St. Patrick’s club notes week November 27th

Congratulations to our U16 girls Lucy Dunne, Niamh Caffrey, Jess Lyons, Naoise O’Reilly, Siobhan Gorman and Zoe Armstrong who were selected to represent County Wicklow at U16 level for 2018.

Hard luck to our neighbours and Wicklow Champions Rathnew who bowed out of the Leinster championship in their semi-final with Moorefield in Aughrim. It finished 2-13 to 2-07. Well done to Rathnew who created a little buzz of excitement and belief in Wicklow football again.

Well done to our own Eddie Leonard who did an excellent job on his first live broadcast for East Coast FM commentating on Sunday’s Leinster Championship semi-final in Aughrim between Rathnew and Moorefield.

We wish our neighbours and Wicklow County Champions Glenealy all the best in the Leinster Hurling Final next Sunday when they take on the Kilkenny Champions St. Patrick’s Ballyragget.

St Patrick’s Juvenile AGM took place on Monday 20th November at 8pm in the Clubhouse. Alan Lawlor chaired the meeting with Brian Gleeson giving an excellent report on the Juvenile activities within the club in the last year. Congratulations to Alan, Brian, Paddy, Brian and Paul who all retained their positions on the Juvenile committee.

St Patrick’s Ladies held their AGM on Thursday 23rd November at 8pm in the Clubhouse. A good attendance on the night saw a new committee elected. Thank you to Caroline Courtney, Stephen McNulty, Nicola McGettigan and Katherine Fox for all their efforts over the last number of years. On the night the following positions were filled: Secretary Tara O’Gorman, Treasurer Mary Phelan, Registrar Peggy King with Sarah Delahunt. Ami Healy will be assisting with Club PRO.

St Patrick’s Ladies Juvenile Presentation took place on Saturday 25th November in the Clubhouse at 12noon to allow families to part take in the festive activities taking place in the town specifically the switching on of the Christmas Lights in the afternoon. International Athlete Erinn O’Brien with Club Captain Sarah Delahunt made the presentations to all who attended. Thank you to all who volunteered to decorate the hall and assist in the smooth running of the event.

Please note every Wednesday from 7-9pm the GCA County U15 train in the gym until Christmas.

St. Patrick’s GAA Club needs volunteers. Due to the retirement of John Smith and Patrice Evans from their roles in club communication we are looking for the right candidates to take over, ideally you require knowledge of social media. Training can be provided if you can spare a few hours a week and have an interest in St Patrick’s GAA?

Wicklow GAA are running a Football Foundation Coaching Course in Glenart College Arklow on Saturday 2nd and 9th December. The course will run from 10.00am to 2.30pm on both days. Coaches must attend both days to complete the course. Please contact Garrett Doyle Wicklow GAA if interested.

Date for your Diary:

St Patricks GAA Club AGM on Thursday 30th November at 8pm in the Clubhouse

St Patrick’s GAA Club Draw 2017: The second draw will take place in the Clubhouse on Thursday 30th November after the AGM.
The St Patricks GAA Development 1st Draw Winners.

Tomas Morrissey €1,000

Paddy Heffernan €700

Derek Dunne €400

Dennis O’Mahony €200

Fiona/Donal Mitchel €100

Brian Murray €50

Carmel Tiernan €50

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 October, November and early December.

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.

St Patrick’s GAA Club Lotto results Monday 20th November 2017
We had no Winners for our Match 5 or Match 4 Jackpots. We had two Match 3 winners: Catherine Clarke c/o C/ Clarke and F. Earls c/o F. Earls
Don’t forget to buy your ticket this week. If you are not in you cannot win!
Winning numbers: 11, 16, 20 and 21. 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 13th November in the Clubhouse. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €3,700 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 pubson Saturday nights from 9pm? Contact your team manager for details.

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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