Strictly Come Dancing fundraiser
Rhode GAA are delighted to announce “Strictly Come Dancing” a Field development Fundraiser to include installation of fence, ball stops, stand and walking path. It will take place on the May bank holiday weekend Sunday 1st in the Tullamore Court Hotel.
A Night Not to Be Missed
Ròd Bord na nÒg teams registration evening.
Our registration evening is provisionally booked in for the 12th February in Rhode Hall all players from Rhode Warriors to U16’s are asked to attend. More information will follow.
We ask players from neighbouring Croghan and Clonmore to register with their home club first and to make a contribution to Rhode Bord na nÒg teams on the evening.
For further information please contact Tracey Murphy at 0872264435
Presentation of Cheque to Dochas Offaly cancer support group
On Monday the 25th of January Members of the Rhode senior team and committee made the presentation to Mary Guinan and Dr. Michael Haverty (Dochas) which Mary thanked the players and club for their huge support. All then were treated to a cup of tea an lovely buns. (Amount Raised €1462)
Allianz Division 3 National Football League Offaly 0-12 Longford 0-10
Offaly Senior Footballers got off to a winning start in the Division 3 league with a two point win over Longford in O’Connor Park Tullamore. Played in woeful weather Conditions Offaly finished the game the better team and possibly should have won by more. Rhode had six on the starting team Niall Darby (1pt), Brian Darby, Conor McNamee , Niall McNamee (3pt), Eoin Rigney, Anton Sullivan with Ruairi McNamee coming on 15 minutes into the second half and then having to go Off due to an injury received in which the Longford player received his marching orders from the referee.
>Offaly Now play Kildare Next Sunday the 7th of February in Newbridge 2pm.
Rhode are represented with eight players on the panel.
Ken Garry, Niall Darby, Conor McNamee, Brian Darby , Anton Sullivan, Niall McNamee, Ruairi McNamee and Eoin Rigney.
Hasting Cup Champions
Offaly U,16 Fr. Manning Cup Shield Medal Presentation
Massive congratulations to Offaly U,16s an our representatives on the team Anthony Kilmurray and Daniel Reilly whom after winning the Fr. Manning Cup Shield Final last summer received their medals in O’Connor Park Tullamore on Saturday last.
>here was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 25th of January for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 1 20 26 27. 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 €50 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!!
Membership is now due and can be paid to any of our Membership officers listed Patricia McManus, Orla Kilmurray, Mary Hannon, Ger Hynes, Fionnuala Hickey, Seamus Maguire, Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy, John Glennon, Tracey Murphy , Robert Kellaghan right up to the 31st of March 2016.
The membership rates are as follows:
Player (including insurance) – €50
Family (2 adults and all children) – €50
Single Adult – €25
Student Player – €20
uvenile – €20
Deepest Sympathy to the Hynes family on the death of Malachy (Florida) who died over the weekend . The deceased is an Uncle of Rhode GAA Club Secretary Ger Hynes .
May he rest in Peace