***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
Many thanks to all who supported our golf classic last week in Dundrum whether by playing or sponsoring tee-boxes. Also thanks to all who helped with the organisation of the event. Some great golf was played over both days and the top prize was taken by the team headed by Fr Tony Ryan. 2nd place went to the CE Print team, 3rd was Fr Jimmy O’Donnell’s team, 4th place was taken by DJ Butler’s team while in 5th place were Tom Kennedy’s charges.
Our second fixture in the group stage of the county championship has been set for Sat Aug 11th at 2pm in The Ragg against Thurles Sarsfields. After victory in their first game the team will be hoping to move closer to qualifying for the knockout stages.
The county senior football championship re-commences on Sat Aug 18th at 6:30pm in Cashel with a tie against Moyle Rovers. Similar to the hurling we are in a strong position after victory in our first group game.
PETER RYAN’S RACE AROUND IRELAND CHARITY FUNDRAISER
Upperchurch para-cyclist Peter Ryan is embarking on a mammoth 2,200km cycle round Ireland in late August and using the opportunity to raise funds for 2 local familes(the Doran’s and Gleesons). Anyone who wishes to donate to this very worthwhile event or learn more about the cause can do so on http://dorangleesonfund.ie/
TIPPERARY SENIOR HURLERS
Yesterday saw our own clubman Michael Ryan step down as Tipperary senior hurling manager after a 3 year reign that included an All Ireland victory in 2016. Well done to Mick for representing the club so well over this time and indeed the preceding years as part of the Tipp backroom team.
Membership for the 2018 season is now due and remains unchanged from last years rates. €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. Membership for 2017 can now be paid online on our website: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/ Payment can also be given to JJ Kinane or any committee member.
An updated 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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