Club Notes 28/08/17

St. Patricks GAA Club Official Gear

You can now buy Official Club Gear from the O’Neills website. Gear includes T-Shirts, Hoodies, Jackets and much more. On the O’Neills website click on the Your Club section and search for St Patricks and it will bring you to the page.

Liam O’Dwyer Second Annual Cycle

On Sunday 20th August our cyclists reached Mizen Head having started out from Malin Head on the previous Wednesday. We pay tribute to those who cycled all the way and those who joined in along the way.  Well done to Colm Duggan, Paul Gahan, Keith Browne, Tom Anglim and Michael Quinlan who cycled all the way and to Mattie Murphy who joined them in Longford. Many more cycled from Cloneen to Mizen Head on Saturday and Sunday. Thanks also to the support cars especially Sally Duggan and Julie Ann Smith Gahan who provided back up all the way and to Mike and Jimmy O’Brien who transported the bicycles and to Lee-Therm who provided a truck for the bicycles. Thanks to all who travelled to Mizen Head on Sunday to welcome the cyclists and to all who sponsored the cyclists.

 

Co Tipperary GAA Clubs Draw

Congratulations to Paddy Power on winning a trip for two to Australia or €3,000 and to Joe Strappe who won €2,000 in the Co GAA draw on Friday night last in Clonmel.

Promoters Nicholas Moroney and Jim McGrath won €200 and €100 respectively.

 

Mullinahone U10 tournament

On Saturday, 26th of August St Patrick’s U.10 hurlers competed in the annual ground hurling tournament in Mullinahone.
We first played three group games which we won with some great hurling, scores were St Patrick’s 4 Fermoy 2; St Patrick’s 7 Myshell 1; St Patrick’s 7 Mullinahone 1. Next up was a semifinal against Golden which the boys won on a score of St Patrick’s 8 Golden-Kilfeacle 1. That put our boys in the cup final and playing their near neighbours Mullinahones first team, and after an extremely tough final Mullinahone came out on top on a score line of 4 scores to 2. Well done to all the boys on a great effort to reach the final but unfortunately didn’t win on the day.
Team: Charlie Noonan, Michael Cuddihy, Tom Lee, Oran Gahan, Cormac Duggan, Sean Fitzgerald,  Mike O Dwyer, Cathal Keane, Eoin Morrissey, Dane Outram, Liam Hennebery. Tom Ryan. Eoin Horan. Daniel Carroll.

 

Under 16 Hurling Fixture

Monday 4th September in Mullinahone at 7.00 Mullinahone V Anner Gaels.

 

Minor Hurling

On this Saturday afternoon our minor hurlers take on Clerihan in the South Final at 4.00pm in Fethard Sportsfield.

   

Junior Football Championship

Our Junior Footballers received a walkover from Carrick Davins last week in the last group game and as a result qualified for the semi final. We play Ballingarry in the Semi Final this Sunday in Killenaule at 12.00

St. Patricks GAA Lotto

LOTTO RESULTS Tuesday 15th August NO.S DRAWN 14,18,22,23 NO WINNER

1 MATCH 3 WINNER BERNIE Meaney €1OO

2ND CHANCE LOTTO NO.S DRAWN 2,11,13,29 NO WINNER

NEXT DRAW ON Tuesday 12th August FOR jackpot of  €3,600

THANKING YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF THE LOTTO.

All are welcome to attend the Lotto Draw in the clubrooms at Anner Park at 9.00pm.                       You can now play St. Patrick’s GAA Lotto by logging onto our website “stpatsgaa.ie”                and also receive our free fortnightly newsletter.                                                                             This may be of special interest to those with family or friends away from home.

We are very grateful to Paul O’ Halloran of O’ Hallorans Gala Shop, Drangan and also to Matt Murphy of Slievenamon Meats, Drangan who have both kindly sponsored the printing of our tickets. We sincerely thank everyone who plays our lotto as it finances the running and development of our clubs. 

Bereavements

We extend the sympathy of St. Patricks GAA Club to his wife Ruth and brother Tommy of the late Michael (Mick) McGarry who died recently. Micky first came under notice when lining out with Annervale Rovers (Drangan-Cloneen) minor footballers. This team reached the South Final of 1942 only to suffer defeat at the hands of Burncourt-Clogheen. His brother Owen McGarry was also a member of this team. The high point of a great football career was in 1947 when Micky was a member of the all conquering St. Patricks Senior Football team who claimed the South and Co Tipperary titles and also won the Tipperary Men’s Cup. Championship success eluded this team in 1948 but Micky was a member of the team defeated by Clonmel Commercials in the Tipperary Men’s Cup Final. In 1950 Micky was a member of the Drangan team defeated by Kilsheelan in the South Tipperary Junior Football Final. In 1951 Micky was a member of the Drangan team defeated by St. Patricks Cloneen in the Junior Football Championship and also lined out with the Drangan – Kilsheelan Senior Combination defeated by Ballingarry in a replay. In 1952 Micky helped Drangan Junior Footballers to reach the South Final only to suffer a defeat at the hands of Cahir. In 1953 Micky won South and Co. Senior Football Championships with St. Patricks and added South and County Junior Football Championships with Drangan. 1954 saw Micky in the South Junior final only to suffer defeat at the hands of Ardfinnan. Micky also played Junior Hurling with St. Patricks. When his remains arrived in Drangan they were flanked by a guard of honour of former St. Patrick’s players while his coffin was draped in the club flag.  May the soul of Michael McGarry rest in peace.
We also extend sympathy to his daughter Louise and relatives of the late Martin Ryan of Magoury who died recently. May he rest in peace.

 

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