Upperchurch Drombane GAA

Founded 1886

Co. Tipperary

Weekly Club Notes - 28th Sept 2023

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***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***


Best of luck to our senior hurlers who face Kilruane MacDonaghs in the relegation semi final this Sunday at 1pm in Dolla. Tickets can be bought in advance at https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/tipperary-gaa/ or tap and go on the gate. Hoping for a big turnout to support the lads. For anyone not able to attend the game will be streamed live on www.clubber.tv


Good luck also to the Intermediates who play Kiladangan in their relegation final this Saturday at 3:30pm in Templederry. Tickets can be bought in advance at https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/tipperary-gaa/ or tap and go on the gate.


Congratulations to the senior footballers who overcame the terrible weather conditions last Sunday to defeat Kilsheelan Kilcash in the county quarter final. Playing with a very strong first half breeze we steadily built a 5 points to 1 lead approaching half time. Two late Kilsheelan points brought the gap back to 2 at half time however. In the second half it was Kilsheelan who made the most of the conditions and with 6 minutes of normal time remaining had taken a 3 point lead. To the credit of our players they never gave up and tagged on 3 late scores to take the tie to extra time. Two periods of extra time also failed to separate the sides which meant penalties would be required. After a tense series of kicks it was Upperchurch who came out on top and won 7 goals to 6. We now look forward to a semi final clash with JK Brackens.


The junior B footballers will hope to bring back silverware next Tuesday(3rd) when they face Moyne/Templetouhy in Drombane at 8pm in the mid final. Tap and go will be available on the night or tickets can be bought in advance at https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/mid-tipp-gaa/


The group stage games are now concluded and we will play Loughmore Castleiney in the mid semi final. Fixture details have not been made for this as yet.


Spring Into Fitness 2023 - A 4 week programme starting on Monday October 9th 2023

Spring Into Fitness is back bigger and better - are you ready to have fun, meet new people, try new activities and look after your mental health and wellness - if so please come and join in this 4 week programme open to all ages, male & female. Bring your friends, parents, sisters, brothers, grandparent - all are welcome.

This is a fundraiser for Upperchurch Drombane GAA Club

Adults - €60 Buy here
OAP's & Students - €40 Buy here

Registration from 7:30pm-8:30pm Friday October 6th 2023 @ Drombane GAA Clubhouse
or online at www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/spring-into-fitness-23

Motivational Talk
Flower Arranging
Couch to 5km
HIIT Circuits
Dancing with Tom
Nutritional talk/cooking demonstration
Down memory lane - memorabilia from the parish
Physiotherapy advice/mobility talk

Something for everyone

* Supplements may apply for some activities
** Some activities will take place in Upperchurch or Drombane Halls


Congratulations to Maura Harrington who was a winner in the latest weekly Tipp GAA Members draw. The next monthly draw will be held on Friday Oct 6th


You can now play the Premier Co-Op Lotto online at http://upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/draws and help support Upperchurch Drombane Juvenile GAA.  There was no winner of the overall jackpot last week. There were 4 match winners who received €40 each. The jackpot for next week now resets to €8,200 Tickets must be bought by 8pm on Tuesday to be in the draw. You can also buy tickets at Ryan's Shop, Drombane Co-Op, Pa's Bar, Kinane's Pub or Oliver Ryan's Pub.


A 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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