Rhode GAA Club AGM 2015
The 128th Rhode GAA Club took place Last Friday night with over 70 members in Attendance. Chairman Seamus Maguire opened the meeting by welcoming all in attendance. Fr,Greg opened with a payer which included all members especially those who died during the year. The minutes of last years Agm were read out and then the Club Constitution was passed it was down to the various reports where Secretary , Treasurer , Chairman and Minor Chairman gave excellent and detailed reports on the year gone.
The Following were Elected :
Paddy McCormack, Paddy Kerrigan, Liam Swaine, Martin Heavey, John Glennon, Paddy Doolan, Eugene Mulligan, Jody Gunning .
Joe Kellaghan and Fr,Greg Corcoran PP
Chairman Seamus Maguire
Secretary Ger Hynes
Assistant Secretary Fionnuala Hickey
Treasurer Patricia McManus
Assistant Treasurer Nomination Orla Kilmurray ( will be elected by Club Executive)
PRO Robert Kellaghan
Asst. PRO’s Paul Hickey and John Glennon
Children’s Officer Marie Fitzgerald
Minor Club Chairman Cathal Smyth
Minor Club Secretary Tracey Murphy
Coaching Coordinator Stephen Darby
Club Liaison Officer Richie Glennon
Development Officer James Murphy
County Board Delegates Seamus Maguire, Robert Kellaghan and John Glennon
County Convention Delegates Seamus Maguire and Pat McManus
Committee , Declan Gorman, Richie Glennon, Bill Glennon, Mary Hannon , Oliver Murphy, Declan Nolan, Dermot Murphy . (additions will be made by club executive)
A brief discussion took place where questions were to the top table and dealt with. Newly Elected PRO Robert Kellaghan Paid Tribute to John ” Beezy” Glennon who had served as P.R.O for 38 years 12 of those he also served as club secretary. Kellaghan pointed out that while John was not going anywhere and was continuing to serve the club his contribution could not go unnoticed. ALL in attendance gave around of applause in appreciation of Johns hard work.
Chairman Seamus Maguire ended the meeting .
Rod Og Minor Club Awards Night
Rhode Minor club Underage awards night for all Our Underage Teams will take place on Friday the 11th December at 6pm in Rhode GAA Hall . It promises to be a great a great evening to celebrate all their hard work during the year.
The Present day Rhode senior team will play the 1998 winning championship/over 40s team in Fr.Dowling Park at 12 midday St. Stephens Day .
Donations can be made for this worthy cause on the day.
ALL Support on the Day will be very much appreciated and we hope players and supporters alike can get behind this worthy cause
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 30th of November for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 9 13 27 28. The club would like to thank all those who supported the draw and thanks to O’Toole’s for the use of their premises and for their help and cooperation. The following matched three numbers and received €100 each
Karol and Aiobhean Dunne
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 especially Club Chairman Seamus Maguire who underwent a minor operation last weekend. All in Rhode GAA wish him a very speedy Recovery.