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Junior\’s Have Big Win In Championship & U\’13s Book League Final Date

U\’13 Division 2 League Semi-Final 

Rhode U13s welcomed Edenderry to Fr. Dowling Park last Saturday afternoon in the semi-final of the Offaly County League. With perfect weather conditions, both teams played excellent football to the entertainment of the supporters attending. It was a very close game right up to half time with the scoreline showing 2-2 to 1-2 to the home team. Rhode came out very strong in the second half scoring straight from the throw in and continued to dominate the remainder of the game, finishing on a scoreline of 5-11 to 3-2. The club would like to wish our own Richie Glennon a speedy recovery after sustaining an injury during the game. Thank you to Michael and the Edenderry team for a sporting game of football and it was great to see both teams intermingle afterwards. A note of thanks also goes out to Martin Carty who refereed the game very fairly at all times.
On the team for Rhode: Kylan Owens, Paul Stynes, Ethan Hannon, Odhran Briody, James Taylor, Cameron Egan, Sean Daly, Barry Dunne, Richie Glennon, Billy Quinn, Ryan Murphy, Gavin Murphy, Jamie Glennon, Josh Kelleghan, Owen Murphy, Nathan Glennon, Tiernan Ennis, Luke Mahon, Kyle Kilmurray, Rhys Glennon, Sean McGovern, Scott Hannon.Management: Stephen Glennon, Brendan Glennon, Derek Egan, Pauric Murphy, Jimmy Hannon

Junior A footballer\’s 

Rhode Junior A footballer\’s  had a massive win over Birr on Wednesday night last on a score-line of  6-14 to 0-04. 
Team: Dean Morris, Mark Rigney, David Rigney, Jack Murphy, Carl Hannon, Gareth McNamee, Keith Murphy, Gavin Young, Aidan Brereton, Lorcan O\’Reilly, Aaron Kellaghan, Barry Coffey, Shane Lowry, Donal Hickey, James Murphy. Subs used Niall Cole for Aidan Brereton, Eoghan Byrne for Aaron Kellaghan, James Coffey for Lorcan O\’Reilly.

Offaly Senior Football Championship: 
Rhode Senior footballer\’s will play Edenderry, Shamrock\’s, Tullamore and Ferbane in the group stage\’s of the championship which is due to kick off on Sunday July 21st. The first 2 rounds are Home and Away. Rhode will play one game at Home in Fr,Dowling Park. One Game Away. 3rd Game in O\’Connor Park and final group game at a neutral venue: 

Rhode Senior Footballer\’s

Rhode Senior footballer\’s had a 0-17 to  0-13 point win over Gracefield in the Division 1 League on Saturday evening last in Fr.Dowling Park. The Second half seen the return to the playing field for Stephen Goss Hannon after getting injured last year  

Team: Dean Morris, Jake Kavanagh, Brian Darby, James McPadden, Mark Rigney, Dylan Kavanagh,  Keith Murphy, Alan McNamee, Gavin Young, Ciaran Heavey, Shane Sullivan, Barry Coffey, Shane Lowry, Darren Garry, Aaron Kellaghan, Subs used Stephen Hannon for Mark Rigney, Donal Hickey for Gavin Young, Gareth McNamee for Kieth Murphy, David Rigney for Barry Coffey. 

U15 Footballer\’s 
Rhode U15 footballers were defeated by Clara in the League Semi final on Tuesday night last. 
Panel: Ryan Quinn, Aaron Byrne, Cameron Egan, Mark O\’Meara, Noah Swaine, Eoin Smith, Matt Heavey, Dylan Kilmurray, Evan Farrelly, Charlie Cullen, Cian Conroy, Ger Cullen, Liam Walsh, Tiernan Foy, Shane Duffy, Ryan Kellaghan, Jake Molloy. 

Division 3 football League 

Friday June 7th 
Rhode V St.Rynagh\’s  8pm 

Venue: Cloghan

Division 1 League 
Monday June 10th 
Rhode V Clara 8pm
Venue: Clara 

Rhode GAA Supporters Draw 

Rhode GAA Supporters 2nd Draw  will take place on Saturday  June 15th.

Offaly GAA Cul Camps

The annual Rhode GAA Cul Camp will commence in Fr Dowling Park on Monday 15th July to Friday 19th 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 girls 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 Tracey Murphy Minor Club secretary or or Offaly GAA Cul Camp organiser/ coach Liam O\’Reilly on 087407212.

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Get in Early to avoid disappointmentUnder-age Registration 

Registration forms will be available for completion at under-age training  for any child not already registered for the coming year.   

Juvenile -€20 

Family (2 adults and all Children)-  €75  

Any Queries Contact Minor Club secretary Tracey Murphy

Community Games Football 

Hard luck to our u 10\’s footballer\’s   who were beaten by Ferbane  in the semi-final of community games on Friday evening last.  .Great performance by these young men.Twelve of this panel are under age again next year.keep up the good work lads.  

U\’9 Footballer\’s 

Well done to our U’9 footballer\’s  who played in the faithful fields blitz on  Saturday morning . Great football on display.. 


There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 27th of May for a Jackpot of €2,600.  The numbers drawn were 1 3 14 29.  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 €50 each.

Bernie Nolan

Jordan Flanagan

Declan Nolan

Cathal Killeen 


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