Future Stars
County Final
The nervous wait
The final lap
The warm up
Niall McNamee
The Volunteers
The panel of the 2013 championship

Senior – U,21 Offaly County Champions 1975 Reunion This Saturday

Cumann Na MBunscol Final

Commiserations to the boys of Rhode National school who were beaten by Bracknagh in front of a massive crowd of supporters in St Brigids GAA Field (Croghan) last Wednesday. The 5 point defeat did not justify the game as the young boys from Rhode never gave up and have to be commended for their excellent performance, Much thanks to the parents and teachers who put in all the hard work to make sure our school teams compete and enjoy themselves.


Senior and u,21 County Football 1975 Championship winning Teams Reunion

There will be a reunion of the Rhode Senior and u,21s Championship winning teams of 1975 in Doyles Lounge Rhode on this Coming Saturday the 14th November 2015 commencing at 9.00pm. there will be light refreshments served on the night with music coming from Declan feery. This special reunion promises to be a night of Nostalgia for all recalling the historic events. All are welcome to attend.

The Following were Part of these Historic Victories with a number of them were part of both teams that year.

Noel Slevin
Benny Kerrigan
Seamus Malone (both)
Eamon Nyland
Eugene Mulligan
Vincent Murphy (both) U,21 Captain
Charlie Conroy (both)
Joe Mulligan (both)
Tom Darcy (Captain of senior team)
Stephen Darby (both)
Seamus Darby
Gerry Hickey (both)
Jody Gunning
Kevin Malone
Jimmy Byrne
Mick O’Brien
Brendan Lenehan (both)
Johnny Mooney (both)
Sean Murphy (R.I.P)
Michael Darby (both)
Paul Byrne (both)
Oliver Swaine
Gerry Mulligan (both)
Dermot Murphy
Martin Kerrigan (both)
Joe Masterson (both)
Ray Mangan
Thomas Mooney
Frank Bannon
John McNamee
Brendan Bannon (R.I.P)
Kevin Masterson
John “Beezy” Glennon (both)
Tommy Doyle (both)

Senior Team and U,21 Manager Paddy Kerrigan

Senior selectors: Martin Heavy, Tom Darcy and Eugene Mulligan

U,21 selectors: Sean Murphy, Peter Jones and Liam Swaine

Club Chairman: Gerry Reidy


Rhode GAA Club AGM

Provisional date for the Clubs AGM is Friday the 4th of December in Rhode GAA Hall. All members will receive notice of the AGM in coming weeks


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.


Leinster Senior Club Hurling Quarter-final

Hard Luck to Coolderry who were beaten Sunday last by a very strong Cuala team in O’Connor Park Tullamore on a score line Coolderry 0-12 Cuala 1-23


Leinster Junior Club hurling

Congratulations to Lusmagh who had a massive win on Sunday afternoon last at home . Lusmagh 5-26 Arklow Rock Parnell

Leinster Junior Club Football

Hard Luck to Cappincur who were beaten by a point Saturday last by Curraha of Kildare in an Offaly Venue . Cappincur 1-9 Curraha 0-13



There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 2nd of November for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 1 4 8 26. 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 €70 each

Noel Glennon

Nancy Murphy

Fiachra Scally

Jessica Gorman lucky dip bonus of €500

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

Get well wishes are extended to all of the people of the parish who are ill or hospitalised at the moment especially Liam Swaine, Agnes Hope, Ann Bannon and Claire Quinn



Sympathy is extended to the Morris Family of Rhode and Gorthaganny, Castlerea, Roscommon on the death of Pauline Morris who was in her 89th year .Pauline’s remains were interred in Gorthaganny on Monday last, The deceased was the Mother of excellent Rhode Club man Brendan Morris who along with his wife Dympna and family are great Rhode GAA members who have done and are still doing great work for the club. May She Rest In Peace.

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