Field Developement Notice:
Rhode GAA’s Pitch Development in Fr. Dowling Park consisting of a walking track and fence will commence in the coming weeks, weather permitting .
It is anticipated that the work will be completed by the end of March .
Rhode GAA Committee 2017
Paddy McCormack, Paddy Kerrigan, Liam Swaine, Martin Heavey, John Glennon, Paddy Doolan, Eugene Mulligan, Jody Gunning .
Joe Kellaghan and Fr Greg Corcoran PP.
Joe Kellaghan, Johnny Mooney, James Murphy, Brendan Ward , Michael Delaney.
Chairman Joe Malone
Vice Chairman Oliver Murphy
Secretary Ger Hynes
Assistant Secretary Pat FitzGerald
Treasurer Patricia McManus
Assistant Treasurer Orla Kilmurray
PRO Robert Kellaghan
Asst. PRO’s Paul Hickey and John Glennon
Children’s Officer Cathal Swords
Minor Club Chairman Stephen Darby
Minor Club Secretary Tracey Murphy
Coaching Coordinator (To be filled by the Club Executive)
Registar Ger Noonan
Development Officer James Murphy
Health and Wellbeing Officer Pauric Murphy
County Board Delegates Joe Malone, Robert Kellaghan and John Glennon.
County Convention Delegates ( Due to County Convention took place in December convention delegates will be selected at next AGM)
Committee , Declan Gorman, , Bill Glennon, Mary Hannon , Eileen Kerrigan, Derek Kellaghan, Eugene Mulligan, Paschal Kellaghan, Alan Kellaghan, Eoin Hickey, Brendan Leavy and Pat McManus.
Membership is now due and can be paid to the following membership officers listed, Patricia McManus, Orla Kilmurray, Ger Noonan, Ger Hynes, Pat FitzGerald, Joe Malone, Oliver Murphy, Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy , John Glennon ,Tracey Murphy , Robert Kellaghan and Mary Hannon up to the 31st of March 2017.
The Membership Rates are as Follows:
Player ( including Insurance)- €50
Family (2 adults and all Children)- €50
Single Adult- €25
Student /student player -€20
O.A.P,s – €5
Best Wishes Beezy !!
You all may know by Now the great news that Our Friend and Colleague John ‘Beezy ‘ Glennon was called Up on Wednesday Morning last for his long-awaited Kidney Transplant. John is in Great Form and we In Rhode GAA Wish him a very Successful Recovery and look forward to him been back in the swing of the Club and Counties activities in a few months’ time. John is very Grateful by the good wishes he has received in recent days.
Offaly GAA Awards Night
A wonderful time was had Friday night last in the Bridge House Hotel as Offaly GAA celebrated the best of the counties sporting stars of past and present. On the night our own Niall McNamee Collected his fifth Offaly Senior footballer of the year with his Cousin Cathal McNamee (Fahy Handball Club) collecting the Handballer of the year award. A Big cheer went up in the room from the large Rhode contingent when both men recieved their awards. Joe Masterson was congratulated on his election as President of the GAA Handball Assocation and John (Beezy)Glennon received a very special mention from Pat Teehan whom on behalf of Offaly GAA and all present sent best wishes to John on his transplant and speaking highly of John’s hard work and dedication to Both Rhode and Offaly GAA which was met with a round of applause.
Baby Girl !!
Massive Congratulations to James Coffey and Sandra Mooney on the Birth of their Baby Girl Kayla May Coffey.
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 9th of January for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 1 4 8 11. The club would like to thank all those who supported the draw and thanks to Killeens for the use of their premises and for their help and cooperation. The following matched three numbers and received €40 each
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!!