Under 14 B North Football Final
Toomevara v Burgess in Shalee Friday 24th May at 7pm
Under 12 Challenge Match
Toomevara v JKBrackens in St. Michael’s Park, Toomevara Saturday 25th May at 6.30pm
Under 16 Seven a side Tournament
In Holycross Saturday 25th May Time TBC
Junior A Final
Toomevara v Nenagh Éire Óg in Kilcolman Sunday 26th May at 6pm
Senior League match
Toomevara v Nenagh Éire Óg in St. Michael’s Park, Toomevara Tuesday 28th May at 7.30pm
Weekly Club Notes
Our senior hurlers claimed victory last weekend over Kiladangan in the county league div 1 to move top of the table with 8 points. They prevailed on a scoreline of 0-26 to 1-18. Next up is a clash with Drom & Inch tomorrow(Sat) at 6pm in The Ragg. Admission is free. On Tuesday(4th) we play JK Brackens in the Cahill Cup Prelim Quarter Final. This match is in Templemore at 8pm. And on June 14th at 7:30pm in Drombane we face Moycarkey/Borris in the county hurling league.
The mid championship begins this evening(Friday) as we take on Moyne-Templetouhy in Drombane at 7:30pm. Best of luck to the team. Our following game in the championship will be against JK Brackens on June 8th at 7:30pm in Templemore
The first round of the mid junior A hurling championship has been fixed for June 22nd where we will take on Boherlahan Dualla in Boherlahan. Throw in time has yet to be fixed.
Club membership for 2019 is now overdue. Anyone wishing to pay can do so either to club registrar JJ Kinane or online at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/ Prices remain unchanged from last year. €20 for all players between the ages of 16 to 18. €30 for all players between the ages of 18 to 21. €60 for all players over 21 years of age. €40 for all non playing members irrespective of age.
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Tipperary SH and MH teams for Munster Championship action this weekend
The Tipperary team to play Clare in their Munster Senior Hurling Championship Round 3 fixture on Sunday next, 2nd June at 4pm in Cusack Park, Ennis, has been announced by manager Liam Sheedy.
The team is as follows;
1. Brian Hogan – Lorrha-Dorrha
2. Cathal Barrett – Holycross-Ballycahill
3. James Barry – Upperchurch-Drombane
4. Ronan Maher – Thurles Sarsfields
5. Brendan Maher – Borris-Ileigh
6. Padraic Maher – Thurles Sarsfields
7. Alan Flynn – Kiladangan
8. Noel McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney
9. Michael Breen – Ballina
10. Jason Forde – Silvermines
11. John O’Dwyer – Killenaule
12. Patrick Maher – Lorrha-Dorrha
13. John McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney
14. Séamus Callanan (Capt.) – Drom-Inch
15. Niall O’Meara – Kilruane MacDonaghs
16. Paul Maher – Moyne-Templetuohy
17. Ger Browne – Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams
18. Robert Byrne – Portroe
19. Willie Connors – Kiladangan
20. Barry Heffernan – Nenagh Éire Óg
21. Mark Kehoe – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
22. Séamus Kennedy – St. Mary’s
23. Jamie Moloney – Drom-Inch
24. Dan McCormack – Borris-Ileigh
25. Jake Morris – Nenagh Éire Óg
26. Seán O’Brien – Newport
The Tipperary minor hurling team to play Clare in their Munster Championship Round 3 fixture has also been announced by manager Paul Collins. The following is the match day panel as Tipp go in search of their second win in the current campaign. This match throws in at 2pm in Ennis.
1. Shane Gleeson – Kiladangan
2. Sam Loughran – Ballina
3. Conor O’Dwyer – Cashel King Cormacs
4. Jamie Duncan – Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams
5. Eoin Marnane – Golden-Kilfeacle
6. Michael Corcoran – Silvermines
7. Ciaran Lloyd – Moyne-Templetuohy
8. Luke Shanahan – Upperchurch-Drombane
9. Conor Ryan – Borrisokane
10. Cathal Deely – St. Mary’s
11. John Campion (Capt.) – Drom-Inch
12. Jack Leamy – Golden-Kilfeacle
13. Colm Fogarty – Lorrha-Dorrha
14. Tony Cahill – Drom-Inch
15. Paudie Kinane – Drom-Inch
16. Paidi Williams – Kilruane MacDonaghs
17. Ed Connolly – Loughmore-Castleiney
18. Paddy Creedon – Thurles Sarsfields
19. Stephen Ferncombe – Clonoulty-Rossmore
20. Ciaran McCormack – Loughmore-Castleiney
21. Conor McKelvey – Silvermines
22. Matthew Power – Ballina
23. Luke Seacy – Roscrea
24. Kyle Shelly – Moycarkey-Borris
Tipperary Soccer Round Up
NT&DL Tipperary Cup Semi Final
Thurles Town 3-4 Nenagh Celtic
Scorers: Oisín Duffy, Aidan Keenan, Eoin Byrne (pen); Danny Ryan (pen), Jimmy Hynes, Mark Walsh (2)
Thurles Town will have tomake do with another cupless season after Nenagh Celtic ran out deserved winners in the Greyhound Stadium in Thurles. Duffy and Keenan had put the hosts two goals to the good with two fantastic free kicks but a Danny Ryan penalty halved the deficit before half time. Jimmy hynes levelled proceedings early in the second half and a brace from Marky Walsh ended the game as a contest before Eoin Byrne converted an injury time penalty.
NT&DL Division 1
Holycross Fc 3-1 Lough Derg
Scorers: John King, Dan Corbett, Kevin O’Dwyer; Emmett Lyons
Holycross were crowned NT&DL Division 1 champions after recovering from a goal down to beat a tough Lough Derg side. Emmett Lyons had put the away side ahead with a speculative effort some forty yards out before John King equalised for the hosts. Further goals from Dan Corbett and Kevin O’Dwyer were enough to seal the title despite the best efforts of Derg keeper Oisín Conacur who made a string of very important saves.
FAI Senior Cup
Leeds (Cork) 3-1 St Micheal’s
Scorer: Joey Mulcahy
Saints comtinued their poor cup form as of later after surrendering a one goal lead in the last ten minutes of this tie. Joey Mulcahy had the away side a goal to the good at half time but three goals in the last ten minutes from the hosts ended Saints hopes.
TSDL Division 3
Kilmanahan Utd 2-1 Moyglass
Scorers: Derek Hooper, Seamie Greene
Kilmanahan secured the league title after coming from behind to beat Moyglass. The away side too the lead twenty six minutes in but a deflected Derek Hooper effort levelled proceedings. United were given a huge chance to secure the title ten minutes from time when Darren Guiry was feled in the area, Seamie Greene stepped up and blasted the ball home to secure the hosts first title in twelve years.
Ballyneale 3-1 Two Mile Borris B
Scorers: Damien McCarthy (2), Jamie Kennedy
Ballyneale will play Division two football next season after a convincing 3-1 winover Two Mile Borris B. They now have an unassailable lead in second place and will consider this to be a hugely successful season.
TSDL Division 1
Cahir Park 2-1 Rosegreen Rangers
Scorers: Shane O’Neill, Benny Ryan
Cahir park continued their stride for the TSDL Division 1 title after a hard fought win against top of the table Rosegreen. Shane O’Neill put the hosts ahead before they were pegged back before the break. The hosts were to win it though as Benny Ryan grabbed the all important winner in the second half.
TSDL Division 1
St Micheal’s 4-1 Cashel Town
Scorers: Rodrigo Concalves, DJ Cremins, Evan Hanrahan, Danny O’Brien
Saints won this relegation battle with ease as they now look safe to stay in Division 1 for another year. Cashel, however, need to win their last two if they are to have a chance of survival one would feel as Galbally look to be relegated barring a miracle at this point.
Waterford & District Premier Division
Ferrybank Afc 1-1 Carrick Utd
Scorer: Jack Doherty
Carrick Utd’s Jack Doherty saved his sides title hopes with a goal three minutes from time to salvage a point against top of the table Ferrybank.
Limerick District League Division 1B
Newport Town Afc 4-2 Regional Utd
Scorers: Mark McGuire 2, Devlin Courtney, Kieran McCarthy