Mungret St.Pauls GAA Club - Home

Tel: 061 301 655  |  View Events »  |  Contact Us »

Latest News

downloads

Mungret St. Pauls 4-17 Na Piarsaigh 2-6

On Monday 31 July in the Mungret Senior pitch where a game of to halves were played, where the 14 wides by Mungret St. Pauls in the starting 30 minutes were forgotten about by the out scoring of Na Piarsaigh in the second half.

It was a week start for Mungret St. Pauls who took time to settle into the game letting Na Piarsaigh get the score board working it was not long before Mungret St. Pauls put their own score over from a free, 3 more tries for a point from Mungret St. Pauls but only one went over before the net in the Na Piarsaigh goal was shook. Not sitting back Na Piarsaigh took the ball from a puck out down the pitch to returning the sliotar to the Mungret St. Pauls goal. Mungret St. Pauls still had a lead but the score should have been well ahead by the first quarter with 10 wides notched up for Mungret St. Pauls. Na Piarsaigh got a second chance on a goal and took it giving them the lead for the first time in the game with Mungret St. Pauls putting pressure on Na Piarsaigh they started to send the ball to the side of the uprights. Mungret St. Pauls shot a great point over the bar to draw the game again but not for long as Na Piarsaigh was awarded a free that they converted followed by another point Mungret St. Pauls were chasing the game again until an opportune chance of the ball landing infront of the goal was sent flying to the back of the net again. Another gasping moment for Mungret St. Pauls was when the sliotar was struck and with the sharp ding of the cross bar the ball was sent back out to play, with the second chance saved the half time whistle blew.

Mungret St. Pauls only had a 2 point lead, it should have been more but they would have to work harder in the second half taking each chance more accurately. This second half was a much improved game where Mungret St. Pauls knuckled down and were tough on the Na Piarsaigh forwards protecting the goals at all times and only letting 2 points past from frees. Most of the game was played in the Na Piarsiagh half while Mungret St. Pauls were on a roll matching a third goal with 3 points from play. Na Piarsaigh’s challenge on our goal saw the ball out to the 65 which was struck to go over but was close to the cross bar, saved and sent back out to play, this resulted in another free for Na Piarsaigh on the 20 yard line and with Na Piarsaigh falling behind on score the only thing to go for was a goal but this too was expertly denied by our back line. In the last 10 minutes of the game Mungret St. Pauls really got into their stride winning the Na Piarsaigh puckouts and pointing each one. The last score of the game was to be Mungret St. Pauls forth goal followed by their third and forth wide of this half.

There is only one more game left in this group when we welcome Patrickswell to Mungret on the 14 August.

 

IMG_5486 IMG_5491 IMG_5499 IMG_5508 IMG_5509 IMG_5522 IMG_5523 IMG_5524 IMG_5532 IMG_5536 IMG_5538 IMG_5542 IMG_5546 IMG_5551 IMG_5557 IMG_5575 IMG_5579 IMG_5585 IMG_5586 IMG_5593 IMG_5595 IMG_5597 IMG_5601 IMG_5606 IMG_5619 IMG_5623 IMG_5631 IMG_5633 IMG_5639 IMG_5648 IMG_5641 IMG_5658 IMG_5659 IMG_5661 IMG_5665 IMG_5671 IMG_5675 IMG_5677 IMG_5685 IMG_5687 IMG_5706 IMG_5710 IMG_5711 IMG_5712 IMG_5715 IMG_5716 IMG_5718 IMG_5719 IMG_5723 IMG_5731 IMG_5732 IMG_5735 IMG_5743 IMG_5750 IMG_5756 IMG_5761 IMG_5784 IMG_5785 IMG_5789 IMG_5794 IMG_5797 IMG_5815 IMG_5816 IMG_5818 IMG_5823 IMG_5825 IMG_5826 IMG_5839 IMG_5840 IMG_5848 IMG_5853 IMG_5861 IMG_5872 IMG_5876 IMG_5882 IMG_5884 IMG_5886 IMG_5887 IMG_5914 IMG_5916 IMG_5919 IMG_5926 IMG_5928 IMG_5940 IMG_5949 IMG_5953 IMG_5955 IMG_5957 IMG_5959 IMG_5968 IMG_5971 IMG_5976 IMG_5982 IMG_5986 IMG_5989 IMG_5991 IMG_5993 IMG_6007 IMG_6012 IMG_6026 IMG_6028 IMG_6036 IMG_6037 IMG_6043 IMG_6047 IMG_6065 IMG_6082 IMG_6093 IMG_6101 IMG_6119 IMG_5516

 

News Archives