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Rhode Enjoy Record Extending Senior Title

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Evergreen forwards see side over the line in O'Connor Park on Sunday.

Rhode are Offaly Senior Football Champions for a record 31st time.

They clinched the title from three-in-a-row chasing Tullamore in O'Connor Park yesterday.

Minutes 40-50 were crucial with Rhode registering a run of unanswered points to turn a two point deficit into a 3 point lead. 

One of the game's turning points came when Johnny Moloney fielded a long ball, he coughed up possession into the hands of Ruairi McNamee who raced clear, rounded the keeper to hit the games first goal.

It ended 1-09 to 11 points - with Rhode midfielder Alan McNamee claiming his 13th county medal, 24 years on from his first.

Brian Gavin, Laz Molloy and John Reynolds were on commentator for Midlands 103 on Sunday:

Man of the Match Anton Sullivan says they took advantage of their experience over their younger rivals:

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