Wed 22, November, 2023

UNDER 21 HURLERS: Patrickswell suffered defeat in their third match of the Championship against Monaleen. The ‘Well had a torrid start and found themselves a goal and five points down within eight minutes. Patrick Kirby scored our first point, but Monaleen plundered another two goals and a point to lead by 3-6 to 0-1 after 15 minutes. There was a brief respite when Patrickswell notched three consecutive points, but Monaleen helped themselves to another goal and two points to establish a 4-8 to 0-4 margin on the 20-minute mark. The ‘Well edged to closing stages of the first half through Patrick Kirby 0-3 and John Kirby to reach the interval fifteen points behind at 4-11 to 0-8.

The rate of scoring in the second half was much slower. Patrickswell narrowly outscored Monaleen with five points in twenty minutes (Patrick Kirby 0-2, John Kirby 0-2 and Cian Gorman). The deficit in the 50th minute was 4-15 to 0-13. Hugh Maher’s consolation goal and Patrick Kirby’s point made the result a 4-18 to 1-14 reverse. The final group match is against Cappamore on Tuesday November 21 at 7.30pm.

ALL STARS: Patrickswell GAA Club were delighted when Aaron Gillane won a richly deserved Hurler of the Year Award and an All-Star. Similarly, we offer our congratulations to Diarmaid Byrnes for collecting yet another All-Star. As a small club, Patrickswell is proud to have three consecutive Hurler of the Year awards in 2021, 2022 and 2023.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday November 13 was not won. The numbers drawn were 1, 4, 16 and 13. The bonus number was 14. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Jim Mulqueen and the €20 prizes were claimed by Christine Hennessy, Niall O’Connor, Evan Fitzgerald, Aidan Dwyer and Pat Glynn. This week’s jackpot is €5,600.

Mon 20, November, 2023

UNDER 21 HURLERS: The U-21 hurlers produced a brave performance during a narrow defeat to Bruff. Josh Carey scored a point within thirty seconds and the teams were level at 0-3 apiece after ten minutes when Patrick Kirby added a brace. While Patrick Kirby put Patrickswell ahead, we did not score for another fifteen minutes as Bruff notched a goal and three points. Patrick Kirby stemmed the tide with a 25th minute point to make the scoreline 1-6 to 0-5. Bruff rounded off the first half with three consecutive points to lead by 1-9 to 0-5 at the interval.

In the first ten minutes of the second half  Patrickswell closed the gap to five points at 1-11 to 0-9 (Patrick Kirby 0-3 and Josh Carey). John Kirby’s point then clipped the arrears to four points. Immediately afterwards, Bruff took a quick sideline ball that caught Patrickswell unawares and resulted in a devastating goal. There were fifteen minutes left and our opponents led by 2-11 to 0-10. While Patrick Kirby claimed five points in the final quarter  Bruff responded with three points and won out by 2-14 to 0-15. The next fixture is against Monaleen on Friday November 17 at 7.30pm in Caherdavin.

COACHING WORKSHOP: Anyone potentially interested in coaching either hurling or camogie are welcome to an open workshop this Thursday evening November 16 at 7.00pm at the clubhouse. Liam Cronin (Ard Scoil Ris) will run the workshop.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday November 6 was not won. The numbers drawn were 2, 14, 17 and 21. The bonus number was 12. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Paul Joyce and the €20 prizes were claimed by Noreen Cusack, Clare Bowman, Helen O’Shea, Nuala Nolan and Janice Adams. This week’s jackpot is €5,400

Sun 12, November, 2023

UNDER 21 HURLERS: The U-21 hurlers suffered defeat in their opening fixture of the Premier Championship against Na Piarsaigh. Patrickswell made a great start when Patrick Kirby’s point was quickly followed by Liam Fitzgerald’s goal. However Na Piarsaigh roared ahead with a goal and six points to lead by 1-6 to 1-1 after just six minutes. The next ten minutes were level pegging as the teams traded five points apiece (Patrick Kirby 0-4 and John Kirby) to make the score 1-11 to 1-6 in favour of Na Piarsaigh. However, the Caherdavin team dominated the closing stages of the first half to build an unassailable 1-16 to 1-7 lead.

Na Piarsaigh continued their dominance with a salvo of one goal and seven points without reply in the first ten minutes of the second half. Patrickswell were now 2-23 to 1-7 adrift. Billy Earls and Patrick Kirby points were sandwiched between Na Piarsaigh points, but the Light Blues secured another goal and point to lead by 3-26 to 1-9 in the 50th minute. A point from Patrick Kirby and a goal from Billy Earls were exceeded by five additional points in Na Piarsaigh’s column. The final score was a 3-31 to 2-10 reverse. The next fixture is scheduled for Friday November 10 at 7.30pm against Cappamore in Caherdavin.

Sun 05, November, 2023

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell’s County Final against Na Piarsaigh ended in disappointment after a four-point defeat to the holders. The game started brightly when Aaron Gillane scored two points within two minutes, but Peter Casey and Ronan Lynch had levelled up by the fifth minute. The next fifteen minutes were keenly contested and relatively low scoring. Evan Fitzgerald and Jack Kelleher (0-2) ensured that the ‘Well were level at 0-5 apiece. The critical phase of the match was a brief spell where Ronan Lynch scored two points for Na Piarsaigh and Peter Casey’s mazy run ended with a close range kick into the net. Patrickswell were now 1-7 to 0-5 behind. Jack Kelleher and Diarmaid Byrnes steadied the ship and Patrickswell reached the dressing room at 1-8 to 0-7 behind.

Within two minutes of the restart, two Na Piarsaigh points gave them their largest lead of the match at six points ahead. Patrickswell trimmed the deficit to four points at 1-12 to 0-11 when Diarmaid Byrnes, Jack Kelleher and Aaron Gillane 0-2 scored points. There were still twenty minutes still to play. Over the next ten minutes, the two sides exchanged four points each as Patrickswell could not edge closer at 1-16 to 0-15 (Kevin O’Brien, Mark Carmody and Aaron Gillane 0-2). At one stage, Patrickswell moved within just two points thanks to Kevin O’Brien and Aaron Gillane. However Ronan Lynch and Kevin Downes slammed the door with points in response. There were five minutes left and Na Piarsaigh held a narrow 1-18 to 0-17 lead. The grand finale never materialised for Eamonn Kelly’s men. Further Patrickswell points from John Flynn and Calvin Carroll were quenched by two Ronan Lynch frees. There were no late goal chances as Na Piarsaigh stifled the ‘Well. The Caherdavin side were champions again by 1-20 to 0-19. Hard luck to the players and management for producing such a gritty display in the Daly Cup.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday October 23 was not won. The numbers drawn were 12, 20, 22 and 30. The bonus number was 14. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Allison Doran and the €20 prizes were claimed by Luke Cummins, James Hall, Alex O’Shea, Maura Byrnes and Ian Kelleher. This week’s jackpot is €5,000.

Fri 27, October, 2023

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell face holders Na Piarsaigh in the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship Final on Saturday October 28 at 5.15pm in the TUS Gaelic Grounds. We would appreciate your support and the wearing of club colours on the day.  Tickets must be purchased in advance on The game will be broadcast live on TG4.

PARISH LEAGUE: The annual Parish League took place in glorious conditions at University of Limerick’s North Campus. The young boys and girls showcased their talents and thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon. Cian Lynch, Aaron Gillane and Diarmaid Byrnes awarded the medals and the winning trophy. Many thanks to O’Brien’s Pharmacy for their sponsorship of the event.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday October 16 was not won. The numbers drawn were 12, 15, 16 and 31. The bonus number was 7. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Michael O’Brien and the €20 prizes were claimed by Brendan Guerin, Denise O’Carroll, Seamus Lyons, Kathleen X and Maudie & Stephen Hunt. This week’s jackpot is €4,800.

Mon 16, October, 2023

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell produced an impressive display to overcome Kilmallock in the County Championship semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds. John Kirby registered the opening point within thirty seconds, but Micheal Houlihan responded with two frees for the Balbec. Patrickswell kept Kilmallock scoreless for seventeen minutes and surged ahead with seven consecutive points from Aaron Gillane 0-4, Jordan Higgins, Diarmaid Byrnes and Evan Fitzgerald. The scoreboard after twenty minutes displayed a 0-8 to 0-2 advantage. Micheal Houlihan notched another brace of frees, but Cian Lynch and Aaron Gillane were on hand to maintain a 0-10 to 0-4 lead. The first half ended with Patrickswell 0-12 to 0-5 ahead when Cian Lynch and Aaron Gillane contributed more points.

The opening ten minutes of the second half saw a reaction from Kilmallock, but they couldn’t eat significantly into the lead. Cian Fitzgerald and Aaron Gillane scored points to keep Patrickswell 0-14 to 0-9 ahead on the 40th minute. The game ended as a contest when John Kirby hit the net after unselfish play from Aaron Gillane. Within eight minutes, Patrickswell had increased the margin to eleven points at 1-19 to 0-11 thanks to Aaron Gillane 0-3, Kevin O’Brien and Thomas O’Brien. John Kirby and Aaron Gillane cancelled out Balbec points, but Robbie Hanley’s goal for Kilmallock narrow the gap to eight points at 1-21 to 1-13 on the 55th minute. Two further Kilmallock points created some nerves, but Patrickswell were ruthless with a five-minute spell that yielded an Aaron Gillane goal and yet more points from Gillane, Cian Lynch and Diarmaid Byrnes. The gap was now a remarkable twelve points of 2-24 to 1-15. Robbie Hanley’s second goal deep in stoppage time was a consolation for Kilmallock, but Diarmaid Byrnes’ late point wrapped up a satisfying 2-25 to 2-15 win.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday October 9 was not won. The numbers drawn were 1, 20, 21 and 28. The bonus number was 19. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Mary Grace and the €20 prizes were claimed by Cornelia & Michael O’Riordan, Wayne Anderson, Elaine O’Reilly, Carmel Kirby and Maurice Histon. This week’s jackpot is €4,600.

UNDER 21 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP: Patrickswell are scheduled to face Na Piarsaigh in our opening fixture of the Premier Championship on Friday October 20 at 8.00pm in University of Limerick North Campus. Tickets must be purchased in advance on

Mon 02, October, 2023

SENIOR HURLERS: The Senior hurlers produced a late goal blitz to edge out Ballybrown in a compelling County Championship quarter-final. Patrickswell flew into an early three-point lead thanks to Jordan Higgins’ brace and Jack Kelleher. Ballybrown replied with two quick points, but the ‘Well were 0-7 to 0-4 ahead in the 15th minute (Aaron Gillane, Thomas O’Brien, Diarmaid Byrnes and Evan Fitzgerald). Ballybrown equalised in the space of four minutes with three consecutive points. Patrickswell were unfazed and enjoyed a great spell when Evan and Diarmaid Byrnes added points before Tom O’Brien claimed a superb goal after a mazy run. The scoreline looked healthy at 1-9 to 0-7 on 25 minutes. The remainder of the first half was level pegging as Aaron Gillane snatched two points and Ballybrown replied in kind. The interval score was 1-11 to 0-9.

The opening stages of the second half belonged to Patrickswell as Cian Lynch, Jordan Higgins and John Kirby built an eight point lead. However, Patrickswell did not score for thirteen minutes while Ballybrown plundered a goal and four points without reply. There was fifteen minutes left and Patrickswell led by a solitary 1-14 to 1-13. Over the next ten minutes, Ballybrown equalised at 1-16 apiece, despite Cian Fitzgerald and Aaron Gillane points. The game was in the mixer with five minutes to go. Thankfully, Cian Lynch’s goal deflated Ballybrown and more late goals from John Kirby and Aaron Gillane sealed a 4-17 to 1-17 victory that flattered the ‘Well. The semi-final against Kilmallock is scheduled for Sunday October 15.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The season ended with a match against a strong Monagea team. The scoring rate at the beginning of the first half was impressively high. By the 15th minute, the score was 0-7 apiece (Eoin Harmon 0-4, Gavin Carey, Cian Enright and Billy Earls). Liam Fitzgerald notched a clever goal, but Monagea were level within 30 seconds. Our opponents pushed ahead with a second goal and four additional points, despite scores from Darragh Ahern and Eoin Harmon. The half-time score was 2-11 to 1-9.

The game ran away from Patrickswell, who managed one point in twenty minutes. Meanwhile Monagea accumulated another eight points to build a 2-19 to 1-10 lead in the 50th minute. The game closed out with three points from Liam Fitzgerald and Eoin Harmon 0-2. Our campaign thus concluded with a 2-20 to 1-13 reverse.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday September 25 was not won. The numbers drawn were 1, 7, 12 and 25. The bonus number was 10. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Seamus O’Riordan and the €20 prizes were claimed by Kieran Carroll, Cathal White, Louise Foley, Aaron, Jason & Sarah Gillane and Brendan Guerin. This week’s jackpot is €4,200.

Tue 26, September, 2023

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell rallied during the closing stages to beat Kildimo-Pallaskenry in the last group fixture of the County Championship. The opening exchanges saw the clubs trade two points apiece (Aaron Gillane 0-2). Our opponents notched four points without reply to build a 0-6 to 0-2 lead by the 15th minute. Diarmaid Byrnes and Thomas O’Brien cancelled out further Kildimo-Pallaskenry points and we still trailed by 0-8 to 0-4 on 25 minutes. Then Jordan Higgins’ close-range goal and additional points from John Kirby & Aaron Gillane levelled the score at 1-6 to 0-9 just before half-time. However, Kildimo-Pallaskenry struck a goal and a point to reach the interval at 1-10 to 1-6 ahead.

The initial ten minutes of the second half were low scoring as Kevin O’Brien and Diarmaid Byrnes matched Kildimo-Pallaskenry’s output. Patrickswell finally began to turn the screw by scoring five points in seven minutes through Aaron Gillane 0-2, Diarmaid Byrnes 0-2 and Jordan Higgins. We went ahead by 1-13 to 1-12 by the 50th minute as Kildimo-Pallaskenry failed to score for a lengthy 13 minutes. Patrickswell overwhelmed the opposition over the next ten minutes with two more goals from John Flynn and Aaron Gillane, plus a trio of points from Kevin O’Brien, Josh Considine and Diarmaid Byrnes. The scoreboard now displayed a comfortable lead of 3-16 to 1-14. Evan Fitzgerald scored the last point of the match to cement a nine-point win that was harsh on Kildimo-Pallaskenry.

The next championship match is the county quarter final against our neighbours Ballybrown on Sunday October 01 at 4.00pm in the TUS Gaelic Grounds. Tickets must be purchased in advance on

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The refixed championship match against Monagea is on Saturday September 30 at 3.00pm in Croagh. Tickets must be purchased in advance on

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday September 18 was not won. The numbers drawn were 3, 12, 22 and 23. The bonus number was 17. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Billy O’Connor and the €20 prizes were claimed by Simone Burke, Jack McCarthy, David Cusack, The Ronan Family and Killian Ryan. This week’s jackpot is €4,000.

Mon 18, September, 2023

SENIOR HURLERS: The County Championship group stage concludes with a match against Kildimo-Pallaskenry in Kilmallock on Saturday September 23 at 5.00pm. The outcome will decide our possible route towards a semi-final or quarter-final. Tickets must be purchased in advance on

JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers edged past Staker Wallace to secure a crucial victory in the County Championship. The opening ten minutes were shaded 0-4 to 0-3 by Patrickswell as Eoin Harmon struck three frees and Billy Earls scored a point from play. Staker Wallace’s first goal was quickly nullified when Eoin Harmon’s long range free took a deflection into the Staker Wallace net. Then Cian Gorman and Eoin Harmon’s points gave Patrickswell a 1-6 to 1-3 lead by the 20th minute. Our opponents scored two points before a long-range Eoin Harmon effort produced yet another own goal. The interval score was 2-6 to 1-5 to the ‘Well.

The teams cancelled each other out in the opening stages of the second half, with a trio of points apiece (Conor Robinson 0-2 and Darragh Ahern). Staker Wallace scored a second goal to slash the lead to a single point, but they failed to score for another ten minutes. In the meantime, Eoin Harmon added two frees. There were ten minutes left and Patrickswell led by 2-11 to 2-8. The rate of scoring was extremely low, but Josh Carey’s kicked goal in the 57th minute ended Staker Wallace resistance. Patrickswell were relieved to secure a 3-11 to 2-10 win. The final championship match is on Sunday September 24 at 5.00pm in Kilmallock. Tickets must be purchased in advance on

UNDER 13 HURLERS: The U-13 hurlers suffered heartbreak with a narrow defeat in the Division 3 Championship Final against hot favourites Pallasgreen. Thomas Lynch and Evan Hayes scored points to cancel out the East boys. Jack Kelly’s persistence produced Patrickswell’s opening goal and established a 1-2 to 0-3 lead on 18 minutes. A further Harry O’Brien point made the half-time score 1-3 to 0-4.

Our second goal from Evan Hayes and two Thomas Lynch points had Patrickswell 2-5 to 0-6 ahead with seven minutes left. Unfortunately we could not muster another score and Pallasgreen plundered two devastating goals in three minutes. The final score was a cruel 2-6 to 2-5 defeat in a game that Patrickswell might have won. Hard luck to the players and management for a solid and brave performance.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday September 11 was not won. The numbers drawn were 8, 10, 14 and 27. The bonus number was 19. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Mary & Emma O’Reilly and the €20 prizes were claimed by Louise Foley, Kathleen Enright, Josie Foley, Ted O’Leary and Tony McGregor. This week’s jackpot is €3,800.

Tue 12, September, 2023

SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell suffered defeat in the fourth match of the County Championship against Kilmallock. We raced into a four-point lead by the fifth minute thanks to Cian Fitzgerald (0-2), Patrick Kirby and Aaron Gillane. However Kilmallock produced four consecutive points and had equalised by the 10th minute. The sides exchanged three points apiece (Aaron Gillane 0-2 and Jack Kelleher) before the game sprang to life. Kilmallock struck their opening goal, but Cian Lynch dispatched a rocket into the top corner within thirty seconds of that. Aaron Gillane had a great spell of two points and a clever re-directed goal to build a 2-9 to 1-7 lead. The Balbec surged back into the contest with four unanswered points, before Aaron Gillane and Evan Fitzgerald cemented a 2-11 to 1-11 interval lead.

Kilmallock started the second half with a trio of points, before John Flynn and John Kirby put Patrickswell 2-13 to 1-14 ahead. There were no Patrickswell scores for ten minutes, but Kilmallock notched four points to take a two-point lead in the 45th minute. Patrickswell were unfazed and enjoyed a spell of five points in six minutes (Aaron Gillane 0-3, Cian Lynch and Jordan Higgins). There were eight minutes of normal time and we held a slender 2-18 to 1-19 advantage. The game took a negative turn as Graeme Mulcahy plundered a goal and Kilmallock added two more points. While Aaron Gillane scored a point, Kilmallock cancelled it out immediately. There was high drama when Patrickswell were awarded a late penalty. The scoreboard displayed 2-22 to 2-19 as Diarmaid Byrnes faced the Kilmallock goalkeeper. There was almost total quiet when he struck his shot. Unfortunately for Patrickswell, the sliotar cleared the crossbar for a point. Moments later, the referee ended the match with Kilmallock emerging as 2-22 to 2-20 victors.

JUNIOR A HURLERS: Patrickswell lost their third Championship match against Ballybricken Bohermore at a hot and humid Fedamore. The first quarter was finely balanced when both teams accrued four points each (Cian Enright, Eoin Harmon and Darragh Ahern 0-2). Patrickswell surged clear with four rapid points from Peter Harty, Eoin Harmon 0-2 and Cian Gorman. Conor Robinson and Eoin Harmon had points matched by our opponents, before Ballybricken Bohermore added three more points. Patrickswell were 0-10 to 0-9 ahead when Billy Earls snatched our opening goal on the stroke of half-time.

A point from Conor Robinson and a second goal from Gavin Carey established a 2-11 to 0-10 lead in the 35th minute. Patrickswell were ahead by seven points, but failed to score for another 17 minutes. In that time, Ballybricken Bohermore piled on two goals and three points. There were ten minutes left and we now trailed by 2-13 to 2-11. Eoin Harmon, Andrew Carroll and Darragh Ahern restored parity at 2-14 apiece and there were ten minutes left to seek out a crucial victory. Despite having our tails up, Ballybricken Bohermore ended the match strongly and won by 2-18 to 2-14. The fourth match of the campaign is against Staker Wallace on Wednesday September 13 at 6.30pm in Ballybricken.

JUNIOR CAMOGIE: There were scenes of delight in Feenagh as Patrickswell won the Junior Camogie Cup final against Blackrock-Effin. It was a game of contrasting styles as Patrickswell went for points and our opponents aimed for the net. After twelve minutes, the scores were level at 0-4 to 1-1 (Ciara Barry, Ailish Byrnes and Leah O’Carroll 0-2). Blackrock Effin’s second goal was a setback, but Patrickswell dominated the remainder of the first half and led by 0-8 to 2-1 at the break (Leah O’Carroll 0-2, Sarah Carey and Roisin O’Brien).

For most of the second half, Patrickswell maintained our narrow lead. Four points from Sophie Carey, Roisin O’Brien 0-2 and Ailish Byrnes cancelled out Blackrock Effin’s attempt at recovery. There were five minutes to play and the ‘Well led by a narrow 0-12 to 2-5. With a degree of coolness, Patrickswell pulled away magnificently when Ciara Barry 0-2 and Ciara O’Brien put the gloss on a 0-15 to 2-6 win.

UNDER 13 HURLING: Patrickswell face Pallasgreen on Saturday September 16 in the U-13 Hurling Division 3 Championship Final.

CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday September 4 was not won. The numbers drawn were 1, 16, 22 and 27. The bonus number was 5. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Margaret Hehir and the €20 prizes were claimed by Willie Ryan, Bernie Guerin, Michelle Carey, Helen Quinn and Elis Vahenomm. This week’s jackpot is €3,600.