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Rhode Parish 1000km Challenge

On Sunday next, 26th April, our very own Anton Sullivan  will be joining Adrian Foy of Clonmore Harps , Cian Donohue of St Brigids and Cathal Smith of Rhode Ladies in a community 1000km run/walk , they are aiming to get at least 200 people to do a 5km within their own 2km radius which will accumulate to the 1000km target . 
Each participant is asked to donate €20 which will help 1yr old Dan Donoher who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy receive vital medical treatment in the US , this is costing $2.1 million.  Please everyone get together to stay apart and support our community effort . 

See Rhode GAA Social media pages for link to donate #DoitforDan

We Are Here To Help !!

Already today some of our Volunteers were called upon to help people in our Community.  
No Shame in needing help when you are in need of it. 
Members of Rhode GAA committee and club members/supporters are available to help out in collecting groceries or prescriptions from the chemist and shops for the eldery and vulnerable of the parish:
Tracey Murphy 0872264435
Patricia McManus 0876439380
Michael Fleming 0860830673
Stephen Darby. 0868452132
Siobhan Scally  0871416115
Paul McNamee 0852101826
Debbie Gowran 0851391386
Rory Swaine 0871131113
Club Person of Contact Eoghan Hickey 0879481249
Feel free also to message this page or any other issues or messages that need to be passed on you can contact me PRO Robert Kellaghan 0876452964
Offaly Covid-19  Community Response Forum FREEPHONE number is 1800 81 81 81 or email covidsupport@offalycoco.ie.  Lines open 8am to 8pm 7 days a week #CommunityCall #Offaly

Please See our Social Media pages on Facebook and Twitter for updates on club activities during the Covid-19 Crisis: 
Welcome Home !! A massive welcome home to Maryjo Kilmurray  who beat the Corona Virus . We are all delighted for you. Happy Birthday i Birthday  Wishes are sent to two Rhode Greats Danny Leavy & Paul Gizmo Glennon. 

Fantasy Rhode Teams 

See our facebook page to name your fantasy Rhode Senior Teams. Every Week I will put teams on into the Notes. This weeks team comes From John Jones Snr. .
Noel Slevin ,Pauric Dunne Ken Kellaghan, Brian Darby.Eugene Mulligan, Charlie Conroy, Martin Heavey, Alan McNamee, Johnny MooneyJody Gunning, Seamus Darby, Stephen Darby, Niall McNamee Michael Byrne, Gerry Hickey.

Cycle 4 Dreams 

  We regret to inform everyone that we will have to postpone cycle4dreams2020 until a time where it is safe to do so for all involved. We thank you for your donations thus far and Stephen and I endeavor to complete this event regardless of the obstacles @makeawish . 

The club 200 draw deadline for entering was set for the end of March. Obviously, with restrictions in place it has become difficult to gather all entries by that date. Many people have already paid up and we will work with others to gather payment at suitable times and in suitable circumstances.  
We have decided to push out the date of the first draw indefinitely and therefore the deadline for entrants can be extended. However please note that the deadline for becoming a full member of the club is still set at 31st March.  

. Entering this draw will provide you with the chance to win 1st prize €1000 & 5 chances to win €250 in each draw and there are 5 draws taking place throughout the year. That’s a total of 30 chances to win over the year.
OPTION 1  Costing: €2501 Entry into the 5 draws 1 membership Family, Player or Single to Rhode GAA Full use of the Walking TrackClub supporter car sticker 
OPTION 2  Costing: €2001 entry to all 5 draws.Club Supporter Car Sticker

For further details please contact:
John Kilmurray  0872956015
Ger Noonan 0879976880
Joe Kilmurray 0867713833
Dec Gorman 0863834232
Tracey Murphy 0872264435
Regina Swaine
Eoghan Hickey 0879481249
James Murphy 0878208057
JJ Donoghue 


Club Membership:

2020 Membership  can be paid to the following membership officers listed, John Kilmurray Mary Hannon Patricia McManus,  Ger Noonan, Eoghan Hickey Regina Swaine, 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)- €80

Family (2 adults and all Children)-  €80

Single Adult- €40

Student /student player -€30

Juvenile -€30

O.A.P,s – €5Your Membership will entitle you to the following:Insurance, Use of the walking track
Players Membership will entitle a player to the following:Injury Fund, Use of the walking trackAll trainers are qualified as trainers and are all Garda Vetted Use of the gym Costs of all games covered (referee fees)
Access to a physio for U17 and adult teamsUse of our grounds. 


In order to comply fully with the HSE guidelines and Government advice we are suspending our lotto draw with immediate effect until further notice. For all our online players any prepayments made will remain on your account until we resume our draw. Our next jackpot is €11,400. Many thanks for your co-operation, understanding & support. Keep safe and adhere to the coronavirus restrictions & social distancing.

Stay Safe 
We hope all in our community are keeping safe and well. We urge you all to play your part in this war against the invisible virus. Please observe social distancing advice and follow guidance from government, HSE and reliable sources. There is much scaremongering and false information doing the rounds also, so be careful and use good judgement.  Look after yourself, your family and your neighbors. Especially those who are at greater risk. If you or someone you know, needs some help with getting groceries or medication, speak to members of our club and we will do our best help out.  
Deepest sympathy is extended   to the Costello Family  Newtown on the Passing of Tom. 
Sympathy is also extended  to the Family of Paddy Lenehan  Ashford Surrey & Rhode who passed away. 
May Tom & Paddy Rest In Peace. 


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