Second Half Surge Gives Rhode 30th Offaly Senior Football Title

Photo Credit: Rhode GAA Facebook

They won the final involving the two most decorated sides in the county.

Rhode are Offaly Senior Football Champions for the 30th time.

Despite leading at half time and securing a late goal, Tullamore were beaten 1-9 to 1-7 in very tough conditions.

Five points from the boot of Niall McNamee and a goal from Aaron Kelleghan turned around a 5 points to 3 deficit at the half with a strong breeze in O'Connor Park. 

Rhode manager Malachy McNulty says it was a difficult challenge from start to finish:

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