St Patrick’s club notes week October 10th

It was not to be for our gallant footballers in the Senior Football Final on Sunday. Congratulations to Baltinglass who took the honours in a most entertaining and sporting occasion in which St Patricks played their part. A good advertisement for Wicklow GAA. Thanks to all the players for the massive commitment you have shown all year with Captain Padge McWalter and the rest of the players Ian Murphy, Padraig Higgins, Emmet Cullen, Ciaran Doyle, Wayne Doyle, Niall Donnelly, Dean Healy, Johnny Delahunt, Conor Ffrench, Brian Doyle, John Crowe, Brian Coen, Tommy Kelly, Eamonn Wolfe, Ruairi Marron, Stephen Duffy, Ritchie Murphy, Ciaran McGettigan, Shane Doyle, Colin Byrne, Colin O’Toole, Jack Kelly, Hugh Humby, Donie Fitzgerald, Davy Byrne and Conor O’Brien. Thank you to your management team Robert, and the backroom team of Gary, Alan, Liam, Lee, Ritchie and Des and all the committee for their efforts put in all year. You all have given us as supporters some great days out.


Well done to Alan O’Brien our club Treasurer for organising the sponsorship of St. Patricks sports tops, kit bags and footballs by Fitzpatrick’s bar wicklow, Aine Fitzpatrick, Wicklow Tyre Services Ltd., McCreas funeral homes, Conway shipping, Dooley Poynton Auctioneers and Sophisitcuts.

Thank you to all the volunteers who decorated the Main Street with bunting and flags – Shauna Byrne, Megan Kelly, Leona Franey, Liam Byrne Snr, Mick Murphy, Alan Lawlor, Frank Earls, Damien Marah, John Gill, John Smith and Dave Fitzgerald who had the honour of giving Billy Byrne his flag and County Final Jersey!


Congratulations to all the pupils and staff of the schools who were very creative in the decorations for the Best Dressed Classroom for the County Final 2016 especially St Patrick’s National School Wicklow Town, Margaret O’ Neil’s Little Rascal’s Preschool, Bethlehem building, Holy Rosary School. The committee have been overwhelmed with the response and the attention to detail. We thank everyone for the fantastic support of your Senior Football team. It has been a very difficult decision to choose one winner. The winner of the Best Dressed Classroom County Final 2016 is: Ms. Murphy’s 1st Class – St. Patrick’s N.S. Wicklow Town

To our supporters everywhere Thank you all


Our U14’s took on Eire Og in the A Championship in Ballinakill on Thursday night. We always knew this was going to be a tough game. Under the skilful eye of Paul Fox, Barry Cahill, Padge McWalter and Patrice Evans, The lads opened the scoring after the first minutes with a rocket of a goal from full forward Jamie Noble. Ever cool Dylan Kavanagh then fired home a second. Eire Og replied with a goal and some points to leave the Pats lads trailing by 2 points at half time. A good strong team talk from management saw Pats come back stronger and fighting for every ball. The work rate from these lads was immense. Each player stepped up to the mark and came out worthy winners by a single Mark O’Brien point. Victory in the end, the passion and skill which was on display was just amazing. Well done lads you did your club, coaches and yourselves proud Well done lads U14 Football A Championship: Round 5 St Patrick’s 3-04 Eiré Óg Greystones 1-09 We now await the outcome of a three way play off between St Nicholas/Baltinglass and Eire Og to see who we meet in U14A Football Harry Leonard Memorial Shield Semi Final


Well done to St Patricks Under 8s who took part in Go Games Monster Blitz in Ballinakill on Saturday with their fab new tops


Our U16B ladies were unlucky in the Championship B Final on Saturday in Ballinakill where they met an in form Eire Og team.


Congratulations to Brian Gleeson, the winner in the St Patrick’s Club County Final Ticket Members draw. Thank you to all the members who entered the draw.

Congratulations to Nora Devlin, the winner in the St Patrick’s Club County Final Ticket Social Media Draw.


Best wishes to both our Senior Hurlers and Senior Ladies who contests finals this coming weekend.

Upcoming fixtures: Saturday 15th October
Dessie Murphy Cup Final Time: 4 00 PM , Venue: Pearses Park, Arklow GLENEALY V ST PATRICK’S

Senior ladies league final V Tinahely 7.30pm venue to be confirmed.
Please support your Town, Your Team, Your Club!


St Patrick’s presents TEXAS Hold’em on Saturday 15th October in St Patrick’s Clubhouse, Dunbur Rd, Wicklow Town. Registration Starts @ 8pm. Cost €20. Unlimited Buy-Ins until the break. Each Buy-In €10 Contact Alan 086 278 4498.


Our thoughts and prayers are with Alan O’Brien club treasurer and all the O’Brien family Hugh, Derbhla, Ian and Colin at this trying time for them.


Our sincere condolences to the family of TOM COLEMAN Strduff, Garryhill, Myshall, Carlow who passed away peacefully, in St Luke’s Hospital. Tom, beloved husband of the late Bridie and much loved father to Bridget and Ed. Deeply regretted by his daughter-in law, grandchild, brothers and sister Ned, Pat, Mary, Liam, Peter, Martin (Wicklow County Chairman), Michael and Oliver, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, kind neighbours and friends. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam


We had no jackpot winners in our Club Lotto this week! Numbers drawn were 4, 6, 20 and 22. The bonus number was 10. We had four Match three winners: Bren Murphy, Aidan Delaney, Darren O’Connor and Neil O’Sullivan. Thanks to the weekly Club Lotto Sellers who give up their time to help raise funds for the Club. It’s greatly appreciated. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €1,800 or Match 5 €10,000 jackpot!


Please send any information for club notes to 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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