Offaly Senior Football Championship
Rhode Senior footballer’s continued their winning run defeating Durrow in round 3 of championship on a score-line of 4-18 to 0-3. During the game Stephen Hannon got injured and we wish him all the best with recovery and you be back on the playing field very soon. Massive thanks to our physio Martha and Stewards in Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park .
Team: Ken Garry , James McPadden, Eoin Rigney, Mark Rigney, Brian Darby, Niall Darby, Gareth McNamee, Conor McNamee, Ciaran Heavey, Paul McPadden, Ruairi McNamee, Pauric Sullivan, Stephen Hannon, Anton Sullivan, Niall McNamee, subs used Alan McNamee for Stephen Hannon, Jake Kavanagh for Gareth McNamee, Dylan Kavanagh for Pauric Sullivan,
Junior B Championship
>Rhode Junior B footballer’s had a 1-13 to 1-08 win over Ballycumber on Sunday morning last to make it 3 wins from 4 with final group game to be fixed shortly.
Team: Phil O’Connell, Damien Jones, John Murphy, Fergal McNamee, Carl Green, Mark Hynes, Jack Kilmurray, Gordan Kerrigan , Colin Kerrigan, James Murphy, Kieran Hope, Kevin Dunne, Dan Reilly, Paschal Kellaghan, Johnathan Geraghty, Subs Gizmo Glennon for Johnathan Geraghty, P Murphy for James Murphy, Declan Curley for P Murphy following a black card.
Scorers: Gordan Kerrigan 0-02 , Colin Kerrigan 0-02, James Murphy, 0-04, Kieran Hope 0-01. Kevin Duune, 0-01. Dan O’Reilly 1-0, Paschal Kellaghan 0-03 .
U,13 football championship
Rhode u,13 players gained a further two points with a championship win over Kilcormac/killoughey.
Panel: Joshua Kellaghan, Cillian Dempsey, Cameron Egan, Ethan Hannon, Sean Daly, Ryan Kellaghan, Matt Heavey, Noah Swaine, Ben Kennedy, Ryan Murphy, Ross Kellaghan, Charlie Cullen, Gavin Murphy, Barry Dunne, Ryan Quinn, Mark O’Meara, Cian Cocoman, Nathan Glennon, Richie Glennon, Adam Kellaghan, Liam Walsh, Jamie Glennon.
Rhode U,15 footballer’s take on Ferbane/Belmont in round 1 of the championship this Wednesday evening July 11th at 7:30 pm in Fr.Dowling Park
U,10s Leinster Community Games Football
Very best of luck to Rhode u,10 boys as they take on East Meath in the semi final.
The Semi Final and Finals for the Leinster Community Games takes place this Saturday July 14th Trim . A bus will be leaving Otoole’s Car Park around 8am for the player;s/parents .
Offaly GAA Cul Camps
The annual Rhode GAA Cul Camp will commence next week in Fr Dowling Park on Monday 16th July to Friday 20th July. The camp will start each day at 10am and ends at 2.30pm. It is a wonderful experience for the 6 to 12 year old boys and girle s to play games meet new friends and to practice the skills of our native games. The camp in Rhode is recognised as a top class camp. For further information please contact Tracy Murphy Minor Club secretary or or Offaly GAA Cul Camp organiser/ coach Liam O’Reilly on 087407212. This is the last week to register so get registering as you cannot do it on day.
Cavan 60×30 Handball Doubles Open
Well done to Daithi Hope and Noel Murphy who won the A final at the Cavan 60×30 doubles open in Virginia on Saturday last.
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 2nd of July for a Jackpot of €15,000. The numbers drawn were 5 7 18 24. The club would like to thank all those who supported the draw and thanks to Doyle’s for the use of their premises and for their help and cooperation. The following matched three numbers and received €100 each.
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.
Deepest Sympathy to the Rigney Family on the Passing of Mrs Elizabeth Rigney Ballybrittan. The Deceased is the Grandmother of Rhode Footballers Eoin, Mark and David Rigney. Mrs Rigney funeral took place on Monday week last at St.Peter’s church Rhode followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery
May Elizabeth Rest In Peace .