Rhode take on Clara in the final game of group 1 on Saturday the 27th of August at 6:30pm in O’Connor park Tullamore. Rhode have booked themselves a place in the Semi finals with the open draw taking place at the end of All Senior A Matches on Sunday the 28th.
Junior B Championship
Rhode Juniors travel to play Lusmagh on Sunday morning the 28th of August at 11:30am.
Rhode Minors got a win over Gracefield in the Minor A Championship on Tuesday evening last on a score line of 1-24 to 5-7.
It was an excellent performance from our lads which now take their place in the Minor B Championship. No doubt this performance will help them regroup for the B Championship. All support would be greatly appreciated at their upcoming games of 2016.
Team: K Dunne, F Glennon, L Cocoman (0-1) J Murphy, D Lynch, K Murphy, D Hannon, D MCNamee (0-4) 9J Downing (0-2) P Quinn, D O’Reilly (1-3) A Kilmurray (0-3) I Nugent, S Lowry (0-3), L O’Reilly (0-3), Subs T Maguire ( 0-2), S Lenihan.
Celbridge GAA Annual All Ireland U,10 Football Festival Blitz:
Rhode U,10s took place in the Annual U’10 All Ireland blitz. Over 24 young boys headed for Celbridge on Saturday morning last along with parents and supporters. Rhode were the only Offaly club invited to play in the tournament which is an honour in itself. Clubs from all around Ireland taking part from every corner including Armagh, Down, Dublin, Mayo and Roscommon . Rhode first and second teams both got to the Qtr-finals of the tournament which was achieved by excellent performances and attitudes from our young lads. Despite the brutal weather both the players , parents and supporters really enjoyed the day. A big thank you has to go the the management of our U,10s Pauric Murphy, Pat Dingle Daly and Davy Quinn. Also Stephen Darby for his attendance and words of encouragement. The Parents for their commitment and support on the day and always. . Thanks also to Celbridge GAA for inviting us over and your kind hospitality and for the lovely commemorative T-shirts the boys received.
Rhode U,10s will take part in the St.Lomans Blitz on September 4th.
A big Congratulations to Bill Glennon on Refereeing his first Final on Saturday afternoon last when Na Fianna took on Kilcormac Killoughey in the U,14 C Final.
Rhode Ladies Football
Hard luck to Rhode Ladies on been beaten in the County senior football Semi final on Sunday last when they took on St.Rynaghs.
Wednesday 31st of August
Rhode V St Vincent’s
Venue: BallyCommon (6:30pm )
Rhode V Na Fianna
Venue: Geashill (6:30pm )
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 15th of August for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 10 11 25 27. 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 €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!!