St. Patrick’s GAA club notes week September 10th

St. Patrick’s GAA will host the Wicklow Hire and Hardware 5K/10K Autumn Challenge walk/run Fund Raiser on Sunday 23rd September 2018 from Dunbur at 10.30am. Registration starts at 9am. U13 €5, 5K – €10 and 10K €15.

Refreshments will be provided in the clubhouse. ALL WELCOME. Please support.


What a weekend for St Patrick’s with 3 teams out of 3 progressing in their respective championships.

In a wet and windy Avondale on Saturday evening the first team out was our Intermediate Ladies who took on Tinahely in their championship semi-final. The girls started brightly and blitzed the Tinahely goal to go in at half-time with a deserving St. Pats 6-05 Tinahely 0-01 lead. The girls continued playing an exciting style of football to head to the County final with the final score St Patrick’s 7-12 Tinahely 1-06.

Team: Zoe Byrne, Aoife Dunne, Maedbh O’Keane, Natasha Fitzgerald, Rebecca Hollingsworth, Aine Cahill, Laoise Marron, Laure Leonard, Lucy Hobbs, Sophie Porter, Orla Redmond, Naoise O’Reilly, Niamh O’Brien, Niamh Caffrey, Ami Healy

Subs: Leona Franey, Liz Malone, Siobhan O’Gorman, Chloe O’Donovan, Aoife Phelan, Megan Dunne, Ellen Griffin.
Scorers intermediate Níamh Caffrey. 3-05 Níamh O’Brien 3-01 Orla Redmond. 0-04 Aine Cahill. 1-0 Laura Leonard. 0-02

Congratulations to all involved.


Up next on Saturday evening, Our Senior Ladies matched up against Baltinglass in the first of the Senior Championship semi-finals in Avondale. In a very competitive game played in woeful weather conditions both teams played good football with St. Patricks ahead at half-time: St. Patrick’s 2-05  Baltinglass 1-04 The second half Baltinglass came firing out of the blocks to draw level. Both teams traded score for score with the conditions causing errors for both teams. In the end St Patricks deserved their hard fought victory over a gallant Baltinglass team with the full time score of St Patrick’s 3-08 Baltinglass 2-09.

Team: Jen Lyons, Sorcha Doyle, Saoirse O’Reilly, Lucy Dunne, Kate Hennessy, Rose Fagan, Sarah Evans, Nicola McGettigan, Sarah Delahunt, Jess Lyons, Aishling Hayden, Laura Manley, Saoirse O’Reilly, Rioghna McGettigan, Erin O’Brien

Subs: Megan Dunne, Zoe Armstrong, Sinead McGettigan, Aine Cahill, Lucy Hobbs, Maedbh O’Keane, Niamh O’Brien, Laura Leonard, Niamh Caffrey, Laoise Marron, Aoife Dunne and Clodagh Fox.
Scorers senior 3-08 Jess Lyons 1-01 Rioghna McGettigan 2-03 Laura Manley 0-01 Saoirse O Reilly 0-02 Erynn O Brien 0-01

Congratulations to all involved.


Preparations will now kick into top gear as both teams focus on their County Final preparations. As of this morning, the following are the arrangements for County Finals day in the GAA County Grounds in Aughrim on Saturday, 22nd September.

Junior Final -12 noon Eire Og, Greystones v An Tochar

Intermediate Final – 2.00pm Valleymount v St. Patrick’s (Inter)

Senior Final – 4pm St. Patrick’s v Tinahely.

We wish both of our squads the best of luck in their quest for an unique double.


On Sunday our Senior Lads travelled to Aughrim for the final game of the round robin series to take on last year’s beaten finalist’s Blessington. St Patricks started brightly against the wind and found the net three times in the opening half with goals from Tommy Kelly, Stephen Duffy and John Crowe to be ahead at half time: St Patrick’s 3-02 Blessington 0-07. The expected back lash from Blessington never materialised and St. Patricks played nice controlled football and took some nice points to be deserving winners and heading straight to the Senior County Semi-final with the Full time score St. Patrick’s 3-09 Blessington 0-11
Team: Colm Byrne, Wayne Doyle, Shane Murley, Padraig Higgins, Simon Bouchier, Conor Ffrench, Patrick O’Keane, Dean  Healy, John Crowe, Ciaran  Doyle, Padge McWalter, Jack Dunne, Paul Earls, Stephen Duffy, Tommy Kelly

SUBS: Ciaran McGettigan, Paul O’Brien, Jordan Petticrew, Aidan Dunne, James Kavanagh, Johnny Delahunt, Ian Murphy, Chris Kavanagh, Hugh Humby, Ronan Murray, Rossa Marron and Ruairi Marron

Scorers: Stephen Duffy 1-03(1F), Tommy Kelly 1-1, John Crowe 1-01, Ciaran  Doyle 0-02, Simon Bouchier and Ciaran McGettigan 0-01 each

Congratulations to all involved.


Well done to the St. Pats u13 White football team for a strong team performance against Ashford in the 1st round of the Div 3 Championship. It was a very close game and in the end Ashford won by the narrowest of margins. A great experience for our players many of which are underage again next year. This team march onto the Shield competition now. Details of our next match. Thanks to Brian, Rob and Gerry for managing the team on the night. 

Our u10 girls played a friendly in Laragh on Saturday morning against Clara! Well done to all involved.


Congratulations to Wicklow Ladies Football star Clodagh Fox. Player of the game in the Toronto GAA ladies senior final for Durham Robert Emmets GFC and instrumental in their victory. Joining in the celebrations with her biggest fan her mother after the final whistle


Our indoor bowls continues each Monday in the hall at 8pm all new members welcome. If you require further information please contact 087 260 5156


Our “Little Warriors” will continue on Saturdays at 10am for Boys and Girls age 4-6. Fun games, getting to meet new friends and learning new skills, are what our nursery is all about. We look forward to welcoming those back from last year and meeting our new recruits!

Thanks to Gallagher’s Super Valu for their continued sponsorship of our club nursery.


U7 (Born 2011/2012) Hurling continues on Tuesdays at 6.45pm to 7.45pm in the Hall, Dunbur. Coaches are Tomás Morrissey, Willie Carey, John Joe Mc Coy, and Alan Lawlor. Contact Tomás on 086 1933796 or Willie on 083 8570491.
New players are welcome.

Our U7 boys (2011 and 2012) football continues on Saturday’s in Dunbur from 11-12. New players are welcome. Contact Tomás on 086 1933796 or Willie on 083 8570491.


Camogie continues in St. Pats for All Girls born in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 at St. Patrick’s GAA Club, Dunbur Road in the club hall on Thursday’s at 6-35pm to 7-45pm.

Contacts: Margaret Leonard 087 782 7881 or Jason Carey 086 897 4898


An enjoyable day was had by all who travelled to the Camogie finals in Croke park on Sunday. Thank you to all who organised the trip.


Ladies Gaelic Football continues on Saturday’s.

U14’s Coach Liam Keogh 0862120100

U12’s-10:00am-11:15 Coach Rob Greene 0861676270

U8’s- 11:00am-12:00 Coach Brian McSorley 0862996799

U10’s- 11:00am-12:00 Coach Mark Donohoe 0868527767

All new members welcome


Let us all get snapping! Can all managers start taking team photos in hurling, football, ladies football and camogie and send them via email to:


URGENT HELP NEEDED – Can you spare an hour on a Saturday morning if so we would really appreciate your help!

Volunteers required in the Tuck shop for matches and every Saturday for the Nursery

Please pm page or contact Michael Murphy ( or Siobhan Hollingsworth if you can help.


St. Patrick’s Club shop is open every Saturday morning 10-12am for all your club gear. Thank you to all our volunteers that work in the back ground especially Mick Murphy and Marie O’Brien.

Upcoming Club Fixtures:

Monday, September 10 Under 17 Football Division 2 Round 9 St Patricks V Michael Dwyers 7.15pm Ballinakill (Referee: John Keenan);

Intermediate Hurling Championship 2018 Re-Fixture Wednesday 12.09.18 At Joule Park Aughrim: Gleann Fhaidhle v Naomh Pádraig – 6:30pm



Thank you to all our local businesses who have sponsored signs for the pitch, we still have free slots if you’re interested in promoting your business, please pm the page or contact the club treasurer #keepitlocal

Burkes Hardware BNGlandfill, Flannerys funeral home, Mizzoni’s Wicklow, Burke Oil, Sinnott Autos Ltd, Campus Oil, O’Neills Sportswear, Dooley Poynton Auctioneers, Wicklow Tyre Services Ltd,  Smiths Of Wicklow, McCrea funeral home, Avenger Alarms Ltd, Gallagher’s SuperValu Wicklow, Wicklow Print Solutions


Results of the Final Draw of St Patrick’s Club Fundraiser 
1st €1,000 Henry Leonard
2nd €700 Alan Fagan
3rd €400 Paddy Culleton
4th €200 George Harbourne
5th €100 Michael Dwyer
6th €50 Paul Smith
7th €50 Willie Fahy & Jim O’Brien
Well done to all the winners. Thank you to all who supported our fundraiser.

First Draw Results are as follows: 1st – €1,000 – Nicholson Family, 2nd – €700 – Eugene Dooley, 3rd – €400 – Paul Earls, 4th – €200 – Paul & Catherine O’Brien, 5th – €100 – Jason Watson, 6th – €50 – Egan Barron Family, 7th – €50 – Fox Family

2nd Draw Results: 1st –  €1,000 Roy Conway, 2nd – €700 Alan Lawlor, 3rd – €400 Dunlop Family, 4th – €200 Don & Pat Sammon, 5th – €100 Billy O Rourke, 6th – €50 John Crennan, 7th – €50 Susan Lavelle

Thank you to all who supported our Club Fundraiser.


Update on our Sports Prediction fundraiser as follows:

GAA – All Ireland Football final: Dublin, 2 pts – 270 correct
Tennis – US Open Women: Other, 12 pts – 99 correct
Tennis – US Open Men: Novak Djokovic, 2 pts – 76 correct

10 entrants predicted all 3 results correctly to score 14 points: Billy O’Rourke, David Caffrey, Eugene Dunne, Michael Hegarty, Gavin Caffrey, Michelle Browne, Sean Reid, Michael Murphy, Claire Sammon & Tracey Watters

Overall Leader board
T-1st – Damien O’Brien: 168 pts
T-1st – Philip McGettigan: 168 pts
3rd – Pat Barrett: 164 pts

Full leader board available here

Next Events
Singapore Grand Prix (16th Sept):Lewis Hamilton, 2 pts – 159, Sebastian Vettel, 4 pts – 106, Max Verstappen, 6 pts – 25, Daniel Ricciardo, 8 pts – 13, Other, 12 pts – 69

LGFA – Wicklow Ladies Senior Football (TBC): Tinahely, 2 pts – 114, St Patricks, 6 pts – 218


Our development committee now have the Greenhill Road Playing Pitches Planning Application drawings on view for all members in the Clubhouse. Committee members will be available on Saturday mornings to discuss the application. All members are welcome to view the club’s future!

Thank you to everyone who supports our Club Lotto

St. Patrick’s GAA Club Lotto Results Mon 3rd September 2018

Last Night’s Lotto Nos.:  3, 14, 24 and 28.  Bonus: 2.

No Jackpot Winners €10,000

No Jackpot Winners €1,900.

No  Match 3 Winners. 

This Week’s Match 4 is €2,000.

Draw on Monday 10th September in The Clubhouse.. 

Thanks to the weekly Club Lotto Sellers who give up their time to help raise funds for the Club. It’s greatly appreciated.
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.
Now available online:


Our sincere condolences to the family of Rita Bouchier (née Byrne) of Ballinameesda, Kilbride who passed away peacefully in her 90th year on 6th September 2018 at St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown. Predeceased by her beloved husband Sean and brother Jimmy. Loving mother of Elizabeth, Christo, Johnny, Danny, Colin and Paul and sister of Eileen and Christy. Sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis

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