Offaly Senior Football Championship
Rhode Senior Footballers got the first round of the championship off to winning ways on Sunday afternoon last with a 3-15 to 0-17 point win over Cappincur in Bracknagh. Cappincur never gave Rhode a break throughout the game they led by one point at half-time Rhode 1-10 Cappincur 0-11. Rhode showed great composure and within a matter of minute’s took back control of the game with a goal. Cappincur kept kicking point’s but with a further goal from Rhode and some lovely point’s scored the final score read Rhode 3-15 to 0-17.
Ken Garry, Shane Sullivan, Eoin Rigney, James McPadden, Gareth McNamee, Brian Darby, Niall Darby, Alan McNamee, Conor McNamee, Anton Sullivan, Paruic Sullivan, Ciaran Heavey, Paul McPadden, Darren Garry, Niall McNamee subs used Stephen Hannon for Alan McNamee, Jake Kavanagh for Gareth McNamee, Dylan Kavangh for Ciaran Heavey.
Rhode now face Clara in the second round in Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park on Wednesday April 18th at 7pm
On a weekend where it was hard to get pitches in good order due to the weather conditions of previous weeks it would be unfair not to mention the great order Bracknagh GAA Pitch was in for Sunday’s Game.
Rhode GAA Development Fund Fundraiser:
Pick Provincial And All Ireland Inter-County Winners In Hurling And Football 2018 .
Pick All Eight Correct Winners And Win or Share €1,000 if more than one winner
Tickets Available from Committee Members and currently in Killeen’s Bar and Lounge, Doyle’s Bar and Otoole’s Bar.
Rhode U,17’s had a great win over Shamrock’s On Friday evening last in Fr.Dowling Park with the score-line reading 2-13 to 1-10. Rhode were impressive from start to finish and at the Half Rhode 2-05 Shamrock’s 0-5 up.
U,13 Leinster League
On Easter Monday Rhode U.13’s bet Summerhill of Meath in the Leinster League Quarter Final on a score-line of 4-09 to 3-08. Rhode Now Play Skyrne in the Semi Final Monday (9TH April)
Rhode Panel: Liam Walsh, Mark O’Meara, Ryan Kellaghan, Sean Daly, Cameron Egan, Matt Heavey, Noah Swaine, Ben Kennedy, Ryan Murphy, Ross Kellaghan, Ethan Hannon, Cian Cocoman, Gavin Murphy, Aaron Byrne, Billy Quinn, Tiernan Foy, Jamie Glennon, Nathan Glennon.
Offaly U,13 League
On Friday evening last Rhode U,13s got the Offaly league off to a winning start over neighbors Edenderry defeating them on a score-line of 3-11 to 1-09 .
Rhode Panel Liam Walsh, Cian Cocoman, Sean Daly, Cameron Egan, Matt Heavey, Barry Dunne, Ryan Murphy, Ross Kellaghan, Gavin Murphy, Charlie Cullen, Noah Swaine, Ben Kennedy, Billy Quinn, Joshua Kellaghan, Ryan Kellaghan, Richie Glennon, Ryan Quinn,Tiernan Foy.
On Easter Monday Rhode U,15’s had an impressive win over Shamrock’s in Mucklagh defeating them on a score-line of 6-09 to 2-04.
Team: Sean Owen’s , Conor Dunne, Dylan Kilmurray, Jake Molloy, Sean Choudury, Shane Murphy, Shane Duffy, Cian Murphy, Gary Kiernan, Eoin Smith, Joe McBride, Cian Conroy, Jack Murphy, Ross Kellaghan Derek Lowry.
Intermediate Championship Game
On Saturday evening last we held Clonbullogue V Daingean in the Intermediate Championship . A big Thank you to all who stewarded the game or helped in any way whether it was parking cars, doing the gate, scoreboard or supplying the refreshments.
Junior A Football Championship Fixture
Rhode Junior A Footballer’s will take on Birr in Fr.Dowling Park Rhode on Saturday April 21st at 6pm.
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 3rd of April for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 10 11 19 24. 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 €0 each.
Paul Dunne (Woodville)
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!!
Get well wishes are extended to all of the people of the parish who are ill or hospitalised at the moment.especially John Beezy Glennon, Liam Swaine and Christoir Flynn .
Deepest Sympathy to the McNamee and Mooney Families Clonmore on the Passing of Margaret Maggie McNamee. Margaret’s Funeral Mass took place in CastleJordan on Tuesday followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery.
Sympathy is also extended to the Palmer /Collin’s Families on the Passing of Mary Palmer Mountlucas Daingean. Mary’s Funeral service took place on Good Friday in St. Mary;s Mother of God Church Daingean followed by burial in Daingean Cemetery.