The win avenged defeats to the same opposition in 2016 and 2018.
Ferbane ended a twenty five year wait to lift the Dowling Cup in Bord na Mona O'Connor Park yesterday afternoon.
Two second half goals from Cian Johnson led them to a 2-13 to 14 points victory over Rhode.
They ended Rhode's quest for four county titles in a row and avenged two final defeats to the same opposition in the last four Offaly deciders.
Ferbane team manager Sean Dempsey says a block on the line early in the second half was a turning point for his team: