The club extends a very happy and peaceful new year to all concerned with the club players, supporters, team managements and sponsors.
Offaly Senior footballers gained a narrow 0-13 to 0-12 win over UCD in O’Connor Park. They now play Laois in O’Moore Park this Wednesday evening and on Sunday Offaly plays Wexford in O’Connor Park at 2pm.
St. Mary’s Edenderry Schools Senior College A team captured the north Leinster football title when they had a 1-8 to 0-10 win over St. Pats of Navan in the final. It was a well contested game with the Offaly side just prevailing on the team from the club was Ruairi McNamee who scored four points, was fouled for the penalty and put in a man of the match performances.
Offaly Under 21 footballers in their first competitive game of the season were beaten 1-14 to 0-9 by Cavan in the Hastings Cup.
The Offaly GAA Awards Night sponsors by the Bridge House Hotel takes place this Saturday night. The players of the year in all grades will receive their awards in football, hurling, ladies football and handball also the hall of fame in both hurling and football. Rhode’s Paul McPadden will receive the Under 21 football award. Paul had a great year for the Rhode Parish side St Michael’s a team he captained to championship glory for third year in a row, he had a particular good game in the final scoring 1-3, his goal in the second half eased the way for victory. Those wishing to attend the function which is always a great night can do so by contacting John Glennon 087 2715 804.
Membership of the club is now due and can be paid to any of the club officials who are as follows Patricia McManus, Mary Hannon, Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy, Ger Noonan and John Glennon. Subscriptions are as follows
Players and Insurances €50
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto for the week ending 23rd of December for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 3 21 22 25. The club 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 €70 each
Celia Dowling, Fahy Rhode
Jamie and Bobby Kellaghan, Coolcur Rhode
Noeleen O’Rourke, Daingean
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto for the week ending .30th of December for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 2 6 15 29. The club 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
Shirley O’Connor, Rhodebridge Rhode
Noah and Tadgh Swaine, online winner China
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!!
Sympathy is extended to the Dempsey family of Clonbolloge on the death of Donnie whose remains were interred to Cloncroge cemetery this week. May he Rest In Peace.