St Patrick’s club notes week October 16th

St Patrick's GAA club

Well done to our St Pats minor ladies who travelled to Bray on Friday night to take on their hosts in the Championship semi-final. Full time score: Bray Emmets 3-6. St. Patrick’s 6-11.
We now face Tinahely in the Ladies Minor Football County Championship Final next Friday 20th venue tbc.

Team: Zoe Byrne, Rachel Armstrong, Erynn O’Brien, Kellie Phelan, Emer McNulty, Chloe O’Donovan, Ellen Griffin, Aine Cahill, Rioghna McGettigan, Niamh McSorley, Molly Hodgkinson, Sinead McGettigan, Zoe Armstrong, Natasha Fitzgerald Captain, Sadbh Murphy, Sarah Evans, Luci Hobbs, Niamh Caffrey, Saoirse O’Reilly, Kate Hennessy, Jess Lyons, Ciara Fagan, Aoife Dunne, Naoise O’Reilly and Lucy Dunne.

Our U17 Footballers are in the Under 17 A Football Shield Final after St. Nicholas conceded the game on Saturday 14th October in Ballinakill. St. Patrick’s will meet Bray Emmets in the Final who had a good win over AGB in the other semi-final, Date and venue to be confirmed.

Our U11 hurlers celebrated their season in the clubhouse on Wednesday evening and were presented with their medals and new training tops

Hard luck to our Senior Footballers who lost out by the minimum to an injury time goal in the Senior Football fixture Division 1 Football League v Bray Emmets in Bray on Thursday night.

The annual #GAAyouth Forum, which will take place in Croke Park on Saturday 28th October – see www.gaa.ie/gaayouth for info and online applications.

Wicklow County Minor ladies  are requesting following on from the success of our Under 17s in the All-Ireland blitz, that all clubs and players make themselves available for the Wicklow County Minor ladies squad Trials for 2018 which  will take place on Sunday 22nd October and Sunday 29th (if required) at 10.00am each Sunday in a venue tbc (hopefully Ballinakill).

These trials are open to any player born 2000 or 2001 and all our players are invited to attend. Subsequent to the trials coaching will commence prior to Christmas and then renewing early in the New Year as the Leinster Minor Championship commences in early February.

All parents should contact Jo Katus as soon as possible at 0861571509 confirming their daughters name, date of birth, club and playing position together with a contact number. We hope all clubs will encourage their players to attend the trials.

 

Community Care Roadshow which is a series of talks by Wicklow County Council, Garda Siochana, Wicklow Fire Service and HSE on topics including Safety, Security and Age friendly will take place in St. Patrick’s GAA Clubhouse, Dunbur on Thursday 9th November 2017 at 7.30pm until 9pm

St Patrick’s GAA Club Draw 2017: This year the club is running a draw to support the fundraising drive required to develop a new pitch at our new Greenhill Road field. Tickets are €50 each and there will be a monthly draw at the end of September, October & November.

All funds from this draw will go to the new pitch and we will use this as the main fundraising event this year for the new development, so it is vital for the success of this project that you give as much support as you can.

Please return the completed tickets and your payment to any member of the Club Committee or the Manager/Administrator of your team or drop into Alan O’Brien at Dooley Poynton Auctioneers or Brian O’Connor in Next Door Abbey St.. 

The early purchase draw was held in Ernie’s on Saturday 14th. Tickets were drawn by Mrs Newsome (Liam’s Mother). Winner of first prize (100 euro contribution to annual sub) was Ellen Griffin. Winner of second prize (one year entry into club lotto) was John & Deirdre Gill.

 

We had no Winners for our Match 5 or Match 4 Jackpots. We had one Match 3 winners: Louise Hollingsworth.
Don’t forget to buy your ticket this week. If you are not in you cannot win! 

Numbers drawn were 4, 5, 6 and 25. The bonus number was 21.

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 9th October in the Clubhouse. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €3,200 or Match 5 €10,000 jackpot! 

As part of club development and potential additional playing facilities, we are requesting that each age group team support the lotto selling rota by providing a team of 4 on their designatedSaturday. Are any of you available to sell in the pubs on Saturday nights from 9pm? Contact your team manager for details.

 

Please send any information for club notes to [email protected] before 9pm on Sunday evenings. You can contact St Pats at Facebook St Patrick’s GAA Club Wicklow Town or Twitter @StPatsGAAWick

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