- Wednesday December 10th, 2008 @ 13:10
Saints Host Charity Match For Temple Street Childrenâ€™s Hospital
The Lee Kavanagh Memorial match in aid of Temple Street Hospital was held at Richmond Park on Sunday last with a St Pat's selection taking on a St John Bosco Selection.
With the St John Bosco Selection well on top St Pat's needed the help of a lucky Leprechaun goal to level the game at 8-8 all and to ensure that everyone went home happy on the day.
The St Pats side included a number of familiar faces including Pats CEO and former Ireland international Richie Sadlier, coach and League of Ireland goal scoring legend Mick Byrne as well as members of the cast of RTE's Fair City with even one or two Pats fans getting their chance to turn out for the Saints.
The match was organised by John Kavanagh with the help of the club in memory of his grandson Lee with all proceeds raised going to support Temple Street Children's Hospital.
At halftime Esker Celtic under 10's paraded the Lee Kavanagh memorial cup which they won early this year and there was also a mini-match played between two of Lee's old clubs Lourdes Celtic and St John Bosco.
A big thank you must go to all those who gave their time to support and to play in the match.
A special thank you also for the donation received from St Pats' supporters and for the generous donation received from Paul Hamill.
The match raised over â‚¬2,300 for Temple Street and St Patrick's Athletic was delighted to play its part by hosting such a great event.