Rhode's campaign came to an end after their 0-11 0-9 defeat to Ratoath on Sunday.
This year's campaign will stand to the younger players in Rhode's squad heading in to next year.
Those are the thoughts of the club's manager after they departed the Leinster Senior Football Championship at the quarter final stage at the hands of Ratoath.
A lot of focus was on the remarkable enduring quality of players like Alan McNamee and Brian Darby after the Offaly team won another county title.
Gorman wants to highlight the league exposure given to his less experienced squad members: