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Nenagh Éire Óg Notes 15th August 2022

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Nenagh Éire Óg Notes 15th August 2022

Under 19

Our Under 19 hurlers bowed out of the championship on Wednesday evening last against a very strong Roscrea side. With only one player up to the age, Éire Óg fielded ten under 17's in the starting lineup. In the first half of the match, these young players showed their metal and matched their older opponents in all areas of the field. When Roscrea did take a slight lead they were reined back by a well worked Nenagh goal. The start of the second half continued in the same vein as the first but gradually Roscrea began to dominate the game. Nevertheless this young Éire Óg side fought to the final whistle and despite a comfortable win by Roscrea this Nenagh team can be very proud of this performance which will stand to them in the Under 17 championship. Management would like to thank all of our squad for their dedication this year.

Minor Team of the Year

Congratulations to Sam O'Farrell who was chosen on the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year for 2022 which was announced last week. Sam captained the Tipperary minor team to All Ireland glory in July and led by example all year. Well done Sam, a well deserved award.

Condolences

We extend our sympathies to the family of William Fogarty who sadly passed away last week. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. 

Development Update

Work is continuing on the development of our new full sized pitch with the fencing work complete and the site now secure. This is a most exciting time for the club with this phase of the work due to be completed 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.

Lotto

This week's lotto Jackpot was €3,200. In the coming weeks, 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. 

Tipperary Draw

All receipts for last year’s draw are being issued at the moment by the Co Board. These receipts also contain the brochure for next year’s draw. Please take time to have a look at the great prizes on offer again this year – added to the top prize for the first four draws are prize bonds. Our club promoters will be contacting all members in the coming weeks re the new draw which starts on 2nd of September. 

Nenagh Éire Óg Gaelic Games Youth Academy Summer camp

The Nenagh Éire Óg Gaelic Games Academy sponsored by Albany Home & Decor and A Sportsman's Dream Gaelic Games Summer camp was held last week and it was a tremendous success with close to 100 children attending over the sun drenched few days. The coaching team in place were a real dream team with the children coming away from each day delighted with the camp. Thanks to Niall for organising the camp, to Pat for leading the event over the three days, to our county stars Sam O'Farrell, Grace O'Brien and Jake Morris for their support and time at the camp and to all the many brilliant coaches and helpers who made the camp the great event it was. Everyone at the camp also came together to wish Barry Heffernan a full recovery and we look forward to seeing him back in action for Nenagh Éire Óg and Tipperary. 

Under 5

Our little boys continue to train at 10 a.m. on Saturday mornings, we are moving to the astro pitch to train for the next few weeks and we will be organising a few blitzes for early September. 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

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

Our Under 9 boys had football games Saturday morning last v's JK Brackens in McDonagh Park. Great effort and skills on show from the boys and three really competitive games took place. Huge thanks to JK Brackens for making the trip up to Nenagh and we hope to play them again in football later in the year. Hurling/Football training continues on Wednesday evenings and we hope to have hurling games lined up for the boys next Saturday morning again. 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

Our Under 11 boys played hurling matches last weekend. On Saturday morning two teams travelled to Roscrea and on Sunday morning the other team played Borrisokane in MacDonagh Park. Despite the very warm conditions all three games were very even and keenly contested. Huge improvements from all the boys lately with all the practicing and camps. Training continues on Tuesday of this week for hurling and football. New players born in 2011 and 2012 welcome to come along and give it a try. Contact 0874086439 for more details.

Under 13

Our A panel lost to Roscrea on Tuesday evening last in Nenagh. The boys led at half time but Roscrea found an extra gear in the second half to pull away and take the spoils on this occasion. Both the A and C panel played Newport in Newport on Tuesday evening, August 16th. Training Wednesday and Friday at 6.30.

Under 15

Our Under 15's played Kilruane last Thursday evening in Nenagh with the match concluding in a draw. Conditions were extremely warm and the team played admirably. They play Lorrha this Thursday evening at 7pm in Lorrha. Training continues Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8 p.m. 

Under 17

Well done to all of our Under 17 boys who played in the Under 19 championship last week, unfortunately it wasn't to be but everyone from this squad who played in the older age group gave a great performance on the night. The Under 17s played Ballina in Ballina on Monday evening, August 15th.  U17 training continues every Monday and Wednesday at 6.50 pm unless there is a match. 

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