Weekly Club Notes – Feb 19th 2016

Posted by Martin Bourke On February - 19 - 2016

2016 County Fixtures
The draws were made last Monday night for the first round of games in the county SHC, SFC, senior hurling challenge cup amongst others.

County Senior Hurling Championship (possibly to be played on weekend of 10th April)
Roinn 1 Group 1
Drom & Inch v Upperchurch-Drombane
Killenaule v JK Brackens

County Senior Football Championship (possibly to be played on weekend of 17th April)
Group 1
Cahir v Upperchurch-Drombane
Arravale Rovers v Kilsheelan-Kilcash

County Senior Hurling Challenge Cup Round 1 (to be played on weekend of 6th/13th March)
Upperchurch-Drombane v Loughmore-Castleiney

Intercounty Representation
A number of club members were in action for Tipp teams last weekend. James Barry started at centre back for the Michael Ryan led senior hurlers in their NHL win against Dublin. TJ Butler and Dean Carew both played for the Tipperary minor footballers in their Leinster Minor Football League tie with Laois. Both teams are in action again this weekend.

Juvenile Club
The U14 footballers play Loughmore-Castleiney in the Peil B competition semi final this Sat at 10:30am in Castleiney

2016 County Fixtures Calendar
A spreadsheet with the provisional dates for various rounds of the inter-county & county championships is up on the Tipperary GAA website: http://tipperary.gaa.ie/tipperary-county-fixture-programme-2016/

Past Tipperary Players
A new section has been added to the website listing parish men who have been involved with Tipperary at various levels down through the years at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/tipperary-players/ Of credit to the club is that in only 2 of the last 50 years(1969, 1980) has there been no-one from Upperchurch-Drombane on Tipperary panels and in the last 10 years(06-15) 14 different players have been involved with 2 further members of management teams.

2016 Club Membership
Membership for 2016 can now be paid to committee members or online at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members
Prices are unchanged from 2015:
€10 for all players between the ages of 16 to 18.
€20 for all players between the ages of 18 to 21.
€50 for all players over 21 years of age.
€30 for all non playing members irrespective of age.

Tipperary GAA Club All County Match Pass 2016
The match pass for 2016 is currently on sale at the price of €120. This pass gives access to all adult matches within the County during 2016. These Passes may be of interest to club members and lead to substatial savings for regular match goers. Passes can be ordered through the GAA Office Slievenamon Rd, Thurles or by contacting 0504 22702 where you can pay over the phone.

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. Notification of late fixture changes will also be sent to this list.

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 www.clubifyapp.com/download) and select “Upperchurch Drombane GAA” from the menu. There are currently over 100 people registered with the club on the app.

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