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NEW­TOWN

Huge con­grat­u­la­tions and well done to New­town Se­niors who won against Bray Em­mets last week on a score­line of 1-8 to 2-11.

There were some won­der­ful per­for­mances on the night by the men se­cur­ing their sec­ond pro­mo­tion in 12 months and send­ing New­town back to the top tier in Wick­low GAA along with Avon­dale.

They now take on Éire Óg in the league cup semi fi­nal Tues­day, June 18. Please check fixtures for time and venue. There has been some great sup­port at re­cent games so please keep it up in the count­down to cham­pi­onship!

Don’t for­get to regis­ter on­line to se­cure your childs spot at this years Cúl Camp from July 22 to 26. gaa.ie/kel­log­gscul­camps.

This year the GAA will be of­fi­cially rep­re­sented at the Pride pa­rade on June 29 as part of the Dublin Pride fes­ti­val. 100 places have been al­lo­cated, if you are in­ter­ested in par­tic­i­pat­ing you must ap­ply to gen­der­di­ver­[email protected]

The sea­son is in full flow. Can all par­ents/play­ers make sure mem­ber­ship is paid up over the com­ing weeks. Nurs­ery and Go Games 7s 9s €20;Ju­ve­nile u11u17’s €40; Adult non work­ing €50; Adult work­ing €75; Non play­ing mem­ber­ship €50.

As you can see th­ese are very mod­er­ate fees for a full year. You can pay th­ese in the Post Of­fice

Seven matched three num­bers in last week’s lotto but no one took home the jack­pot, this weeks jack­pot is €2,600. Num­bers drawn were: 6, 8, 9, and 11.

RATH­NEW

‘Rath­new Gaa 1885’ is the club’s one and only of­fi­cial Face­book page. Any other page with our name has noth­ing to do with our club is not run by any­one in our club.

With the sea­son started for all teams any club gear can be bought on the Rath­new shop on the O’Neill’s web­site or just fol­low the link on our Face­book page.

There was no winner of the lotto jack­pot on June 10. Num­bers: 9, 11, 18, and 25. We had four match three num­bers: Clara Franey, Mar­garet Jame­son, Alex and PJ c/o Healy’s, John and Pat Hunter.

At the time of writ­ing the jack­pot stands at €11,200. Get your tick­ets from Doyle’s, The Arches, The Vil­lage Inn, Rock­ies, Healy’s Mini Mar­ket, View hair and beauty, Malone’s, Dowling’s Butch­ers and Cen­tra ev­ery Fri­day and Satur­day evening from 5.30pm. Thanks to ev­ery­one who sup­ports our lotto.

Mem­ber­ship is now well over due. It is vi­tal that all adult and ju­ve­niles pay their mem­ber­ship or they are not cov­ered if in­jured. If no ef­fort is made to pay then they will be un­able to train or play. Con­tact the team coaches for mem­ber­ship de­tails.

The 2019 Kel­logg’s Cúl Camp dates have been re­leased. Rath­new will be host­ing it the week start­ing Au­gust 12. It’s al­ways a bril­liant week for the kids so book early on kel­log­gscul­camps.gaa.ie or fol­low the link on our Face­book page.

A mas­sive thanks to Gaelic Plant Hire for once again com­ing on board as the main spon­sor of the ju­ve­nile sec­tion of the club. Thanks to Keith, Noel and team for their con­tin­ued sup­port.

Our fam­ily Fun day is on this Satur­day 22nd from 1-4. There will be plenty of fun for the kids and hope­fully we get the good weather.

We have an in­flat­able pitch for a blitz, a seven-me­ter dart board, in­flat­able goal posts, win a gold fish, horse and cart, BBQ, golf chip­ping, raf­fle, pop­corn and candy floss, kick fáda and plenty plenty more. Hope to see you all there.

Pride of place goes to the un­der-12 girls team for win­ning the Di­vi­sion 2 league for the sec­ond year in a row.

An un­be­liev­able ef­fort from all the girls and man­age­ment all sea­son is now pay­ing div­i­dends and they now move up to di­vi­sion one.

They are the first team ever in the club to be play­ing in a top di­vi­sion.

On Satur­day morn­ing at train­ing county play­ers Ni­amh McGet­ti­gan and Sarah Mi­ley pre­sented the girls with their win­ning tro­phy. Well done to ev­ery­one and thanks to Ni­amh and Sarah for their time pre­sent­ing the tro­phy.

Well done also to the un­der-14 girls beat­ing St. Pats away on Thurs­day 4-14 to 1-5 and to Shan­non Sweeney and So­phie Murphy who rep­re­sented Wick­low in a county un­der-13 blitz in Port­laoise on Satur­day.

The Ju­nior ‘B’ team kept up their per­fect league cam­paign on Thurs­day beat­ing An Tochar 4-14 to 1-5 to stay top of the league. Hard luck to the Se­nior team who lost away to Balt­in­glass on Fri­day night.

Best of luck to JT Moore­house, Sam O’Dowd, Ciaran Cof­fey and the rest of the county un­der-20 team who play Wex­ford on Satur­day in the Le­in­ster cham­pi­onship. Kevin Gill is also a se­lec­tor on the team.

Happy birth­day to two great sup­port­ers of the club with Mary Dowling turn­ing 80 and Laurence Doyle turn­ing 50 and also con­grat­u­la­tions to Lee Ryan and Naomi Nolan on their re­cent wed­ding. Con­do­lences to the fam­ily of John Power (Kirvin Hill) who sadly passed away last week. May he rest in peace.

HOL­LY­WOOD

Hol­ly­wood GAA Club lotto draw re­sults from June 12. The num­bers drawn were 4, 9, 24 and 29. There was no winner of the jack­pot. The sell­ers prize went to Frances Kelly (331). The €50 win­ners were Mick Mol­loy (564).

Bingo Ladies (900) and Jim Kennedy (417). The next draw for a jack­pot of €10,400 will be held in the Hol­ly­wood Inn on Wed­nes­day, June 26.

Thanks for your con­tin­ued sup­port.The May Mem­ber­ship Draw winner for a €40 Hol­ly­wood Inn voucher is An­gela Daly. Con­grat­u­la­tions.

Thank you to all those who con­trib­uted to the St Kevin’s Ju­ve­nile Foot­ball Clothes Re­cy­cling Fundraiser. It is much ap­pre­ci­ated.

STRAT­FORD-GRANGE­CON

MICHAEL KEALY AGRI CON­TRACT­ING were an­nounced as the new spon­sor of Strat­ford Grange­con GAA Ju­nior team and the of­fi­cial pre­sen­ta­tion of a new set of O’Neills jerseys with the com­pany’s logo took place at the teams home match against Hol­ly­wood GAA last Thurs­day.

Michael’s brother Alan Kealy pre­sented the new set of jerseys on his be­half.

Michael is from Grange­con and him­self, his par­ents and sib­lings have al­ways been huge sup­port­ers of our club. He pre­vi­ously was a player him­self on both adult teams and at ju­ve­nile level. Many will re­mem­ber the huge commitment his mother Mar­garet gave to the ju­ve­nile teams of their day.

We are thrilled to have a busi­ness from Grange­con back­ing our lads and are very thank­ful to Michael and have erected a sign at our gate en­trance proudly an­nounc­ing the team spon­sor­ship.

VALLEYMOUN­T

At our last lotto draw the jack­pot wasn’t won. The num­bers were 11, 17, 22, and 30. The three €25 win­ners were Sally Cal­laghan, Nodie Nu­gent and Mandy O’Brien.

Our next lotto draw will be on Satur­day, June 22, with a jack­pot of €7,900. Tick­ets are €2 and avail­able from all mem­bers. If any­one would like to buy a yearly lotto ticket please con­tact Michael Nolan on 087 2964476.

Go Games takes place ev­ery Thurs­day evening from 6.30 to 7.30pm. It’s not too late to join in if you haven’t been be­fore, all new faces wel­come.

Well done to our Di­vi­sion 2 lads who beat Bal­ly­manus at the week­end on a score­line of 1-19 to 1-12.

Hard luck to the Di­vi­sion 5 lads who lost against Lacken/Kil­bride last week. Their next match is Thurs­day, June 20, against Coolkenno at 8pm away. All sup­port greatly ap­pre­ci­ated.

All roads lead to Bless­ing­ton on Thurs­day, June 20, for the Valleymoun­t Ladies League Fi­nal against Clara at 7.45pm. All sup­port greatly ap­pre­ci­ated.

Best of luck to the Wick­low un­der-20s who are play­ing on Satur­day, June 22, at 12pm in Belle­field, En­nis­cor­thy, Wex­ford, in the first round of the Le­in­ster U20 Foot­ball Cham­pi­onship and our own Liam Mi­ley who is part of the panel.

Our Race Nite will be held on Satur­day, July 6, in Cullen’s Lake­view Lounge, un­der starter’s or­ders at 7.30pm. Race cards are out now and we urge ev­ery­one to sell their quota of horses as this is our main fundraiser this year. Horses can be pur­chased from all play­ers and com­mit­tee mem­bers.

The 2019 Kel­logg’s GAA Cúl Camps have been an­nounced and our camp will be held on the 1st-5th July.

You can now book your place on the Kel­logg’s Cul Camps web­site.

It is ad­vised to book early to se­cure your place on the camp.

AVON­DALE

Our most re­cent lotto draw took place in Ja­cob’s Well. Num­bers drawn were: 13, 15, 20, and 22.

We had three match-three win­ners.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Mary Cof­fey (seller: Jimmy), Carol Kennedy, Grey­stones, (seller: Jimmy and Josh), Jack and Sean (seller: Car­toon Inn.

Next week’s draw takes place in the Cor­ner House.

Don’t for­get you can also play on­line.

Thank you for your con­tin­ued sup­port.

Both our Ju­nior teams had a great cou­ple of days with our Ju­nior hurlers de­feat­ing Kil­te­gan Wed­nes­day night on a score­line of Avon­dale 4-16, Kil­te­gan 1-9, while Thurs­day night our Ju­nior foot­ballers trav­elled to Balt­in­glass and came home smiling af­ter a good win on a score­line of 4-10 to 2-7. Well done to both teams and let’s keep her go­ing.

Well done to Alex Ka­vanagh who rep­re­sented our club in the un­der-12 long puck at the Com­mu­nity Games. Alex came fifth on the day which is a great achieve­ment, as he is still un­der-11 so it will give him great ex­pe­ri­ence for to go again next year.

Well done, Alex, and thanks to his fam­ily for bring­ing him up to rep­re­sent our club.

Un­der-13 foot­ballers Clara Gaels beat New­cas­tle by two points on Tues­day, June 11.

Ju­nior foot­ballers play Bless­ing­ton at home to­mor­row evening at 8pm.

The Se­nior hurlers take on Gle­nealy in Aughrim on Satur­day at 4.30pm.

ST PATRICK’S

St. Patrick’s GAA Club An­nual Golf Day will take place in Wick­low Golf Club on Satur­day, July 6. A Scram­ble 4 Ball com­pe­ti­tion at €120 per team. Tee times 9am - 3.30pm. To book your team con­tact: Tommy Vick­ers 087 990 1505, Davy Shan­non 087 245 3887, Gerry Tier­nan 087 248 3490.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to all in­volved with our Se­nior foot­ballers who had a well de­served vic­tory over the vis­i­tors AGB in the fi­nal Di­vi­sion 1 League game in Dun­bur on Sun­day morn­ing. Full-time score: St. Patrick’s 3-1, AGB 1-09. The lads com­pleted their league games and fin­ished in the top 4.

Team: Shane Doyle, Wayne Doyle, Niall Don­nelly, Shane Mur­ley, Paddy O’Keane, John Crowe, Niall Earls, Dean Healy, Padge McWal­ter, Ciaran McGet­ti­gan, Stephen Duffy, Luca Ram­per­saud, Tommy Kelly, Conor O’Brien, Donal Fitzger­ald. Subs: Ian Murphy, Ai­dan Dunne, Ruairi Mar­ron, Bryan Doyle, Jor­dan Pet­ti­crew, Jonathan De­lahunt, Jack Dunne, Ea­monn Wolfe, Ro­nan Mur­ray, Rossa Mar­ron, Ken O’Grady, Cian O’Brien, James Ka­vanagh.

Scor­ers: Tommy Kelly 1-5 (1F), Stephen Duffy 0-3 (2F), Conor O’Brien 1-0, Shane Mur­ley 1-0, and John Crowe 0-2.

The lads will now play in the Dunne Cup semi-fi­nal against neigh­bours Rath­new on Thurs­day, June 20, in Aughrim at 7.30pm (Ref­eree: Liam Keenan Jnr).

Well done to our Ju­nior Cs foot­ballers who had a nar­row vic­tory over Éire Óg on Thurs­day evening in Dun­bur. Full-time score: St Patrick’s 1-12, Éire Óg 1-11.

Scor­ers: John Con­nors 0-9, Ge­orge o Con­nor 1-0, Christy Moore­house, Gerry Con­nors and Patrick Murphy 0-1 each.

Well done to un­der-12 camo­gie team in their league match against Ark­low on Thurs­day.

Our un­der-14s lady foot­ballers played Ti­na­hely on Tues­day evening in Dun­bur in their New Jersey’s. Big thank you to O’Dwyer’s Phar­macy for the kind spon­sor­ship

Well done to the county un­der-20 foot­ballers in the un­der-20 clash of Wick­low and Clare. Full­time score Wick­low 2-14, Clare 1-9. Well done to our own Ken O’Grady, Paddy O’Keane, Ro­nan Mur­ray and Jack Dunne.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Wick­low Blue Mi­nor hurlers who have booked a semi-fi­nal spot af­ter de­feat­ing Ar­magh on a 2-14 to 0-9 score­line and make it five wins from five.

Well done to our county un­der-13 ladies play­ers who played in a blitz in Port­laoise on Satur­day

Hard luck to all in­volved with the county ladies in their Le­in­ster Ladies In­ter­me­di­ate Cham­pi­onship semi-fi­nal with Meath on Sun­day.

Cúl Camp reg­is­tra­tion is now avail­able on­line. Cúl Camps have been an­nounced for St. Patrick’s Wick­low: St Patrick’s Foot­ball 8th July-12th July St Patrick’s Hurl­ing 22nd July - 26th July What do you think of the NEW CUL GEAR?

Regis­ter on line now: https:// www.kel­log­gscul­camps.gaa.ie/.

Our Nurs­ery, Lit­tle War­riors Boys and Girls and U8 girls con­tinue each Satur­day Morn­ing. Free to try out ev­ery Satur­day morn­ing 11-12. All wel­come.

U10 girls train on Saturdays 10.30-11.30 in Dun­bur. All wel­come

All club coaches who are in­volved with teams from U7 - U17 in hurl­ing and foot­ball must wear the ‘Give Re­spect Get Re­spect’ bibs when coach­ing from the side­line dur­ing 2019.

It is that time of year again when mem­ber­ship is now over­due. Please pay your mem­ber­ship and get your 2019 car sticker - 2019 Mem­ber­ship car sticker - Co. Se­nior Foot­ball cham­pi­ons 2018.

Club shop and Tuck shop will be open on Satur­day’s from 10.30am to 11.30am for all your club gear. Call in for a chat.

St. Patrick’s Club Gear is avail­able from the Club on­line shop with O’Neills https://www.oneills. com/shop-by-team/…/st-patricks-gaa.html.

Thank you to ev­ery­one who sup­ports our club lotto.

Lotto num­bers: 8, 10, 26 and 27 and bonus num­ber 4.

No match-five jack­pot winner for €10,000.

No match-four jack­pot winner for €2,000.

No match-three win­ners for €250.

This week’s match-four is €2,100. Next draw is on Mon­day, June 17 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 four 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.

Please send any in­for­ma­tion for club notes to Pro.stpatricks. wick­[email protected] 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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