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Friends of Tipperary Football News 10 December 2019

posted by Friends of Tipperary FootballFriends of Tipperary Football on Tue Dec 10, 2019

The latest Friends of Tipperary Football news with PRO Andy Fogarty

Friends of Tipperary Football PRO Andy Fogarty







AGM – Friends of Tipperary Football

Last Wednesday night December 4th 2019 at the Horse & Jockey Hotel the Friends of Tipperary Football AGM took place in front of a fine attendance. Secretary Trish Gavin gave a full and comprehensive report on the activities of the ‘’Friends’’ over the past twelve months. Our thanks to Trish on her excellent report and we thank her for her outstanding work as Secretary throughout the year.  Treasurer of the ‘’ Friends ‘’ Kevin McLoughlin gave a detailed report on the finances over the past twelve months. Our thanks to Kevin for doing a wonderful job and managing the finances in a very professional manner.

Chairman Michael Power in his final address to convention as Chairman thanked everyone for all their help and assistance over the past five years and paid special tribute to all his fellow officers who served with him during that period, and  he also thanked  the committee of the ‘’Friends’’. Michael thanked the Football Committee, the County Board and all the management teams and players and   everyone who helped out in any way over the past five years. County Chairman John Devane and Football Committee Chairman Barry O Brien addressed the AGM and our thanks to John and Barry. Our thanks also to our great friend Michael Power County Treasurer for attending the meeting.

Friends of Tipperary Football chairpman Michael Power

Due to the five year rule Michael had to step down as Chairman of the ‘’Friends’’. Our thanks to Michael for all the hard work and dedication that he put in as Chairman over the past five years. Michael has done a fantastic job in leading and driving the committee of the Friends of Tipperary Football forward over his term.  His dedication, hard work and the professional way he carried out his duties was second to none. The betterment of football in the county was all that interested Michael and that was his main aim. Michael was extremely popular and worked well with the committee, the management and players. Michael is a true gentleman and will be missed by all. Thanks Michael.




The officers elected for 2020 were:

Chairperson:  To be appointed at next meeting.

Vice – Chairperson: Helen Hawe

Secretary: Trish Gavin

Treasurer: Kevin McLoughlin

Pro: Andy Fogarty

Michael Power will continue as Chairman in a caretaker’s capacity until a new Chairperson is appointed. Congratulations to all the officers elected on the night.


Membership of the Friends of Tipperary Football – 2020

The tickets for the Membership of the Friends of Tipperary Football for 2020 are now on sale. Ticket can be purchased for €20. Why not join and become a member of the Friends of Tipperary Football or buy a ticket as a gift for someone this Christmas. You can do so by   contacting any of the Divisional Coordinators, their contact details are below or by joining on the ‘’Friends ‘’ website at

Trish Gavin – Mid @ 087-6150552

Michael Power – South@ 086-2361954

Kevin Barron – West @ 087-2231353

Joe Hannigan – North@ 087-2566157


You can join and become a member and be in with a chance to win any of the following prizes.


Two All- Ireland Final Football Tickets 2020

Two All- Ireland Final Hurling Tickets 2020

Two Tickets for each Tipperary Senior Football Championship matches 2020

Two All-Ireland Club Final Tickets 2020

Two Allianz Football League Tickets for each Tipperary League match 2020

Plus, all members will receive a Membership Card of the Friends of Tipperary Football with a picture on the back of the card of the Tipperary Team- Bloody Sunday 1920

A membership card with the Bloody Sunday Tipperary team will be issued to all new members of the Friends











We extend our condolences to the Hassett family and friends on the death of John J. Hassett, Croke St, Thurles and formerly Ballytarsna and Old Road, Cashel.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam


Daniel Carroll Plaque Unveiled

posted by Friends of Tipperary FootballFriends of Tipperary Football on Mon Dec 09, 2019

Today Templederry Kenyons GAA club unveiled a plaque to Bloody Sunday victim Daniel Carroll

Daniel, a bar manager in Kennedy’s Pub Dublin, was shot as he made his escape from Croke Park on Bloody Sunday and passed away two days later.

His great grand nephews Paul and Stephen Brennan were in attendance and unveiled the plaque on the wall of the community centre in the local GAA grounds.


Mullinahone, Tipperary junior-A football champions 2019

Today, Mullinahone were defeated by Na Gaeil of Kerry in the Munster junior-A club final today, 3-13 to 1-1. The South men were great ambassadors for the county but came up against a fine side in today’s final.

Mid Tipperary Senior Football Final

Congratulations to JK Brackens who defeated Loughmore Castleiney in the Mid Tipperary senior football final on Saturday 1-10 to 3-8.


Mullinahone and Templederry

posted by Friends of Tipperary FootballFriends of Tipperary Football on Thu Dec 05, 2019

Mullinahone in Munster Final action, Killenaule attempt to reach Munster junior-B decider and Templederry unveil plaque to Daniel Carroll

Mullinahone, Tipperary junior-A football champions 2019


This Sunday at at 3:45pm Mullinhaone will face Na Gaeil of Kerry in the Munster junior football final in Mallow and we wish them the very best of luck as they seek to add Munster glory to the Tipperary championship they won last month.


We also send our best wishes to Killenaule who play in the semi-final of the Munster junior-B championship organised by Knockaderry GAA club in Limerick. This game is fixed for 2pm this Sunday in Knockaderry against Kerry’s Scartaglen.


Daniel Carroll with his sister May

This Sunday at 2pm in the Kenyon Community Centre, Templederry Kenyons GAA Club will unveil a plaque to Daniel Carroll who died after being shot on Russell Street after he escaped the pandemonium in Croke Park on Bloody Sunday. Daniel, who managed Kennedy’s Pub in the city, only decided at the last minute to go to the game after calling into work on his day off.

To remember the victims of Bloody Sunday we have added a carousel with photographs of eight of those who sadly lost their lives that day on our website. Unfortunately, we have failed in our attempts to locate images of the other six victims. If you can help us out please contact us through any of our social media channels or click here.

We wish to thank Mark O’Leary of and Irish Times journalist and author of The Bloodied Field, Michael Foley, for all their help in putting together the carousel.

Niamh Lonergan Announces her Retirement from Inter-County Football

Niamh Lonergan (10) with her Tipperary LGFA team prior to the Lidl league clash with Monaghan earlier this year © 

After thirteen years of service, Moyle Rovers’ Niamh Lonergan has decided to announce her retirement from inter-county action with the Premier county.

During a fantastic career she won won the 2019 Munster intermediate championship, 2018 division two league title, 2017 All-Ireland and Munster intermediate championships, 2017 division three league title, 2016 Munster intermediate championship, 2007 Munster minor B championship and the 2006 Munster junior championship.


Mid Tipperary Senior Football Final

Saturday, 7 December, 2019

Loughmore Castleiney V JK Brackens

Templetuohy, 3pm


West Tipperary Senior Football Championship

Saturday, 7 December, 2019

Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill V Aherlow Gaels

Dundrum, 1.30pm


McGrath Cup Fixtures Confirmed

posted by Friends of Tipperary FootballFriends of Tipperary Football on Thu Nov 21, 2019

The 2020 McGrath Cup Fixtures Involving Tipperary Have Been Confirmed

Manager David Power during his first training session with the Tipperary senior footballers ©

Thursday, 2 January 2020

McGrath Cup

Cork V Tipperary

Páirc Uí Rinn, 7:30pm


Sunday, 5 January, 2020

McGrath Cup

Tipperary V Kerry

Clonmel, 2pm

Clonmel Commercials Back in Munster Final

posted by Friends of Tipperary FootballFriends of Tipperary Football on Sun Nov 17, 2019

Congratulations to Clonmel Commercials who are back in the Munster final

Clonmel Commercials manager Charlie McKeever ©

Congratulations Clonmel

Congratulations to Clonmel Commercials who have qualified for the Munster senior club final following a 0-9 to 0-7 win over St. Joseph’s Miltown Malbay this afternoon. Trailing 0-6 to 0-3 at half-time the Tipperary champions produced a fantastic second-half showing which limited the hosts to 0-1, that from a placed ball, in the second period.

Commercials now meet Nemo Rangers in the Munster final.

Commiserations Moycarkey Borris

Commiserations go to Moycarkey Borris who lost out 0-12 0-5 in the Munster intermediate semi-final in Lisdoonvarna this afternoon.

Congratuations Aishling

Aishling pictured with Orla O’Dwyer after Tipperary defeated Monaghan in the league last March ©

We extend our congratulations to Aishling Moloney who was selected as TG4 Intermediate Players’ Player of the Year for 2019 following her stunning performances for the Premier this year, edging out team mate Orla O’Dwyer for the accolade. Her club mate Aisling McCarthy won the same award in 2017.


Munster Club Action 2019

posted by Friends of Tipperary FootballFriends of Tipperary Football on Tue Nov 12, 2019

We extend our best wishes to all of Tipperary’s clubs in Munster Gaelic football action

Clonmel Commercials travel to Clare this weekend © 

AIB Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Final

17 November 2019, 1:30pm

St. Joseph’s Miltown Malbay V Clonmel Commercials

Venue: Miltown Malbay


AIB Munster Intermediate Football Championship Semi Final

17 November 2019, 1:30pm

St. Breackan’s V Moycarkey Borris

Venue: Lisdoonvarna


AIB Munster Junior-A Football Championship Semi Final

23 November 2019

Mullinahone V Croom/Ballyduff Lower

Venue: Tipperary or Waterford venue


Munster Junior-B Football Championship

The Munster Junior B competition is a tournament run by Knockaderry GAA club in Limerick.

Quarter Final 2

Sunday 24th November at 2:00pm Grange (Cork) v Rathgormack (Waterford)


Quarter Final 1

Sunday 1st December at 2:00pm Scartaglen (Kerry) v Clondegad (Clare)


Semi Finals Sunday 8th December at 2:00pm

Killenaule (Tipperary) v Grange or Rathgormack


Sunday 15th December at 2:00pm Banogue (Limerick) v Scartaglen or Clondegad


Final – to be confirmed

Fixtures are weather permitting and may be subject to change.

All games will be played in Knockaderry and on Sundays.