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

LIP SYNC A Massive Success !!


Rhode GAA LIP SYNC Battles Fundraiser:

On the May Bank Holiday weekend  over 600 people made their way into the Tullamore Court Hotel to see their neighbours, family and friends take part in the Rhode GAA LIP SYNC Battles and boy were they in for some nights entertainment. All 12 acts brought the house down and but of course there can only be one winner and the wonderful act twenty Benson were the deserved winners. It was truly a night to remember whether you were a spectator or taking part . A very important part of our night was our Wonderful Mc Rory/Eugene of Rory Stories who brought the house down and our three wonderful Judges George McMahon( Mondo Fair City) Cllr. Sinead Dooley and Midlands Sport Radio Presenter Will Ocallaghan. Also on the night we held an auction which was carried out by  Mark Conroy of Mark Charles Auctioneers.

The Buyers were

Hugh Crombie – 2 day weekend away Raddison Hotel Limerick

Donal Haslam- Signed and Framed Tipperary Jersey,

JJ Donoghue- Signed and Framed Rhode Jersey

John Smith- Munster Rugby V.I.P Tickets

James Murphy- All Ireland Hurling Tickets

Rodger Scally – All Ireland Football Tickets

Vivian Grennan- Mancherster United Tickets- paackage

Dec Gorman- Signed Galway Hurling  league winners Top

The Fun didn’t end on Sunday night as the LIP Sync after Party took place on Monday evening in Killeen’s lounge where our performers. committee and friends were treated to wonderful food from killeen’s  and great entertainment from DJ sarge till late into the night. Where all our acts performed again with a special performance from the lip sync champs. It was a weekend that wont be forgotten by anyone for a while.

From Start to finish a massive Thanks must go to all our performers, back up dancers, act sponsors. programme sponsors, LIP SYNC battles Ireland Martin Foran, Dance teacher Orna Phelan, Philip O’Brien and staff of the Tullamore Court Hotel. Colm Kileen and Staff of killeens, Photographer Joan O’Brien. make up artists and hair dressers. The great committee and all who helped out through out the 6-8 weeks and on the night. Thanks a million everyone.


Division 1 League

Rhode Senior Footballers had a convicting win over Raheens last Saturday evening in Geashill on a score-line of 10-22 to 0-03 .


Kenneth Garry, James McPadden, Brian Darby, Ciaran Heavey, Ruairi McNamee, Gareth McNamee, Niall Darby, Darren Garry, Conor McNamee, Stephen Hannon, Pauric Sullivan, Mark Rigney, Paul McPadden, Niall McNamee , Shane Lowry.

Intermediate Football Championship:

Rhode were beaten by a strong Shannonbridge side on Friday evening last in Tubber by 3-15 to 0-09. In first half Rhode gave it their all and only for two goals for shannonbridge Rhode could have been easily ahead at the break 0-7 to 2-04 . Shannonbridge came out all guns blazing and kicked further ahead.


Phil O’Connell, David Rigney, Emmett Mayon, Luke Doyle, James Coffey, Dean Morris, David Hope, Roy Malone, Paul O’Rourke, Glen O’Connell, James Murphy, Mossy, Muldoon, Stephen O’Connell, Frank Glennon, Sub Niall Cole for Roy Malone.


U,16 Championship

Rhode U,16s were well beaten in the 1st round of the championship  by a strong St.Vincent’s side on Bank holiday Monday last by 7-18 to 1-10 .

Team:Tadhg Galvin, Jordan Kilmurray, Aaron McDermott, Harry Jones,, Luke Spollen,Barry Coffey.  Reese Cleere, Evan Rigney,Aaron Kellaghan. Liam Curley.. Sean Briody, ,Christian Taylor, Shane Dunne, Gavin Young, Cillian Murphy. Subs used: Jack Kerrigan, Patrick Scully .



U,12 Go Games

Rhode U,12s played St. Vincents at home in Rhode Thursday evening last great football was on display by both teams.

Team 1:

Joshua Kellaghan, Mark O’Meara, Cillian Dempsey, Ryan Kellaghan, Aaron Byrne, Noah Swaine, Ross Kellaghan, Ryan Murphy, Ethan Hannon, Cian Cocoman, Ryan Quinn.

Team 2:

Jamie Glennon, Adam Kellaghan, Scott Hannon, Liam Walsh, Leon Kilmurray, Matt Heavey, Richie Glennon, Paul Stynes, Billy Quinn, Sean Daly, Nathan Glennon, Tristan McDermott.

U,12s will now play St. Broughans this coming Thursday May 11th in Clonbullogue at 7pm.


LG Bord na NOg Rod Sponsored 5km fun/run walk

A Sponsored 5km fun/run/walk  will be hosted by Rhode Bord na nOg on Saturday June 3rd. More details to follow next week.


Cardiac Screening:

As you are aware   there are a limited number of places left  for our Cardiac Screening  for our players from the age of 12 years right up to our Adult teams .

It will take place in Rhode GAA Hall on Saturday 27th of May between hours of 9:30 am-5pm . The Fee is €65-00 and free to anyone with laya healthcare insurance. To book visit www.ameds.ie click on-line booking and enter the code rhode. you can also call 1890 300 333. for further information contact Rhode Chair man Joe Malone on 086 055 3879



There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 2nd of May for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 8 12 17 19. The club would 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 €35 each

Paddy Quinn

Patrick Quinn

May Spollen

Martin Kearney

Mary D c/o Dympna Morris

David Burke

The Rhode GAA Lotto is the main source of income the club has and now you can play online through 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!!


Wedding Bells !!

Massive Congratulations to great Club man Frosty Dowling and his new wife Breda who were wed on Friday afternoon last in which was a wonderful occasion.

May you both be blessed with much joy and happiness in your life together.

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