Rhode Club Notes

May 14, 2018

Junior B Football Championship

Rhode Junior B Footballer's enjoyed a  worthy 10 - 05 points win over Kinnity on Sunday afternoon in Rhode to take their first set of points in the championship. 
Division 4 League 
It was goal's Galore in Fr.Dowling Park on Thursday night last as Rhode bet Durrow on a score-line of 7-14 to 1-14.

CLG-Bord Na nOg Rod 5k Family Fun Run/Walk

Following on from last years 5k family fun run/walk CLG-Bord Na nog have decided to hold it again this year in which we will be donating half of the monies raised to the Rhode & Croghan Lourdes Fund.

We hope that many more will come out on the day to help support this worthy cause

It will take place on Saturday June 2nd with registration taking place at 9;30 am with walk/run taking off at 10am

Tea/coffee refreshments afterwards


Offaly Senior Footballers

Hard luck to Offaly Senior Footballers who were defeated by Wicklow after extra time in the Leinster Championship in Portlaoise . Final Score Read Offaly 1-15 Wicklow 1-20. It wasnt to be for Offaly who seemed to be in control for most of the the game but Wicklow clawed there way back to beat Offaly in which is an historic win for them.

On The Offaly Team/panel from Rhode are Offaly Captain Anton Sullivan, Niall Darby and Conor McNamee Ruairi  McNamee. 


Offaly GAA Cul Camps

The annual Rhode GAA Cul Camp will commence in Fr Dowling Park on Monday 16th July to Friday 20th July. The camp will start each day at 10am and ends at 2.30pm. It is a wonderful experience for the 6 to 12 year old boys and girle s to play games meet new friends and to practice the skills of our native games. The camp in Rhode is recognised as a top class camp. For further information please contact Tracy Murphy Minor Club secretary or or Offaly GAA Cul Camp organiser/ coach Liam O'Reilly on 087407212.

Get in Early to avoid disappointment


U,15  Team Bonding Hiking Trip

Our Under 15 footballers travelled to Glendalough  on a hiking trip on Saturday last. It was a most enjoyable day. Much thanks must go to the management teeam of Kyle Kavanagh, Roy Malone and Cathal Smith for giving up their time by spending it with theit player's. 



Friday May 18th
U,13 League 
Rhode V St.Broughan's 7:30
Venue: Fr.Dowling Park Rhode


Massive Congratulations to Aoife & Kieron Hope on the birth of their baby boy Pauric on Monday last also congratulations to Graham & Belinda Murphy on the birth of their baby baby T.J.

First Communion

Congratulations to the Boy's & Girl's of BallyBryan School who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday last. 


There was no winner of the Rhode GAA Lotto Draw that took place on the 8th of May for a Jackpot of €15,000.  The numbers drawn were 4 6 15 29.  The club would like to thank all those who supported the draw and thanks to Killeen's for the use of their premises and for their help and cooperation.  The following matched three numbers and received €70 each.


Declan Curley

Kathleen Kilmurray

Margaret Burke

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!!

Get well: 

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

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