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15th August 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell maintained their perfect start to the Senior Hurling Championship with a comfortable win over South Liberties. It took Kevin O'Brien eight minutes to break the deadlock with the game's first point. One minute later, he burst through the South Liberties defence and notched a fine goal. John Flynn's point put the 'Well 1-2 to 0-0 ahead, before our opponents struck their first point. Their recovery was short-lived as John Flynn claimed a goal and Aaron Gillane added another point. At the 15 minute mark, Ciaran Carey's side led by 2-3 to 0-1. The middle of the first half was more even. Four Patrickswell points from Aaron Gillane (0-2), Josh Considine and Andrew Carroll were cancelled out by South Liberties. The 'Well finished the first half with a barrage of four points from John Flynn (0-2), Aaron Gillane and Jack Kelleher. The half-time score was 2-11 to 0-6.

South Liberties started the second half with two consecutive points before Aaron Gillane responded with a point. Their ninth point of the match was followed by another Kevin O'Brien goal to build a 3-12 to 0-9 advantage. Diarmaid Byrnes recorded his first point; however South Liberties replied with three unanswered points. There were fifteen minutes left on the clock and the 'Well were 3-13 to 0-12 ahead. As the rain fell heavily, Patrickswell closed out the match with a final purple patch of four points (Aaron Gillane 0-2, Diarmaid Byrnes and Kevin O'Brien). At the final whistle, the group leaders emerged as 3-17 to 0-12 winners. The next Championship match is on Friday August 16 at 7.30pm in the Gaelic Grounds against Kilmallock.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers suffered their first City Championship defeat of the season against a tough Old Christians team. The Rathbane team made a rapid start and led by 1-1 to 0-0 after five minutes. Patrickswell settled into the match and responded with three points from Adam Carrig, Barry Foley and Gavin Carey. Old Christians stepped up their effort and tacked on three consecutive points to lead by 1-4 to 0-3 after 15 minutes. The 'Well increased their tempo and rallied with four straight points from Barry Foley (0-2), Gavin Carey and Cillian O'Reilly. The scores were tied at 0-7 to 1-4 with ten minutes left in the first half. Two Jonathan McMahon points were cancelled out by our opponents, before Owen McNamara, David Woulfe and Aaron Carmody gave Patrickswell a 0-12 to 1-6 advantage after 28 minutes. Unfortunately, Old Christians smashed two goals in a minute just before the half-time whistle and led by 3-6 to 0-12 at the break.

The second half began with a decisive goal from Old Christians that opened up a six point lead of 4-6 to 0-12. Darragh Ahern and Cian Enright scored fresh points, but these were matched in kind. When Old Christians bagged another two points, they were comfortably ahead at 4-10 to 0-14. The last five minutes were characterised by three Patrickswell points (Darragh Ahern 0-2 and Cian Enright) and another Old Christians point. The final score was a 4-11 to 0-17 defeat.

MINOR HURLERS: The Minor Hurlers visit Mungret on Wednesday August 14 at 6.30pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Tuesday August 6 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 5, 10, 25 and 32. The Bonus was 27. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Fi Gardiner €100, Bobby Keyes €50, Nuala Mulqueen €20, Elizabeth Lyne €20, Collette Smith €20, Kathleen Enright €20 and Robert Costello €20. The next draw on Monday August 12 will be held in Curran's Bar. The jackpot is €4,400.

 

8th August 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell return to Senior Championship action against South Liberties on Saturday August 10 at 6pm in Claughaun. Please support the team.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers are playing Old Christians in the City Championship on Sunday August 11 at 7pm in Rhebogue.

MINOR HURLERS: Patrickswell were unlucky to lose their Premier Hurling Championship match after an exciting and physical tussle in Ahane. Patrick Kirby struck the opening point, but the 'Well were stunned by an onslaught of 1-6 without reply from Ahane. While other clubs would have collapsed, Patrickswell rolled up their sleeves and blitzed the hosts with eight straight points. Patrick Kirby notched seven of the points, while John Kirby chipped in with a point. The scoreline after a breathless 25 minutes was tied at 0-9 to 1-6. Ahane stopped the rot with a point, but Shane Hannon equalised just before half-time.

The second half was more conventional and dogged. Patrick Kirby added another two points; however Ahane levelled quickly. Another Patrick Kirby point was cancelled out immediately. The 'Well appeared to take control with three straight points from Eoin Harmon (0-1) and Patrick Kirby (0-2) in the middle of the half. Ahane edged back into the contest with two unanswered points. With ten minutes left, Patrickswell led by 0-16 to 1-12. Cormac Kerins' point opened up a two-point advantage. Unfortunately, Ahane rallied in the closing minutes and thwarted the 'Well by scoring three unanswered points. The result was a 0-17 to 1-15 reverse.

The Minors have a busy week, with two Premier Championship matches to fulfil. On Wednesday August 7, Patrickswell visit Mungret, while we host Garryspillane on Friday August 9 at 7pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday July 29 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 3, 13, 16 and 17. The Bonus was 26. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Anthony Cusack €100, Carmel Walsh €50, Ciaran Crowe €20, Paul Foley €20, Deirdre O'Connor €20, Liam Purcell €20 and Joseph Lynch €20. The next draw on Tuesday August 6 will be held in the Dark Horse. The jackpot is €4,200.

 

1st August 2019

INTER-COUNTY HURLERS: Commiserations to the Limerick Senior and Minor Hurlers after Saturday's semi-finals. You fought bravely. It was a great season in the Munster Championship.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday July 22 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 11, 12, 15 and 22. The Bonus was 6. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Bobby Keyes €100, Mary Darcy €50, Bobby Keyes €20, Ger Curtin €20, Donie Burke €20, Gordon Grace €20 and Peter Cunningham €20. The next draw on Monday July 29 will be held in the Curran's Bar. The jackpot is €4,000.

MINOR HURLERS: Patrickswell visit Ahane on Thursday August 1 at 7.30pm in the Premier Hurling Championship.

 

25th July 2019

JUNIOR A HURLERS: Patrickswell extended their winning start to the City Championship with a hard-fought win over Na Piarsaigh.

Peter Harty scored a quickfire goal after two minutes to make the perfect start. Na Piarsaigh's first point was immediately followed by points from Jamie Dillon and Peter Harty. The middle of the first half was finely balanced. Patrickswell added four points from David Woulfe, Gavin Carey, Clive Kirby and Peter Harty. In that time, the Caherdavin men notched three points. After twenty minutes, Anthony Carmody's team were 1-6 to 0-4 ahead. Patrickswell surged into an eight-point lead when Jamie Dillon and Cian Enright (0-2) scored consecutive points. Na Piarsaigh ended the first half strongly. While Cian Enright, Gavin Carey and David Woulfe added to their tallies, the Light Blues accrued four points. The half-time scoreline was 1-12 to 0-8.

Clive Kirby claimed the first point of the second half, but our opponents responded with two points. Peter Harty restored the seven-point margin; however the game was opened up by a Na Piarsaigh goal. With fifteen minutes left, the score was 1-14 to 1-10. Thankfully Patrickswell were able to see out the match with two points from Peter Harty and a single score from Aaron Carmody. The result was a 1-17 to 1-12 victory.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday July 15 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 10, 12, 13 and 16. The Bonus was 25. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Noel & Marie Gavin €100, Therese Kiely €50, John McDermott €20, Dan Brett €20, David Mann €20, Declan Kerins €20 and Joan Hickey €20. The next draw on Monday July 22 will be held in the Cu Chulainn. The jackpot is €3,800.

 

18th July 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell edged out Adare in a high-scoring All County Hurling League encounter. Cian Enright's opening point was quickly followed by Paul O'Brien's goal. Adare responded with two points before Cian Enright scored another point. Adare rattled two fresh points, but Jack Kelleher then claimed his first point of the match. With fifteen minutes on the clock, Patrickswell led by 1-3 to 0-5. Following this, our neighbours increased their output of points. Three Adare points had to be countered with scores from Jack Kelleher, Paul O'Brien and Jason Gillane. At the 25 minute mark, the 'Well held a narrow 1-6 to 0-8 lead. Paul O'Brien's second goal built a four-point lead, although Adare accumulated five more points in contrast to Patrickswell's late points from Jack Kelleher and Lar Considine. The half-time score was a slender 2-8 to 0-13 cushion for Patrickswell.

Ciarαn Carey's men started the second half strongly and were rewarded with points for John Flynn and Lar Considine. To their credit, Adare had a spell of 1-4 while Patrickswell mustered two points from Jack Kelleher. There was 15 minutes to play and Adare held a 1-17 to 2-12 lead. Jack Kelleher increased his personal tally with two points to draw level, but Adare crept another point ahead. The devastating blow was landed by Shane Hannon's goal, followed up by points from Jason Gillane and Paul O'Brien. Patrickswell had claimed a 3-16 to 1-19 victory.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: Patrickswell produced a late recovery to beat Crecora in the City Championship. Crecora scored the opening point of the match, but Cillian O'Reilly replied within minutes. Crecora's second point was followed by a trio of points from Peter Harty (0-2) and Cian Enright. The scoreline was 0-4 to 0-2 after twenty minutes. Crecora drew level after they scored another two points. The game came to life when Cillian O'Reilly struck a 70 yard free that eluded the goalkeeper and trickled into the net. The 'Well were a goal ahead, yet Crecora ended the first half with three consecutive points. At the interval, the match was deadlocked at 1-4 to 0-7.

The second half started in a similar manner. Crecora scored a point and Cillian O'Reilly equalised immediately. However, Crecora had a purple patch and notched four consecutive points to lead by 0-12 to 1-5. Shane Hannon stemmed the tide with a point, but this was immediately countered by our opponents. Cian Enright and Barry Foley trimmed the deficit to two points with only five minutes left. Our unbeaten record in the City Division was in jeopardy. The game changed when Aaron Carmody scored a fantastic goal while on his knees. Patrickswell were now in the lead and the victory was cemented by a close-range Darragh Ahern goal. The final score was 3-8 to 0-13. On Tuesday July 16, Patrickswell face Na Piarsaigh in Clarina at 7.30pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday July 8 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 20 and 27. The Bonus was 16. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were John Brennan €100, Ger Waters €50, Phil Bennis €20, The Legends €20, Josh Considine €20, Matt Murray €20 and Babs Quinn €20. The next draw on Monday July 15 will be held in De Bucket . The jackpot is €3,600.

ALL IRELAND SEMI-FINAL TICKETS: Tickets for All-Ireland semi-final are now live through Super Valu, Centra stores and. http://gaa.tickets.ie/  We would advise all members to buy tickets through these channels as the club's allocation will be small.

 

11th July 2019

JUNIOR A HURLERS: Patrickswell suffered their first defeat of the season in the County League semi-final against Feenagh Kilmeedy. The opening exchanges were keenly contested as Peter Harty and Gavin Carey kept the score at 0-2 apiece. Our opponents crept ahead by 0-5 to 0-2 after scoring three consecutive points. Peter Harty (0-2), Paul Bennis, Jonathan McMahon and Cillian O'Reilly contributed five more points to trail by just 0-8 to 0-7 after 25 minutes. The 'Well took the lead for the first time when Aaron Carmody struck the net before the interval. Feenagh Kilmeedy were able to score two more points to ensure the teams were level at 1-7 to 0-10 at the break.

Feenagh Kilmeedy were dominant at the start of the second half. They scored two quick points before Peter Harty replied with a point. In the next five minutes, our opponents secured five unanswered points to lead by 0-17 to 1-8. Patrickswell fought back with a trio of points from Peter Harty (0-2) and Jamie Dillon. The deficit was now three points at 0-17 to 1-11. While Feenagh Kilmeedy nudged ahead by four points, Cian Enright and Cillian O'Reilly (0-2) slashed the deficit to a single point. Unfortunately Feenagh Kilmeedy remained composed and closed the match with three straight points. The final result was a 1-14 to 0-21 reverse.

The next match is a City Championship meeting with Crecora, provisionally for Wednesday July 10 at 7.30pm in Ballybrown.

MINOR HURLERS: The Minor hurlers returned to action with an exciting and high-scoring victory over Kilpeacon at home. Kilpeacon's first two points were cancelled out by Sam McNamara and Patrick Kirby. The visitors then rattled off three points to lead by 0-5 to 0-2. Eoin Harmon contributed a point and Patrick Kirby racked up six points as the 'Well edged ahead by 0-9 to 0-8 after twenty minutes. Shane Hannon's point extended the lead, but Kilpeacon equalised at 0-10 apiece. Patrick Kirby put his stamp on the final stages of the first half with another five points just after Josh Carey scored. The half-time scoreline was 0-16 to 0-13 in favour of the 'Well.

Patrick Kirby's continued accuracy added three points at the start of the second half. Patrickswell were looking very strong at 0-19 to 0-14. Kilpeacon stormed back into the match when a goal and point trimmed the arrears to a single score (0-19 to 1-15). Patrick Kirby was on hand to respond with another one goal and two points to restore a 1-21 to 1-15 lead. Two points each were exchanged and kept the margin at six points. Kilpeacon set up a grandstand finish with a second goal, but Eoin Harmon closed the door immediately with Patrickswell's second goal. The game was slipping towards injury time with the 'Well 2-23 to 2-17 ahead. Kilpeacon scored a third goal and reduced the deficit to three points. Our defence held firm and Patrickswell won by 2-23 to 3-17.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday July 1 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 10, 18, 27 and 31. The Bonus was 9. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Mike McNamara €100, The Legends €50, Sean McNamara €20, Mary Moore €20, Patrick Kirby €20, Joe Lyons €20 and Pat O'Shea €20. The next draw on Monday July 8 will be held in Punch's Bar. The jackpot is €3,400.

 

4th July 2019

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday June 24 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 1, 12, 18 and 23. The Bonus was 7. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Pa Dundon €100, Marion O'Riordan €50, Edward Punch €20, Leah & Emily €20, Damian Conway €20, John Kenny €20 and Valerie Lynch €20. The next draw on Monday July 1 will be held in Curran's Bar. The jackpot is €3,200.

CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: Congratulations to Dan O'Riordan and Angela Kirby who won €500 and €250 respectively in June's Club Limerick Draw.

INTER-COUNTY HURLERS: Well done to Limerick and the Patrickswell contingent who won Munster Senior and Minor Championships at the Gaelic Grounds. We are immensely proud of your achievement.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A County League semi-final is on Tuesday July 2 against Feenagh Kilmeedy at 7.30pm in Croagh.

MINOR HURLERS: The Minor hurlers play Kilpeacon at home on Thursday July 4 at 7.30pm as the Premier Championship returns.

UNDER 14 HURLERS: In Round 7 of the Championship, Patrickswell beat Askeaton by 7-10 to 2-5.

 

27th June 2019

JUNIOR A HURLERS: Patrickswell claimed our first silverware of the season when the Junior A hurlers beat Claughaun in the City League final. The match started badly for the 'Well after Claughaun scored a goal within two minutes of the throw-in. However, our opponents were devastated by a ten-minute spell where Peter Harty registered an extraordinary hat-trick of goals. The scoreline after 15 minutes was 3-2 to 1-1. Claughaun narrowed the gap with three consecutive points, but their recovery was halted by a point from Jamie Dillon and a fourth goal and fresh point from Peter Harty. Patrickswell were now ahead by 4-4 to 1-4, before Claughaun closed the first half with two points.

The second half began positively for Claughaun as they notched another two points and trimmed the deficit to five points. Owen McNamara, Darragh Ahern and Paul Bennis struck a point apiece as Patrickswell matched Claughaun score for score. With fifteen minutes left, Patrickswell were ahead by 4-7 to 1-11. The five point margin was still a worry, before Anthony Carmody's men claimed seven unanswered points to clinch the match. The scorers were Peter Harty (0-3), David Woulfe (0-2), Jamie Dillon and Darragh Ahern. Owen McNamara lifted the trophy on the back of a 4-14 to 1-12 triumph.

INTERCOUNTY HURLERS: Best wishes to all our Inter-County hurlers that will line out for Limerick this weekend.

LOTTO: Congratulations to Yazmin Delee, who scooped €12,800 in the Club Lotto.

 

20th June 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell were held to a draw in the All County Hurling League in Doon. The 'Well made a convincing start and raced into a 0-3 to 0-0 lead within five minutes. Doon registered their first point, but Mark Carmody and Jack Kelleher stretched the lead to 0-5 to 0-1 for the visitors. The East Men increased their tempo and were rewarded by five unanswered points. At the midpoint of the first half, Doon led by 0-6 to 0-5. Kevin O'Brien equalised for Patrickswell, but Doon edged ahead again. Thankfully, Jack Kelleher was in excellent scoring form before the interval. He notched five points to establish a 0-11 to 0-8 lead at half-time.

Doon started the second half strongly and registered four straight points. The scoreline was 0-12 to 0-11 before Tom O'Brien equalised. Doon added another pair of points; however Jason Gillane, Kevin O'Brien and Andrew Carroll restored the Patrickswell lead at 0-15 to 0-14 with ten minutes left. The pendulum swung back in Doon's favour as they struck two points. Jack Kelleher restored parity at 0-16 apiece to set up an exciting final five minutes. Due to a player injury, the referee had to call a draw before time elapsed.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: Patrickswell picked up their second win of the City Championship after a convincing win over Monaleen. Within ten minutes, the 'Well cruised into a 0-4 to 0-0 lead. Monaleen struck two points, but these were cancelled out by Cillian O'Reilly and Cian Enright. Monaleen added another two points; however Gavin Carey and Jamie Dillon responded in kind. There were five minutes left in the first half and Anthony Carmody's men led by 0-8 to 0-4. Cian Enright secured two fresh points to ensure that Patrickswell reached the break at 0-10 to 0-5 ahead.

The second half began favourably when Cian Enright's two points were followed by an Owen McNamara goal. From an extremely tight angle, the forward slotted the ball through the goalkeeper's legs. Patrickswell were nine points ahead at 1-12 to 0-6. Monaleen fought back with four unanswered points to slash the arrears to 1-12 to 0-10. The game was decided as a contest when Patrickswell rattled over four points and Peter Harty struck a lovely goal from a narrow angle. The scoreline was 2-16 to 0-11 with a few minutes left. Darragh Ahern closed out the match with a late point. The City League Final and 3rd championship match will take place on Saturday June 22 at 7pm in Mungret against Claughaun.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday June 10 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 2, 3, 15 and 29. The Bonus was 8. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Karen Ryan €100, Noel Carey €50, Seamus Kirby €20, Frank Nolan €20, Kay O'Dowd €20, Brendan O'Shea €20 and The Legends €20. The next draw on Monday June 17 will be held in Ballybrown GAA. The jackpot is €12,800!

 

13th June 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell are scheduled to visit Doon in the All County Hurling League on Saturday June 15 at 7.30pm.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers opened their City Championship campaign with a solid victory over Mungret. Patrickswell were the better side in the first half as they pulled ahead by 1-10 to 0-7 at the break. The second half saw the 'Well push further ahead and ran out 3-15 to 1-10 winners. On Tuesday June 11, Patrickswell face Monaleen at 7pm in Clarina.

UNDER 14 HURLERS: The U-14 hurlers beat neighbours Croom on a scoreline of 4-2 to 3-2 in the sixth match of the Championship. The performance was solid and the win was deserved.

INTERCOUNTY HURLERS: Congratulations to the Limerick hurlers for their comprehensive win over Clare in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship. Best wishes to Cian, Aaron and Diarmaid against Tipperary.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Tuesday June 4 were as follows. The numbers drawn were 3, 10, 14 and 21. The Bonus was 20. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Mary Bourke €100, Fergus Kilcoyne €50, Mary Shinnors €20, Paddy McCarthy €20, Darragh Bennis €20, Chris Keating €20 and Paul O'Neill €20. The next draw on Monday June 10 will be held in Cu Chulainn. The jackpot is €12,600!

 

6th June 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell played out a tough draw against Kilmallock in the All County Hurling League. Jack Kelleher opened the scoring with an early point but the Balbec equalised shortly after. Chances were scarce, however Kevin O'Brien and Jack Kelleher put the 'Well ahead by 0-3 to 0-1 after 15 minutes. Kilmallock equalised with two consecutive points, before Kelleher added another brace to push Patrickswell ahead by 0-6 to 0-4. The final act of the first half was a Kilmallock point to close within a single score.

At the start of the second half, Kilmallock gained the upper hand and went ahead for the first time at 0-7 to 0-6. Jack Kelleher equalised, yet the hosts notched three straight points to lead by 0-10 to 0-7. Ciaran Carey's men increased their tempo and levelled with points from Jack Kelleher, Calvin Carroll and Darragh Ahern. The remainder of the match was keenly contested. Jack Kelleher and Mark Carmody scored points that were sandwiched between Kilmallock points. With five minutes left, the scoreline was 0-12 apiece. Jamie Dillon nudged Patrickswell ahead, but Kilmallock equalised. Jason Gillane almost won the match, but our opponents salvaged a 0-14 to 0-14 draw.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers are scheduled to open their City Championship on Wednesday June 5 at 7pm in Clarina against Mungret.

UNDER 14 HURLERS: The U-14 hurlers lost by a solitary point to St Kieran’s on a scoreline of 1-12 to 3-7. The performance was impressive, but the boys fell just short.

INTERCOUNTY HURLERS: Congratulations to the Limerick hurlers for their comprehensive win over Waterford in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday May 27 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 6, 12, 24 and 30. The Bonus was 2. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Paul O'Connor €100, Rebecca McMahon €50, Alan Griffin €20, Megan Kiely €20, Noreen Meade €20, Mary Aldridge €20 and Susie Adams €20. The next draw on Tuesday June 4 will be held in De Bucket. The jackpot is €12,400!

STATE EXAMINATIONS: Best wishes to the Leaving and Junior Certificate students over the coming weeks.

 

30th May 2019

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers secured their place in the City League final after a fine win against neighbours Ballybrown in Crecora. The first half was keenly contested as the sides matched each other. At the interval, the scoreline was 1-7 to 2-4. In the second half, Patrickswell were resolute in defence and kept up their scoring rate. The final result was 1-16 to 2-9 in favour of the 'Well.

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior hurlers travel to Kilmallock at 7.30pm on Tuesday May 28 in the All-County Hurling League.

UNDER 14 hurlers: The U-14 hurlers suffered their first setback of the championship when they lost by 3-17 to 0-10 to Templeglantine. The boys played really well and worked very hard for each other.

INTERCOUNTY HURLERS: Best wishes to Cian, Aaron and Diarmaid in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship against Waterford on Sunday.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday May 20 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 9, 11, 14 and 20. The Bonus was 17. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Elaine Kennedy €100, Mary Darcy €50, Pauline O'Connell €20, Cora Cliffe €20, M. Dooley €20, Mike McKey €20 and Deirdre Shanahan €20. The next draw on Monday May 27 will be held in Punch's Bar. The jackpot is €12,200!

 

23rd May 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior hurlers had a busy and mixed week with two matches in four days. In the opening fixture, Patrickswell made the short journey to Ballybrown in the All-County Hurling League. Darragh Ahern scored the opening point within thirty seconds. However, Ballybrown blitzed the 'Well with two goals in a minute that ultimately determined the course of the match. Patrickswell settled themselves into the match and reduced the deficit to 2-1 to 0-5 after fifteen minutes. The Clarina men increased their tempo and dominated the remainder of the first half, scoring a third goal and racking up more points. At the interval, Ciaran Carey's men trailed by 3-9 to 0-7.

The second half began with a point from Kevin O'Brien; however Ballybrown responded with three points in quick succession. Jack Kelleher kept the 'Well in touch with three consecutive scores to make the scoreline 0-11 to 3-12. There was a flicker of hope when Patrickswell notched their first goal, but Ballybrown were able to maintain the gap. With ten minutes left in the game, Ballybrown were cruising at 3-15 to 1-12. Jack Kelleher had a strong finish to the match, scoring four unanswered points. The final result was a 3-15 to 1-16 defeat.

The next match was a rolled-up League and City Championship encounter with Monaleen in Claughaun. There was a high tempo start to the match as early points were exchanged. Monaleen's impressive penalty was immediately cancelled out by Jason Gillane's close-range goal. Kevin O'Brien was in sparkling form as he contributed three points to put Patrickswell 1-6 to 1-4 ahead after fifteen minutes. Jack Kelleher, Andrew Carroll and Jason Gillane registered on the scoreboard to put the 'Well ahead by 1-12 to 1-8 at half-time.

The second half began with an attacking onslaught from Patrickswell that overwhelmed Monaleen. Paul O'Brien produced a goal within two minutes of the restart, while Darragh Ahern and Jack Kelleher added fresh points. When Jason Gillane's second goal of the contest hit the net, Patrickswell were 3-14 to 1-9 ahead. There was no reduction in effort, with Kevin O'Brien leading the charge and racking up three more points to his personal tally. Paul O'Brien and young Shane Hannon contributed more points before Kevin O'Brien dispatched a fourth goal to the net. Monaleen closed the game with two points as the 'Well triumphed by 4-20 to 1-15.

UNDER 14 HURLERS: The U-14 hurlers beat Newcastle West by 3-20 to 2-6 in the third match of the Championship.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: Patrickswell face Mungret St. Paul's in the first match of the City Championship on Friday May 24 in Clarina at 7pm.

SUPER DRAW: Congratulations to Maurice Fitzgerald, who won the club's Super Draw. The prize included two tickets to every Limerick home and away match in the All-Ireland Championship and an overnight trip to the All-Ireland Final.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday May 13 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 1, 6, 14 and 31. The Bonus was 21. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Deano €100, James Lynch €50, John Brennan €20, Ruth & Marian O'Neill €20, Anthony Moore €20, Fergus Curran €20 and Paul Foley €20. The next draw on Monday May 20 will be held in Curran's Bar. The jackpot is €12,000!

 

16th May 2019

SUPER DRAW: Patrickswell GAA Club are selling tickets for €20 to enter a draw for an excellent prize. The lucky winner gets two stand tickets for every Limerick All-Ireland Championship match and a trip for two people to Croke Park for the All-Ireland Final (overnight accommodation included). Tickets are selling fast, so please contact John McDermott, Aedin Foley, Michael McDermott or Gloria O'Grady to secure your ticket. There is a limited amount available - when they're gone, they're gone.

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior hurlers are scheduled to visit Ballybrown in the All-County Hurling League at 7pm on Tuesday May 14. The City Championship semi-final against Monaleen is slated for Saturday May 18 at 7pm in Claughaun.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday May 7 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 2, 7, 22 and 28. The Bonus was 21. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Marek McGann €100, Ger Harrington €50, Liam O'Carroll €20, Aidan Coughlan €20, Audrey Mann €20, The Legends c/o De Bucket €20 and Laura Quinn €20. The next draw on Monday May 13 will be held in The Dark Horse. The jackpot is €11,800!!

 

9th May 2019

CLUB SOCIAL NIGHT: The Club hosted a very successful and memorable Social Night to recognise the great achievements of the 1973 and 2018 All-Ireland medal winners - Richard Bennis, Phil Bennis, Frankie Nolan, Sean Foley, Cian Lynch, Diarmaid Byrnes and Aaron Gillane. It was poignant to see two generations of MacCarthy Cup winners on the same stage. The Club Person of the Year 2018 was awarded to Brendan Cawley for his decades of trojan work and unwavering support for Patrickswell GAA Club. Martin Ryan received a Distinguished Service Award for his long service to the club. Our Junior A hurlers also received medals for their three titles in 2018.

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior hurlers made a winning start to the All County Hurling League after a high-scoring and narrow victory against Ahane. Patrickswell dominated the opening fifteen minutes and built a 0-6 to 0-2 lead with points from five different players. Ahane edged themselves back into the contest and began to match the 'Well point-for-point. Four points from Ahane were countered by four points from Patrickswell via Jack Kelleher (0-2), Jason Gillane and Darragh Ahern. The scoreline after twenty minutes was 0-10 to 0-6. The teams continued to score freely as Patrickswell approached half-time with a 0-13 to 0-10 lead. However, Ahane scored a speculative equalising goal from long range in the closing stages. Both teams traded points and reached the interval level at 0-14 to 1-11.

The second half was barely two minutes old when Calvin Carroll scored Patrickswell's first goal to open up a 1-14 to 1-12 lead. Ahane responded with a flurry of points to draw level at 1-16 apiece on forty minutes. Jason Gillane and Andrew Carroll notched points to build a two-point advantage, but Ahane restored parity almost immediately. The middle of the second half was keenly fought as the teams continued to be inseparable. As the match entered the final ten minutes, the scoreline was 1-21 apiece. The game seemed to turn in Patrickswell's favour when Kevin O'Brien's shot rattled the crossbar and dropped kindly for Darragh Ahern to hit an empty net. To their credit, Ahane raced upfield and equalised with a close-range goal. The spectators were looking forward to an exciting climax to the match. The 'Well were able to outscore Ahane in the last five minutes and won by 2-25 to 2-23. The next scheduled fixture is on Saturday May 11 away to Ballybrown at 7pm.

MINOR HURLERS: The Minor hurlers produced a superb display to beat a strong Doon team by 2-14 to 1-15 in the Premier Hurling Championship. The competition now closes down until late June for the State Examinations.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A maintained their 100% record in the City League with a comprehensive 1-28 to 1-7 win against Na Piarsaigh. The final match of the group stage is a trip to Crecora that is scheduled for Sunday May 12 at 7pm.

SUPER DRAW: Patrickswell GAA Club are selling tickets for €20 to enter a draw for an excellent prize. The lucky winner gets two stand tickets for every Limerick All-Ireland Championship match and a trip for two people to Croke Park for the All-Ireland Final (overnight accommodation included).

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday April 29 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 10, 18, 22 and 32. The Bonus was 3. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Ollie O'Connor €100, Betty Lordon €50, Kevin O'Brien €20, Helen Quinn €20, Laurence Fenton €20, Brendan & Lisa €20 and Jim Lynch €20. The next draw on Tuesday May 7 will be held in Ballybrown GAA. The jackpot is €11,600!

 

2nd May 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior hurlers are scheduled to host Ahane in the All-County Hurling League on Thursday May 2 at 7pm.

CELEBRATING OUR ALL-IRELAND HEROES: On Sunday May 5, the club is hosting a celebratory night at 8pm in Collins’ Bar to recognise the seven Patrickswell players that have brought home All-Ireland medals in 1973 and 2018.

We are marking the achievements of 1973 (Phil Bennis, Richie Bennis, Sean Foley & Frank Nolan) and 2018 (Cian Lynch, Diarmaid Byrnes and Aaron Gillane). Everyone is most welcome to attend the event.

SUPER DRAW: Patrickswell GAA Club are selling tickets for €20 to enter a draw for an excellent prize. The lucky winner gets two stand tickets for every Limerick All-Ireland Championship match and a trip for two people to Croke Park for the All-Ireland Final (overnight accommodation included).

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers made a winning start to the City League when they won away to Monaleen. The hosts scored the opening point, but Patrickswell raced into the lead with points from Jonathan McMahon (0-2) and Cian Enright. Monaleen replied with two fresh points to equalise at 0-3 apiece. While Darragh Ahern nudged the ‘Well ahead once again, Monaleen were level within a minute. The latter stages of the first half were controlled by the ‘Well as Cian Enright notched three points. At the interval, Anthony Carmody’s men were 0-7 to 0-5 ahead.

Patrickswell began the second half strongly and went 0-9 to 0-5 ahead when Cian Enright and Darragh Ahern took their points. Monaleen narrowed the gap with a point, but they were undone by a “purple patch” of four points from the ‘Well. The scoreline was 0-13 to 0-6 with ten minutes left on the clock. Adam Carrig and Cillian O’Reilly’s points closed out the match and Patrickswell returned home with a 0-15 to 0-8 triumph.

MINOR HURLERS: The Minor hurlers are scheduled to visit Doon in the first match of the Premier Championship on Friday May 3 at 7pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Tuesday April 23 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 1, 7, 8 and 32. The Bonus was 6. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Leah & Emily €100, Joan O'Gorman €50, Anthony Cusack €20, Marguerite Quinn €20, Rachel Enright €20, Olly, Ann Ryan €20 and Noreen Dundon €20. The next draw on Tuesday April 29 will be held in the Cu Chulainn. The jackpot is €11,400!

CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: The Club are delighted that David Quaid won the second prize of €3,000 in the Club Limerick Draw.

 

25th April 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior hurlers produced a comprehensive display to beat champions Na Piarsaigh in the second match of the County Championship. Patrickswell began with a high tempo and were rewarded by an early point, which Na Piarsaigh immediately cancelled out. Within five minutes, Kevin O'Brien struck the net after his determined solo run. Na Piarsaigh gradually settled into the contest and scored a couple of points to close the gap at 1-2 to 0-3. However, the Caherdavin men were put on the back foot when Kevin O'Brien notched his second goal to cement a 2-2 to 0-3 advantage for the 'Well. Diarmaid Byrnes and Jason Gillane then contributed fresh points to open up a seven-point lead of 2-4 to 0-3 after fifteen minutes. Na Piarsaigh halted the surge with their fourth point of the match, but Aaron Gillane and Andrew Carroll scored points to extend the margin to eight points at 2-6 to 0-4. The first half ended with a robust response from Na Piarsaigh when they claimed three consecutive points to move closer at 2-6 to 0-7. Both teams concluded the first half with two points apiece (Jason Gillane and Diarmaid Byrnes). At half-time, Patrickswell were 2-8 to 0-9 ahead.

Na Piarsaigh made a good start to the second half and scored two straight points. The deficit stood at one goal with 2-8 to 0-11 on the scoreboard. Aaron Gillane produced three points that were sandwiched between three Na Piarsaigh points. The scoreline after forty minutes was 2-11 to 0-14. Na Piarsaigh then moved within two points and there was great anticipation among the crowd for a grandstand finish. However, the match was decided by a ruthless attacking surge from Patrickswell that yielded six consecutive points. Aaron Gillane (0-2), Josh Considine, Andrew Carroll and Jack Kelleher (0-1 each) finally put the match beyond Na Piarsaigh. At the end or normal time, Ciaran Carey's men held a commanding 2-17 to 0-15 lead. The Light Blues scored a consolation goal in injury time, but Patrickswell stood firm for a famous 2-17 to 1-15 victory. Well done to the players and management.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: On Saturday April 27, Patrickswell are scheduled to play Monaleen away at 7pm. Please follow social media for precise dates and times.

CAMOGIE: Congratulations to Patrickswell's Sarah Gillane, who represented Limerick in their All-Ireland Championship Minor B semi-final victory against Westmeath by 2-19 to 0-11. Unfortunately, the Limerick Junior Ladies lost their Division 3 final to Kildare. Patrickswell's Emma Barry and Leah O'Carroll lined out for their county.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday April 15 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 1, 20, 30 and 31. The Bonus was 7. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Deirdre O'Reilly €100, 087-2962*** €50, Kevin Holland €20, Tommy & Grace €20, Lillie Considine €20, Olly, Noah & Lily Lynch €20 and John Behan €20. The next draw on Tuesday April 22 will be held in De Bucket. The jackpot is €11,200!

TEAM LIMERICK CLEAN-UP: Thanks to everyone who organised and volunteered for the 5th Annual Team Limerick Clean-up on Good Friday.

 

18th April 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell made a winning start in the Senior Hurling Championship against Doon, despite the challenging conditions in Kilmallock.

The 'Well played into a stiff breeze in the first half and Doon took advantage with the opening two points. Diarmaid Byrnes registered Patrickswell's first point and this was quickly followed by points from Aaron Gillane and Paul O'Brien. After fifteen minutes, the scoreline was 0-3 to 0-2 to Ciaran Carey's men. Doon rallied with two consecutive points, but Diarmaid Byrnes cancelled out this recovery with two points in response. Once again the East Men equalised; however Aaron Gillane was on hand to nudge Patrickswell back into the lead at 0-6 to 0-5. At the end of the first half, Doon scored twice to go ahead by 0-7 to 0-6. Diarmaid Byrnes registered the final point of the first half to ensure that the teams were level at 0-7 apiece. Patrickswell had coped with the strong breeze and were delighted to reach half-time at parity.

With the conditions now in our favour, the 'Well took full advantage at the beginning of the second half. Jason Gillane's point was immediately followed by John Flynn's goal after a determined solo run. Aaron Gillane and Diarmaid Byrnes struck more points to put Patrickswell ahead by 1-10 to 0-7. While Doon scored a point, Cian Lynch responded immediately. The middle of the second half saw Doon reduced to thirteen men after two red cards were issued. Our opponents scored another two points, but Jack Kelleher and Mark Carmody notched their first points to ensure a 1-13 to 0-10 triumph.

On Easter Sunday, the Senior hurlers return to Kilmallock to play Na Piarsaigh at 2pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday April 8 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 15, 16, 17 and 20. The Bonus was 8. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were James Hall €100, Christopher Moore €50, Sean Mann €20, Josephine Quinn €20, Suzanne Healy €20, Richard Bennis €20 and Caroline Coughlan €20. The next draw on Monday April 15 will be held in Collins Bar. The jackpot is €11,000!

UNDER 14 HURLERS: The U-14 hurlers took part in County Feile and played three matches. The boys lost to Ballybrown and Adare, but they beat Croagh.

CAMOGIE: The Intermediate Ladies beat Croagh by 3-9 to 1-8

 

11th April 2019

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior Hurling Championship begins with a televised match against Doon on Sunday April 14 at 2.30pm in Kilmallock. Please support the team for this important season opener.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday April 1 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 7, 21, 24 and 32. The Bonus was 6. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Paul Foley €100, Kevin O'Connell €50, Eileen Loftus €20, Michael Byrnes €20, W. Smith €20, The Legends €20 and Maura Thompson €20. The next draw on Monday April 8 will be held in Curran's. The jackpot is €10,800!

CAMOGIE: Congratulations to Sarah Gillane and the Limerick Minor team, who beat Roscommon in the All-Ireland Minor Championship. On the same day, Emma Barry and Leah O'Carroll represented Limerick Juniors in an All-Ireland semi-final victory over Clare.

CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: The Fantastic Club Limerick Draw 2019 has a guaranteed prize fund in excess of €212,000, that's right €212,000, so play today through your local GAA Club promoter or online at http://limerickgaa.ie/club-limerick-draw-signup

 

4th April 2019

LIMERICK HURLERS: Well done to Limerick and the Patrickswell trio of Cian Lynch, Aaron Gillane and Diarmaid Byrnes for winning the National Hurling League final against Waterford.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday March 24 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 9, 12, 13 and 22. The Bonus was 11. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Maudie Hunt €100, Ed & Gerry €50, Noreen Dundon €20, Ciara Moloney €20, Gerry Griffin €20, Tina Faley €20 and Sean Mann €20. The next draw on Monday April 1 will be held in The Dark Horse. The jackpot is €10,600!

CAMOGIE: The Intermediate Ladies beat Ballybrown by 5-7 to 0-13 in the first match of the league. Congratulations to Sarah Gillane and the Limerick Minor team, who beat Meath in the All-Ireland Championship.

CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: The Fantastic Club Limerick Draw 2019 has a guaranteed prize fund in excess of €212,000, that's right €212,000, so play today through your local GAA Club promoter or online at http://limerickgaa.ie/club-limerick-draw-signup

 

28th March 2019

UNDER 21 HURLERS: The U-21 hurlers bowed out of the Premier Championship after suffering defeat to a strong Na Piarsaigh side. Patrickswell started extremely positively and were dominant in the opening ten minutes. John Flynn and Josh Considine struck two points each as the 'Well raced into a 0-4 to 0-1 lead. Na Piarsaigh settled into their stride and roared back into the match with a passage of one goal and three points without reply. At the twenty minute mark, the Caherdavin men were 1-4 to 0-4 ahead. Thankfully, the 'Well had a second wind and notched four points in a five-minute surge. With five minutes remaining in the first half, the sides were level at 0-8 to 1-5. Unfortunately, Na Piarsaigh devastated Des Foley's men with an unanswered blitz of 1-5 before the interval. The half-time score was a deficit of 2-10 to 0-8.

Patrickswell needed an immediate response at the start of the second half. However, Na Piarsaigh chalked up another 1-2 without reply in five minutes. The margin was now thirteen points at 0-8 to 3-12. John Flynn sparked a mini-revival with a haul of one goal and two points as the arrears were trimmed back to eight points at 1-10 to 3-12. There was no room for a dramatic comeback as the Light Blues increased their tempo and secured another 1-3 without response. As the game entered its final phases, Na Piarsaigh led by 4-15 to 1-10. Patrickwell added a few insurance points while exiting the competition on a scoreline of 1-12 to 4-15. Hard luck to the players and management.

UNDER 14 CAMOGIE FΙILE: Our U-14 girls battled their way to a County Feile final after a long weekend of camogie. In the semi-final, they accounted for Ballybrown by 4-4 to 0-0. In the final, Patrickswell played with great heart but were defeated by 1-6 to 0-4.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers are scheduled to commence their City League campaign at home to Monaleen on Saturday March 30 at 6pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Tuesday March 18 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 1, 22, 26 and 27. The Bonus was 7. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Kevin O'Connell €100, Willie Mullins €50, Moss Carmody €20, James Coughlan €20, Padraig Mann €20, Elif Shanahan €20 and Mairead Grace €20. The next draw on Monday March 25 will be held in Ballybrown GAA. The jackpot is €10,400!

GAELTACHT SCHOLARSHIP: A partial scholarship is available for the Kerry Gaeltacht. If interested, text your email address to Muirne at 087-2774535. Forms must be returned by 29th March.

 

21st March 2019

UNDER 21 HURLERS: The U-21 hurling Premier Championship semi-final v Na Piarsaigh is fixed for Wednesday March 20 at 7.30 in the Gaelic Grounds.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday March 11 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 6, 13, 20 and 28. The Bonus was 3. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Seamus Carroll €100, Liam Shinnors €50, Jackie O'Carroll €20, Sharon Ryan €20, Donie O'Gorman €20, William Buckley €20 and Aoife O'Connell €20. The next draw on Tuesday March 19 will be held in the Cu Chulainn. The jackpot is €10,200!

 

14th March 2019

UNDER 21 HURLERS: The U-21 hurlers maintained their 100% record in the Premier Hurling Championship after beating Kildimo-Pallaskenry at a rain-soaked Gaelic Grounds.

Our opponents adapted to the terrible conditions and dominated the opening fifteen minutes. Patrickswell found themselves four points down and under consistent pressure. John Flynn notched the 'Well's first point to settle some nerves; however Kildimo-Pallaskenry cancelled out this score immediately. Once again, John Flynn narrowed the deficit to three points with his second point, but it was swiftly matched. Thankfully, Des Foley's men rallied in the last five minutes of the first half and claimed consecutive points from Cillian O'Reilly, Paudie Maher and John Flynn. The half-time deficit was 0-6 to 0-5.

The second half produced a dominant display from Patrickswell that overwhelmed Kildimo-Pallaskenry. Darragh Ahern, John Flynn and Brian Fitzgerald scored early points to establish a 0-8 to 0-6 lead. Cian Enright's goal was a turning point in the match. This moment was followed by a consistent scoring rate as Jamie Dillon, Jason Gillane (0-2) and Josh Considine (0-2) piled on the points. With five minutes left, Patrickwell were ten points ahead at 1-13 to 0-6. Our opponents struck their solitary point of the second half with a few minutes left. The final score was 1-14 to 0-7. Patrickswell have qualified directly into a semi-final that is scheduled for Tuesday March 19.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday March 4 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 2, 20, 21 and 24. The Bonus was 26. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were M. Dooley €100, Kevin Foster €50, Christy O'Reilly €20, Noel & Marie Gavin €20, David Byrnes €20, Phyllis O'Neill €20 and John Conway €20. The next draw on Monday March 11 will be held in De Bucket. The jackpot is €10,000!

 

7th March 2019

UNDER 21 HURLERS: The U-21 hurlers are scheduled to meet Kildimo Pallaskenry on Tuesday March 5 at 7.30pm in the Gaelic Grounds for the final group match of the Premier Hurling Championship. Please follow social media in the event of a venue change.

RECRUITMENT DAY: Thanks to everyone who made the Juvenile Recruitment Day a great success. We're very grateful to Cian, Aaron and Diarmaid for making time to meet the children and display the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday February 25 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 22, 24, 25 and 32. The Bonus was 18. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Tommy Reidy €100, Seamus Lyons €50, Mary O'Shaughnessy €20, Amy Mulqueen €20, Gary Purcell and Julie Darcy €20, Dave O'Flaherty €20 and Ruby O'Reilly €20. The next draw on Monday March 4 will be held in Punch's Bar. The jackpot is €9,800!

 

28th February 2019

U-21 HURLERS: In the third match of the Premier Championship, the ‘Well comprehensively beat Monaleen. Our opponents were on the back foot from the outset and were unable to halt our impressive attack. Within five minutes, Darragh Ahern cleverly intercepted the goalkeeper’s short clearance and drove the sliotar into the unguarded net. This goal was followed by points from John Flynn (0-2), Jason Gillane, Josh Considine, Jamie Dillon and Paudie Maher. Patrickswell were 1-7 to 0-0 ahead after fifteen minutes. Monaleen eventually registered a point on the scoreboard, however the onslaught continued from John Flynn (0-2), Calvin Carroll and Jason Gillane. The half-time advantage was twelve points at 1-11 to 0-2.

Monaleen registered two points at the beginning of the second half; however Patrickswell cancelled these scores out quickly. The reprieve for Monaleen was short-lived. In the space of ten minutes, Jordan Higgins scored a close-range goal, while John Flynn and Jason Gillane combined to score four points. The margin had expanded to 2-17 to 0-4 with five minutes remaining. Our opponents notched a late consolation goal and point; however it was fitting that Calvin Carroll secured the final point of the match. Patrickswell went home from Caherdavin with a 2-18 to 1-5 victory.

The final group match is scheduled for Tuesday March 5 against Kildimo-Pallaskenry.

CLUB RECRUITMENT DAY: Patrickswell GAA Hurling and Camogie Clubs are holding a Youth Recruitment Day on Saturday March 2 for children 5 years and older. The event runs from 2pm to 4pm and includes mini-coaching, face painting, games, prizes, music and refreshments. Everyone is most welcome and please bring a friend.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday February 18 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 8, 9, 21 and 30. The Bonus was 10. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Donie O'Gorman €100, Josie Foley €50, Donie O'Gorman €20, Catherine Smith €20, Darragh Bennis €20, Thursday Club €20 and Joanne & Jake €20. The next draw on Monday February 25 will be held in Curran's Bar. The jackpot is €9,600!

MINOR MANAGEMENT TEAM: Patrickswell GAA Club are delighted to announce the following Minor Management Team - John Murphy, Barry Foley, Denver Morrissey and Jason Murphy.

CLUB LOTTO AND CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: Please continue to support the Club Lotto and the upcoming Club Limerick Draw. They are both important fundraisers for Patrickswell GAA.

 

21st February 2019

U-21 HURLERS: The U-21 hurlers continued their winning start to the Championship season by defeating Na Piarsaigh in Rhebogue. Patrickswell made an impressive start and led by 0-3 to 0-0 within five minutes. Na Piarsaigh managed to settle into the match and replied with two consecutive points. Shortly afterwards, Jason Gillane and Josh Considine gave the 'Well a 0-5 to 0-2 advantage; however the Caherdavin team responded with two fresh scores. After fifteen minutes, Patrickswell held a narrow 0-5 to 0-4 lead. Des Foley's men enjoyed a short purple patch and racked up three unanswered points to build a 0-8 to 0-4 margin. Na Piarsaigh were resilient and reduced the arrears with yet another two point burst. Thankfully, Cillian O'Reilly scored a late point to establish a 0-9 to 0-6 half-time buffer.

The second half was a tighter contest and points were harder to register. Na Piarsaigh notched the opening point, but Jason Gillane cancelled out that particular score. Na Piarsaigh chalked up another point before John Flynn replied in kind. Paudie Maher fired a vital point to provide some breathing space. As the match entered its final quarter, the 'Well led by 0-12 to 0-8. However, two Na Piarsaigh points slashed the margin to 0-12 to 0-10. The 'Well produced another point to cement a one-goal lead at 0-13 to 0-10 with two minutes remaining. Na Piarsaigh earned a long-distance free at the start of injury time. Instead of aiming for a goal, they settled for a point and hoped that the referee would grant additional time. The Patrickswell defence stood firm and we held out for a 0-13 to 0-11 victory.

The next Championship match is on Tuesday February 19 against Monaleen in Rhebogue at 7.30pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday February 11 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 2, 8, 22 and 26. The Bonus was 20. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Mary Punch €100, O'Brien €50, Kevin O'Connell €20, Pat O'Shea €20, Theresa O'Neill €20, Michael McDermott €20 and The Legends €20. The next draw on Monday February 18 will be held in The Dark Horse. The jackpot is €9,400!

CLUB RECRUITMENT DAY: Patrickswell GAA Hurling and Camogie Clubs are holding a Youth Recruitment Day on Saturday March 2 for children 5 years and older. The event runs from 2pm to 4pm and includes mini-coaching, face painting, games, prizes, music and refreshments. Everyone is most welcome and please bring a friend.

 

14th February 2019

UNDER 21 HURLERS: Patrickswell made a winning start to the Premier Hurling Championship against Ahane. The opening stages were completely dominated by the 'Well as we established a 0-6 to 0-0 advantage after fifteen minutes. Darragh Ahern scored three of these points, while Jamie Dillon, Josh Considine and Jason Gillane contributed one point apiece. Ahane managed to stem the tide with their first point, but this was immediately cancelled out by a Patrickswell point. After twenty minutes, there was great uncertainty over whether an Ahane shot had crossed the line. While the players took their positions for a 65', the referee and umpires agreed that the sliotar was over the line and the green flag was raised. The scoreline was now 0-7 to 1-1 in favour of Patrickswell. The goal did not cause much concern as Jason Gillane fired in a goal, while Darragh Ahern, Adam Carrig and Eoin Carroll added fresh points. Des Foley's team were in firm control at 1-10 to 1-1, before Ahane notched two points before the interval. The half-time score was 1-10 to 1-3.

Our opponents were revitalised in the second half. Ahane scored three points without reply until Darragh Ahern responded with a point. Once again, Ahane came forward and claimed two consecutive points. The match had become competitive in the final quarter. With fifteen minutes remaining, Patrickswell led by 1-11 to 1-8. Thankfully, Darragh Ahern (0-2) and Jason Gillane created some breathing space when they extended the margin to six points at 1-14 to 1-8. In the final minutes, Ahane scored a second goal to slash the arrears to three points. There was no grandstand finale for Ahane as Patrickswell struck an insurance point to win by 1-15 (18) to 2-8 (14).

The next match is against Na Piarsaigh in Rhebogue on Tuesday February 12 at 7.30pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday February 4 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 5, 11, 14 and 17. The Bonus was 26. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were The Legends €100, Pat O'Donnell, Bruff €50, Paula O'Connell, Corbally €20, Ruby O'Reilly €20, Chris Fitzgerald €20, Kilcoyne Boys €20 and Jacqueline Gavin €20. The next draw on Monday February 11 will be held in Ballybrown GAA. The jackpot is €9,200!

 

7th February 2019

U-21 CHAMPIONSHIP: Patrickswell face Ahane in the first match of the Premier Hurling Championship at the Gaelic Grounds on Tuesday February 5 at 7.30pm.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday January 28 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 6, 10, 14 and 24. The Bonus was 13. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Louise Foley €100, Nicola and Jayden Quinn €50, Breda Griffin €20, Amy & Harry €20, Eithne Ryan €20, Brendan Meskell €20 and Christy O'Reilly €20. The next draw on Monday February 4 will be held in Cu Chulainn. The jackpot is €9,000!

 

31st January 2019

MANAGEMENT TEAMS: Patrickswell GAA Club are delighted to announce the following Management Teams. The Senior Hurlers will be managed by Ciarαn Carey and coached by Natal O’Grady. The selectors are Declan O’Grady, Damien Gillane and Pa Earls.

The U-21 Hurlers will be managed by Dessie Foley and coached by Gary Murphy. The selectors are John O’Donnell, Brian Murray and Richie Bennis. We wish all management teams success in the season ahead.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday January 21 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 3, 6, 17 and 19. The Bonus was 5. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Denis Casey €100, Tony Hall €50, Evelyn Adams €20, Conor Shanahan €20, Michael O'Brien €20, Breda Coughlan €20 and Seamus Coughlan €20. The next draw of Monday January 28 will be held in De Bucket. The jackpot is €8,800!

 

24th January 2019

JUVENILE CLUB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: The Juvenile Club Annual General Meeting for 2018 was opened by new Chairman John Murphy. Secretary Peter Maher delivered his annual report to the audience. The year started with a Recruitment Event that was very well attended by young people and strongly supported by the senior players. Peter thanked everyone who assisted in the successful running of the event.

The next portion of the Secretary's Report was a review of each age group. The U-6s trained on Friday evenings and greatly enjoyed themselves. The U-8s learnt the fundamentals of hurling and attended numerous blitzes and challenge matches. The U-10s were extremely busy with blitzes and attended an intercounty event in May against Portroe, Cashel and Ballybrown. The Parish League acted as the traditional season closer, where the young boys and girls had the chance to showcase their talents. Many thanks to the Fitzgerald family for donating equipment to the club and O'Brien's Pharmacy for sponsoring the day.

The U-12s played in an eleven-a-side league and also trained with the U-14s. Their most memorable event was a blitz in Croke Park against Cork and Tipperary teams. The boys were given words of encouragement by Cian Lynch and Aaron Gillane. The U-14s had a long season that stretched from February to December. They contested Fιile and the championship, learning much along the way. The U-16s reached a semi-final and played very well.

Senior Club Chairman John McDermott addressed the meeting. He was delighted that John Murphy had taken the role of Juvenile Club Chairman. A major objective of the club is to identify young players in the locality and get them hurling with the 'Well.

The following management teams were picked: U-6 Conor Murray and John Murphy, U-8 Dave Hennessy, Mark Griffin and Keith Mullane, U-10 Declan O'Grady, U-12 Mike Foley, Anthony Foley, John Ferguson, Peter Maher and Jim Butler, U-14 Pa Earls, Kevin O'Brien, Dessie Foley and Pakie Lynch, U-16s Ray Fitzgerald, Dave Punch, Dessie Foley, John O'Donnell and Richie Bennis.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday January 14 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 11, 18, 20, 29. The Bonus was 14. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Laura Ryan €100, Ann O'Brien €50, Willy Ryan €20, Christy Kenny €20, Angela Kirby €20, Tina Foley €20 and Rob Graham €20. The next draw of Monday January 21 will be held in Collins'Bar. The jackpot is €8,600!

SCΣR NA N-ΣG: Well done to the Patrickswell Figure Dancers and Ballad Group who represented Limerick in the Scσr na n-Σg Munster Final.

 

17th January 2019

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Monday January 7 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 13, 14, 22, 25. The Bonus was 6. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Eileen Cahill €100, Bridget Higgins €50, Leah Carroll €20, Mike Mulqueen €20, Paul Foley €20, Susan McNamara €20 and Eithne Ryan €20. The next draw of Monday January 14 will be held in Curran's Bar. The jackpot is €8,400!

JUVENILE CLUB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: The Juvenile Club Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday January 14 at 7pm in the clubhouse.

 

10th January 2019

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Wednesday January 2 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 2, 5, 30, 31. The Bonus was 29. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Danielle O'Brien €100, John O'Connor €50, Christopher Moore €20, Catherine Smith €20, Trevor Hensman €20, Margo Foster €20 and Tom Ryan €20. The next draw of Monday January 7 will be held in The Dark Horse. The jackpot is €8,200!

 

3rd January 2019

CLUB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: The Club’s Annual General Meeting was held in the clubhouse with a healthy attendance present. Martin Ryan delivered his final Secretary’s Report in his usual comprehensive style. The Senior hurlers were pipped in the County Championship semi-final by Doon, but they did manage to secure the City Championship against Ballybrown. The Junior A hurlers collected three trophies this season, following their successes in the City League, County League and City Championship. Their only defeat of the season was the County Championship semi-final loss to Kileedy.

The U-21 hurlers bowed out in the group stages in the spring. Our Minor hurlers had a fantastic season and battled all the way to the County Final. Unfortunately, Garryspillane produced a strong performance to deny Patrickswell. The Secretary thanked managers and selectors for facilitating the matches throughout the year. He complimented every Patrickswell player that lined out for Limerick, especially the All-Ireland winning trio of Cian Lynch, Diarmaid Byrnes and Aaron Gillane. Gratitude was expressed to main sponsors, Duggan Systems and the Greyhound Night Fundraising Committee led by Michael Walsh.

Martin commended the Camogie Club, Juvenile Club and Patrickswell National School for being so helpful and obliging. He concluded his report by expressing thanks to our Club Lotto organisers - Seamus O’Riordan, Tommy Reidy and Bernard Hayes, our County Board delegate Oliver Mann, our Munster Council delegate Paul Foley and the outgoing Chairman, Kieran Carroll. Condolences were offered to the families of Leonard Enright, Nelius Hayes and everyone who suffered a bereavement in 2018.

Kieran Carroll then delivered his farewell address as Chairman. The opening part of the Chairman’s Address focused on the contribution of Leonard Enright to Patrickswell and Limerick. Leonard was a through-and-through Patrickswell man, who led by example in every aspect of his life. He was a gentleman and always performed his duty – whether it was on the sporting field or in the world of politics. Kieran also lamented the sad passing of our former Treasurer, Nelius Hayes.

The Chairman was delighted that Limerick ended a 45-year wait to win an All-Ireland Championship. He was proud that Patrickswell had three representatives and that Cian Lynch had won an All-Star and Hurler of the Year award. He acknowledged the sterling service of outgoing Secretary Martin Ryan and Treasurer Seamus O’Riordan. In the years gone by, Kieran’s father Jimmy Carroll had been Club Chairman. It was Kieran’s goal to contribute to Patrickswell GAA Club like his father had done. He thanked his predecessor, Paul Foley, for handing over the reins in such good shape. He also acknowledged the support of Willie Leahy as his proposer for the Chairmanship. Sean Lynch and Nigel Carey were also singled out for their contributions as Vice Chairmen during his tenure.

When Kieran accepted the role of Chairman, he had two objectives – to keep our finances in good shape and to preside over success on the playing fields. He recognised the groundwork laid by Ciaran Carey and the subsequent County title delivered by Gary Kirby in 2016. Gary was praised as an outstanding club man who ended a 13-year Daly Cup drought and later claimed a Fitzgibbon Cup for UL. The Minor Team management were commended for their progress in reaching a County Final. The age profile of the team would indicate that there are many great years ahead.

Kieran noted that Patrickswell’s success is built on support and togetherness, irrespective of who holds the key roles. He was delighted that so many villagers worked voluntarily and gave back to the club. He was grateful to the Camogie and Juvenile clubs for their hard work and years of support to him. David Bulfin and Patrickswell National School were also commended for the development of players and promotion of hurling.

From a financial perspective, Kieran thanked the Finance Committee, the Greyhound Night Fundraising Committee and the stalwarts who run the Club Lotto every week. He acknowledged that it was difficult to raise money annually to allow for club development. There was praise for Finbar O’Brien’s hard work on the recent grant application. Patrickswell GAA Club wants to improve its facilities for future generations. He noted the support given by Limerick GAA and Munster GAA to our grant applications to date.

The work of Muirne Bennis, Mike Shinnors and Mary Shinnors in Scor was called out. Duggan Systems were thanked for their long association as club sponsor. In closing, Kieran noted that our current values are handed down from the Founding Fathers of the 1940s. Leadership is a tricky business and he always acted in the best interest of Patrickswell GAA Club. His legacy was to leave things in a better place.

President PJ O’Grady lauded the Chairman’s Address as the best speech he had ever heard at a Patrickswell GAA Club AGM. PJ appreciated the calm and rational manner that Kieran conducted his business. While the ‘Well did not claim a Senior County Championship title this season, other clubs envy us. We now have seven All-Ireland winners and Cian Lynch delivered an All-Star and Hurler of the Year. PJ was humbled by the large attendance at Leonard Enright’s funeral and the respectful marshalling on the day. He also offered his deepest sympathies to the family of Nelius Hayes. He spoke fondly about Muirne’s work with Scor and finally congratulated Martin Ryan and Seamus O’Riordan for their long service to the club.

Oliver Mann was delighted with how Patrickswell GAA Club was being run. He paid tribute to the outgoing Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. Oliver highlighted that our club is well regarded around the county. He was thrilled by Limerick’s success in the All-Ireland Championship and lauded the book co-authored by Ciaran Crowe and Joe Lyons – “At Last”. In closing, Oliver praised the work of the National School and the Juvenile & Camogie clubs.

Monsignor Lane focused on the hard work of the Chairman, Officers and Committee. He was amazed at the time and effort invested in the running of our club. In the 21st century, it is incredible to witness the spirit of volunteerism. Monsignor saw the GAA Club as the vibrant heart of the community. It fostered a sense of belonging. Monsignor expressed his delight that Limerick won the Liam MacCarthy Cup and that Patrickswell produced three of its stars. In closing, he offered his condolences to the Enright family.

The following officers were elected for 2019: Chairman John McDermott, Secretary Aedin Foley, Treasurer Michael McDermott, Vice-Chairman Seamus O’Riordan, Assistant Secretaries Jim O’Herlihy and Bernard Hayes, PRO James McCarthy, Registrar Paddy Carrig, Culture & Language Officer Muirne Bennis and Health & Wellbeing Officer PJ O’Grady.

CLUB LOTTO: Lotto results for the week ending Thursday December 27 were as follows. The Numbers Drawn were 5, 13, 17, 23. The Bonus was 20. There was no jackpot winner. The Lucky Dip Winners were Shane O'Neill €100, Mary King €50, Tom Dundon €20, Fergus Curran €20, Louise Foley €20, Alan Byrnes €20 and Damien Griffin €20. The next draw of Wednesday January 2 will be held in Ballybrown GAA Clubhouse. The jackpot is €8,000!

 

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