St Patrick’s club notes week May 25th

St Patrick's GAA club

Hard Luck to our own men Johnny Crowe, Dean Healy and Connor French and all involved with the Wicklow County footballers who exited the Leinster Championship on a full-time score of Louth 1-19 Wicklow 1-14 in Parnell Park Dublin on Sunday.

Hard luck to our own lads Eoghan O’Mahony, George O’Brien, Andy O’Brien and Gerry Connors, manager Seamus Murphy and coach Michael Neary and all involved with Wicklow Senior Hurling who made the trip to Carlow to take on the home side in the semi-final of the Christy Ring Cup. It was not to be as Carlow recorded a 0-24 to 2-8 victory.

Congratulations to all involved with our U17 hurlers who put in a great team performance in Dunbur last Monday to beat Carnew on a score of 9-12 to 0-2.
All in St Patrick’s wish a speedy recovery to Robert Moffitt to full fitness.

In Kilcoole our U13s had a great battle with the hosts before losing out on a score line of St Patrick’s 1-05 to Kilcoole 3-04.

Two happy boys last week were Kai Jameson U6 and Sam Czwalina U7 who are our hurlers of the week. Well done lads

Last Wednesday in Dunbur our U11 hurlers div 2 team played a useful friendly game with Avondale while our div 1 team put in a good performance to get the better of Glenealy on a score line of St Patrick’s 7-8 Glenealy 0-5. Well done all.

Big congratulations to Senior Ladies player Laura Manley on her selection to play on the Leinster Camogie team. Best wishes and thoroughly deserved Laura from all at the club and your senior ladies football team mates.

Congratulations to our 25 club coaches old and new who completed the LGFA FUNdamentals course in Dunbur last Saturday.

St. Patrick’s U16 Ladies continued their unbeaten league 1 campaign with a comprehensive win away to Tinahely. A strong first half performance helped to seal the points.  Final score Tinahely 0-3 St Patrick’s 2-15
Team: Ellen Griffin, Aoife Dunne, Kellie Phelan, Siobhan Gorman, Lucy Dunne, Sarah Evans, Amy Kavanagh,  Jessica Lyons 0-1(f) Weronika Kuzio, Luci Hobbs 0-3 Emer McNulty 1-4 (1f) Naoise O’Reilly, Niamh Caffrey 0-5, Niamh McSorley 1-2, Sophie Porter, Aine Kavanagh.

In Div3 our girls made the short journey out to Rathnew, were the home team came away with the points. Final score 8-6 to 0-7
Team: Emer Kennedy, Sarah Carroll, Chloe O Donovan, Leigh Byrne, Eva Phelan, Michaela Dickenson 0-2, Julie Phelan, Aisling Walsh, Leanne O’Neill, Holly McSorley 0-2, Irelanda Kennedy, Laura Newsome, Jess Bolger 0-1, Keela Dunne 0-2, Carla Walker

Hard luck to Paul, Padge and the U15 lads who made the long trip Baltinglass on Friday evening and were on the wrong side of a full-time score line of Baltinglass 5-15 St Patrick’s 4-04 in the U-15 Football League Division 1.

Hard luck to our Junior hurlers who visited Greystones last Wednesday to take on the home side in Round 4 of the Junior Hurling League. FT Eiré Óg Greystones 1-14 St Patrick’s 1-05.

St Patrick’s GAA are supporting Wicklow Tidy Towns in improving the Mall area by cleaning and painting the Mall Railings. All material will be provided by Wicklow Tidy Towns.
We are seeking club members to volunteer in the week beginning Tuesday 23rd May and Wednesday 24th May at 7pm. We expect to complete the works required over two nights. Contact Davy Shannon 087 245 3887 to confirm availability.

Have you got any used football boots/hurling helmets you are not using? The club would love them. They can be dropped into the gear shop every Saturday morning to help with the club gear exchange program.

Don’t forget tuck shop and club gear shop open every Saturday morning 11-12:30.
We are always welcoming new players to St Patrick’s GAA club we begin at 3 years of age come along Saturday morning and try it out
A Big Thank you to volunteers Siobhan Hollingsworth, Emma Hughes Czwalina in the Tuck Shop and Marie O’Brien, Olivia Connolly Carey and Mick Murphy who have volunteered to assist with the Club Gear Shop at the club Nursery every Saturday in Dunbur.

Best of luck to the Mick, Lyndsey, Sophia and Amy Kavanagh who head to Athlone on Sunday to compete in Ireland’s fittest family 

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

Thank you to all who visited the St Patrick’s GAA Club Stand at the Bank of Ireland Business and Community Expo in the Grand Hotel on Saturday 20th May. The Business and Community Expo was an opportunity to visit the local businesses, sports clubs and community groups. The expo was hosted by Bank of Ireland. A big Thank You to our models in the Clubs fashion show Aoife, Ashling, Caoimhe and Leanne. An enjoyable day was had by all. It was great to renew our acquaintances with old friend and voice of Gaelic games Micheál ÓMuircheartaigh who was interviewed by Bank Manager Robin Bradley..
Bank of Ireland chose to support the Martin Family https://www.idonate.ie/2997_the-martin-family-.html) by raising as much funding as possible by way of a raffle. This raffle will be promoted in Bank of Ireland Wicklow Branch in the weeks leading up to the event as well as on the exhibition day. Bank of Ireland will match all funding raised up to €1000 and are providing a tablet as a prize for the raffle.

St Patrick’s GAA Club are hosting a Fund-raising Ceili for the Martin family on the 23rd June 2017 at 9pm in the Clubhouse, Dunbur. Admission at the door will be €10. A raffle with lots of prizes will be held on the night.
It will be a regular Ceili with set-dancing and old time waltzes and Music by a two-piece band. Please reserve a date in your diary!.

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

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, 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  

Training continues for U8 and U10 girls on Thursdays at 6-45pm in St. Patricks National School pitch. New players always welcome contact Margaret 087 7827881

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  
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  BIC: BOFIIE2D  

Dates for your Diary:  

28 MAY 2017 Leinster Club SHL Div 4 Final: Ballyboden/St Enda’s v St Patrick’s GAA O Connor Park, Tullamore at 2pm as a  curtain raiser to the Leinster SHC fixture between Dublin and Galway

St Patricks GAA Annual Golf Day in Wicklow Golf Club on Saturday 17th June
Scramble 4 ball competition€100 Per Team Time: 1st Tee time 9am to 4.30pm.
To book your team contact: Mary Cahill 087 120 2755, Tommy Vickers 087 990 1505, Davy Shannon 087 245 3887 and Gerry Tiernan 087 248 3490

Monday May 22nd U17 Football St. Patricks V Rathnew 6.30pm
Monday May 22nd U13 Football St. Patricks V St Nicholas 7.45pm

Tuesday 23rd May U16 Ladies Football St Patrick’s V Baltinglass 7.15pm
Tuesday 23rd May Div 1 Football League Avondale V St Patrick’s Wicklow 19:30

Wednesday 24th May Junior Hurling League: Kiltegan V St Patrick’s Wicklow 19:30
Wednesday 24th May Under 11 Football Group 1: Blessington v St Patricks (Keith Peppard))

Sunday 28th May Div 3 Football League: St Patrick’s Wicklow V Kilbride 12:00

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.  

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 4, 13, 21 and 24. The bonus number was 1.
We had three Match 3 winners: Kevin Nolan, Francis O’Neill and Lenny Carton
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 15th May in the Clubhouse. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €2,400 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 designated Saturday. Are any of you available to sell in the pubs on Saturday nights from 9pm? Contact your team manager for details.

A trip down Memory Lane Junior Camogie League 1985: Wicklow 9-3 to Rathnew 0-0. Una O’ Sullivan scored 5 goals. Playing were Caroline Cahill, Paula Doyle, Breda Redmond, Ann Doyle, Aideen Fitzpatrick, Valerie Brennan, Margaret Johnson, Mary Redmond, Martina Kilcoyne, Debbie Carey, Sorcha Fitzpatrick, Subs: Pauline Keogh, Sharon Marah, Jennifer Byrne Nicola Lawlor, Cathy Jameson and Fiona Davis.

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