Rhode GAA notes

December 11, 2017

Bridge House Offaly GAA Awards night


Massive Congratulations to our own Brian Darby on been named 2017 Offaly Senior Footballer of the year   The Offaly GAA Awards night will take place  on  Friday January 12th 2018 in the Bridge House Hotel Tullamore. 

 Congratulations is also extended to Fahy handballer  David Hope who collects  his fourth   Offaly handballer of the year award. It was a dream year for David winning Leinster and All Ireland Single and Doubles titles.

As Always The Bridge House Offaly GAA Awards promises to be a great night  those wishing to obtain tickets can do so by contacting John Glennon 087 2715 804.


Rhode GAA Christmas Raffle 2017


We are Delighted to Announce we are holding a Christmas Draw  next Monday the 18th of December in Otooles Bar and Lounge . Tickets are now available to purchase in all local Village businesses:

1st Prize: Hamper

2nd Prize: 20 bales of briquettes

3rd Prize: Fitness Fit-bit

4th Prize: Turkey & Ham

5th Prize: Eden Decor Voucher

6th Prize: Neil Delamere Tickets

7th Prize: Hamper

8th Prize: Children's O'Neill's GAA Gear Hamper

9th Prize: Shaz Hair Salon Voucher

10th Prize: Children's Football and Gum shield

11th Prize: Station House Steak Night Voucher

12th Prize: Children's Football and Gum shield

13th Prize: Prosecco Hamper

14th Prize: Christmas Mug and Biscuit Set

15th Prize: Cheese Board Hamper

16th Prize: Christmas Eve Box 


Please Support our Fundraising Efforts !!


County Final DVD'S 


Anyone wishing to Purchase/order a Dvd of 2017 County final can contact John Beezy Glennon on 087 2715804 .


Rhode Christmas Tree 

Massive Congratulations to  Declan Whelan  and all involved in organising the Rhode Christmas Tree it is truly a special time in the village to see us have our own Tree. Another proud moment for the Parish. 


Well Done Oaklands CC

Massive Congratulations to Oaklands CC  u,16s  especially to Rhode lads Shane Murphy, Jack Murphy, Dylan Kilmurray, Garry Kiernan, Michael Culloty, Shane Duffy, Evan Farrrelly, Ryan Quinn, Jake Molloy. 


There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 4th of December for a Jackpot of €15,000.  The numbers drawn were 8 9 25 29.  The club would like to thank all those who supported the draw and thanks to Doyle's for the use of their premises and for their help and cooperation.  The following matched three numbers and received €200.


Mark Malone


Next week we have an extra €1,000 added to the lotto draw for Christmas, there will be 5 €100's and 10 €50 given out in prizes

The Rhode GAA Lotto is the main source of income the club has and now you can play online through our website.  The good news is when you play the lotto online you are entitled to free draws, for example, pay for seven draws, receive the eighth one free, pay for fourteen draws receive two free and so on.  In other words, the more you play the more free draws you are entitled to!!


Suicide Prevention Awareness Charity Football Match


 A charity football match in aide of   Suicide Prevention Awareness will take place on St Stephen's Day in Fr Dowling Park at 2 o'clock. 

2017 Senior Football Champions Rhode  V Rhode Celtic Reunion Team


The Football match  be kicking off at 2 o'clock and there will be a donation bucket on the gate. 

On the same night the fun and games will continue in O'Toole's Lounge with music and a large auction on the night starting at 9 o'clock. 
This is for a very worthy cause and all support will be greatly appreciated. 
In the next couple of weeks we will be posting a list of items that will be up for auction.



Massive Congratulations !!


Massive Congratulations to Rhode Goal Keeper Kenneth Gary and Niamh Malone who got engaged over the weekend. 



Thank You and Happy Holidays  


Rhode GAA would like to thank all our Members and Supporters for supporting the club throughout  2017 and we wish you and yours and very happy and holy  Christmas and wonderful 2018 !!

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