MUNGRET ST PAUL’S GAA CLUB NOTES
On Sunday morning our U10s were up bright and early to play NaPiarsaigh. We fielded 2 teams and the girls gave a fantastic display. All the hard work they are putting in at training is certainly paying off on the pitch. Keep up the good work girls!
Last Tuesday 7th Sept our U12s welcomed NaPiarsaigh to #MSPCamogie HQ. We fielded 3 teams and our opponents fielded 2. A teak tough display was given on the night, with both the home and away teams showing some fantastic progress. Well done all!
The Limerick U14 Panels represented the county in the National U14 Programme day on Saturday 11th Sept. Over 50 teams participated in 8 venues with over 1,350 players involved.
Our very own Jayne Casey, Jillian Buckley, Molly Tobin & Sarah Horgan wore the green jersey on the day for both the Limerick A & B teams, both of which put on fantastic performances to take the wins!
Limerick 3-7 Tipperary 2-9
Limerick 4-3 Laois 1-8
Well done to the #MSPCamogie players and the management team!
Bhí spraoi and spórt den scoth ar siúil inniú le muintir na háite ag teacht amach chun Gaeilge a chleachtadh agus tabhairt faoi roinnt rásanna agus Puc Fada agus Cic Fada agus comórtaisí difriúla. Bhí slua mór ó CLG Mungairit maraon le CLG Atháin agus CLG Áth Dara agus CLG Pallás Gréine. Míle buíochas dóibh siúd a tháinig agus a ghlac páirt agus a chug cabhair dúinn. Buíochas chomh maith le #ComhluadarLuimnigh agus #GlornanGael agus Fondúireacht Seosamh Mhic Dhonnchadha.
U-19 PREMIER FOOTBALL
Mungret St. Pauls 0-17 Monaleen 1-11
On a very wet Tuesday 14 September 2021 our U-19 Premier Footballers took on Monaleen in the County Semi Final in Caherdavin under lights. This was a game of great skill with some excellent team work.
It took a few minutes for both teams to ease into the game but Mungret St. Pauls showed their dominance by the half time break Mungret St. Pauls had a steady lead of 5 points. Monaleen came back stronger in the second half with the aid of a goal they had pulled the game back to 2 points between the sides by the second water break. Mungret St. Pauls were not going to let Monaleen take the game from them as they separated themselves again with another 3 points, there was an exchange of points as Mungret St. Pauls put pressure on the Monaleen defence and were very unlucky to not get the ball over the line. Monaleen were running out of time as Mungret St. Pauls held their own and took the win. They now play St. Patricks on Wednesday 22 September in the final.
JUNIOR B FOOTBALL
Mungret St. Pauls 0-9 Claughaun 1-16
On Wednesday 15 September 2021 our Junior B Footballers were out in Claughaun for their last match that doubled as a final for the City Championship.
Both sides were evenly matched in the first half with Claughaun just having a one point lead by the half time break. Back out and Claughaun pointed the ball twice to Mungret St. Pauls once but then hit hard with a goal for Claughaun to take a speedy lead of five points. Mungret St. Pauls struggled to gain any more scores while Claughaun leaped ahead with an additional four points going into the second water break. Mungret St. Pauls came back with three points before Claughaun finished the game with two points. Claughaun was presented the Cup but both teams go forward to the County Championship.
We had 2 teams out in the U-17 hurling Championship on Wednesday 15 September 2021. Both teams met with a much tougher opposition but put in a great effort in their games as they worked the ball well up the pitch and secured scores, unfortunaly both our U-17 teams were shy a few points from the home teams. Final scores were;
Mungret St. Pauls (Division 1) 1-8 Galbally 1-14
Mungret St. Pauls (Division 3) 3-7 Askeaton Ballysteen Kilcornan 4-8
U-13 DIVISION 1 FOOTBALL
Mungret St. Pauls 4-6 Monaleen 0-3
It was a great day for the U-13 Division 1 Football semi Final as our players headed out to Mick Neville Park on Saturday 18 September 2021 to play Monaleen. Mungret St. Pauls held Monaleen back from taking any scores in the first half while they knotched up a score of a goal and five points themselves. Monaleen started to take there scores in the second half with three points but Mungret St. Pauls rallied and finished the game off with three goals and a point to end a great game and go through to the Final to play Oola.
JUNIOR A HURLING
Mungret St. Pauls 3-18 Askeaton 1-11
It was a dry day on Saturday 18 September 2021 but it was a pitch for metal studs in Clarina when our Junior A hurlers played Asteaton in their group match. This was a lovely game of hurling from our team as they pushed forward and took their scores when they could.
Mungret St. Pauls had an early start getting four points up before Askeaton managed to get their first point. There was an few exchanges of points before the water break leaving Mungret St. Pauls still with the lead. Back out each side swoped two points each before Mungret St. Pauls pulled ahead adding on three more points before the half time break.
Askeaton put in the first score back on the pitch but Mungret St. Pauls split the uprights three more times extending their lead to eight, Askeaton squeezed in another two points before the water break. Shortly after the restart Mungret St. Pauls saw the back of the net, there was one more exchange of points before Mungret St. Pauls struck again with a second goal. Askeaton replied very quickly with their own goal but this was to be Askeatons last score as Mungret St. Pauls finished the game strong with a final point and one more goal to secure a well earned win.
PREMIER INTERMEDIATE HURLING
Mungret St. Pauls 1-21 Knockainey 1-14
On Sunday 19 September 2021 our Limerick Motor Centre sponsored Premier Intermediate Hurlers travelled out the road a bit to Claughaun when they played Knockainey in the last of their group stages, having a clean sweep of wins Mungret St. Pauls were looking to keep it going even though we had already had their spot to the Semi Finals.
Knockainey hit the back of the net straight from the throw in but Mungret St. Pauls were quick to respond and take the lead when we scored our own goal along with two points. Knockainey pointed the next ball but Mungret St. Pauls took over and extended our score with six more points before Knockainey found their next score when they sent another four sliotars over the cross bar to Mungret St. Pauls two points before the half time break. The half time score saw Mungret St. Pauls with a lead 1-10 to 1-5.
Like the start of the game Knockainey took a quick score, this time it was a point and Mungret St. Pauls responded with our own, this was repeated six more times. Mungret St. Pauls scored four times unanswered but it was Knockainey that got the two last scores in before the final whistle. This win although not necessary confirmed our place in the Semi Final.
JUNIOR B HURLING
Mungret St. Pauls 1-21 Crecora Manister 2-14
The second of the Junior B hurling matches took place in Crecora against Crecora Manister where the weather held off for most of the game with just a little bit of drizzle on Sunday 19 September 2021.
Both of these sides seemed evenly match as they kept in touch with each other in the scores, Mungret St. Pauls did have an advantage with most of their shots hitting the target, Crecora Manister were sending in a few wild shots. By the first half break Mungret St. Pauls held a steady lead of four points 0-11 to 0-6.
Crecora Manister were first back to score but a hat trick of points for Mungret St. Pauls was equalled by Crecora Manisters goal. Both sides were fighting for the ball getting in a few scores at both ends of the pitch, Mungret St. Pauls confirmed their win with another two points on the books.