St Patrick’s club notes week May 1st

St Patrick's GAA club

St Patrick’s GAA club

A little bit of history was made in Avoca when St. Patrick’s returned to the camogie field! Our girls did really well in their first ever games where we took on Avoca and Avondale. Well done to all! Training continues for U8 and U10 girls on Thursdays at 6-45pm in St. Patricks National School pitch, and new players are welcome call Margaret on 087 7827881.

Hard luck to all involved with the Wicklow ladies in Clane on Sunday in the Lidl NFL Division 4 Final where our County girls were on the wrong side of the full-time score line Longford 2-10 Wicklow 1-08 especially our own Niamh McGettigan Clodagh Fox and Mick Kavanagh

Commiserations to all involved with the county U16 girls who lost on a final score line of Westmeath 2-14 Wicklow 2-06 on Saturday in Baltinglass especially nine of our own Sarah Evans, Lucy Dunne, Kellie Phelan, Sinead McGettigan, Amy Kavanagh, Niamh Caffrey, Jess Lyons, Ciara Fagan and Captain Zoe Armstrong

Congratulations to Brendan Kavanagh and Martin Byrne and all involved with our Ladies U16B team who had a great result against AGB in Dunbur. FT Score: St Patrick’s 6-06 AGB 1-05

Congratulations to County Wicklow Hurlers who are heading to the Christy Ring semi-final after their 3-18 to 2-19 win over Kildare in Newbridge on Saturday. Special for Eoghan O’Mahony who had a fantastic game in goals. What a win for Wicklow especially our own Eoghan O’Mahony, Gerry Connors, Andy 

O’Brien and George O’Brien and Michael Neary.

On Sunday, our Senior hurlers welcomed Carnew to Dunbur. In an entertaining game both teams shared the league points on a final score line of St Patrick’s 2-10 Carnew 1-13

Our Junior hurlers travelled to Bray and were unlucky to be on the wrong side of a full-time score line of Bray Emmets 4-10 St Patrick’s 4-07

Hard luck to our U17 hurlers who travelled to Bray last Thursday and fell short by the narrowest of margins on a score line of Bray Emmets 4-08 St Patrick’s 3-10

The U7 hurlers continued their coaching in a windy St. Patrick’s National School. Our inaugural winners of the players of the week for this year were Ryan Cassidy U6 and Isaac O’ Sullivan U7 – well done boys and keep up the practicing! Training takes place every Tue evening at 7pm, with new players welcome, contact Gary on 086 0219447.

Well done to Casey O’Brien and all involved with the Senior Footballers who having lead at halftime in Greystones EIRÉ ÓG 0-04 ST PATRICK’S 0-08. The pattern continued in the second with the Senior lads recording an excellent win over Greystones in Division 1: FT Score: EIRÉ ÓG 0-08 ST PATRICK’S 0-16
Team: Collie Byrne, Wayne Doyle, Lorcan Smullen, Ciaran Doyle, Padge McWalter, Shane Murley (0-01), Chris Kavanagh, Eamonn Wolfe, Padraig Higgins, Simon Bouchier, Paul O’Brien (0-03), Richard Murphy (0-01), Donal Fitzgerald, Tommy Kelly (0-07 2F), Johnny Delahunt (0-02 1F)
Subs: Conor O’Brien (0-01), Jordan Pettigrew (0-01), Ciaran McGettigan, Hugh Humby, Stephen Duffy, Reece Kelly

Congratulations to our U17 Footballers who gave a spirited performance on Monday in Dunbur against Pearse Gaels (Ashford, Newtown & Kilcoole) in the League. Full time score: St Pats 3-6(15) Pearse Gaels 0-9(9).
Team: Pat Sammon, Eli Graham, Rossa Marron, Ken O’Grady, Jack Evans, Cian Reynolds, Cormac Murray, Luca Rampersaud, Patrick O’Keane, Ronan Murray, James Byrne, Ruairi Geraghty, Dylan Byrne, Jack Dunne, Cian O’Brien
Subs: Paddy Moorehouse, Mikey Griffin
Scorers: Jack Dunne 2-03(1F), Paddy Moorehouse 1-0, Cian O’Brien, James Byrne, Ronan Murray 0-1 each

Well done Paul, Padge and the U15 lads on a great win in Dunlavin FT Score: St Nicholas 5-8 St. Patricks 7-11

Thank you to all involved in the County U14 Feile qualifiers on Saturday in Ballinakill but it was not to be. We wish Eire Og Greystones all the best in the National Feile.


Congratulations to Steven Farrell and our U-11 Footballers on an exciting game in the League fixture in Dunbur this evening finishing well on a final score of: St Patrick’s 12-09 An Tóchar 5-04

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.  

Due to the interest shown in our ‘Pink’ club supporter’s jersey we are going to be placing our first order for them next week with O’Neill’s. If you want to be included in this order please text your name and jersey size required to 087 6214903 on or before this Monday. Jersey sizes are the same as the jersey sold in our Club Shop on Saturday mornings: 0-6 months, 1-2 years, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 10-11, 13, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL etc. Prices are €28 for sizes 0-6 thru’ 3-4, €30 for sizes 5-6 thru’ 10/11, €40 for size 13, €45 for all adult sizes. 


Any Individuals interested in been involved with our club teams for 2017 should contact the Club Secretary at: Secretary.stpatricks.wicklow@gaa.ie.  


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                   



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 (treasurer.stpatricks.wicklow@gaa.ie) 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  



Wake up! Walk or run with us on May 6th at 4:15 AM at Leitrim Place, Wicklow town for Darkness Into Light, and join the global movement against suicide. Darkness Into Light is supported by Electric Ireland. Well done to all who registered in the Clubhouse this Saturday Morning. It’s getting close now. Will you join us this year?
You can still register on the website

Cake Sale in aid of St. Patricks Boys and Girls Juveniles on Saturday 6th May at 10-30am to 12.30pm in the Clubhouse Dunbur. Please support

Dates for your Diary:  

02.05.17 (Tue) Division 3 Football: ST PATRICK’S V NEWCASTLE at 7 00 PM in Dunbur

3.05.17 U-11 Hurling League Division 1: Aughrim v St Patrick’s

3.05.17 Junior Hurling League: Round 2 Emmet Carn An Bhua v St Patrick’s

Friday 5th. May – “GO GAMES” (Juveniles) commencing at 6-45 pm to 8-15 pm.

07 MAY 2017 Spring Senior Hurling League: Abhainn Dála v St Patrick’s

07 MAY 2017 U-13 Football League Division 1: Eiré Óg Greystones v St Patrick’s

07 MAY 2017 Senior League Ladies: St Patrick’s V Bray Emmets in Dunbur

Monday 8th May: U17 Football Div. 2 League Eire Og Greystones V St Patricks

Tuesday 9th May U16 Ladies in Dunbur St Patrick’s V Bray Emmets

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.  


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!  


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 19, 22, 23 and 29. The bonus number was 26.

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 1st May in the Clubhouse. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €2,100 or Match 5 €10,000 jackpot!  


Avoca GAA Club invites you to the launch of Eamon Murray’s book ‘My Journey Through Life’. The author is Brendan Lawrence of the Wicklow People. The book will be launched by Jimmy Dunne in Fitzgerald’s on Saturday 13th May at 7.30pm.


50 Years Ago: Wicklow G.A.A. The Senior footballers got over the first hurdle and outplayed Wexford and got through to the 2nd round of the Leinster Championship. 0-10 to 0-8 at Aughrim. ‘Every player had a say in this deserved win.’ Winning ‘particular praise’ for their efforts were St Patrick’s legends Jack Fitzpatrick and Willy Cuffe (RIP).


Please send any information for club notes to Pro.stpatricks.wicklow@gaa.ie 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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