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Our senior hurlers made it 2 wins from 2 in the league when they defeated Clonoulty Rossmore in Clonoulty last Friday night. It was Upperchurch who took charge midway through the first half and built up a healthy lead. Clonoulty powered back though and looked like they would pull off the win, however we managed to steady the ship towards the end and claim a 1 point win 2-16 to 2-15. Next up we will face Borris-Ileigh in Drombane on Sunday 16th at 2pm.
The intermediate hurlers also had a good win in the league last weekend when they defeated Arravale Rovers in their clash. After a tight start we pulled away towards the final stage to claim a 6 point victory 0-19 to 0-13. The next 2 fixtures in the league have been set. Our previously postponed fixture v Clonoulty Rossmore goes ahead next Tuesday evening in Clonoulty at 8pm. Then next Friday (14th) we welcome Golden Kilfeacle to Drombane with throw in at 7:30pm.
The 2023 FBD Insurance County Championship draws took place last Monday evening. In senior hurling we are drawn in group 3 alongside Loughmore-Castleiney, Holycross/Ballycahill & Templederry Kenyons. In senior football we are also in group 3 where we will face Arravale Rovers, Killenaule & Cahir. In intermediate hurling we are in group 4 which pits us against Skeheenarinky, Borrisokane & Ballybacon Grange.
PREMIER CO-OP LOTTO
You can now play the Premier Co-Op Lotto online at http://upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/draws and help support Upperchurch Drombane Juvenile GAA. There was no winner last week but there was 1 match 3 winner who received €150. The jackpot for next week is €10,600 Tickets must be bought by 8pm on Tuesday to be in the draw. You can also buy tickets at Ryan's Shop, Drombane Co-Op, Pa's Bar, Kinane's Pub or Oliver Ryan's Pub.
Membership for 2023 is now open and can be purchased online at the same rates as 2022. Adult Player €100. Adult Non Player €50. Adult Non-player with gym access €100. Under 21 Player €60. Juvenile Player €20. Juvenile Player Family Rate(2+ players) €40. Sign up here: https://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/membership_signup or by contacting club registrar Diarmaid Grant.
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