Underage Management Appreciation evening
On Friday evening last Rhode Minor Club treated underage coaches from Rhode Warriors to the U,16 team to a lovely 2 course meal along with Tea-Coffee in appreciation for all their hard work over the year. Also on the night they were given a presentation on Coaching and football development by Offaly coaching Officer Liam Reilly. Over 22 Coaches attended the evening Friday night and a very enjoyable evening was had by all. Speakers on the Night were Coaching Co-ordinator Stephen Darby, Rhode Minor chairman Cathal Smyth and Club Chairman Seamus Maguire all whom expressed their thanks to the coaches for all their hard work and look forward to working with them again. Also in attendance On the night were Joint P.R.O Robert Kellaghan and the three wonderful ladies who served up a lovely meal and deserve great thanks for all their great work on the Night Club treasurer Patricia McManus , Children’s Officer Marie Fitzgerald and special thanks has to go to Minor secretary Tracey Murphy for organising the event. Thanks is also expressed to Liam Reilly Offaly coaching officer for attending the evening,
Rhode GAA Underage training Notice
Underage training will move to Rhode GAA Hall on Saturday Mornings for the Winter training programme schedule
Rhode Warriors 9.30 to 10am Saturday
U,8s 10am to 11am Saturday
U,10s Further information later
U,12s Friday evening 7pm to 8pm
U,14s Wednesday evening 7pm to 8pm
Mass For Deceased Members of Rhode GAA ClubMass For Deceased Members of Rhode GAA Club
Mass will be offered up for the deceased members of the club on Sunday next at 11.30am.
Kick For Kolkata
Kick for Kolkata is a unique fundraiser where they travel around to 32 counties and visit every GAA ground as well as some county grounds in order to raise money for the street children of Kolkata by kicking a point at each grounds. The county of Offaly was the target over the weekend and on Sunday morning last current Tipperary star kevin Riordan and his father Mick arrived at the home of Rhode GAA Club Fr.Dowling Park . On hand to greet them were former Offaly and Rhode stars Johnny Mooney, Stephen Darby and Rhode Kitman and committee member Oliver Murphy. To support this worthy cause club members can donate €4 by texting “kick4hope” 50300.
Rhode GAA Club AGM
The Clubs AGM is on Friday the 4th of December in Rhode GAA Hall 8pm.
All members and intending members are asked to attend membership will also be taking on the night.
Offaly GAA Convention
The Offaly GAA Convention will take place in O’Connor Park Meeting room Tullamore on Tuesday the 8th of December 2015. Convention delegates will be elected at the Clubs AGM.
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 16th of November for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 7 15 16 24. 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 €100 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!
Lester Junior Club Hurling
Massive Congratulations to Lusamagh GAA Club on reaching the Junior Club Hurling after beating Trumera of Laois 3.15 to 2-8 in the Semi-Final in front of a home crowd Sunday Last. Lusmagh will now play Glenmore of Kilkenny in the final in two weeks time.
Sympathy is extended to the Conlan family of Rathangan on the death of their mother Brid whose remains were interred in Rathangan cemetery on saturday last. May She Rest In Peace