Mungret St Paul’s GAA Club Notes

Mungret St Paul’s GAA Club Notes

We are delighted to announce Mungret St. Pauls had 2 winners in the Development Draw for July, congratulations to Raymond O’Hagan and Brian Lynch who won €500 and €100 respectivly. You can still join in the development draw just by paying monthy €8.33 or a year payment of €100 with 50% of the payments coming to Mungret St. Pauls. Contact Noreen Moriarity on 087-6228396

Mungret St. Pauls 1-11 Kildimo Pallaskenry 3-17
There was delay to the start with a downpour of heavy rain in Kildimo on Monday 30 July, luckily this was not to be seen during the match.
Kildimo Pallaskenry got a head start in the score with 2 goals and a point from play before Mungret St. Pauls took on their first score followed up by a free which was pointed. Kildimo Pallaskenry continued to add another 3 points before Mungret St. Pauls put over their third point of the game. It was not looking good for Mungret St. Pauls as Kidimo Pallaskenry finished the half strong with another goal and 3 points leaving a 13 point difference in score.
The second half started well for Mungret St. Pauls as they stepped up the game and worked the ball up the field scoring 5 points to Kildimo Pallaskenrys 4. A penalty was converted to a goal for Mungret St. Pauls this was accompanied with 2 points which brought Mungret St. Pauls to 7 points behind. It was at this stage that Kildimo Pallaskenry changed gear and prevented Mungret St. Pauls from scoring any more while they were scoring from all over the field. The second half was Mungret St. Pauls better half, this was the first match in the championship with another 3 to go.
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Mungret St. Pauls 2-9 Caherconlish 0-6
Monday 30 July Caherconlish travelled to our village pitch where they were met by a well prepared U-15 football team who worked as a team to keep Caherconlish at bay while taking their own chances on points. This worked well for the Mungret St. Pauls team and were rewarded with the win.

Mungret St. Pauls 2-11 St. Patricks 1-6
In Mungret on Monday 30 July the U-16 Footballers welcomed St. Patricks to what was a great game of skill. Mungret St. Pauls pursued points throughout the game while holding off the St. Patricks from taking their own score. The backs worked very well together and progressed the ball up the pitch to the midfield and forwards to work their magic on the score board.

Festival tickets available for sale in club 9 -10.30pm from next Monday 6th and every Monday up to festival. These tickets are being made available for convenience only and will also incur the 3 Euro Booking fee( Printing.Design and Admin) Therefore cost of all tickets same as on website.Spread the word .

Registered Club members will need to email Brian on to get their name added to the list request for tickets. The club will try get as many tickets as possible but please be prepared we may not be able to obtain enough.

Mungret St. Pauls 0-11 Galbally 4-9
On Tuesday 31 July in Mungret Galbally won with their goals denying Mungret St. Pauls all their chances on breaking through the backs to score their own goal.
Galbally led from the start within the first minute they had their first point over the cross bar which was added to with another point and on opportune goal before Mungret St. Pauls settled into the game and struck 2 points. That was the last of Mungret St. Pauls score while Galbally took over and secured another 2 goals and 4 points when Mungret St. Pauls struggled to point one more time before the half time.
Galbally came out to score another point from a free and then Mungret St. Pauls had a surge sending 6 points in the right direction to Galballys 2 points, It was looking hopeful for Mungret St. Pauls only the 3 goals in the difference but Galbally were strong in their defense and denied every try Mungret St. Pauls went on goal with their backs closing in tight and bouncing the ball back out the field. Mungret St. Pauls closed the game with their final score and accepted their first loss in the championship.
Mungret St. Pauls 3-4 St. Kierans 2-11
The minor football team traveled to Ardagh on Friday 3 August when they played St. Kierans. This was the second tough match for the minors in one week and they were under pressure from the start.
It was not the best match for the footballers as they did not get off to a great start and even though they scored the 3 goals it was not to be enough. This was the fifth game for Mungret St. Pauls in the group and they have 2 matches left to be played.

Mungret St. Pauls 0-10 Monaleen 2-3
In Mungret on Thursday 2 August a great game was to be played out as Mungret St. Pauls and Monaleen put everything into the game and Mungret St. Pauls took the win.

The women’s Irish Hockey team surprised a lot of people coming from second last in the ranks to overcome some great teams and make it to the World Cup Final where they played the top ranked Netherlands in the hot temperatures. We are very proud of the ladies who came off second best taking the silver medal. Hockey is quite similar to the GAA in that the players play for passion not for money. Roisin Upton was a former player with Mungret St. Pauls with one of her highlights being the captain of the winning Ladies Football Féile team. We would like to congratulate Roisin and her team mates on their fantastic achievement for Ireland, they have done their families, friends, clubs, counties and women in sport very proud.

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