Rhode Senior Footballers
Rhode Senior footballers defeated Tullamore on a score-line of 2-09 to 1-10 to reach the Offaly Senior Football Championship Final. From the outset this was a tough battle but Rhodes true grit, determination and hard work meant that we came out on the winning side to see us back in the county final.
Team: Ken Garry, Jake Kavanagh, Eoin Rigney, James McPadden, Shane Sullivan, Brian Darby, Niall Darby, Conor McNamee, Alan McNamee, Paul McPadden, Pauric Sullivan, Ciaran Heavey, Ruairi McNamee, Anton Sullivan, Niall McNamee, Subs Dylan Kavanagh for Conor McNamee, Darren Garry for Ciaran Heavey, Gareth McNamee for Ruairi McNamee.
Rhode Senior Footballers will take on Ferbane on Sunday the 14th October at 4pm in Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park Tullamore . Referee Fintan Pierce.
Meet & Great Breakfast Morning
Join the Rhode Senior Footballers For a Meet and Greet Breakfast Morning in the Rhode GAA Parish Hall on Sunday October 7th with Full Irish Breakfast served between 9am & 10am .
Tickets Available from Shaz Hair Salon and also PRO Robert Kellaghan 0876452964
Join Us to get in the mood for the County Final
Rhode Junior Footballers
Rhode Junior footballers were defeated by Clodiagh Gaels in the Junior A Semi final on Friday night last in Gracefield on a score-line of 2-07 to 0-10. Two early goals from Clodiagh Gaels was the difference in what was a great game of Football. Rhode played great football throughout but unfortunately it wasn’t to be and Rhode suffered their first defeat of the year.
Team: Phil O’Connell, Damien Jones, Declan Murphy, Luke Doyle, Mossy Muldoon, Keith Murphy, Carl Hannon, Aidan Brereton, Lorcan Reilly, Anto Kilmurray, Robert Leavy, James Murphy, Stephen O’Connell, James Coffey, Donal Hickey, subs Ricky Cully for Luke Doyle, Jack Murphy for Damien Jones, Brendan Curley, for Aidan Brereton, Frank Glennon for James Murphy, Jack Downing for James Coffey.
Massive thanks to Declan Curley and his management team of Gordan Kerrigan, Sean Farrell , Bill Glennon and Stephen Murphy for all their hard work and commitment.
Rhode U’17 Footballers
Rhode U17s were defeated by Tullamore in the quarter final of the u17 championship on Wednesday evening last in Gracefield the Final score read Rhode 0-08 Tullamore 4-07. While they are out of the championship our u17’s can hold there heads high in the way they performed throughout the year. Credit must go to the players most especially the management of Tom Coffey, Alan McNamee and John Killmurray .
Team: Tadgh Galvin, Jordan Kilmurray, Rhyse Cleere, Dylan Kilmurray, Evan Rigney, Sean Briody, Aaron McBride, Liam Curley, Gavin Young, Luke Spollen, Joe McBride, Aaron McDermott, Barry Coffey, Aaron Kellaghan, Harry Jones, Subs Killian Murphy, Jack Kerrigan, Cian Murphy, Jack Murphy, Shane Murphy, Liam Hagney.
Rhode U7 /U9 Footballers
Rhode U7 & U9 footballers enjoyed a great game of football on Friday evening last in St.Lomans GAA Grounds in Mullingar. A massive thank you to Aidan and his management team for arranging the excellent hospitality for our teams. Thanks also to former Rhode player Garrett Hickey for refereeing a number of games.
Rhode U 11 footballers traveled to Bord Na Mona Faithful fields on Saturday morning last where they played Ferbane/Belmont. Rhode gave a great display of football throughout.
Best wishes to our neighbor’s St. Brigids who play in the Intermediate County final on Saturday the 6th of October against Ferbane.
Massive Congratulations to the U14 Rhode Ladies Footballers who were crowned U’14 B County Champions on Saturday last.
The Very best of luck to Fahy Handballer David Hope who takes on Dominic Lynch of Kerry in the over 35’s A 60 x 30 All Ireland Handball Final on Sunday 7th of October in Thurles
All Wishing to use the new walking track at our grounds have to be members of Rhode GAA Club .
If you are not a member then your not insured.
Join now to use our wonderful new walking track safe from the hustle and bustle of road traffic . The Track is now fully lit up .
Membership can be paid to the following listed, Patricia McManus, Orla Kilmurray, Ger Noonan, Ger Hynes, Pat FitzGerald, Joe Malone, Oliver Murphy, James Murphy , John Glennon ,Tracey Murphy , Robert Kellaghan and Mary Hannon
The Membership Rates are as Follows:
Family (2 adults and all Children)- €75
Single Adult- €30
O.A.P,s – €5
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 24th of September for a Jackpot of €20,000. The numbers drawn were 2 13 21 28. 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 €70 each.