St. Patrick’s GAA club notes week September 17th

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 this important Club Fund raiser..


Well done to our U17 footballers who had a comprehensive victory over Michael Dwyers in a wintry Ballinakill on Monday evening in their final League game. The lads have finished joint top of the table with Blessington having won 7 of their 8 league games and qualified for the championship semi-finals and League Final. Thank you to all the supporters who travelled to Ballinakill on such a dreadful night, the support is very much appreciated by the players and management.

Panel: Pat Sammon, Mark Evans, Cian Kelly, Caolann Mooney, Niall Delahunt, Ken O’Grady, Padraig Cahill, Mark Whelan, Dylan Byrne, Callum Kelly, Aaron Byrne, Cian O’Brien, Matthew Ryan, Craig Anderson, Dylan Kavanagh, Cathal O’Briain, Frankie Reynolds, Marc O’Brien, Ciaran Byrne, Ryan Kavanagh, Liam Connolly, Scott Sheridan


A massive well done to the St. Pats U13 football boys blue team for a comprehensive win over Blessington in a wet and windy Ballinakill on Monday night. This was the last game in the Division 1 league. The team played 13 matches, 12 wins and only 1 defeat all season and finished in second position on the league table. The team have now qualified for the A Championship final in early October against Baltinglass. Thanks to the parents for your support for all home and away matches and training over the last 8 months. Thanks Steven and Bryan


Under 9s football reached the final of the tournament on Saturday in Bray and were narrowly defeated by Bray. Well done to all the players and management


The U13 hurlers completed their league campaign with a well-deserved 5-6 to 4-5 win over Eire Og on Saturday. This result sees the team finish 3rd in the league and qualify for the A Championship. Well done lads and best of luck in the forthcoming championship.


Congratulations to the Dublin ladies for retaining their crown beating Cork 3-11 to 1-12. Well done to our Intermediate and Senior Ladies panels and management who were part of the historic occasion breaking another attendance record for ladies sport in Europe with over 50,000 in attendance. A big Thank you to Marie and Padraig Humby of The Chester Beatty Inn for a beautiful meal for the panels after the games all in preparation for a busy week end ahead. Starting at 12 noon on Saturday 22nd September our Intermediate Ladies take on Valleymount in the championship decider in Aughrim. For the second year running our Senior Ladies play reigning champions Tinahely in the Senior Championship final at 4pm in Aughrim.

Please support our Intermediate and Senior ladies in their county finals.

Saturday 22nd Sept in Aughrim: 12 Noon Intermediate Championship Final: Valleymount v St. Patrick’s and 4pm Senior Championship Final: St Patrick’s v Tinahely

admission prices (No Passes) – All Children Under 16 and Senior Citizens are FREE

Students (with ID). €5 and Adults. €10


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


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:

Friday, September 21 Under 17 Football Division 2 League Final Playoff St Patricks V Blessington 7.00pm Ballinakill Extra Time if Necessary (Referee: Kieron Kenny)

Saturday 22nd Sept in Joule Park Aughrim: 12 Noon Intermediate Championship Final: Valleymount v St. Patrick’s

Saturday 22nd Sept in Joule Park Aughrim: 4pm Senior Championship Final: St Patrick’s v Tinahely

Saturday 22.09.18 Intermediate Hurling Championship 2018 Quarter Finals At Pearses Park: Naomh Pádraig v Emmet Carn an Bhua – 4:30pm

Sunday 23rd September: St. Patrick’s GAA will host the Wicklow Hire and Hardware 5K/10K Autumn Challenge walk/run Fund Raiser in Dunbur at 10.30am. Registration starts at 9am

Sunday 23.09.18 Senior Hurling Championship 2018 Quarter Finals At Joule Park Aughrim: Naomh Pádraig v Eire Óg / Clocha Liath – 2:45pm

Monday, September 24 Under 17 Football Division 2 B Championship Semi Finals Blessington/St Patricks V Bray Emmets 7.15pm venue TBC; Blessington/St Patricks V St Kevin’s 7.15pm

Sunday, October 7 Under 17 B Football Championship Final 11.30am Venue TBC;


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
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

Well done to all the winners. 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 10th September 2018

Last Night’s Lotto Nos.:  2, 16, 23 and 25.  Bonus No.: 7.

No Jackpot Winners €10,000

No Jackpot Winners €2,000

2 Match 3 Winners: Niall Higgins c/o Whistler’s c/o Damien O Brien and Louise Hollingsworth c/o John O Brien. 

This Week’s Match 4 Jackpot is 2,100.

Draw on Monday 17th. 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:


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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