St. Patrick’s GAA club notes week November 12th

The Wicklow U20 football championship continued on Sunday 11th November in Dunbur where St Patrick’s took on the visitors from the West Baltinglass. The lads battled hard in the first half against the wind in treacherous conditions. A harsh first half penalty in which Pat Sammon got a hand to, settled Baltinglass who were playing with wind leading with the half time score: St. Patrick’s 0-02 Baltinglass 4-03. St Pats upped their game in the second half and kept going to the end but had left themselves with too much to do. Full time score St. Patricks 0-06 Baltinglass 4-06.

Panel: Pat Sammon, Gavin Caffrey, Reese Kelly, Rossa Marron, Eli Graham, Cormac Murray, Patrick O’Keane, Hugh Humby, Ronan Murray, Andy Earls, Sean Fitzpatrick, Jack Dunne, Luca Rampersaud, Cian Reynolds, Jack Kelly, Robert Moffitt, Cian O’Brien, Dylan Byrne, James Byrne, Matt Traynor, Ken O’Grady, Brian O’Sullivan.

Scorers: Jack Dunne 0-03(2F), Jack Kelly 0-02 (2F), Hugh Humby 0-01

Management: John Smith, Daragh McEvoy, Dean Healy, Donal Marron and Brian O’Connor
The lads will now play Clara Gaels in the Championship quarter final on Sunday 18th November (Time and Venue TBC)

Well done to the senior lads who visited the local primary schools with Miley during the week. All the students gave a fantastic reception and were delighted to welcome their Hero’s.

Our U7 footballers and hurlers celebrated their year with a presentation night in the clubhouse on Friday night. The Miley Cup was a special guest along with Senior football captain Dean Healy and a number of the other senior players which was great to see. The boys were presented with club shorts, a Gaelic ball and a sliotar – so no excuses for not practicing at home! Well done to all the boys and thanks to coaches Willie, Tomás, Alan, Peadar, Shane and John Joe for their work throughout the year.

Our U11 hurlers had their end of year presentation in the clubhouse on Thursday night celebrating a successful year with over 30 kids involved and all making great strides over the season. Guest of honour was Tipperary Senior team coach Tommy Dunne. County football manager John Evans and man of the match in the county final Stephen Duffy also joined us with words of encouragement for all the boys. The boys got great advice from Tommy on how to keep working on their skills and to keep enjoying the game.

Dominican College Wicklow played Scoil Chonglais Baltinglass in a Girls senior football A quarter final in Dunbur Park on Wednesday morning in ideal conditions. Dominican were on top in the first half and led by 4-7 to 1-7 at half time. Scoil Chonglais tried hard to reduce the deficit in the second half but Dominican were worthy winners with the full time score: DCW 9-12 Scoil Chonglais 3-12. DCW now qualify for a semi-final against Coláiste Bhríde Carnew. Well done to the 13 Pat’s girls who played and our ref Eddie Leonard.


AGM Notice of 2018: St Patrick’s GAA will hold the 2018 Annual General Meeting in the Clubhouse on Thursday November 29th at 8p.m.


  • Approval of 2017 AGM minutes
  • Secretary’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Chairman’s Address
  • Election of 2019 Executive Committee members
  • Motions

All Nominations for the 2019 Executive Committee and Motions to be put before the AGM must be sent to the undersigned on or before Thursday 8th November 2018 signed by Proposers and Seconders.

Members will be circulated with AGM documentation (including submitted Nominations and Motions) prior to the AGM.

Only Full members who have fully paid their subscription are entitled to attend the AGM.

Only members who fully paid their subscription on or before 31/3/18 will be entitled to vote at the AGM.

Individuals interested in managing adult playing teams for 2019 should submit their name and management team proposals to the Secretary prior to the AGM. Management teams will be appointed by the Executive Committee.

Michael Murphy

Secretary, Naomh Padraig Cill Mhantain CLG


Wicklow & District Lions Club Quiz Night In Aid of ST.  PATS  JUVENILES in The Forge on Wed Nov 21st at 8.30pm. Teams of 4 €40


Please note every Wednesday from November 7th for the next 6 weeks the St. Patrick’s Club Gym is unavailable from 7:45-9:15pm due to the County U15 lads using the gym.


Wicklow GAA Coaching and Games Development have a Foundation Football course coming up this month. The course is open to anyone interested in getting involved in coaching. A coaching qualification is mandatory for anyone who wants to coach in 2019.

Foundation Award Football (€10 charge)

  • Part 1: Saturday November 17th, 10.00am – 2.00pm, Newtown Community Centre Sports Hall
  • Part 2: Saturday November 24th, 10.00am – 2.00pm, An Tochar GAA Hall

Child Safeguarding 1

  • Wednesday November 28th, 7.00pm – 10.00pm, Eire Og GAA Club

If you’re interested in attending, get in touch with Garrett Doyle before Thursday 15th November on 083 4357460 or with your name, club, and contact details (mobile number, email address).

Upcoming Club Fixtures:

Sunday 18th November U20 Football Championship Quarter Final: St Patrick’s V  Clara Gaels Venue: TBC Time: TBC


St. Patrick’s Club Gear is available from the Club online shop with O’Neills…/st-patrick-s-gaa.html


Looking for a Christmas Present idea? Why not get a pair of GAA gloves from CCM Safehands with club logo. This is a small enterprise company set up by TY students in CCM Wicklow. Order a pair of gloves from them and you know you will be in ” Safe Hands”


Wicklow GAA Annual County Convention will be held on Monday 10th December at 7pm sharp in County Buildings, Joule Park Aughrim


Garden County Award Night will be held on Saturday 19th January 2019 in The Arklow Bay Hotel.


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


Thank you to everyone for supporting the St Patricks Ladies prediction competition in 2018. Congratulations to the prize winners.

Final  Leader board: 1st – Philip McGettigan: 198 pts, 2nd – Damian O’Brien: 196 pts, 3rd – Billy O’Rourke: 190 pts

Full leader board available here

Latest events

Rugby League Grand Final – Wigan, 4 pts – 146

GAA – Wicklow Senior – Glenealy, 2 pts – 183

GAA – Wicklow Senior Football – St Patricks, 6 pts – 123

14 people predicted the 3 results correctly to score 12 points: Ger McGrath, Padge McWalter, Sean O’Brien, Colm Mulligan, Bosco O’Neill, CJ Molloy, Paul Fox, Gerry Garvey, Tim Kavanagh, Holly Corrigan, Paul & Ann Sinnott, Saoirse O’Reilly, Ann O’Keane & Lyndsey Kavanagh-Duffy
The committee will be in touch to arrange payment of prize money.


Thank you to everyone who supports our Club Lotto

Last Monday 5th November Lotto Nos: 9, 11, 12 and 30. Bonus: 19.

No Match 5 Jackpot Winner €10,000

No Match 4 Jackpot Winner €2,800

No Match 3 Winners €250

This Week’s Match 4 is €2,900.

Next Draw is on Monday 12th November in the Clubhouse.

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