Ròd Bord na nÒg teams registration evening
Our registration evening will take place this Friday 12th February in Rhode Hall at 6.00 pm all players from Rhode Warriors to U16’s are asked to attend.
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
Offaly GAA Lotto – club levy
Each Club in Offaly has to pay an annual levy towards the cost of the refurbishment of O’Connor Park. Similarly to last year, clubs now have the opportunity to ease their burden of the Levy (€3,500) with the following scheme in place. For each individual who subscribes to or renews their subscription to the Offaly GAA lotto for the year, Rhode GAA will have €90 deducted off the club levy. The €90 subscription gives you entry into 52 draws, anyone interested in subscribing for the year please contact.
Club Chairman Seamus Maguire 087 9553 520
Asst. Club PRO John Glennon 087 2715 804
Allianz Division 3 National Football League Offaly 1–08 Kildare 1-12
Offaly Senior Footballers were defeated by Kildare in their second round game in the national league. Offaly were on the back foot from the throw in while Offaly made a come back with a late penalty in the 2nd half it was not enough and will now be seeking to pick up their 2nd brace of points take on Sligo on the 28th February in O’Connor Park Tullamore. .
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.
Strictly Come Dancing Field development 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
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
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 1st of February for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 6 12 14 28. 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 €200
Lucky Dip Winner of €500 Majella McNamee
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!!
Massive Congratulations to former Club Chairman Joe Masterson who was elected unopposed as the incumbent GAA Handball President on Sunday last at the GAA Handball Convention. Joe will Officially take up his role in 2017 and we wish him the very best.
Deepest Sympathies to the Loughlin family Edenderry and the Nolan family Rhode on the death Bridget who passed away at weekend. The deceased is sister to local man Derry Nolan and Aunt to great Rhode club man Declan Chippy Nolan. May Bridget rest in peace.