The Presentation of medal’s to our North Senior Champions, North and County U21 ‘A’ Champions and North Minor ‘A’ Champions will take place this Saturday 8th February at 7.30 pm in The Thatched Cottage Ballycommon. Entry to the presentation is free with former Galway and current Corofin footballer Gary Sice special guest on the night. If you wish to attend then please text Michael Quinn on 087 2548583 (for catering purposes). It would be great to see a big crowd there on the night.
The draws for Dan Breen and Seamus O’Riain County Hurling Championships, North Senior Hurling Championship and County Intermediate Football Championship took place last week.
In the Dan Breen, Kiladangan ‘A’ have been drawn in Group 1 with Drom Inch, Roscrea and JK Brackens. Kiladangan renew acquaintances with Drom Inch and Roscrea after facing them in last year’s group stages. It will be Kiladangan’s first Senior Championship game against JK Brackens since 2009.
In the Seamus O’Riain group stages, Kiladangan ‘B’ have been drawn in Group 2 with Portroe, Lorrha Dorrha and Thurles Sarsfields ‘B’. Kiladangan played against Portroe last year in the Dan Breen competition, last played Lorrha Dorrha in 2015 in the North SeniorChampionship and last played Thurles Sarsfields in the 2016 County Senior Final, albeit this time around it will be both club’s second teams.
In the North Senior Championship, both Kiladangan team’s have been drawn in the first round with Kiladangan ‘A’ taking on Silvermines whilst Kiladangan ‘B’ taking on Nenagh Eire Og. These first round games will take place on the weekend of 28/29th March. The North Senior Hurling Quarter Finals will take place on 4/5th April whilst the Semi Final’s will take place on 11/12th April.
In the Intermediate Football Championship, Kiladangan have been drawn in a group with Drom Inch, Grangemockler Ballyneale and Mullinahone.
There was no winner of Monday 27th January jackpot of €9,300. Numbers drawn were 1,10,30,32. There was no winner of the €500 Second Chance draw with numbers 21,22,25,26.
€25 Lucky Dip winners were as follows:
David Coen (Johnstown), Mary Hayes (Cuan Derg), Robbie Garland (Castlesheelagh), Liam Karl Flannery (Monsea).
The Kiladangan lotto is now available to play online through the club’s website at Kiladangangaa.com.
Under 20 Inter County
Best of luck to Dan Hackett who was added to the Tipp U20 Hurling management at last week’s Tipperary County Board meeting. Dan joins John Devane, Ken Dunne and Richie Ruth on the management team.
Inter County Hurling
Hard luck to Alan Flynn (scored 0-1 from wing back), Willie Connors (midfield), Paul Flynn (who made a second half substitute appearance) and Barry Hogan after Tipperary Senior Hurlers were defeated by Cork last Saturday evening in Pairc Ui Chaoimh on a 1-25 to 2-24 scoreline. They will be out in action again on Sunday 16th February where they are away to Galway at 2pm.
Dan O’Meara is part of the Tipperary football panel that defeated Louth last Sunday in Drogheda by a point and they will be out in action this coming Sunday 9th February at 1pm away to Derry.
The Quarter Final stage of the Fitzgibbon Cup took place last week. Fergal Hayes’ Carlow IT defeated Darragh Flannery’s NUIG last Thursday after extra time whilst Barry Hogan was in goals for the UL side that lost out to Mary Immaculate College. Hard luck to Darragh and Barry and best of luck to Fergal who is corner back on the Carlow IT side that take on Mary Immaculate College this Saturday 8th February at 2 pm in Dublin City University Sportsgrounds in the Semi Final.
TIPPERARY GAA CLUB ALL COUNTY MATCH PASS 2020
The match pass for 2020 is currently on sale at the price of €120. This pass gives you access to all adult matches within the County during 2020. Passes can be ordered through the GAA Office Slievenamon Rd., Thurles or by contacting 0504 22702 where you can pay over the phone
The club wishes a happy New Year and a prosperous and healthy 2020 to its players, supporters and members. Thanks to all the support throughout 2019.
Friends of Nenagh Hospital Fundraiser
Kiladangan GAA club are delighted to host a fundraiser for Friends of Nenagh Hospital Fundraiser on Saturday 29th February at 8pm in the club’s new complex in Puckane. On the night, the ‘In Tune for Life Orchestra’ led by Ned Kelly well perform and will be joined by performances from Kiladangan and Carrig National School. Tickets are pried at €20 and are available from any club officer as well as Tony’s Tipp Top Shop Ballycommon, Kenndy’s Shop Puckane and Eason’s Nenagh.
Super Bowl Squares
Many thanks to everyone who supported the Super Bowl Square draw and well done to the following winners:
Full time jackpot of €1,000 – Pat Quinlan, 1st Quarter prize of €125 – Paul Kirwan, Half Time prize of €250 – Margaret Hayes, 3rd Quarter prize of €125 – Margaret Hayes.
Registration for adult club membership is now live on the club website for 2020 with the rates as follows: Playing Membership - €80, Student Membership - €40, Non Playing Membership - €30, Tipp Draw, Lotto & Non Playing Membership - €200, Lotto & Non Playing Membership - €110. Membership can be paid online at: kiladangangaa.clubifyapp.com/membership_products If you wish to pay in person then please contact club registrar Fergal Hayes on 086 150 6266. Regarding Juvenile membership, a registration night will be held on Wednesday 5th February from 7 to 8pm at the club house in Puckane. The fee for the coming year remains unchanged at €35 for the first and second child in a family and €30 for subsequent children. You will also have the opportunity to order some club gear at reduced prices on the night.