MUNGRET ST PAUL’S GAA CLUB NOTES

MUNGRET ST PAUL’S GAA CLUB NOTES

U-21 HURLING
Mungret St. Pauls 0-11 Garryspillane 1-8
This was a game that was Mungret St. Pauls to take but were lucky to finish on a draw in miserable weather on Saturday 9 February 2019.
It took 15 minutes for Mungret St. Pauls to put up a score while 2 frees for Garryspillane saw their only points in the first half. 2 frees for Mungret St. Pauls went left of the goal but it was scores from play in the 15th and 16th minute that drew the game. A point froma free and 2 from play closed the first half with Mungret St. Pauls
with a 4 point lead over Garryspillane.
The second half was where Garryspillane fought back they secured a pointed free followed by a Mungret St. Pauls score from play only to have the turning point of the game when Garryspillane saw their chance
and saw the ball into the corner of the net to leave only a one point lead to Mungret St. Pauls, another free for Garryspillane drew the game again. Mungret St. Pauls broke through the midfields to get the ball over the bar. A well taken point for Mungret St. Pauls made them
look good but still struggling when Garryspillane narrowed the gap to a point with their first point from play. A pointed free a piece before the ball was sent dangerously infront of the Mungret St. Pauls goal from a free to be declared a square ball to Mungret St. Pauls relief. Mungret St. Pauls struck one more free over the bar before Garryspillane drawing the game with 2 more points.
Garryspillane got most of their scores from play but what saved Mungret St. Pauls were the 11 wides Garryspillane threw away (4 from frees). Mungret St. Pauls only had 6 misses – 3 from frees. There is more in this team and it will be great to see them bring it to the match against Kilmallock next week.
Team Photo below

LADIES FOOTBALL CAKE SALE
On Saturday 9th February, our ladies football ran a very successful bake sale. The wind, rain and cold weather didn’t stop our supporters and club mates getting behind the girls. The variety of cakes, brownies, cupcakes and buns were incredible, you name it we had it.
We are so proud of all who took part and contributed to the day(bakers, facepainters, sellers, socializers, players and coaches).
Without you the bake sale would not have been possible or as successful as it was. Your contribution was noted and greatly appreciated. You did your club proud!!

IRELAND LIGHTS UP
We are now heading into our fifth week of ‘Ireland Lights Up’ and Operation Transformation which takes place between 7.30pm and 9pm each Thursday and Monday for a six-week period (17th January – 21st February, 2019) from Mungret St. Pauls Community Hall.

CLUB REGISTRATION
Thank you to everyone who attended our registration day on Saturday.
If you were unable to attend ALL members can still register on line – check out our website Mungretstpauls.com for the link to clubforce. If you are having trouble registering you can call into the Clubhouse lounge on a Monday night from 9pm to 9.30pm and we can help you with your form.
You can also pay by form in the club shop. Please do not give the responsibility of your registration to your coach, we have set up the online registration for your convenience.

FUNDRAISING
That’s it. 100Km done, 10km a day in 10 days straight as a fundraiser run for U-6 jerseys. Ran through rain, wind, hail and snow showers,through puddles, over ice, got a cold, got over a cold. All done nowso we hope Breandáns efforts are not in vain and that the children have been selling their lines and everyone is supporting them.
We’ll collect the donations at Saturday’s 11am football and Monday’s 6pm hurling. Breandán got back into his tough training as he resumed football training in the stormy weather. Well done Breandán.

SCOR SINSEAR
Anybody, over the age of 17, interested in taking part in Senior Scór this year on 23 February and representing Mungret St Pauls GAA club please contact Anne on 087 6659817.
Scór is a GAA competition that combines all the colour and rivalry of Gaelic Games with the social/fun element of Ireland’s traditional past-times. The competition was established by the GAA in 1969 with the aim of promoting Ireland’s traditional past-times and culture while offering club members the chance to meet up, have fun and
represent their club during the winter months while Hurling, Football, Handball, Camogie, Ladies Football and Rounders had ceased.
There are 7 events/disciplines in Scór that cover all aspects of Irish culture.
1. Rince Foirne Céilí (Figure Dancing)
2. Amhránaíocht Aonair (Solo Singing)
3. Aithriseoireacht/Scéalaíocht (Recitation/Storytelling)
4. Ceol Uirlise (Instrumental Music)
5. Léiriú (Drama)
6. Bailéad Ghrúpa (Ballad Group)
7. Rince Seit (Set Dancing)
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