Weekly Club Notes – May 27th 2016

Posted by Martin Bourke On May - 27 - 2016

SENIOR HURLING
Our senior hurlers face Drom & Inch in the final group game in the county championship tonight(Friday 27th) in Templemore at 7:30pm. A win or draw will see us qualify for the county quarter final while a defeat will leave us needing to win the mid championship to qualify for the latter stages of the county championship. Last Friday night we defeated Nenagh Éire Óg in the county challenge cup quarter final(Johnny Ryan section) on a scoreline of 2-14 to 1-13. This win sees us advance to the semi final in the top tier of the competition. Holycross-Ballycahill, Burgess and Toomevara are the other semi-finalists. The quarter final of the mid championship against Loughmore-Castleiney has been fixed for the Saturday of the June bank holiday weekend in The Ragg.

JUNIOR HURLING
The group stages of the mid junior hurling league are now complete and we have qualified for the final against Gortnahoe-Glengoole. Date and venue haven’t been decided yet.

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE GAA GOLF CLASSIC
The annual golf classic will be held on Thursday 14th & Friday 15th July in Dundrum Golf Club, Tipperary. A team of 4 costs €200 and this also includes a BBQ and 3 course meal. Anyone interested in playing please contact Richard Ryan on 0862676793

2016 CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Membership for 2016 will close at the end of May and all are urged to pay as soon as possible. Membership can 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 V CORK
Well done to Mike Ryan and James Barry on Tipperary’s win over Cork in the Munster championship last Sunday.

TIPPERARY GAA DRAW 2016/17
The Tipperary GAA Club Members Draw for the coming year has been launched and promoters are currently contacting existing members for renewal. Subscription rates are €10 per month or €100 for the full year. In total there are €500,000 in prizes. Anyone interesting in joining please contact any of the promoters or committee members. As with previous years Upperchurch Drombane GAA will receive 50-70% of your subscription as commission so it really benefits the club the more members who are able to subscribe to it.

NIGHT AT THE DOGS FUNDRAISER
An early notice that the club plan to hold a night at the dogs fundraiser hopefully in early September. Keep an eye for further updates in the coming weeks.

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 www.clubifyapp.com/download) and select “Upperchurch Drombane GAA” from the menu. There are currently over 150 people registered with the club on the app.

CLUB SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
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