2018 News

17th September

posted 17 Sep 2018, 13:46 by Newport Gaa

Under 7’s and Under 8’s: Five teams of 46 players took part in a blitz in Ballina last Saturday morning. All teams played really well. Thanks to Ballina GAA for their kind hospitality and to all the parents who supported the blitz.

Under 9: The players participated in the ‘Jack Moriarty’ tournament at Clonlara last Saturday and won out the Tournament for 2018.

Under 10's: The players also attended the "Jack Moriarty" tournament last Saturday morning and also emerged victorious having beaten Na Piarsaigh and Mungret to qualify for the final against Clonlara. After conceding an early goal the lads fought back to win an exciting final. 
The team celebrated with the cup at Applegreen Birdhill on the way home. 
Well done lads. Thanks to everyone at Clonlara GAA for a great day and also to the parents who travelled to the games.

12th September

posted 12 Sep 2018, 11:58 by Newport Gaa   [ updated 12 Sep 2018, 12:03 ]

Under 9: Our hurlers took part in the County Hurling blitz at Dr. Morris Park last

Saturday. They played very well and enjoyed games against Ballinahinch, Borrisoleigh and Toomevara. We wish to thank Padraig Malone and Andy Ryan for organising the blitz and to all the parents who travelled to Thurles for the games.

Under 10: Our players participated in the Pa O’Brien tournament at Mungret last Saturday morning. Victories over Killmallock, Clarecastle and Mungret saw us qualify for the final against Newtownshandrum. The Cork team were 2-2 up after five minutes but we fought back to win a thrilling final by five points. Well done to all the team on a super performance and also well done to Fionn Deegan for winning the most improved performance award. It was well deserved, Fionn. Thanks to Mungret GAA for inviting us and giving us a great day out

Under 16: Hard luck to the U-16 hurlers last Monday night, who after coming from 7 points down to force extra time, lost out to Borrisoleigh 2-14 to 1-14 in the North quarter-final in a fantastic game of hurling. They showed great heart and determination which bodes well for the future for an ever-improving team. Well done to Borrisoleigh and best of luck to them in the semi-final. 

Ballinahinch v Sean Treacys: Thank you to all who helped in any way at Lacken Park for the County Championship game last Sunday evening. Míle Buíochas.

3rd September

posted 3 Sep 2018, 13:58 by Newport Gaa

Under 6,7 and 8’s: We hosted a blitz with teams from Kilruane MacDonaghs and Murroe joining us at Lacken Park, last Saturday morning. Over 130 players participated in a great morning of hurling and fun. We are very proud of all the players and thank the visiting clubs for being part of the blitz. We also thank the parents for being there and providing the refreshments.

Under 9: Our hurlers took part in the John Joe Nevin Tournament hosted by Ballina last Sunday. Well done to all the players who put in a great effort and used all the skills they have developed throughout the year in all their games. They won their two group matches v Clonlara & Ahane and went on to win a well contested final v Ballina. We would like to thank Ballina club and the Nevin Family for the invite & congratulations on a very well organised tournament. 

Under 10: Our players participated in the Killeagh Tournament last Sunday. Both our A and B teams reached the finals, in the group stages both teams overcame Naas, Lismore and Killeagh to top their groups. In the Division 2 final our B team lost out to Killmallock and our A team lost out to James Stephens (Kilkenny). Thank you to Killeagh G.A.A. club for hosting us and we look forward to inviting them to join us for a game in Newport.

Under 14: Our team were defeated by Kilruane in the North final last Sunday at Puckane. Final score Tulach Sheasta 1-07 Kilruane MacDonaghs 4-05.

Senior: Our hurlers suffered a heavy defeat to Templederry Kenyons last Saturday at Nenagh. Final score in the Seamus O’Riain Cup: Tulach Sheasta 0-17, Templederry Kenyons 3-26.

31st August

posted 31 Aug 2018, 02:12 by Newport Gaa

Under 7and 8: We hosted a blitz at Lacken Park last Saturday, with teams from Ballina and Sean Treacys, with all teams playing four games. Thank you to the parents for providing refreshments for our visitors and to all the players for a great morning.

Under 10: Lacken Park was busy last Sunday morning as we hosted teams from Killmallock and Clonlara for a few games of hurling. Thank you to all the parents and players who participated.

Senior: Best of luck to our senior hurlers who play Templederry Kenyons this Saturday at Nenagh. All support appreciated. Early throw in at 1pm.

Congratulations: To Cian Flanagan and the Tipperary U-21’s on their All- Ireland win last Sunday at the Gaelic Grounds. With a second All-Ireland medal to his credit, Cian continues to bring honour and pride to the club. We wish him continued success.

Thank You: We are very grateful for all the support we received for our first Golf Classic. The event was a huge success due to the hard work and great advice of our golfing friends, our sponsors and all the teams who participated. Thank you to Mary and Richard Ryan for presenting the Cillian Ryan Memorial Cup to the club and for hosting the presentation night.  Míle Buiochas.

20th August

posted 20 Aug 2018, 07:30 by Newport Gaa

Cúl Camp: Thank you to all who helped make our annual camp a huge success and one of the biggest in the County yet again. The participants were so delighted to have John McGrath come to visit them, such an inspirational player and guiding light for our campers.

Golf Classic: Our inaugural golf classic will take place this Friday at Nenagh Golf Club followed by presentation of prizes and Cillian Ryan Perpetual Cup to the winners at Ryan’s Bar at 10pm. Music by Jimmy Jo.  All are welcome.

Thank You: We wish to thank everyone who supported our very successful Annual Duck Race last Friday evening. The winners were , 1st Dara Kennedy, Annaholty, 2nd Finbarr O’Shea, 3rd Donal Meaney.

Congratulations: Well done to Clara Collins, High Street, who won silver at the All-Ireland final of the Community Games Long Puc at U.L. last weekend.

Thank You: To Alan and Marguerite Mooney of Essential Bathrooms and Tiles, for their recent presentation of Jerseys and a voucher to our U-14 Gaelic football County Champions.

Congratulations: To our neighbours, Limerick on their All-Ireland success. Richly deserved. We hope they enjoy the year.

Sympathy: The Club extends deepest sympathy to Bridie and Tom Small and the Small family on the recent death of Dan, R.I.P. Dan was a former player, rising from minor ranks in 1968, he played junior and senior throughout the ‘70’s and also played  on our football teams. He was a member of the Newport panel, which won the North Tipperary Junior hurling Championship in 1983. Dan served on the club committee in the mid ‘70’s. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

13th August

posted 13 Aug 2018, 12:33 by Newport Gaa

Junior: Our junior hurlers bowed out of the North Championship last Friday evening at Dolla, by the narrowest of margins. Final score Tulach Sheasta 1.10. Templederry 1.11

Senior: Our Senior hurlers enjoyed a one-point victory over Silvermines in the Seamus O’Riain Cup, last Saturday evening at Nenagh. Final score Tulach Sheasta 0.19 Silvermines 0.18.

Golf Classic: The Golf Classic will take place on Friday 24th at Nenagh Golf Club, followed by presentation of prizes at Ryan’s on Friday night. A presentation of the Cillian Ryan Memorial trophy will be made to the club on the night. All are welcome.

Duck Derby: The annual Duck Derby for two All-Ireland hurling tickets will take place at the bridge in Newport this Friday. Tickets still on sale €5.

Best Wishes to all Leaving Cert students who receive their results this week.

6th August

posted 6 Aug 2018, 08:51 by Newport Gaa

Junior: Our junior hurlers will play the North Championship semi-final v Templederry Kenyons this Friday evening at Dolla, throw in 7pm. Best of luck to players and mentors. All support appreciated.

Senior: Our hurlers play Silvermines this Saturday at Nenagh, in the Seamus O’Riain Cup. Throw in 5.30pm. All support appreciated.

Duck Race: Our annual duck race will take place on Friday 17th August at the Bridge at Newport. Tickets €5. First Prize two All-Ireland tickets, 2nd prize €100, 3rd prize €50.

Golf Classic: The club will hold a Golf Classic on August 24th at Nenagh Golf Club. The Classic is generously sponsored by Brian Healy Electrical Contractor and by Donie Nolan Building Contractor Rearcross. It will be a Champagne Scramble format. 
Teams of Three: €150 (Includes Food) 
Sponsor a tee: €50.P
resentation of Prizes will take place at Ryan’s on Friday night at 10pm.

Cúl Camp: The annual Cúl Camp will take place next week from August 13th to 17th. We wish all participants a great week of fun and games.

30th July

posted 30 Jul 2018, 12:07 by Newport Gaa   [ updated 30 Jul 2018, 12:09 ]

Under 6: The U-6’s participated in a blitz on Saturday Last in Lacken Park. We played three teams from Nenagh Éire Óg, two from Silvermines and two from Ballina. Thank you to all the teams for travelling to Newport and to all the Parents who provided food and refreshments afterwards. Well done to all the boys and girls who played so well on the day .

Cúl Camp: Our annual Cúl camp takes place from  17th - 16th August. Please book online on the link below - places are limited.     www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/booking/


Golf Classic: Slots are filling up fast for our Golf Classic at Nenagh Golf Club on August 24th. Teams of three €150. Sponsor a tee €50. Contact Club Chairperson James Collins to confirm your slot. Thank you for supporting our club fundraiser.


Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the family of Derry O’ Leary R.I.P. who passed away recently. Derry was a native of Cork and an avid supporter of the Rebel County teams. Derry lined out with Newport teams while stationed here as a member of An Garda Siochána, during the late 1960’s. Sympathy to his wife Peggy (nee Quinlivan) and his daughter Pauline.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis

23rd July

posted 23 Jul 2018, 13:31 by Newport Gaa

Under 12: The Purple team played their last group game last Monday at home v Kiladangan. It was a very competitive first half with the home team leading 1-03 to 0-01 at half time. Our boys kept up the pressure during the second half and emerged victorious. Final score Tulach Sheasta 3-05 Kiladangan 0-02. We are now through to a North semi-final this Friday 27th.All support welcome.

Under 14: The team had a great win in the North Championship over Kiladangan last Wednesday at Lacken Park. Final score: Tulach Sheasta 4-07 Kiladangan 1-07.

Junior: Our Junior hurlers continued their winning ways in the North Championship, following their comprehensive victory over last Friday evening at Lacken Park. Final score Tulach Sheasta 5.25 Nenagh Éire Óg 0.01

Golf Classic: The club will hold a Golf Classic on August 24th at Nenagh Golf Club. The Classic is generously sponsored by Brian Healy Electrical Contractor and by Donie Nolan Building Contractor Rearcross. It will be a Champagne Scramble format. Teams of Three: €150. (Includes Food) Sponsor a tee: €50.For further information contact club Chairperson James Collins.

16th July

posted 16 Jul 2018, 02:24 by Newport Gaa

Junior: Our Junior hurlers will play Nenagh Éire Óg this Friday evening in the North Championship at Lacken Park. Throw-in 7.45. All support welcome.

Cúl Camp: Online booking for this year’s Cúl Camp 13th - 17th August is now open on the link below. As with previous year’s, you are advised to book online in order to receive the camp gear before camp begins. www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/booking

Golf Classic: The club will hold an inaugural golf classic at Nenagh Golf Club on August 24th, so we ask you to mark this date in your diary. More details to be released soon.

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the Tobin family Cragg on their recent bereavement.

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