Wed 08, May, 2024

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell recorded a fine victory over Mungret at home. Our visitors started brightly as they built a 0-6 to 0-4 lead by the 10th minute (Jack Kelleher 0-2 and Patrick Kirby 0-2). The ‘Well dominated the next ten minutes with a Cian Gorman goal and individual points from Evan Fitzgerald, Jason Gillane, Jack Kelleher and Calvin Carroll to lead by 1-8 to 0-8. The match took another turn when Mungret notched five consecutive points. Thankfully Mark Carmody’s point and Kevin O’Brien’s goal earned a 2-9 to 0-13 interval advantage.

Patrickswell edged the opening stages of the second half. Jack Kelleher 0-2, Patrick Kirby, Kevin O’Brien and Thomas O’Brien scored points to extend the margin to 2-14 to 0-16 by the 40th minute. The next ten minutes were lower scoring, but Evan Fitzgerald’s goal and Jason Gillane’s long range point kept Ciaran Carey’s men 3-15 to 0-18 ahead. Thomas Nolan, Jack Kelleher and John Murray ensured Patrickswell were 3-18 to 0-21 ahead in the 59th minute. Kevin O’Brien put the gloss on victory with a fourth goal as we claimed a 4-18 to 0-23 win.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers had a successful week, with two large victories over Claughaun and Monaleen. In the Claughaun match, Patrickswell were already out of sight after ten minutes at 1-7 to 0-3 (Eoin Harmon 1-1, Seanie O’Brien, Liam Fitzgerald, Thomas Nolan, Josh Carey, Barry Carey and Kieran Long). Claughaun stemmed the tide and reduced the deficit to 1-11 to 0-6 by the 20th minute. Patrickswell ended the first half on a high with a goal and five points without reply (Eoin Harmon 1-2, Kieran Long 0-2 and Seanie O’Brien). At half-time, Patrickswell led by 2-16 to 0-6.

Patrickswell pounded Claughaun for another fifteen minutes and were rewarded with two goals and five points (Josh Carey goal, own goal, Eoin Harmon 0-3, Shane Quinlan and Thomas Nolan). By the 45th minute, we led by 4-21 to 0-8. After the introduction of some substitutes, Liam Fitzgerald claimed a fifth goal and Shane Hannon, Sam McNamara, Josh Carey and Eoin Harmon sealed a 5-25 to 0-10 win.

Four days later, the Junior As started impressively against Monaleen. Liam Fitzgerald’s early goal and Eoin Harmon’s brace of points were countered by a trio of points from Monaleen. The rate of scoring dropped off. By the 20th minute, Eoin Harmon and Liam Fitzgerald points kept the score at 1-4 to 0-5. The game was decided by a powerful purple patch from Patrickswell. Shane Hannon and Eoin Harmon scored goals and more points were added by Calvin Carroll, James Carrig and Eoin Harmon 0-3. By half-time, Patrickswell were thirteen points clear at 3-9 to 0-5 ahead.

The second half was less dramatic. Kieran Long and Calvin Carroll added two points apiece and Eoin Harmon made the scoreline 3-14 to 0-7 by the 45th minute. Patrickswell ended the match as 4-16 to 1-8 winners thanks to Eoin Harmon’s goal & point and Calvin Carroll’s point.

INTER-COUNTY HURLERS: Best wishes to Diarmaid, Aaron, Cian and Jason with the Limerick hurlers against Cork.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday April 29 was not won. The numbers drawn were 2, 6, 10 and 31. The bonus number was 29. The €50 Lucky Dips were won by Anne Roberts and Susan O’Connell, while the €20 prizes were claimed by Tara Loftus, Sean Foley, Ger Buckley, Maura Heavey, Danny & Katie Hogan and Mary O’Grady. This week’s jackpot is €10,200.