Reminder that our club A.G.M. takes place this coming Friday 30th November in the complex @ 8pm.Please come along and get involved. the game and went in at half-time level: St. Patricks 1-5, Rathnew 1-5.
Rathnew opened the scoring in the second half with St Pats drawing level with a goal from Luca Rampersaud and a free from Jack Dunne. Unfortunately, Rathnew held on at the end to win by the narrowest of margins on a full-time score of St. Patricks 2-7, Rathnew 2-8. Rathnew go on to play Éire Óg Greystones in the final.
This brings the curtain down on the playing fields for 2018, Thank you to all the players, parents and supporters for an exciting year in the history of St. Patrick’s.
All in St Patrick’s wish referee John Keenan and Ciaran Coffey a full recovery from a severe accidental clash of heads at the beginning of the second half when they were attended to by medics and personnel from both clubs.
An excerpt from the Leather Echo: In 1975 St. Patrick’s won a football title that was never won before that may never be won again (Until this year). There was an Under-20 football championship that year and they beat Rathnew in the final in Ashford.
We remember the winners of the first ever U20 championship from 1975.
Team: Noel Redmond, Aidan Doyle, Brendan Murphy, Aidan Kearney, Mick Jameson, Kieran Nichols, Shane Cannon, Pat ‘Whaxer’ Byrne, Jimmy Carroll, Liam Byrne, Myles Copeland (Captain), Pat Roche, Peter Duffy, James O’Neill and Eugene O’Neill. Frank Earls (injured).
Congratulations to all involved with the under-9s who had their presentation night on Friday in the clubhouse. The Miley Cup was the guest of honour with the Senior lads helping out with the presentation.
St Patrick’s Juvenile section held their AGM on Thursday, November 22, 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 Under-17s. The following were returned for ratification at the St Patrick’s AGM: Chairperson: Alan Lawlor, Secretary: Brian Gleeson, Treasurer: Brian Finnegan, Football Officer: Daragh McEvoy, Hurling Officer: Paddy Culleton and Committee Member: Gerry Phelan
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 and 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 Gallagher’s 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 schools in the town.
Thank you to all who supported the Wicklow & District Lions Club Quiz Night in Aid of St. Patrick’s GAA Juveniles in The Forge on Wednesday last at 8.30pm.
Thank you to everyone who supports our club lotto. Last Monday, November 19, the lotto numbers drawn were: 1, 3, 13 and 30. Bonus: 17. No match-five jackpot winner for €10,000. No match-four jackpot winner for €3,000. No match-three winners. This week’s match-four is €3,100. Next draw is on Monday, November 26.
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