Archive for June, 2012

St. Pats get first win in Junior A Football

Posted in Football on June 29, 2012 by Imreoir

St. Patricks 0-13 Clonmel Og 1-7

Our Junior A footballers got the first win last Tuesday night against Clonmel Og. Clonmel Og were first to score on a nice evening in Marlfield, kicking an early point. Pats struggled for a while to get into the game but eventually they started to take some decent scores. We had one or two, from what you would imagine, goal chances but our lads were happy to take their points in the opening half. Clonmel Og also had their chances and MArcus O’Halloran pulled off one decent save keep a clean sheet. We went in 0-6 to 0-4 at the break.

The second half panned out pretty similar to the first half with neither team really to the fore. Tony O’Brien kicked a few frees to keep us ahead and Clonmel Og made a few drives up the field and picked off their scores. In fairnes Pats had the majority of teh ball and put pressure on Clonmel Og, but struggled to convert the pressure into dominance on the score board. Clonmel Og scored a good goal to keep the game in the melting pot right to the end but thankfully our lads kept their noses in front.

Team; M O’Halloran, K Clancy, C Dunne, E Needham, P Moroney, C Barry, S Gorey, D Maher J Moloney, M Slattery, P Horan, N Kearney, J Moroney, T O’Brien, E McCormack. Subs; W O’Brien, R Maher, B Gleeson

St Pats U10s win South Div 3A football Blitz

Posted in Football on June 25, 2012 by Imreoir

St Pats won the South U10 Division 3A football blitz in Ned Hall park on Saturday morning last. They had three games. The first one was against Carrick Swan B which was a close affair with our boys coming through by 2 points in the end.

The second game was against Commercials B, which we won comfortably and our final  game was against Newcastle and our lads finished strongly to gain a comprehensive victory to claim the Div 3A title. Well done to all concerned especially the young lads who produced some very good football.

Squad; Tommy O’Brien, Bob Barton, Tom Hayden, Angus McDonald, Alfie Vinoli, Robert Cuddihy, Cian Crannitch, Ryan Crannitch, Denis Clancy, Jamie Brett, Jack Cuddihy, Luke Fox, Luke Butler, Matt McCormack, Aidan Fitzgerald, Keith Morrisey, Aidan Moran, Fearghail Keane, Cathal Foley

Junior Hurling Updates

Posted in Hurling on June 25, 2012 by Imreoir

Both our Junior hurling teams played championship over the last week and thankfully both produced victories. Continue reading

St. Pats vs Kilsheelin Junior A Hurling

Posted in Hurling on June 12, 2012 by Imreoir

St. Patricks 0-13 Kilsheelin 0-13

St. Patricks commenced their Junior A hurling championship last Sunday at Monroe against Kilsheelin. It was a lovely morning with the sun shining so a good game was expected. Unfortunately it didn’t pan out this way…
It was a very lack luster affair, with scores very difficult to come by. The half time score was 0-4 to 0-5 in favour of Kilsheelin. Kilsheelin missed a number of chances which would have put them more to the fore at half time.
The second half was an improvement, but still well below what both teams would have hoped for. Tony O’Brien came from corner to wing forward and improved things for St. Pats. Also R. McCormack came from full forward to center forward in the second half and picked up two good scores from play.
In the last minutes the game was very much in the balance and Pats led by 2 with 5 mins left. Kilsheelin did well and picked up the two last scores to make a draw of it.

All in all a poor first outing for both teams. Lets hope for improvements in the upcoming games.


J. Moroney, R. Needham(Capt), C. Dunne, D. Maher, E.McCormack, D. Barry, P. Horan, C. Barry, N. Kearney, P. Moroney, A. Cronin, S. Gorey, T. O’Brien, K. Clancy, M. O’Halloran. Subs used; R. McCormack, J Hayes.

Girls U12 Footballers Progress to Q/F

Posted in Ladies Football on June 12, 2012 by Imreoir

On Wednesday June 6th our U-12s took to the field in Cloneen for our championship game v Clonmel Og.. It was a game were scores were exchanged in the opening Qtr.. Caoimhe Ryan & Niamh Keane were on the scoresheet early with Avril White adding a point before the break.. In the second half Clonmel Og were trying to break down the St Pats defence but with Shannon & Co. marshalling a strong defence and with Sadhbh keeping a clean sheet there was going to be no way through. This game marked the first championship scores for 2 of our younger players with a point by Eimear Boland & a well taken goal by Dearbhla Morrissey.. Final score St Pats 3-4— 0-6pts Clonmel Og..

On Sunday 10th June we travelled to Clerihan to take on the home side. St Pats settled in the better and with early goals from Caoimhe Ryan & Niamh it gave our girls the early advantage and leading by 3 goals at the break they built on that in the second half.. In defence we were solid Sadhbh keeping a clean sheet with support from Shannon, Chloe, Olivia, Ciara, Ruth & the outstanding Aine Ryan.. Up front Eimear Boland scored her first championship goal.. Final score St.Pats 5-4 Clerihan 0-4

Team- S Morrissey, O Noonan, S O’Connor, C Griffen, A Ryan, R MacDonald, C O’Halloran, C Ryan E Wilson, E Boland, L Murphy, A Horan, O o Hanlon, N Keane, A White, E Houlihan, Dearbhla Morrissey, Ciara Butler.

We will await draw next week to see who are our Qtr – Final opponents.

South Junior Hurling

Posted in Hurling on June 6, 2012 by Imreoir

St. Pats Junior A hurlers received a walkover from Carrick Davins a fortnight ago in their first round game. The real action will eventually get underway this Sunday as they meet Kilsheelin, last years South Champions, at 12:00 in Monroe. Best of luck to the lads!