Rhode Senior footballers played their first game in this year’s Division 1 League they were defeated 0-15 to 0-8 by Ballycumber. This game was played in wet and windy conditions Ballycumber had the aid of the elements in the first half and they led at the interval 0-12 to 0-1. Rhode tried hard in the second half but Ballycumber ran out winners in the end.
Rhode Junior footballers were beaten by Cappincur 5-13 to 1-06 .I would like to thank all the lads for turning up in very bad conditions. The team was
Keith Kerrigan, JP McLoughlin, Dave Rigney
Ricky Cully, Mark Hynes, Conar Leavy
Glen O’Connell, Mossy Maldoon
Padgo Hope, Gonzo Leavy, Niall McCabe
Colin kerrigan, Roy Malone, Fergal McGuinness
Niall Cole for Mark Hynes
Carl green for Conor Leavy
Liam Grennon for Fergal McGuinness
Liam Jelinak for Niall Mc Cabe
Conor Leavy for Phil O’Connell
Division 1 League Rhode v Tubber in Tubber on Saturday at 7pm
Division 3 League Rhode v Kilclonfert in Rhode on Friday at 8pm
Offaly Minor footballers started their Leinster Minor League with a good 1-13 to 2-4 win over Laois in Laois on Saturday. On the team from the Minor Club were Ruairi McNamee and Jack Murphy.
Offaly Senior footballers dropped their second brace of points in this year’s Division 3 when they were beaten by Cavan on a 1-11 to 0-8 score line. This leaves Offaly at the bottom of division 3 and now must win all of their remaining games to avoid relegation back to division 4. Offaly’s next game is away to Sligo on the 2nd of March. On the team and panel from the club were Niall McNamee who captained the team, Anton Sullivan, Niall Darby, Pauric Sullivan and Conor McNamee.
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto for the week ending 3rd of February for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 4 5 8 16. The club like to thank all those who supported the draw and thanks to Killeen’s for the use of their premises and for their help and cooperation. The following matched three numbers and received €25 each
Niall and Holly Cole, St Patrick’s Ave Rhode
Johnny Mooney, Fahy Rhode
Declan Nolan, Laurencetown Rhode
Eamon Donegan, c/o Fionnuala Hickey
Mary McCann, c/o Kitty Aspell
Mick Elliott, Killeigh Tulamore
Eugene Murphy, Ballyburley 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!!
Membership of the club is now due and can be paid to any of the club officials who are as follows Patricia McManus, Mary Hannon, Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy, Ger Noonan and John Glennon. Subscriptions are as follows
Players and Insurances €30
Sympathy is extended to the Keogh family of Rhode on the death of their mother Lily who passed away on Monday last and was cremated on Wednesday. Lily lived in Daingean for the last number of years.