The Wicklow U20 football championship has returned in a real format in 2018, with a minimum of three games for all teams during the month of November. The format has 4 groups with 13 teams taking part – three groups of three and one group of four.
Congratulations to all involved with our U20 footballers who travelled to Kiltegan on Sunday morning for a 12noon start against Michael Dwyers. In an intriguing game playing up the hill St. Pats eventually found their rhythm to go in at halftime score: Michael Dwyers 1-04 St Patrick’s 3-02. In the second half St Pats found their goal touch and were deserving winners with the Full time score: Michael Dwyers 2-07 St Patrick's 9-09
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.
Scorers: Jack Kelly 2-07(5F), Luca Rampersaud 3-0, Jack Dunne 2-01, Matt Traynor 1-0, Andy Earls 1-0
Management: John Smith, Daragh McEvoy, Dean Healy, Donal Marron and Brian O’Connor
Our U20 Footballers welcome Baltinglass GAA Club next Sunday to Dunbur Park in a winner takes all game and proceeds to the A Championship semi-final.
Hard luck to the U13 white football team in the Shield Final replay on Tuesday night. The boys battled hard but lady luck was not on their side and they came up short on a scoreline of 3-7 to 1-6 to AGB. However the lads can be very proud of their efforts on the night and during the whole season. Keep training and working hard lads. Your day will come!
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
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.
Secretary, Naomh Padraig Cill Mhantain CLG
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.
Hard Luck to Glenealy in the Leinster Intermediate Hurling Championship on Saturday especially Paul O'Brien and Matthew Traynor. LIHC Full Time Glenealy 1-10 Portlaoise 0-16.
Upcoming Club Fixtures:
Sat 10th Dessie Murphy Cup: St. Patricks V Bray Emmets in Pearse Park, Arklow at 2.30pm
Sunday 11th November U20 Football Championship St Patrick's home to Baltinglass at 2pm.
St. Patrick's Club Gear is available from the Club online shop with O'Neills
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.
There’s an Award 1 course starting next Wednesday 7th November in Arklow. The course is run over 5 sessions:
Wednesday 7th, 7pm - 10pm, Saturday 10th, 10am - 4pm, Wednesday 14th, 7pm - 10pm, Saturday 17th, 10am - 4pm, Wednesday 21st, 7pm - 10pm
If you’re interested in doing the course, get in touch with Darren Hayden on (086) 1450150 to book yourself in.
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 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3rA8YTC84neZkNkc1hFcDk5WHpCTzgwTzNJVmdJMDJHbldZ/view?usp=drivesdk
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 30th October Lotto Nos: 1, 4, 7 and 10. Bonus: 20.
No Match 5 Jackpot Winner €10,000
No Match 4 Jackpot Winner €2,700
Two Match 3 Winners: - Ethan O’Toole c/o Brian O Connor and Ellie Mae Doyle c/o John Gill
This Week's Match 4 is €2,800.
Next Draw is on Monday 5th November 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 [email protected] before 9pm on Sunday evenings. You can contact St Pats at Facebook St Patrick's GAA Club Wicklow Town or Twitter @StPatsGAAWick