St Patrick’s club notes week October 30th

St Patrick's GAA club

Our U17 Footballers brought the curtain down on their season in the Under 17 A Football Shield Final against Bray Emmets on Friday 27th at 7.30pm in Wicklow Centre of Excellence Ballinakill. After a poor start the lads recovered well to go in at half time a point ahead. Half time score: St Pats 2-02 Bray Emmets 0-07 The second half was nip and tuck and could have went either way. Full time score: St Pats 2-4 Bray Emmets 0-10. Extra time loomed with Bray taking their chances. The Pats lads battled well throughout but it was not to be for the Division 2 league Champions. Full time score after extra time: St Patrick’s 2-06 Bray Emmets 1-14. Hard luck lads fantastic effort from all.

Team: Pat Sammon, Cormac Murray, Jack Colaluca, Ken O’Grady, Niall Delahunt, Cian Reynolds, James Byrne, Ronan Murray (0-01), Patrick O’Keane (1-0), Callum Kelly, Jack Dunne (0-03), Matt Ryan (1-01), Dylan Kavanagh, Luca Rampersaud (0-01), Rossa Marron, Cian O’Brien, Eli Graham, Mark Whelan, Rob Moffat, Dylan Byrne, Jack Fox, Frankie Reynolds, Ruairi Geraghty.

Well done to all involved in the back room team of John Smith, Darragh McEvoy, Donal Marron and Brian O’Connor. A big thank you to the players and parents for their support and commitment over the year.

Thank you to Eugene Dooley of Dooley Poynton Auctioneers for sponsoring the tops for the panel.

Our U17 Hurlers finished the season with a celebration evening at Kylemore Karting on Thursday evening 26th Oct. Most of this team has played together since under 12’s, and with eight of the players , eligible to move  up to adult hurling next year, this event marked the end of 6 years of juvenile hurling together. 

There was a presentation of trophies to:
T.J. Kehoe for Young Player of the Year and Robert Moffatt for Player of the Year. 
Congratulations have  to go to; Nathan Goucher who was crowned “King of the Race track” after  taking first place on the podium in the evening’s “Grand Prix”.
The management want to congratulate the whole team on their season, for some outstanding performances and wish them well in their future in sport & life.

Congratulations to Ronan Murray who took part in the annual #GAAyouth Forum in Croke Park on Saturday 28th October.

Our St Pats minor ladies take on Tinahely in the refixed Ladies Minor Football County Championship Final on Saturday 4th November. Venue and time to be confirmed.

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

Date for your Diary:

St Patrick’s Ladies AGM 23rd November at 8pm in the Clubhouse

St Patrick’s Ladies Juvenile Presentation 25th November in the Clubhouse at 1pm

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

St Patrick’s GAA Club Draw 2017: The first draw took place in the Clubhouse on Saturday 28th October.
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.

We had no Winners for our Match 5 or Match 4 Jackpots. We had two Match 3 winners: Cian & Callum Dunne c/o D. Dunne and Toby and Emily c/o A. Doyle.

Don’t forget to buy your ticket this week. If you are not in you cannot win! 
Numbers drawn were 7, 12, 17 and 30. The bonus number was 13.
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 Monday30th October in the Clubhouse. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €3,400 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 pubson Saturday nights from 9pm? Contact your team manager for details.


It is that time of the year when we require details for the County Year Book 2017. If people can submit all items through the Club PRO at Pro.stpatricks.wicklow@gaa.ie. The closing date is Friday November 10th. Items after this date will not be included.

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