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Senior & Junior Football Championships Get Underway This Weekend

Offaly Adult  Football Championship Gets Underway This Weekend 

Very best of luck to All our Adult Teams out this weekend. 

U15 Football Championship RD2

Wednesday July 13th

Rhode V St.Manchan\’s Doon 7pm  

Senior Football Championship RD1 

Saturday July 16th

Rhode V Edenderry  7pm BNM O\’connor Park 

Junior Football Championship RD1 

Sunday July 17th 

Rhode V Durrow 12:00 Midday Fr.Dowling Park Rhode 

Minor Football championship 

Rhode u17 footballers lost out to Kilcormac/Killoughey in Round 1 of the championship on Saturday morning last. . There was only a point in it at the break but KK kept pressing ahead to win the final score reading . 2-09 to 2-04. 

U13 Football competition 

Rhode U13 footballers lost out to St.Broughans on Friday evening last  in WalshIsland.  

Offaly GAA Cul Camps

The annual Rhode GAA Cul Camp will commence in Fr Dowling Park on Monday 18th   to Friday 22nd  of July 10am to 2pm. It is a wonderful experience to   meet new friends and to practice the skills of our native games. The camp in Rhode is recognised as a top class camp. See Our Social Media pages for link 

Please Book Online  


Rod Og GAA Summer Camp

Boys & Girls Aged 6-11 years 


Tuesday 16th -Wednesday 18th August 

Venue Rhode GAA Pitch 

Please Bring a packed lunch and weather appropriate clothing 

Register online-Pay on the day

€30 Per child 

€50 – 2 child family 

€60- 3+child family


2022 Rhode  GAA Supporters 200 Club Draw 

We are  continuing with our Rhode GAA Supporters Draw to Aid our Planned Development for our Grounds.A massive thank you for your previous support of our club draws and we hope you can continue that wonderful support in 2022.  

A very positive and successful consultation event was held a few weeks back
 on our clubhouse proposal. We received lots of feedback which will be taken into consideration as we move from the concept design phase into detailed design stage for the planning application.

.Entering this draw will provide you with the chance to win 1st prize €1000 & 4 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. Draws will be held as follows

• 13th August 

• 17th September 

• 15th October 

• 19th November 

• 17th December

For an opportunity to win one of these great prizes we are offering you 2 options 

OPTION 1 Costing: €250

1 Entry into the 5 draws 

1 membership Family, Player or Single to Rhode GAA 

Full use of the Walking Track

Club supporter car sticker 

OPTION 2 Costing: €200

1 entry to all 5 draws.

Club Supporter Car Sticker

Either option can be paid by over three installments  .

1st Installment €120 – 31st March 

2nd Installment €65 – 31st May

3rd Installment €65 – 30th June   


Contact Any Committee Member for further information on entering/purchasing a draw ticket or see online purchase option . www.foireann.ie

Club Membership:2022

Rhode GAA/Rhode LGFA Membership is now open and we urge all members if possible to follow the online  option of registration/

payment system https://www.foireann.ieThe foireann system can also be used by  players and non-

players to register and pay online as a member of Rhode GAA and LGFA clubs. The deadline for general membership is March 31st .(Ladies Deadline May Slightly differ)

An option to enter the 200 club draw is also available for online payment on 

https://www.foireann.ie  and there are options for payment by instalments also available.

The Membership Rates  are as Follows:    

200 club – €250

Family €120  (2 adults and all children) 

Adult player €80 (including Insurance )

Adult non-player €50

Student non-player / player €30

Youth player €30

O.A.P\’s  €5

If  you wish to pay in person rather than use online 2022 Membership  can be paid to the following membership officers listed, John Kilmurray Aine Egan , Patricia McManus,  Ger Noonan, Eoghan Hickey Peter Kilmurray Richie Glennon  Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy , ,Tracey Murphy , Robert Kellaghan d Mary Hannon  up to the 31st of  March

Walking Track

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

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 5144 


The Rhode GAA Lotto Jackpot was €2,600 and it took place on the 4th of July in Killeen’s.

The numbers drawn out were 7 15 20 30

There were two winners with three matching numbers who won €100 each.

Alan Kelleghan

Brendan Morris

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. 


  Deepest sympathy to Leavy & extended families on the passing of John Leavy  St Joseph\’s Bungalow, Clonmeen  . John\’s funeral mass took place on Sunday afternoon in St.Peters church Rhode followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery. 

Sympathy is also extended to Ann, Adiran , Karen Egan and extended family on the passing of John Egan Portlaoise  formerly of Rhode & Co Roscommon. John was a serving member of An Garda Siochana here in Rhode from the 1980\’s to 1998. While John may have left Rhode he kept in touch with many and with all the comings and goings of the Village. John\’s Service took place on Friday afternoon last followed by cremation. 

May John Leavy & John Egan Rest In Peace. 


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