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U\’10 & U\’12 Teams Give Mighty Display Against Neighbours Edenderry

Rhode U\’12s

Rhode U\’12 footballers took on neighbours Edenderry on Thursday evening last in Fr,Dowling Park Rhode. It was a great game of football with Rhode giving a mighty display of football.

U\’12 Panel: Liam Walsh. Daniel O\’Brien, Mark O\’Meara, Tiernan Foy, Sean Daly, Cameron Egan, Matt Heavey, Noah Swaine, Ryan Kellaghan, Ryan Murphy, Ross Kellaghan, Gavin Murphy, Cian Cocoman, Ryan Quinn, Charlie Cullen, Barry Dunne, Jamie Glennon, Kyle Kilmurray, Aaron Byrne, Adam Kellaghan, Joshua Kellaghan, Ben Kennedy, Scott Hannon, Billy Quinn, Leon Kilmurray, Eoin Murphy.


Rhode U\’10s

On Monday evening last Rhode U\’10s  welcomed Edenderry to Fr.Dowling Park Rhode. Both Rhode and Edenderry fielded two teams each and and they didn\’t disappoint with an excellent display of football demonstrated throughout . A huge thank you to the spectators who encouraged both teams in a positive manner. Lastly   Well done to all the boys on the day who should be very proud of their effort and sportsmanship.


Offaly GAA Super Draw Results

The Offaly GAA Super Draw was held in Bord na Móna O’Connor Pk today during the Senior Hurling Semi-finals.  Former Offaly Stalwarts Sean Lowry and Damien Martin drew the winning tickets.  The star prize of a Dacia Sandero Car went to Oliver Coligan from Daingean.   Offaly GAA wish to thank everyone who supported this draw.  The full list of winners is:

1st Prize:               Dacia Sandero Car            Oliver Coligan, Daingean

2nd Prize:              €3,000                                  Pat Grogan, Cloghan

3rd Prize:              €1,000                                   Mary Murray, Ballybritt, Roscrea, Co Offaly

4th Prize:               €1,000                                   Declan Ward, Crinkle

5th Prize:               €500                                       Sean Halligan, Leamonaghan

6th Prize:               €500                                       Margaret Kenny, Briars Hill, Galway

7th Prize:               €500                                       Michael Sadler, Kilcormac

8th Prize:               €500                                       Sarah Feehan, Daingean

9th Prize:               €500                                       Richie Connor, Walsh Island

10th Prize:            €500                                       Jimmy Lomax, Carlow


Faithful Fields Family Open Day & Official Opening

The Faithful Fields Family Open Day & Official Opening will take place on Saturday 23rd of September at 3pm.

Join Offaly GAA and hundreds of children and families from all over Offaly as we open the gates of our new Faithful Fields state of the art training facility.
Children of all ages will enjoy an afternoon of participation and celebration as well-known GAA stars from the world of hurling, football and camogie provide mini skills sessions and coaching sessions. Mini hurling, football, camogie and ladies football games will also be played throughout the afternoon.
The family friendly open day marks the official opening of the new facility, which includes four premium GAA pitches, a hurling wall, a modern weights/circuit training room, six dressing rooms, a dining room and photo galleries.
The open day will include light refreshments as well as guided tours of the new buildings and facilities. The buildings include new photo galleries highlighting famous and modern moments in Offaly GAA.
The Faithful Fields facility, located on main N52 Tullamore Road out of Kilcormac, will be one of the leading training facilities in Ireland. Hundreds of families are expected to attend the opening which will be attended by incoming President of the GAA John Horan, Leinster Council officers and Croke Park officials.


Offaly Senior Football Quarter Finals

The Offaly Senior Football Quarter Finals take place this Saturday the 16th of September in Bord Na Mona O\’Connor Park .

Clara V Edenderry (4:15 pm)

Tullamore V Gracefield ( 5:45 pm)


Rhode Ladies U,12s

Massive congratulations to Rhode ladies u,12s who won the division 1 league plate on Sunday afternoon last Sunday with a win over St. Rynagh\’s .



Massive Congratulations to our very own Iron Man Paddy McCormack on winning  The Trackpool A9-A10 Sweepstake final on Saturday evening with Fahy Mai in Mullingar Greyhound stadium.

Best wishes to  great Rhode men Gordan Kerrigan and Ronan Heavey who have led their respective teams Ballinabrackey and Clogherinkoe to Quarter and Semi Finals in the Meath and Kildare Intermediate Championship.



There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 4th of September for a Jackpot of €15,000.  The numbers drawn were 7 9 12 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 €40 each.


Stephen Darby

Jim Nolan

Ann Nolan

Kyle Kilmurray

Jack Murphy


The Rhode GAA Lotto is the main source of income the club has and now you can play online through 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!!



Deepest Sympathy to The Galvin and Leavy Families  on the passing of Mrs  Maggie Galvin Laurencetown.  Maggie will be sadly missed by all who knew her especially her loving husband Paddy , sons Patrick and David, Daughters Mary, Caroline and Elaine , Brothers John and Podge. grandchildren, great grandson, extended family and her many friends. Maggie\’s funeral took place on Friday afternoon in St.Peter\’s Church Rhode which was followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery. Maggie was grandmother to Rhode  under-age footballers  Gavin & Brogan Murphy, Reese and Freya Galvin and Adam Glynn .

Maggie\’s door was always open to her grandchildren\’s friends and  their fellow team mates and they also wish to extend their deepest sympathies.

May Maggie Rest In Peace


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