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St Pat’s club notes week December 10th

St Patrick’s GAA held the 2018 Annual General Meeting in the Clubhouse on Thursday November 29th at 8p.m. We wish the incoming committee the best of luck for 2019:

Chairman John Gill, Vice Chairperson Tara Gorman, Secretary Michael Murphy, Treasurer James Phelan, Registrar Eddie Leonard, Adult Football Gary Duffy, Juvenile section Alan Lalor, Children’s Officer Carmel Earls and Pro John Smith

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

St Patrick’s Juvenile section held their AGM on Thursday 22nd November at 8pm in St Patrick’s GAA Club House. Alan Lawlor opened the meeting. There was a frank and open discussion in respect of all age groups from Nursery to U17’s. The following officers were returned for ratification to the club executive: Chairperson: Alan Lawlor, Secretary: Brian Gleeson, Treasurer: Brian Finnegan, Football Officer: Daragh McEvoy, Hurling Officer: Paddy Culleton and Committee Member: Gerry Phelan

St Patrick’s Ladies section held their AGM on Tuesday 27th November at 7pm in St Patrick’s GAA Club House.  The following officers were returned for ratification to the club executive: Ladies Committee: Chairperson Siobhan Delahunt, Vice Chairperson Robert Hollingsworth, Secretary Siobhan Marah, Treasurer Lee Watters, Registrar Sarah Delahunt, PRO Patrice Evans and Aimi Healy, Players Representative Niamh McGettigan, Committee Lorraine O’Reilly

After the end of a successful season for the senior football team, the players and management would like to take the opportunity to thank their sponsors for their support and generosity during the year.  It was very much appreciated and helped play a part in the team winning both the championship and league cup.  So a big thank you to the following:

– Canice Hanley of Wicklow Tyres who are the main sponsor of the team;

– Aine & Niall of Fitzpatrick’s Bar;

– Willie Doyle of Flannery’s Funeral Homes;

– Tommy Kelly of Tommy Kelly Couriers;

– Niall McCrea of McCrea’s Funeral Home; and

– Eugene Dooley of Dooley Poynton Auctioneers.

Many thanks to our local Gallaghers SuperValu who recently sponsored 150 footballs to the club. We will put them to good use and have been able to give a quantity out to local national schools in the town. Don’t forget to support our sponsors # Supervalu.

Congratulations to Club Legend Maura O’Brien who celebrated a special birthday recently from all in St Patrick’s GAA.

Hard luck to all involved with DCW Ladies Senior football. In the first semi-final of the Girls Senior football A in Carnew on Thursday 6th December Coláiste Bhríde Carnew hosted Dominican College Wicklow. Dominican had the advantage of wind and slope in the first half but Coláiste Bhríde led by 1-9 to 1-7 at half time. The Carnew school had an edge in point scoring and went on to a deserved 3-17 to 3-9 win. It was an excellent fast flowing game with top class players on both teams. Well done to both teams.

Potential GAA Scholarship Enquiries 2019-2020

If UCD interests you in 2019/2020 and you are currently in leaving cert year and want to find out more about our GAA scholarships (Men’s Football, Ladies Football, Hurling, Camogie & GAA Handball), then please fill out the following details and we will send you on more details in relation to our two possible scholarships including CAO Points reductions.

Please fill out all the Questions below – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecqrxO6IMo4ZOQiIyCQLhRj2sLya04Gm5c1FYygrDd1Ne8qw/viewform

* Required = Full Name *, Phone Number *, Email Address *, Home County *, Home GAA Club *, Current Secondary School *

Sport (Select more than one if applicable) * – Men’s Gaelic Football, Hurling, Ladies Football, Camogie, Handball

Other: Highest Level Played *, Senior Inter County, U21 County (Hurling), U20 County (Football), Minor County

Other: Position Played (Please Choose 1) *, Goalkeeper, Full Back Line, Half Back Line, Midfield, Half Forward Line, Full Forward Line

Achievements in your time taking part in Gaelic Games? *

Leinster LGFA Scholarship Information – Applicants for Scholarship must fulfil the following criteria to be considered

  • Be a member of LGFA either in a playing or administrative capacity.
  • Be a Second or subsequent year Third Level student, written confirmation of which, obtained from the secretary of the applicant’s club, shall accompany her application.
  • Must seek to become a member of her college Ladies Football Committee and carry out designated duties.
  • Must be available to play for College Ladies Football teams if required.
  • Must abide (at all times) by the third Level College & Ladies Gaelic Football codes.
  • Must be available to attend a Leinster activity i.e. Blitz, Underage Tournament, P.P. Schools Competition if requested by Leinster LGFA when in receipt of Scholarship.
  • Letter of support from Club Secretary. Leinster LGFA reserves the right to alter the value of scholarships being awarded each year.

Responsibility for the awarding of Scholarships rests with the Leinster LGFA Executive Committee. The committee’s decisions shall be final and binding and there will be no recourse to any form of arbitration by or on behalf of an unsuccessful applicant.

Please click HERE to download an application form. – Closing date for applications is Friday, December 14.

Please note dates for your diary. Please support your Club, this is your opportunity to have your say in your club.
Garden County Award Night will be held on Saturday 19th January 2019 in The Arklow Bay Hotel.

The GAA National Club Draw tickets are now available from Club Treasurer James Phelan. Please contact James on 087 2284441for tickets.

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.

Sean Cox fundraiser: Meath football manager Andy McEntee is looking forward to next month’s challenge against Dublin, joking that even a game of marbles between the rival counties would be competitive.

The anticipated sell-out encounter at Navan’s Pairc Tailteann will take place on December 16 with all gate receipts going to the Sean Cox fund. McEntee is a club-mate of former St Peter’s, Dunboyne chairman Cox who suffered serious injuries during an attack before a Champions League game involving Liverpool and Roma last April.

St. Patrick’s Club Gear is available from the Club online shop with O’Neills

https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/…/st-patrick-s-gaa.html

Thank you to everyone who supports our Club Lotto

Last Monday 3rd December Lotto Nos: 7, 18, 19 and 24. Bonus: 20.

No Match 5 Jackpot Winner €10,000

No Match 4 Jackpot Winner €3,200

One Match 3 Winner: Martin Fitzgerald c/o Eddie Leonard
This Week’s Match 4 is €3,300.

Next Draw is on Monday 10th December 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: https://www.locallotto.ie/play_newa.asp?ll_id=953#Anchor

Please send any information for club notes to Pro.stpatricks.wicklow@gaa.ie 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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