Offaly Senior Footballers
Well Done to our Offaly Senior Footballers who had a one point win over Clare Sunday afternoon in front of a home crowd in O’Connor Park Tullamore.
This was a well fought game with Offaly scoring the winning point in the final minutes of the game Full time Score Offaly 0-15 Clare 1-11.
Best wishes and a speedy return to the field is sent to Bernard Allen who received an injury during the game.
Rhode are well represented with a eight of our players on the Offaly Panel:
Ken Garry, Niall Darby, Conor McNamee, Brian Darby , Anton Sullivan, Niall McNamee, Ruairi McNamee and Eoin Rigney.
Offaly Senior Hurlers
Congratulations to Offaly Hurlers on their win against Wexford at the weekend . Full-time Score Offaly 2-22 Wexford 3-11.
Presentation in Support of Rhode GAA Strictly Come Dancing
On Friday night last Rhode GAA Chairman Seamus Maguire was presented with two signed Jerseys from the 2015 All Ireland winning Dublin team and Runners up Kerry by Rhode Ladies GAA Club Chairman Vinny Grennan. The jerseys will be auctioned on the Night of our Strictly Come Dancing. Rhode GAA would like to thank the ladies club for their support for the fundraiser as we seek to carry-out field development.
Strictly Come Dancing
Our Planning is well under way for our “Strictly Come Dancing” 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.
Dancers will soon be starting their practice and tickets currently only available from dancers.
The Rhode GAA Strictly Come Dancing Launch night will Take place in Killeens Lounge Easter Sunday Night at 9pm. This promises to be an excellent warm up to the big occasion .
A Night Not to Be Missed
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
Juvenile – €20
O.A.P – €5-00
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 7th of March for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 5 13 14 17. 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
Lucky Dip Winner €500 Shirley O’Connor
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!!
Get well wishes are extended to all of the people of the parish who are ill or hospitalised at the moment