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Our Senior & Junior footballers get their Championship campaigns up and going with two Great Wins

Offaly Senior Football Championship 

Rhode Senior footballers got their Senior Football championship campaign off to a winning start defeating old rivals Edenderry in what was a very sweet victory on Saturday evening last in BNM O\’Connor Park. It was a real battle and thankfully came out on the right side of it with the final score reading 2-13 to 2-12. 

Rhode will now play Durrow in Round 2 due to be played on Saturday July 30th at 7pm in Gracefield.

Team: Kenneth Garry,  Keith Murphy, Jake Kavanagh, James McPadden, Dylan Kavanagh, Brian Darby, Alan McNamee, Conor McNamee, Pauric Sullivan, Anton Sullivan, Ruairi McNamee, Ciaran Heavey, Stephen Hannon, Aaron Kellaghan, Niall McNamee. Subs Shane Lowry for Aaron Kellaghan (injury) 

Junior A Football Championship 

Rhode Junior footballers had an emphatic  victory  over Durrow in a very Sunny & warm FrDowling Park on Sunday afternoon last with the final score reading 12-21 to 0-04. The score-line could have been bigger and Rhode now will prepare to play Tullamore in Round 2 on Friday July 29th in O\’Brien Park  at 7:30pm. 

Team: Phil O\’Connell, Harry Jones, Lorcan O\’Reilly, Joe Spollen. Jack Kilmurray, Thomas Muldoon, Dylan Kilmurray, William Conlan, Mark Rigney, Shane Murphy, Barry Coffey, Cian Murphy, Jack Murphy, Gavin Young, Glen O\’Connell, Subs Used Jordan Kilmurray, Eoin Smith, James Murphy, Donal Hickey , Dan O\’Brien 

U15 A Football Championship 

Rhode u15 footballers recorded their 2nd win of the championship when they defeated St.Manchan\’s 4-10 to 2-08 on Wednesday evening last in Doon. 

Team: Leon kilmurray,Sean McGovern, Jason Curley,Kyle Kilmurray,James Taylor Odhran Briody,Jamie Dalton.Adam Kellaghan.Matthew MCBride,Owen Murphy Cian MCNamee Dermot Crombie.Drew Kennedy Joshua Kellaghan ,Billy Quinn.Subs  Tom Lacy for Drew Kennedy. 


Minor A Football Championship 

Saturday July 23rd 

Rhode V Clara 11am Fr.Dowling Park 

Offaly GAA Cul Camps

The Annual Rhode GAA Cul camp is underway in Fr.Dowling Park with just over 140 kids taking part.  

Rod Og GAA Summer Camp

Boys & Girls Aged 6-11 years 


Tuesday 16th -Thursday  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 €2,800 and it took place on the 11th of July in The Rhode Inn.

The numbers drawn out were 17 24 29 30

There were no winners with three matching numbers .So four names were pulled by lucky dip, each winning  €50  

 Oliver Daly

Corky Gorman

Tom Swords

Joe Kilmurray

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.  

Rhode Athletics Club 5K Road Race 

Friday July 22nd at 7:30pm 

Online Registration at  popupraces.ie  or at Rhode Hall from 6pm

Entry Fee 

Senior  €10

Junior €5

Over 13 years only 

Junior categ is 16-20 years 


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

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