Weekly Club Notes – Jan 26th 2019

Posted by Martin Bourke On January - 26 - 2019

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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

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