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Nenagh Éire Óg Notes 12th August 2022

August 202212th

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Nenagh Éire Óg Notes 12th August 2022


Hard luck to our Junior B hurlers who exited the championship last weekend following a 1 - 21 to 1 - 5 loss to Lorrha, our second half goal coming from Sean McTiernan. Thanks to all players and the management team for their work with this group all year.


Following their first round draw against Clonoulty, our senior hurlers will play Moycarkey Borris in Round 2 of the Co. Championship next Fri evening at 7pm in The Ragg.

Under 19

Our u19s were out on Wednesday night against Silvermines and again holidays took their toll. The Mines started well and looked like they would inflict a heavy defeat on Nenagh. As half time approached, we trailed by 9 pts. However a very spirited second half saw this very young squad hold their own in the second half and reduce the deficit to 7 by full time. They now play Roscrea in the quarter final of the North Championship on Wed evening at 7pm in Roscrea.


This week's lotto Jackpot was €3,000. In the coming week, you will be able to play our lotto in the following businesses around the town, JKCs, Centra, The HiB, Rockies & Andys. So keep an eye out for our new lotto 'bins' in these premises and please continue to support our lotto.You can also continue to play our lotto online or contact any Committee member. 

Development Update

It was great to see the diggers back in MacDonagh Park this week when work on the development of the new full sized pitch started - it is hoped that this work will be complete by the end of September.To fund this, the club is offering packages on club membership for individuals and families -  please contact any club officer or committee member for more information or if you would like to support this fundraising project. Many thanks to all who have donated to date. Donations can also be made electronically - bank details available from Anne Kennedy & John Tooher. Please be sure to include your details if transferring money to this dedicated fundraising account.

Summer Camp

The Nenagh Éire Óg Gaelic Games Academy sponsored by Albany Home & Decor and A Sportsman's Dream are delighted to announce that the club will be running a summer camp in August. The 3 Day Summer camp will run from the 10th to 12th of August. It will take place from 10 to 1 each day and is for children of primary school age. If you are interested in booking, secure your place soon by texting Niall on 087 408 6439. Coaches for the camp will include Sam O'Farrell, Grace O'Brien, Jake Morris and many more of the Nenagh Éire Óg senior players.

Under 5

Our little boys continue to train at 10am on Saturday mornings on the outside field - road end. The boys have great fun and we would love to welcome any new boys who would like to join in. Any boys born in 2017 are welcome to come along and try training out, any questions call John on 087 1365053.

Under 7

Under 7 boys played a mid week hurling blitz against Silvermines in Dolla last week. Well done to all the boys, a super effort again.Training continues Wednesday evening from 6-7pm and Saturday mornings from 10-11am on the outside field. New players are always welcome to come along, so any boys born in the years 2015/16 please come along. For further information please contact Alan on 087-7518789.

Under 9

Under 9 boys played Drom-Inch on Saturday morning in Nenagh. Each team played three really competitive games, the blitz was hugely enjoyable and a big thanks to Drom-Inch for making the trip up to McDonagh Park. 

Training continues on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.  

New boys born in 2013 and 2014 are always welcome to join. Contact Cathal on 086 080 6460 or the club social media sites with any queries. 

Under 11

Under 11 boys had an amazing week last week with the highlight being a bus trip to Páirc Uí Chaoimh where they played in a football blitz against teams from Cork and Kerry. The boys dropped into Newtownshandrum for a hurling match on the way back and gave a great account of themselves. A super day was had by all, thanks to John for driving the bus, to Niall for organising the trip and to Kieran and Brian for coaching and supervising on the day.

Following on from the big trip to Cork the boys played two hurling matches in Nenagh on Saturday morning against Kilruane. Despite the damp weather the boys hurled brilliantly.

It would be hard to top the adventures of last week but we will certainly give it a try as this week the boys are taking another trip this time to a stadium closer to home and to Tipperary hearts, you may have guessed it, this group are off to Semple Stadium on Wednesday to play in a Munster Go Games blitz. The boys are hugely excited about this trip as they will get to play on the same pitch as many of their heroes.    

Training continues Friday only this week. Matches against Borrisokane this Saturday morning in Nenagh.  

New players born in 2011 and 2012 are welcome to come along and give it a try. Contact 0874086439 for more details.

Under 13

Training on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 6.30.

Under 15

Training continues Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8 p.m. The boys are due to play their first Championship game this week when they play Roscrea on Thursday evening at 7pm in Nenagh.

Under 17

Under 17s had a great run out against Toomevara on Monday 25th July. With holidays still affecting squads, Nenagh were short several players but were well supported by Under 15s who stood up to the challenge magnificently. After a very positive start Nenagh raced into an 8 point lead only for Toome to claw it back to 4. There were spells of superb hurling in the game with both sides promising better days ahead. In the end a draw game with 2-17 each was a fair result and both sides will relish further encounters before the championship is over. They played Newport last Monday evening. U17 training continues every Monday and Wednesday at 6.50 pm unless there is a match. 

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