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Big Weekend Ahead As Senior Footballers Seek 30th Championship Title For The Club

County Final 
The very best of luck to our Senior footballers and management team who take on Tullamore in this year\’s Offaly Senior Football Final in Bord Na Mona this coming Sunday October 4th at 4pm. It will be a real battle as Rhode seek their 30th and Tullamore their 28th. 
Club Members  Match Ticket Draw 
As Per Government Guidelines only 200 Supporters can attend this year\’s County final meaning  that will only be 100 supporters from each team. As done for  previous games  Rhode GAA will hold a raffle on Friday evening October 2nd. Please Note the deadline of 12 Midday Friday .Members that wish  to be entered into the  draw for a chance to purchase a match day ticket please register  your name to the following 
Eoghan Hickey  087-9481249
John Kilmurray  087-2956015
Robert Kellaghan 087-6452965
Patricia McManus 087-6439380
Tracey Murphy 087-2264435
Mary Hannon 087-6426364
It important to note that only members that have registered their name with the above will be entered into the draw. Tickets will cost €20. 
Best of luck to all our great supporters !! 

Green & Gold 
Calling all our great Supporters to cover the Parish with colour whether it be bunting or flags. It has been a truly hard year for us all and we need a massive lift so lets get behind our Boys for Sunday and please god the Dowling Cup will be back in Rhode Sunday night.   

U17 B Football Championship 
Rhode u17 footballers were unlucky not to come away with a win On Monday week last against St.Vincents on a score-line of  1-05 to 0-09. Rhode had started out very strong and led at half-time 1-04 to 0-04 . St.Vimcents came back at Rhode and finished out slightly stronger at the full-time whistle
Team: Sean Owens.Conor Dunne, Dylan Kilmuuray, Ger Cullen, Sean Choudury, Shane Duffy, Eoin Smith, Noah Swaine, Shane Murphy, Jack Murphy, Gary Kiernan. Derek Lowry, Ross Kellaghan, Joe McBride, Cian Murphy subs Tiernan Foy for Ger Cullen, Charlie Cullen for Jack Murphy, Ben Kenndedy for Derek Lowry

Rhode U17 footballers will now take on Cloghan in Cloghan on Saturday October 3rd at 11am in their final group game. .Rhode have 2 wins and a final win would put them into a semi final 

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.

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: 

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


The Rhode GAA Lotto Jackpot is €14,800 and it took place on the 21st of September. while adhering to strict guidelines 

The numbers drawn out were 6 15 17 22

There were six match three winners who won €35 each.

Noel Kennedy

Frances Mayon

Mary Smullen

Kate Foy

Patrick Quinn

Kathleen Kilmurray

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    

Get well: 

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 Tony & Marian Scully and Family on the Passing of their Daughter Marie Scully Clonmeen whose funeral took place Thursday september 17th in St.Peters church Rhode followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery. 


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

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