Congratulations to our Junior A team and management of Barry Fitzgerald, Davy Byrne, Shay Dunne and BA Franey who got off to a winning start away to Hollywood in Division 3 away Final. Score: HOLLYWOOD 0-08 ST. PATRICKS 1-14
Team: Ian Murphy, Shane O’Dwyer, Lorcan Smullen, Aidan Dunne, Matthew Traynor, Daragh McEvoy, Simon Bouchier, Shane Murley, Joe Quinn, Adam Cox, Paul O’Brien, Eoin McAulay, Jordan Pettigrew, Johnny Carton.
Subs: JJ Power, Jack Kelly, Ian Brannigan, James Kavanagh and Brendan Cox
Congratulations to our Club Hurlers on their win in the Leinster Adult Club Hurling League Division 4 Quarter Final against Moorefield (KE) on Sunday in Newbridge
Team: Eoghan O’Mahony, George Boo O’Brien, John Connors, Thomas Kehoe, Niall Hanton, Andy O’Brien, Michael Connors, Rikki Quinn, Christy Moorehouse, John Dee O’Brien, Andrew Conway, John Greengrass O’Brien, George Bee O’Brien, Gerry Connors, James Jimser O’Brien
Subs: James Bonnor O’Brien, George O’Connor and Aaron Dickenson
Hard luck to our U14’s Ladies in their Feile competition, they finished third and qualify for the Provincial Feile. Well done Eddie, Tara, Garrett and Gerry and all involved. The management team would like to thank the families and club members who came along to offer their support to the girls over the two days. It is appreciated by the girls and management team
Commiserations to our County Hurlers who came up against a strong Meath team in Parnell Park who are fully deserving champions of NHL Division 2B after a 4-24 to 2-15 victory over Wicklow. A disastrous start to the second half for Seamus Murphy’s men didn’t help the cause Hard luck to our own Eoghan O’Mahony, Gerry Connors, Andy O’Brien and George O’Brien and Michael Neary.
Commiserations to all involved with the County Football team on another disappointing away defeat with the final score Limerick 2-13 Wicklow 2-09 especially our own Conor Ffrench, John Crowe, Dean Healy and Tommy Kelly.
Hard luck to our senior county girls on Sunday when they came up short in their clash with the other unbeaten team in their Lidl NFL division Longford in An Tochar GAA complex in Roundwood by one score. Final Score Wicklow 0-09 Longford 1-09
Commiserations to our own Niamh McGettigan, Clodagh Fox and Mick Kavanagh
Hard Luck to the St Pats players with Gaelcholáiste na Mara Arklow Cian Reynolds, Patrick O’Keane and Adam Cullen who took on Coláiste Bhride Carnew in Joule Park Aughrim for this year’s County Post Primary Schools A Football Final. Final Score: Coláiste Bhride Carnew 2-05 to Gaelcholáiste na Mara, Arklow 0-08.
Hard luck wicklow U16 County Ladies who lost to Wexford on a final scoreline 4-8 to 2-7 in the County Grounds Aughrim last Saturday
Especially our 9 Pat’s players who are involved Sinead McGettigan, Sarah Evans, Ciara Fagan, Amy Kavanagh, Kellie Phelan, Jess Lyons, Lucy Dunne, Niamh Caffrey and Captain Zoe Armstrong.
Well done to Stephen McNulty, Brian McSorley, Kathryn Fox, Martin Byrne and Clara Jenkinson who attended the second part of training in Marino Institute of Education tomorrow
Thank you to all who supported the St Patrick’s GAA Quiz Night in the Clubhouse on Friday 31st March. An entertaining night was enjoyed by all. A Big Thank you to John and Una Doyle Quiz Masters supreme! Congratulations to the Winners John Gerard & Nicola McGettigan, Brian McSorley and Garret O’Reilly who were victorious in our unique GAA skill tie break competition over James & Mary Phelan and Niall Callery.
Thank you to volunteers Marie O’Brien, Olivia Carey and Mick Murphy who have volunteered to assist with the Club Gear Shop at the club Nursery every Saturday in Dunbur.
Any Individuals interested in been involved with our club teams for 2017 should contact the Club Secretary at: [email protected].
It’s times like this communities need to support one another. Please try and help Rathnew GAA Club who are hosting a 5K Family Fun Run in aid of the Martin Family Fund on April 14th (Good Friday) at 7pm in Merrymeeting. Registration at 5.45pm. Admission Adult €15, Children €5 and Families €30. Join our own Padge McWalter in this Community Fund Raiser
The Kellogg’s GAA Cúl website is now LIVE for Bookings. Contact County Coordinator Garrett Doyle 083-4357460 or https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/booking/online/
Cúl Camp dates 2017 in St Patrick’s GAA Club Wicklow Town this year are
Hurling Cúl Camp 3rd July to 7th July 2017
Football Cúl Camp 17th July to 21st July 2017
GRMA (go raibh maith agat) is the new GAA Membership Card programme providing benefits and rewards to GAA members. It is a ‘thank you’ or ‘go raibh maith agat’ for your involvement in your GAA club, engagement in GAA activities and attendance at games.
Membership Cards will only be distributed to members who have signed up to GRMA online www.grma.gaa.ie. The programme is only available to adult members (over 18’s).
If you have any further queries, contact the GRMA team. http://gaa.ie/grma or Club Registrar Eddie Leonard
Ladies contact details for 2017 and training times
Please note that starting dates will be confirmed by Managers to players/parents.
Nursery: Joanne Kavanagh 0851682619 with Gary Duffy, Sophia Kavanagh
Saturdays 11am to 12pm
U8: Mark Donoghue 0868527767 with Maria Lawlor, Margaret Leonard
Saturdays 11am to 12pm
U10: Rob Greene 0861676270 with Stephen McNulty, Damian O’Brien, Suzanne Lawlor and Tara Treanor
Saturdays 11am to 12pm
U12: Liam Keogh 0862120100 with Sean O’Brien, Trina Keogh, Clara Jenkinson and Anne O’Keane
Saturdays 10am to 11.30am and Tuesdays 6.30pm to 7.30pm
U14: Eddie Leonard 0868349272 with Tara Gorman, Garett O’Reilly and Gerry Walsh
Saturdays 9.15am to 11am and Tuesdays 6pm to 7.30pm
U16: Brian McSorley 0862996799 with Brendan Kavanagh, Martin Byrne, Patrice Evans and Georgina Cruise
Saturdays 9.30am to 11am and Thursdays 6.30pm to 8pm
Adult Ladies: Robert Hollingsworth 087 617 4046 with Lee Watters, Dave Fitzgerald, Rebecca Hollingsworth and Liz Malone
Wednesdays 7.30pm to 9pm, Fridays 7.30pm to 9pm and Sundays 9am to 10.30am
Underage Team Contact details for 2017
Nursery Willie Carey 083 8570491
U7 Bosco Guinan 087 7965284
U9 Christian Czwalina 087 4184677
U11 Steven Farrell 086 8147999
U13 Paul O’Brien 087 9088779
U14 (Feile) Paul O’Brien 087 9088779
U15 Paul Fox 087 9447982
U17 John Smith 086 8130477
Nursery Willie Carey 083 8570491
U7 Gary O’Leary 086 021 9447
U9 John Joe McCoy 087 2388139
U11 Alan Lawlor 086 2784498
U13 Brian Gleeson 086 8281124
U17 John O’Brien 086 4058605
The Ladies Section are partaking in a LGFA Pilot focussing on Teenage Players.
The Gaelic4Teens Programme will be run for 6 weeks starting on Tuesday 7th March.
We will train from 7pm to 8pm for the next 6 Tuesdays for Girls from U15 to U17 in East Glendalough School.
Our Coaches are attending Courses run by Croke Park which are focussing on Teenage Girls Nutrition, Lifestyles and Training/Playing.
The Final Day of the Programme will be a visit to Croke Park for all participants for workshops, activities and playing time on Tuesday 18 April.
Can you please arrive for 6.45pm for this session, please?
Please note that this will replace Tuesdays U16 training for the next 6 weeks.
Memberships are now due, only members who paid before 31st March have a vote at AGM.
You can pay your membership subscription directly into the club bank account by electronic transfer if you wish. Simply enter the club bank account details and attach a message with your name and membership type e.g. Smith Family, or your membership number if you know it. Please notify Club Treasurer James Phelan ([email protected]) or Club Registrar Eddie Leonard (086) 834 9272 when you have done this so that your membership payment can be recorded as paid”
Bank of Ireland
Main St., Wicklow
IBAN: IE22 BOFI 9067 3461 6931 54
Dates for your Diary:
Please note that there has also been a change to the nights assigned to specific underage teams.
U13 and U17 matches will now be played on Monday nights
U11 and U15 matches will now be played on Wednesday nights.
U17 Football for all players born in 2000, 2001 and 2002 will continue training on Monday at 7.30pm and Friday at 6pm. All welcome.
U17 Hurling for all players born in 2000, 2001 and 2002 will continue training on Tuesday at 4pm. Bring Runners. All welcome.
Every Sunday Evening 6pm – 7:15pm St Pats U14 Boys football (anyone born in 2003 or 2004) for some fun games to get the season started in the clubhouse Dunbur. It will be in the hall so wear runners. All U14s welcome
Our U16 ladies train every Tuesday and Thursday night in East Glendalough School at 7pm all new players very welcome come give it a go
Each Tuesday U7 indoor hurling from 6-45pm to 7-45pm in the hall. All U7’s welcome contact Tomás on 086 1933796
Each Friday U11 hurling continues in Rathnew Soccer Club Indoor Arena from 7pm.Contact Alan on 086 2784498. Helmets and hurls will be provided for beginners!
Every Friday U9 hurling continues in Rathnew Soccer Club Indoor Arena from 6-7pm, contact John Joe on 087 2388139 Helmets and hurls will be provided for beginners!
St. Patricks GAA Club 2017 version of our Last Man Standing fundraising competition for our club. After Week 7 we have 13 people remaining as 4 people fell after Cavan lost to Roscommon. For the next and final part of the competition We need those of you remaining to predict the outright winners of each of the 4 divisional finals being played next weekend. The matches are: Division 4 Final: Wexford v Westmeath, Division 3 Final: Louth v Tipperary, Division 2 Final: Kildare v Galway, Division 1 Final: Dublin v Kerry
As a potential tie breaker please predict the score of the Division 1 final. You are free to pick any team as a predicted winner, even a team you have chosen already in weeks 1 to 7. Please submit your selections and tie breaker score prediction of the Division 1 final on or before next Friday 7 April by text to 087 6214903 or email to [email protected]
We had no Winners for our Match 5 and 4 Lotto Jackpots. Don’t forget to buy your ticket this week. If you are not in you cannot win!
Numbers drawn were 1, 15, 17 and 28. The bonus number was 16.
We had no Match three winners.
Thanks to the weekly Club Lotto Sellers who give up their time to help raise funds for the Club. It’s greatly appreciated. The next draw is on Monday 2th March in the Clubhouse. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €1,700 or Match 5 €10,000 jackpot!
Our sincere condolences to the family of Thomas Augustine McGauley of Wicklow Town who passed away peacefully on 24th March 2017. Dearly loved husband of Aileen and much loved father of Alan, Derek and Conor. Sadly missed by his family, brothers Sean and Frank, extended family and friends.
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