MUNGRET ST PAUL’S GAA CLUB NOTES
Mungret St. Pauls 1-7 Monaleen 1-11
Tuesday 15 June 2021 saw the second game for the Limerick Motor Centre sponsored Intermediate Football when they played Monaleen. It was abreezy day where they younger players really stood up to the challenge. Mungret St. Pauls were down to 14 players just after half time but they pulled together and kept the score board ticking over a they never lost sight of Monaleen.
Mungret St. Pauls had a slow start, Monaleeen had racked up 3 points before we pointed from a free in the first quarter of the match. There were 4 points separating the two sides when the ball shot to the back of the net for Mungret St. Pauls rising the spirits more as both sidesexchanged another point before half time.
After the break Mungret St. Pauls were hit hard as they saw a goal and2 points against them before they were down a player due to a red card. Monaleen went on and added another 2 points to Mungret St. Pauls one as the water break came. With fresh legs put on Mungret St. Pauls got a boost as they continued on their scoring, narrowing the gap to 4 points. Monaleen managed another point but Mungret St. Pauls matched it to finish the game with the 4 point difference.
Well done to the #MSPCamogie U14s who beat Granagh / Ballingarry last Thurs in their first match of 2021. Off to a flying start!
We also have 2 Junior teams entered in the 2021 Summer League, one of which met Monaleen last Friday and also got off to a winning start.
It’s great to see the girls back on the pitch, long may it last!
The U16 Camogie were out on Sunday against Clare where Amy O’Halloran scored a point for Limerick within minutes of coming on the field.
Congratulations to Jack Sommers on being named on the Limerick Minor Football panel for 2021
LIMERICK GREYHOUND SKILLS CHALLENGE
Congratulations to Kate and Anna Coughlan who both won in the Con and Annie Kirby Skills Challenge in Football
Mungret St. Pauls 0-9 Galtee Gaels 2-6
Our Junior Football players had to travel out the country to play
Galtee Gaels on Wednesday 16 June 2021. This was a tight game where our players put alot into the game but were unlucky to not level the game.
PREMIER INTERMEDIATE HURLING
Mungret St. Pauls: 0-18 Patrickswell: 4-20
On a balmy evening in Patrickswell our Limerick Motor Centre sponsoredPremier Intermediates came toe to toe with Patrickwell on Saturday 19 June 2021.
This was the first match for Mungret St. Pauls hurlers this year.
Patrickswell had a strong hold on the scoreboard throughout once
Mungret St. Pauls settled into the game they held their own, with a
slight breeze in our favour in the second half this was where
Patrickswell punished with goals.
By the first water break Patrickswell had doubled Mungret St. Pauls 3 points. Shortly after the restart Patrickswell struck their first goal
passed us. Mungret St. Pauls started to find their feet in this
quarter and scored another 5 points while Patrickswell continued
expanding their score adding on another goal and 7 points. Half time score 0-8 to 2-13.
Mungret St. Pauls returned strong scoring the next 4 points.
Patrickswell added another 3 points going into the second water break.
Both sides shared the next 6 scores just as Patrickswell finished
their scores with 2 quick goals. Mungret St. Pauls finished the game
with their last 3 points.
JUNIOR A HURLNG
Mungret St. Pauls 4-22 Monaleen 0-10
On a sunny evening in Mungret our Junior team were out for their first match of the year on Sunday 20 June 2021. This was a great game forMungret St. Pauls to start, with ten different players putting their name on the score board as they settled themselves into a competitive game.
This relatively young team were a little slow to start but they had
put the first goal in the net by the tenth minute which left Mungret
St. Pauls in the lead which they held for the rest of the game. The
first water break left Monaleen five points behind Mungret St. Pauls
as they continued on their goal scoring adding another 2 to the
already rising tally of points before the break. Mungret St. Pauls 3-8
to Monaleens 0-8.
The second half, Mungret St. Pauls eased off on the goal scoring but started to send balls between the uprights from many different angles on the pitch. Monaleen did not give up the fight as they kept thepressure up and made it difficult for Mungret St. Pauls to get an easy score