group 1 (4 teams)
Gortnahoe/Glengoole
Boherlahan Dualla
Thurles Sarsfields
Upperchurch Drombane

Group 2 (3 teams)
Holycross/Ballycahill
Moyne-Templetouhy/Thurles Gaels
Loughmore Castleiney

2019 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP DRAWS
The draws for the 2019 county senior hurling & football, Seamus O’Riain Cup and intermediate hurling championships will be made next Monday Jan 28th and broadcast live on Tipp Fm.

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
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the 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 19th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On January - 19 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE GAA AGM
The club AGM has been re-fixed for tonight Saturday Jan 19th in the clubhouse at 8:30pm. All members urged to attend if possible

UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Our under 21 footballers began the 2019 campaign in the mid championship against Drom & Inch last Sunday. Unfortunately Drom were too strong on the day and claimed victory 1-13 to 0-4. The next round is scheduled for Tuesday 29th at 8pm in Templetouhy versus Boherlahan Dualla.

MINOR FOOTBALL
The first round of the mid minor A championship takes place tomorrow Sunday Jan 20th at 3pm in the Outside Field in Thurles when we face Na Sairsealaigh Óg. Best of luck to the lads.

2019 MID CHAMPIONSHIP DRAWS
The Mid Tipperary 2019 Championship draws will take place on Monday January 21st in Younges The Ragg.

2019 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP DRAWS
The draws for the 2019 county senior hurling & football, Seamus O’Riain Cup and intermediate hurling championships will be made on Monday Jan 28th and broadcast live on Tipp Fm.

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
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the 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 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On January - 11 - 2019ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 FOOTBALL
Club action for 2019 begins this weekend when our under 21 footballers play Drom & Inch in the first round of the mid championship. Throw in at The Ragg is at 2pm on Sunday. Best of luck to the team.

MINOR FOOTBALL
The first round of the mid minor A championship takes place on Sunday Jan 20th at 3pm in the Outside Field in Thurles when we face Na Sairsealaigh Óg

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE GAA AGM
The club AGM has been re-fixed for Saturday Jan 19th in the clubhouse at 8:30pm. All members urged to attend if possible

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE JUVENILE GAA AGM
The AGM of Upperchurch-Drombane Juvenile GAA Club will take place this Saturday evening at 8:00 pm in the clubhouse.

2019 MID GRADINGS
The gradings for the various 2019 championships have been made. We will be entering 8 teams in total. These will be in senior hurling & football, junior A hurling & junior B football, Under 21B hurling & football and minor B hurling & minor A football.

ANNUAL CHARITY RUN/WALK
Huge thanks to all who supported our charity Upperchurch to Drombane run/walk on December 30th. In total €1470 was raised for new stage curtains in Upperchurch Hall. The overall male and female winners were John Fogarty & Madeline Loughnane and the 1st local finishers were Mike Gleeson & Kelley Harrington. Pictures can be found on our facebook page. By popular demand we’re going to go with the same course for 2019 so you’ll be able to compare if you’ve got faster or slower in the intervening 12 months. Most likely date is Sunday December 29th, so put that into your busy race diary now!!

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
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the 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 – Dec 21st 2018

Posted by Martin Bourke On December - 21 - 2018ADD COMMENTS

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
GAA CLUB MASS
The annual mass for club members will be held this Saturday evening at 7pm in Drombane. There will be tea in the hall straight afterwards.

CELEBRATION NIGHT FOR 1998 INTERMEDIATE TEAM
A celebration will be held in Ned’s pub in Drombane this Sunday 30th December to honour the 20th anniversary of our county intermediate hurling final victory. 1998 saw Upperchurch Drombanedefeat Ballybacon-Grange to return to the senior ranks where we have remained since. On the night medals will also be presented to this years victorious county U21 football champions. All are invited for a great celebration. Proceedings will be begin at 9:30pm. All are welcome.

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE ANNUAL XMAS CHARITY FUNDRAISER
The Upperchurch Drombane GAA annual Xmas charity fundraiser takes place this year on Sunday Dec 30th with the inaugural staging of the Upperchurch Drombane Point-to-Point – one church steeple to the other as per the original point to point race except this time without the equine assistance – It will be an 8km walk or road race from Upperchurch church to Drombane church. The walk starts at 1pm with the run beginning at 1:30pm. This year monies raised will go towards cost of new stage curtains for Upperchurch Hall. This is a facility that has been of great benefit to training of juvenile players for many years so we’re asking for as much support as possible. Adults €10. Kids Free. All support welcome. Will have return transport arranged for visitors but hoping that locals will make their own arrangements.

VOTE FOR UPPERCHURCH NS
Upperchurch National School have been shortlisted for the chance to install solar PV panels on their school, we need the whole community behind them with Votes -please VOTE and Share this message with as many of your contacts as you can please.
https://www.foe.ie/news/2018/12/07/tipperary-solar-schools-voting-time/

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE GAA AGM
Our AGM which was originally scheduled for Dec 16th has been postponed till early January. The new date of the AGM will be announced in due course.

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
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the 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