The Rhode parish Under 21 side St Michael’s were beaten by Na Fianna (Killeigh) in the first round of the Offaly Under 21 championship in Rhode on Friday night. The first half of this game was a well contested game with Na Fianna leading by one point at the interval but a goal early in the second half for Na Fianna put them on their way to a deserved 2-11 to 1-7 score line.
Offaly Senior footballers play London in Ruislip on Sunday at 2pm. There are a number of players from the Rhode Club on the panel for selection. It is a very important game as Offaly try to get promotion from Division 4 and they are wished the best of luck. There is a huge crowd from the village making the journey over and all are wished a safe journey.
Membership of the Club is now due and can be paid to any of the committee members. Fee’s are the same as last year which are as follows
Players and Insurances €50
Membership can be paid to Patricia McManus, Mary Hannon, Ger Hynes, Fionnuala Hickey, Seamus Maguire, Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy, John Glennon, Tracey Murphy. Membership remains open until 31st of March.
Offaly Senior hurlers were beaten by Galway in the Walsh Cup on Sunday in O’Connor Park on a score line of Galway 2-22 Offaly 1-13.
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto for the week ending 19th of January for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 2 22 27 29 The club would 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. Next week’s draw will take place in O’Toole’s
Alan Kellaghan, Coolcur Rhode
Orla Kilmurray, Tubberdaly Rhode
Tom Jarman, c/o Pat McManus
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!!