Future Stars
County Final
The nervous wait
The final lap
The warm up
Niall McNamee
The Volunteers
The panel of the 2013 championship

Championships Wins

Rhode Senior footballers collected their second brace of points in this year’s championship when on Saturday evening at O’Connor Park on a score line of 1-16 to 1-9.


Rhode Intermediate footballers also collected their second brace of points in the championship when they had a fully merited 2-7 to 0-10 win over Erin Rovers at a very well presented Durrow grounds on Sunday morning.




Under 12 League Rhode v Shannonbridge in Rhode on Wednesday at 7.30pm

Minor championship Rhode v St Rynagh’s in Cloghan on Wednesday the 22nd at 8pm

Under 14 Championship Rhode v Gracefield in Gracefield on Friday the 24th at 7.30pm

Under 16 championship Rhode v Kilcormac-Killoughey on Monday the 27th at 7.30pm




The annual Rhode GAA Cul Camp will commence in Fr Dowling Park on Monday 20th July to Friday 24th July.  The camp will start each day at 10am and ends at 2.30pm. It is a wonderful experience for the 6 to 12 year old boys and girls to play games meet new friends and to practice the skills of our native games. The camp in Rhode is recognised as one of the best in the County at both skills and attendance. There will be several coaches there spearheaded by Offaly GAA administrators Alan Mulhall and John Leahy. For further information please contact Tracy Murphy Minor Club secretary or Cathal Smyth Minor Club Chairman or Offaly GAA Cul Camp organisers.




There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 6th of July for a Jackpot of €15,000.  The numbers drawn were 5 8 21 25.  The club would like to thank all those who supported the draw and thanks to Doyle’s for the use of their premises and for their help and cooperation.  The following matched three numbers and received €70 each.  The draw this week is in O’Toole’s.

Caroline McLoughlan, Leitrim Rhode

Fionnuala Hickey, Fahy Rhode

Billy Quinn, Fahy Rhode

The Rhode GAA Lotto is the main source of income the club has and now you can play online though our website.  The good news is when you play the lotto online you are entitled to free draws, for example pay for seven draws receive the eighth one free, pay for fourteen draws receive two free and so on.  In other words, the more you play the more free draws you are entitled to!!





Sympathy is extended to the Harte, Molloy and Galvin families of Daingean on their recent bereavements.  May they all Rest In Peace.  Sympathy is also extended to the Foran of Clonbullogue on the death of Sean.  Sean was one of life’s true gentlemen, a great family man and provider for his family.  He was also a great GAA man, he was an excellent footballer and was part of the great Offaly teams of the fifties and early sixties and was part of the historic 1960 team that won for Offaly it’s first Leinster Senior title.  He also played a pivotal part for Edenderry when he won 3 Senior championships.  He was a great Offaly man and a pleasure to have known.  He was laid to rest in Clonbullogue cemetery on Sunday.  Sympathy is also extended to the Dalton family of Castlejordan on the death of their mother Rose whose remains were interred in Castlejordan on Sunday.  May they all Rest In Peace.

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