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All three of Our Adult Teams Qualify for Championship Quarter-Finals

Rhode Senior Footballers 
Rhode Senior footballers had a fantastic  win over Ferbane 4-12 to 3-13 . It  was a tough battle from start to finish  but Rhode were worthy winners to gain a second place spot in the group. Rhode will now play Shamrock\’s in the Quarterfinal  on the weekend of 2/3rd of October. I normally don\’t do this but I can let it pass by mentioning Niall McNamee  who scored his highest individual tally for Rhode (3-08) against Ferbane yesterday. They were 70th, 71st & 72nd  goals for Rhode. Also his 5th time to score a hatrick on the championship. What mighty Stats (Credit to P.Donegan Plain of the Herbs) 
Team: Kenneth Garry; Tomas Muldoon, Conor McNamee, Keith Murphy; Brian Darby, Gareth McNamee, James McPadden; Alan McNamee, Dylan Kavanagh; Pauric Sullivan, Ruairi McNamee, Ciaran Heavy; Darren Garry, Anton Sullivan, Niall McNamee. Subs: Aaron Kellaghan for Gareth McNamee, Lorcan Reilly for Pauric Sullivan, Shane Sullivan for Ciaran Heavy .

Junior A footballers 
Rhode Junior A footballers got their second win of the championship against Ballinagar on a score-line of 2-14 to 1-13 on Saturday afternoon last. Rhode will now play Tulach Mhor in the Quarterfinal on the weekend of 2/3rd October.   
Team: Phil O\’Connell, Jack Murphy, Jack Kilmuuray, Shane Murphy , Harry Jones,  Jordan Kilmurray , Cian Murphy  Aidan Brereton, Stephen Hannon, Steven O\’Connell, Barry Coffey, Gavin Young James Murphy, Mark Rigney, Glen O\’Connell  Subs Used , Luke Spollen.  

Junior C Footballers 
Rhode Junior C footballers were beaten on Friday evening last at home by Cappincur 2-15 to 0-13. The score-line does not justify the good  performance Rhode put in throughout the game and were unlucky not to get further scores.  They still qualify for the Quarter-Finals where they will play Tubber away .
Team: Graham Gorman Colm Rigney  Christian Taylor Adam Carolyn  joe spollen  Dan o Brien Johnny Moore Karl green  Derek Lowry  Paddy Quinn Kevin dunne  Gary Kiernan Jack Murphy SubsSean Choudhury Shane dunne Gary Carolyn Carl hannon David Rigney

Rhode  GAA Supporters 200 Club Draw 2 Results  Saturday September 18th
 €1000 Bill & Joan Glennon 
€250 Paul Hickey
€250 Brian & Helen Killeen 
€250 Jordan,  Dylan & Kyle Kilmurray 
€250 Tom Glynn 
€250 Patrick Larkin 
Many Thanks to all who sold or purchased tickets for our Supporter\’s Draw.
Rest of Draws will take place on • 16th October • 20th November • 18th December

Saturday 25th September Minor Football Championship Rhode V Durrow 11am Durrow 

Sunday 26th September U13B Football championship Semi FinalRhode V Edenderry 11am Fr.Dowling Park Rhode 

Venue Capacity has increased for Club and County Grounds due to easing of Government and GAA restrictions Because of this Offaly GAA are in a position to offer Senior Citizen tickets, Student tickets and Juvenile tickets in addition to the Adult tickets for  upcoming games . This applies to all grades: Senior; Senior B; Intermediate; Junior; Junior B; Junior C; U20; Minor
 If you access the Offaly GAA website and find your selected Championship game, you will see the option to purchase the following:
Adult Ticket – Full priceSenior Citizen Ticket – 50% of admission charge Student Ticket  – 50% of admission chargeJuvenile (U16) Ticket –  Free

(Please note that students must show valid student ID upon entry to the game in addition to having their ticket)

The planning for our 24HR WALK-A-THON has already begun. Are you interested  in taking part? 
Get the whole family together and come join Rhode GAA 24 hour Walk-A-Thon.We need 24 captains plus further 23 members per captain. Sponsorship €50 per captain and €50 per team member. Whether you create a team , or dual captain a team, or donate to the walk, you will be helping Rhode GAA get closer to the Development Goal of €150,000. It will take place on October 22nd at Fr.Dowling Park Rhode or Virtually. Be Part Of Something Big !! Contact Peter Kilmurray 087-6457554 / Wendy McBride 086-339077. Keep an eye out for the development plans which will be unveiled very soon.  

Did You Know !!
If you or someone you know is struggling right now; you\’re not alone.

Call Pieta House  1800 247 247 or text the word HELP to 51444

Rhode GAA Walking Track 

Our walking track  remains open for our members to exercise safely .

 Members are asked to obey signage and maintain Covid-19 social distancing measures.

We Ask that Those using our facilities respect the grounds by either bringing home your rubbish or use the many bins that surround the walking track .


The Rhode GAA Lotto Jackpot was €10,000 and it took place on the 13th of September while adhering to strict guidelines. 

The numbers drawn out were 13 16 26 29.

 There were no Match 3\’s so the  following names were pulled from a  lucky dip. draw winning €50 each

Mary Jones

Martin Phelan

Karen Glennon

Kate Foy

The lotto can be played online before 12 Noon on the date of the draw see the Rhode GAA Website / Facebook / Twitter or Contact your usual ticket seller for details.  The draw will take place every Monday night and will be live on Facebook between 8 pm – 8:30 pm


Massive congratulations to Sarah & Joe Malone on the birth of their baby son Joe. A lovely little brother for Jamie. 

Also massive congratulations to Amy Kerrigan & Matthew Mitchell on their engagement.

Happy Birthday

A very happy 50th birthday to Liam Claffey and 16th birthday to his son Darragh.

Get Well

Get well wishes are extended to all of the people of the parish who are ill or hospitalised at the moment.


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

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