Tipperary GAA Scene – July 8th

By : Andy Fogarty County PRO


All Ireland Championship Qualifiers


Tipperary defeated Galway by 3-25 to 4-13 in Round 1 of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers last Saturday evening at Semple Stadium . A hat-trick of goals by Seamus Callanan helped to see off Galway’s challenge in front of a crowd of 18,467 in beautiful sunshine to put Tipperary through to the next Round. Tipp were down by six points, 4-12 to 1-15, with 20 minutes to go, but put in a tremendous performance to outscore Galway by 2-10 to 0-1 in the remaining 20 minutes and win by nine points. This was a fantastic performance by the team and in particular in the last 20 minutes when their backs were to the wall. Man of the Match Seamus Callanan finished the game with 3-8 to his name. Congratulations to the team on a mighty display and to the management  for their great work  and who must be very pleased with the way the team responded in the last 20 minutes after going six  points down.



Tipperary defeated Longford by 2-17 to 0-6 in Round 2 of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers.  Michael Quinlivan and Peter Acheson scored the goals for the Premier County as they ran out convincing winners over Jack Sheedy’s  Longford who shocked Derry in the last Round. This was a tremendous display from Tipp as they bounced back from last month’s crushing two-point loss to Cork in the Munster semi-final. The Premier County bossed the first half to take a commanding 1-8 to 0-3 advantage into the interval. Michael Quinlivan got the hosts off to a flying start with a first-minute goal and the match was done and dusted when Peter Acheson added their second goal nine minutes after the restart to make it 2-10 to 0-4. Congratulations to the team who put on a superb performance in front of the home supporters and to the management team who had every member of the team flying on the evening.


It was great to see the huge support for the Tipperary senior hurling and football teams last Saturday evening in Semple Stadium. On behalf of the County Board I would like to thank all of the supporters who attended the games and for giving such wonderful support to both the hurlers and footballers last Saturday evening. We appreciate and thank you for your support.

All Ireland  Senior Championship Qualifiers Fixtures

The All-Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Draws took place on Monday morning, July 7th.

In Hurling, Tipperary will play Offaly on Saturday July 12th at 7pm in O’Moore Park Portlaoise.

In the curtain-raiser at O’Moore Park Portlaoise, Tipperary’s Senior Footballers will travel to play Laois at 4:45pm.We wish both of our teams the very best of luck and we encourage as many people as possible to come along and give your support to both of our teams. The hurling game will be shown live on Sky Sports.

Bord Gais Energy Munster GAA Hurling U21 Championship Semi-Final

Just a reminder that Tipperary U21’S will play Munster & All Ireland champions Clare next Wednesday evening  July 16th at 7.30 pm in Cusack Park Ennis.


Clean Ireland Recycling Jim Devitt Cup Final

It was a quiet weekend on the club scene with the county teams in action last weekend.However the Jim Devitt Cup Final was played in Templemore last Friday evening and Holycross – Ballycahill defeated Moneygall by 2-16 to  0-9.


Friends of Tipperary Football Golf Classic

With little over a week to go to the Friends of Tipperary  Football Golf Classic which will be held in Thurles Golf Club on Saturday July 19th final preparation are being put in place for what should be a great day for all participants. This event is a major fundraiser and by participating in the Golf Classic you are playing your part in helping and supporting the preparation and development of Tipperary football teams at all levels. Great work is being done to promote the game in the county and football in the county is going from strength to strength. You can play your part in helping the preparation and development of teams representing the county at all grades by taking part in the Golf Classic. Fourball ball team-120 euro or tee box for 50 euro. Participants can look forward to being served a tasty burger at 10th tee box. Time sheet is now open. Full details can be had by contacting (086) 2549154

Tipperary GAA Members Draw 2014 / 2015 – Week 3 results

The  results of the Tipperary GAA Members Weekly Draw 2014/2015 week 3 held in the Tipp FM Studios, Nenagh were :


Nos. Drawn: 8 / 16 / 19 / 26


1) €200 (Conf) Pat & Willie Duggan Piercetown Thurles (Moycarkey Borris GAA)
2) €200 (Conf) Paul Ryan Grange Roscrea (Roscrea GAA)
3) €200 (Conf) Jim Gaw 5Maple Court Silversprings Clonmel (Clonmel Óg GAA)
4) €200 (Conf) Roseanne Carew c/o Vincent O’Connor Cashel (Cashel King Cormacs GAA)
5) €200 (Co-Ord) TF Stapleton Kilfithmone Borrisoleigh (Borrisoleigh GAA)

The July monthly draw will take place next Friday, 11th July in Hickey’s Bar, Silvermines at 10.30pm.


Team Tipperary GAA Galway Races – July 28th 2014

Tipperary Co Board are offering a very attractive package for supporters to attend the Galway Races on Monday July 28th. For €150 per head or €1500 for a table of 10, the following is included; race admission ticket, complimentary car parking, race card, racing tipster, buffet meal and wine, reserved table for the day, tote facilities, prime view of the track and full bar facilities. There is a very positive response to this fundraiser so far and we are appealing to all clubs to get behind this fundraiser and to try and get as many people from your club to come together and make up a table. We appeal to all fans of the blue and gold to lend your support and try and make this fundraiser  an outstanding success. We thank you for your support in the past and we look forward to your continued support which is very much appreciated by the County Board.

Thurles Sarsfields Festival of Gaelic Sport 2014

Thurles Sarsfields Festival of Gaelic Sport which has been a great success again this year concludes at the weekend. On Friday evening the final of the Caman Abu 7 a side will take place in Sarsfields Outside Field. On Saturday the hurling, camogie, rounders and handball  finals will take place and on Saturday night there will be a Ceili Mor in the Sarsfields Social Centre. Congratulations to everyone involved in the preparation and planning of what has been another successful Festival of Gaelic Sport again this year.



Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps

It is that time of year again when the days are getting warmer and the primary school children are looking forward to their summer holidays. What better way for parents than to get their children  out in the fresh air and get some exercise and have lots of fun. Parents can do this by enrolling their children in their local Kelloggs GAA Cul Camps. Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps provide boys and girls – between the ages of 6 and 13 – with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games

Activities are GAME – BASED – a strong emphasis is placed on skill acquisition – and are organised in an age appropriate manner with a view to:

optimising learning

enhancing friendships

improving physical & psychological well being

promoting school and club links


  • The camps are structured so that a different aspect of the game is worked on each day.

  • The programme involves coaching specific skills of the game and the opportunity for children to put into practice what they have learned through small sided games.

  • On the last day of the camp a “blitz” will be organised to provide each child with an introduction to competitive games

  • Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps – are run throughout the summer from Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 2.30pm, in all 32 Counties and overseas.

  • Attendance is open to primary school children aged 6 years to 13 years.


So parents don’t delay and enroll your child as soon as possible. Please contact your local GAA club for details.


Information concerning all areas in the GAA will appear in this section in the future. If you wish to include any item of interest in future articles, please email pro.tipperary@gaa.ie on or before 3pm on Monday. Visit the Tipperary GAA web site at www.tipperary.gaa.ie keep up to date with all the latest news in Tipperary GAA circles.


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