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Semi Final Spot Booked

Rhode Senior Footballers finished top of Group 2 and booked a place in the Semi Finals against neighbours Edenderry following a 3-13 to 0-10 win over Cappincur in Daingean on Sunday evening last. It took a few minutes for Rhode to get going as Cappincur went 4 points up to no score but when Rhode got going there was no turning back in a matter of minutes it was a drawn game and from then on Rhode Led. Half-time score read 2-05 to 0-04. Cappincur never gave up till the final whistle but fortunately Rhode  kept ratcheting up the scores marching  into the Semi Final unbeaten in this year\’s group stages. 
Team:: Kenny Garry; Brian Darby, Jake Kavanagh, James McPadden; Garrett McNamee, Eoin Rigney, Niall Darby; Conor McNamee, Dylan Kavanagh; Stephen Hannon, Ruairi McNamee, Ciaran Heavey; Anton Sullivan, Niall McNamee, Donal Hickey. 

Subs: Aaron Kellaghan  for Donal Hickey; Keith Murphy for James McPadden, Paraic Sullivan for Ciaran Heavey, Darren Garry for Stephen Hannon.
Junior A Football Championship
Rhode Junior A footballers were unlucky not to defeat Clara on Saturday evening last with the drawn result 1-13 to 2-10 suited Clara which unfortunately leaves us in a relegation battle  with Kinnitty. Rhode players gave it everything in every game played this year and should hold their heads up high. 
Team: Phil O\’Connell, Mark Rigney, Mossy Muldoon, Jordan Kilmurray, Jack Kilmurray, David Rigney, Jack Murphy, Aidan Brereton, Gavin Young, Barry Coffey, Lorcan Oreilly, James Murphy, Darren Garry, Eoghan Byrne, Robert Leavy, Glen Oconnell for Barry Coffey, Johnny Moore for Robert leavy, Anto Kilmurray for James Murphy. 

Junior C football Championship 
Rhode Junior C footballers received a walk-over on Sunday morning last. 

U15 A football Championship 
Rhode U15 footballers were unlucky to be defeated by St,Manachans in Ballycumber on Wednesday evening last. Half-time score was 1-05 to 2-02. Rhode stuck with them for the majority of the game but  it wasn\’t to be and the final score read 3-08 to 2-07. 
Team/Panel: Mark O;Meara, Ethan Hannon, Barry Dunne, Richie Glennon, Ben Kennedy, Cameron Egan, Matt Heavey, Noah Swaine, Evan Farrelly, Ryan Kellaghan, Ross kellaghan, Charlie Cullen, Gavin Murphy, Ryan Murphy, Ross Heallion, Conor Rafferty, Killian Dempsey Liam Walsh, Sean Daly, Adam KellaghanCian cocoman, Paul Stynes Tiernan Foy. 

U13 A Football Championship
Thursday September 10th 
Rhode V Tullamore O\’Brien Park 7pm 

U17 B Football Championship 
Saturday September 12th 
Rhode V Shamrocks Mucklagh 8pm 

Due to government restrictions Unfortunately no supporters are allowed to attend games. 

Please do not turn up to games as there will be no admittance. 
Parents will be aware of under-age guidelines and hope you will follow them in adherence to the rules set out. 

200 Club Draw 

We are continuing with our Rhode GAA Supporters Draw to Aid our Planned Development for our Grounds . 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. The Draws will be held on the following dates while adhering to the strict HSE/Government and GAA Guidelines:

The 3rd Draw took place on  August 25th while further 2 draws will take place on the following Dates:

• 24th October • 19th December
Many Thanks to all who sold or purchased tickets for our Supporter\’s Draw.  

Leaving Certificate 
Massive well done to all the Boys & Girls in the Parish on the great results they received in the leaving certificate . 

Massive congratulations to all the boys and girls of Scoil Bhride Croghan on receiving their First Holy Communion and Confirmation at the weekend. 

We Are Here To Help !!

.  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: 


The Rhode GAA Lotto Jackpot is €14,200 and it took place on the 31st of August while adheringtostrict guidelines.  

The numbers drawn out were 2 4 16 29

There were four match three winner who won €50 each.  The names were pulled out as a lucky dip.

Angela Scally

Sharon Farrell

John Farrell

Carol Connolly

The lotto can be played online before 12 Noon on the date of Draw see the Rhode GAA Website / Facebook / Twitter Or Contact your usual ticket seller for details Draw Will take place every Monday Night and will be live on Facebook around 8:30pm

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


If you’re not it, you can’t win – Buy 7 tickets – Get 1 free!

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