U’20 football championship
St. Michaels U’20 footballer’s got the championship off to a winning start beating Kilcormac/Killoughey in Mountbolus on a score-line of 1-10 to 1-07. It was in the second half that St.Michaels began to take the lead after been one point down at the break but the K/Ks never through in the towel right up to the final whistle and both teams gave a great footballing display which thankfully we came out on the winning side of it to book our place in the Quarter-finals .
Team: Tadhg Galvin, Conor Davidson, Liam Cocoman, Jordan Kilmurray, Ronan Sword’s , Darragh Hannon, Jack Kimurray, Lorcan O’Reilly, Gavin Young, Sean Briody, Dan O’Reilly, Evan Rigney, Barry Coffey, Jack Downing, Aaron Kellaghan. subs Aaron Kennedy for Darragh Hannon, Garry Carolan for Jack Downing, Ryse Cleere for Jack Kilmurray.
U’20 Quarter Final:
St. Michael’s will take on Clara this Sunday March 3rd in Fr.Dowling Park Rhode at 12 Midday.
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Rhode GAA Night of Champions !!
Rhode GAA are delighted to announce our Night of Champions in the Tullamore Bridge house hotel on Saturday April 6th where we come together to honour our Senior Championship & League winner’s,, Division 4 league winners also been honored by the Club on the night will be Fahy Handballer’s David Hope and Noel Murphy for their fantastic achievements.
Mc On the night will be Sunday Game and Offaly Legend Michael Duignan. Tickets will be €30. More Information in the coming days.
U,13 Footballers Trip To London
Rhode U’13 Footballers are travelling to London to take part in the Peter McGlynn Tournament on Friday May 3rd and returning Sunday May 5th. All flights are with Ryan Air and anyone travelling will be flying out from Dublin to Luton at 4pm . Return flight will be the 2:15pm Luton to Dublin . Anyone wishing to travel with Team, parents and club officials for the weekend book flights now as only a few places left now for Further information contact Minor Chairman Stephen Darby or Minor Secretary Tracey Murphy .
Rhode GAA Supporters Draw
We are delighted to announce a great new initiative for our club The Rhode GAA Supporters Draw:
Many Of our member’s would not be aware of the costs of insurance and affiliations which is over €1000 per team. We have 13 teams in the clubs. At the moment membership charges are very low in comparison to our neighboring clubs which are roughly around €100 per child player and up to €150 for and adult player. This year we have not changed our membership fee but we are asking that maybe you would consider taking part in the following options below. As a club going forward we need to bring our facilities up to date. We need new dressing rooms to accommodate all our teams and ladies teams. This is in our 4 year plan for the club. In year 1, we hope to apply for planning permission for new dressing rooms. We need everyone’s support in bringing our club up to date with other clubs around us. This is a large project and will be a benefit to Rhode GAA and also the Community. Our success on the field is not reflected in our grounds. We need to work together to achieve our goals.
Be In with a Chance to win up to 30 cash prizes.
Option 1: €250
Entry into 5 draws
Cllub Membership for 2019
Walking Track Membership for 2019
Supporter’s Car Sticker
Option 2 €200
Entry into the 5 draws and a supporters car Sticker
1st Prizes €1,000
5 Prizes of €250
Draws will take place on April 20th, 15th June, 17th August, 19th October, 21st December.
All Entries Must be paid in full before the 16th of March 2019
Family Membership is 2 Adults and all children in full-time education (student Id maybe required)
For Further details contact the following
John Kilmurray, Joe KIlmurray, Declan Gorman, Tracey Murphy, Regina Swaine, JJ Donoghue, Eoghan Hickey, James Murphy,
2019 Membership can be paid to the following membership officers listed, Mary Hannon Patricia McManus, Ger Noonan, Eoghan Hickey Pat FitzGerald, John Kilmuuray, Oliver Murphy, Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy , John Glennon ,Tracey Murphy , Robert Kellaghan Orla Kilmuuray and up to the 31st of March.
The Membership Rates are as Follows:
Player ( including Insurance)- €75
Family (2 adults and all Children)- €75
Single Adult- €30
Student /student player -€20
O.A.P,s – €5
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Preparations are at an advanced Stage for our 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade which will take on St. Patrick’s Day The Parade this year will start from the power station road up to the village and all households along the Route are encouraged to decorate their homes with bunting and flags . Last year’s parade was fantastic and this year’s is promising to be an even better one We are looking for businesses , clubs and organisations to submit a float for the parades as we would love to make this year’s event even more colorful and creative than last years please put your thinking caps on and get involved. A meeting will be held this Wednesday February 27th to finalize preparations. Anyone available to help in any way is asked to the meeting. All inquiries to Stephan Darby 086 8452132
U15 Leinster Cross County League
Rhode U15 footballer’s defeated St.Edwards of Rathcoffey in the Leinster Cross County league on Saturday afternoon in Fr.Dowling park on a score-line of 3-07 to 1-10.
Panel: Ryan Quinn, Cameron Egan, Mark O’Meara, Liam Walsh, Gerard Cullen, Owen Smith, Sean Daly, Evan Farrelly, Dylan Kilmmuray, Ryan Murphy, Ross Kellaghan, Shane Duffy, Jake Molloy, Cian Conroy, Gavin Murphy, Aaron Byrne.
U,13 Leinster Cross- County League Fixture
Rhode U’13 footballer’s will travel to Kilberry (Meath) to take on Wolfe Tones in the Leinster Cross – County League at 1pm.
A player pathway for our u7 to u9 coaches will take place in Rhode GAA Hall on Thursday February 28th.
Offaly Senior Footballer’s
Offaly Senior footballers secured a vital 2 points following a great 0-15 to 1-09 win over Carlow on Sunday afternoon last at home in Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park Tullamore.
On The Offaly Team/ Panel from Rhode Anton Sullivan , Niall Darby, Eoin Rigney , Ruairi McNamee & Niall McNamee.
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
Get well wishes are extended to all of the people of the parish who are ill or hospitalised at the moment
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 17th of February for a Jackpot of €6,200. The numbers drawn were 2 8 23 25. 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.