St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Our 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade which will take on St. Patrick’s Day this Sunday The Parade this year will start at 10am 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 and already we have over 30 floats and organizations taking part and we are also delighted to announce that our 2019 Grand Marshal is one of Rhode’s Finest Pat Smullen We are urging everyone to take part and This year will be cash prizes for the best float and for fancy dress so everyone make an effort .Also on the day a bucket collection will be carried out in support of the U13 footballers traveling to London A final meeting will take place this Wednesday March 13th at 8pm in Rhode GAA hall and we urge all does plant to take part please attend. Anyone wishing to help out in anyway ie Stewarding please attend also. All inquiries to Stephan Darby 086 8452132
Rhode GAA Night of Champions
We are super delighted to Announce A Night of Champions on Saturday April 6th as we celebrate our Senior Footballers winning their 3rd championship and 4 league in a row our Junior footballers winning the division 4 league and to top it all off celebrate the massive achievements of Fahy handball duo David Hope & Noel Murphy . Special guests will be announced very soon. Tickets will be €30 and will be on sale this Thursday night 14th March Killeen’s lounge 8pm to 9-30pm. and every Thursday nights up to the event and also at Lotto draws on Monday nights . Let’s come together to celebrate the great achievements of our two clubs
A Reminder that you can still enter our draw right up until Saturday March 16th
Rhode GAA Supporters Draw
If you haven’t yet bought a ticket plenty of time to still do so
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 Robert Kellaghan
U’13 – U’15 Cross County Leinster Finals
Very best of luck to our U’13 & U’15 footballers who play in the Cross County Leinster League finals this weekend. See our social media pages for fixture’s .
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 .
Offaly Senior Footballer’s
Very best of luck to Offaly Senior footballers who will play Laois in Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park This Saturday March 16th at 2pm.
On The Offaly Team/ Panel from Rhode Anton Sullivan , Niall Darby, Eoin Rigney , Ruairi McNamee & Niall McNamee.
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
Registration forms will be available for completion at under-age training for any child not already registered for the coming year.
Family (2 adults and all Children)- €75
Any Queries Contact Minor Club secretary Tracey Murphy Skill Assessment Workshop
Following on from the success of the skill assessment booklet launch, Offaly Coaching & Games will run a workshop on Wednesday 13th March in Clara GAA at 7pm.
In this workshop the Clara U11 team will complete their first skill assessment of the year. Club coaches at all age groups are invited to attend this workshop to see how the skill assessment is set up and run.
as many coaches as possible are encouraged to attend this workshop to see the assessment in action, and to have any questions or concerns they may have dealt with on the night. If you have any questions feel free to contact Conor Clancy on 085 810 7638
There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 4th of March for a Jackpot of €6,600. The numbers drawn were 16 21 26 28. 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 €200.
Get well wishes are extended to all of the people of the parish who are ill or hospitalised at the moment.
Deepest Sympathy is extended to the Bracken Family Dunville on the passing of Betty. Betty’s Funeral mass took place on Ash Wednesday in St.Peter’s Church Rhode followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery. Betty’s Sons Tony, Brendan and Nicholas lined out for the club at under-age, Minor U.21 and Adult level with Tony’s sons David and Joseph played under-age also.
May Betty Rest In Peace