Tipperary GAA Scene
FBD Insurance County Championships
Following the results of last weekends round 2 games in the FBD Insurance county hurling championships, there will be some very mouth-watering games in the final round on the weekend of September 25th & 26th.
The attention next weekend switches back to the Senior and Intermediate football championships the feature game next weekend from a livestreaming point of view will be the Moyle Rovers v Aherlow which takes place in Cashel on Sunday at 2.00pm and you can access this games via the following link: https://page.inplayer.com/TipperaryGAA/ . Remember that tickets for all games are now on general sale via the tickets section of the Tipperary GAA website at a cost of €10.
Following a meeting of the Tipperary management committee last Wednesday evening, all but one of the managerial appointments for 2022 have been made.
The new senior hurling manager will be Colm Bonnar who will bring extensive previous experience to his new challenge.
The under 20 hurlers will also have a new man in charge as Brendan Cummins takes over from John Devane who stepped down after a two year period in charge. Brendan will also bring great enthusiasm and passion to the role having gained great experience through his involvement with the Laois and Kerry hurlers as well as the knowledge he has gained as an inter county hurler over many years.
At under 17 level James Woodlock will continue as manager and he will be hoping that he can build on the work and experience which both the players and management team will have gained during 2021.
On the football front both senior and under 20 management teams will remain in place with David Power in charge of the seniors and Paddy Christie managing the under 20’s.
The appointment of a under 17 football manager has yet to take place but is expected to be finalised in the coming weeks.
We wish all management teams the very best of good luck for the year ahead and we all look forward to many great days on the playing fields.
Coiste Náisiúnta Scór have announced the dates for the outstanding Scór Sinsear Provincial and All-Ireland Finals from 2020. The Munster final takes place on Sunday, 31st October. Venue to be confirmed.
Meanwhile, the Scór Sinsear 2020 All-Ireland finals will take place in CLG Chonnacht’s newly built Dome in Bekan, outside Claremorris in Mayo, on Saturday, 20th November.
On behalf of the Coiste Naisiúnta Scór, Cathaoirleach Tomás Ó Muirí, expressed his delight that the Scór GAA community can now finish up where they left off way back in March 2020.
Certificate in Sports Club Administration
Tipperary Sports Partnership is contributing 75% of fees for Certificate in Sports Club Administration Level 6 (Special Purpose Award).
Tipperary Sports Partnership and LIT Tipperary have joined forces to develop a bespoke special purpose award to support sports clubs in Tipperary in the administration and running of their clubs.
The programme will commence on 11th October and will run for 20 weeks (there will be a break at Christmas). This course will adopt an blended learning approach where the participants will engage in online tutorials via Microsoft Teams. Each participant will receive a Level 6 Special Purpose Award at the end of the Programme. Clubs are now invited to nominate a club member onto this course.
TSP through Dormant Account Funds from Sport Ireland funded the development of this award and course fees for clubs in Tipperary This programme is subsidised by Tipperary Sports Partnership for applicants from Tipperary clubs with a fee of €100 plus online booking fee, for those applicants outside of Tipperary the fee is €400 plus online booking fee.
Places will be awarded to Sports Clubs on a first come first served basis as there is a minimum amount of spaces available.
For registration and more information go to www.tipperarysports.ie Sport Ireland Limerick Institute of Technology - LIT #tipperarysports #LITTipperary #sportsclubs #Tipperary
Tipperary Clubs Draw
The 2021 – 2022 Tipperary Clubs draw has been launched and once again this year it is packed with amazing prizes, none more so than the star prize in draw no 1. Not only will the lucky winner be driving off in a brand-new Renault Captur E-Tech 2 from Cleary Motors Thurles, they will also win title ownership of racehorse Sean Hogan. The winner collects all prize money from his races & gets to meet the horse and select colours that he runs in. Sean Hogan the 6-year-old prizewinning racehorse is trained in Tipperary by Mouse Morris.
In total this years draw will have 11 cars, cash prizes ranging from €5000 to €200 as well as the monthly lotto jackpot which will be a minimum of €3000, and some very attractive holidays including a Family Holiday to Australia, Cheltenham Trip for 4, Florida Family Holiday, Lapland Trip for 4 and a Golf Holiday for 6. And as the saying goes “You have got to be in it to win it”, so if you want to be in with a chance of winning a prize while also helping your local club financially, you can join now via the Tipperary GAA website https://tipperary.gaa.ie/shop/tipperary-2021-2022-draw/ , by contacting Lar Na Pairce or with your local club promoter and it only costs €100 for the year.
Friends of Tipperary Football Golf Classic
The Friends of Tipperary Football will hold their annual Golf Classic in Thurles Golf Club on September 24th and 25th. This event is always a very enjoyable outing and always attracts great support from clubs, businesses, and individuals throughout the county and further afield. If you would like to enter a team at a cost of €120 you are asked to contact the event coordinator Martin Dwyer on 086 2549154 for more details.
The late Michael Ormond (Loughmore-Castleiney)
The death took place last week of former Tipperary footballer Michael Ormond from Loughmore-Castleiney.
Michael's county football career was cut short due to injury including two leg breakages, he played on the minor team of 1956 but lost to Limerick 4-6 to 3-6. He played junior and senior in 1957, but in a challenge game v Dublin in 1958 he had his first leg break, thus keeping him out of action until the following year where he played junior losing to Limerick in first round. He had made his way back to the senior team for 1960 campaign, but misfortune struck once more when in Mid Tipperary Senior Semi Final, he suffered a second leg breakage thus ending his County career.
We extend our sympathies to his wife Mary, daughters Brid & Grace, sons Michael, Thomas & Paul and the extended Ormond family. May Michael Rest In Peace.
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