|Offaly GAA SFC 2020||P||W||D||L||F||A||Pts|
|SFC Group 1|
|SFC Group 2|
Legend: SF: Qualify for Semi-Finals. RP: Qualify for Relegation Final.
|Date||Home Team||Away Team|
|20.09.2020||Ferbane||1-14 (8p)||Tullamore||0-17 (9p)|
SFC Group Results
|Date||Home Team||Away Team|
Rhode defeated Tullamore by 1-9 (12 Points) to 1-7 (10 Points) in the Offaly GAA Senior Football Championship in 2020. They had won their group comfortably and defeated Edenderry in the Semi-Finals. Tullamore, the runners-up in Rhode’s group, won against Ferbane on penalties after a draw in the other Semi-Final. Clara were relegated after losing to Bracknagh in the Relegaion Final. It was Rhode’s 30th Offaly Senior Football Championship and after being 0-5 to 0-3 down at the half, with the wind at their backs in the second half Niall McNamee hit top form in front of goal. It was not until the 55th minute that the Blues scored their first point of the second half, and almost stole victory with a late comeback in injury time, but the title was secure for Rhode.
FINAL TEAMS (SCORERS)
Rhode: Ken Garry; Brian Darby, Jake Kavanagh, James McPadden; Gareth McNamee, Eoin Rigney, Niall Darby; Dylan Kavanagh (0-1), Alan McNamee; Ciarán Heavey, Rúairí McNamee (0-1), Conor McNamee; Aaron Kellaghan (1-1), Niall McNamee (0-5, 0-1m), Anton Sullivan (0-1). Subs: Paul McPadden for Heavey (37), Stephen Hannon for Sullivan (53), Keith Murphy for G McNamee (59), Pauric Sullivan for R McNamee (59), Darren Garry for A McNamee (60).
Tullamore Shaun Martin; Ciarán Burns, Paul McConway, Patrick Robilliard; Kevin O’Brien, Declan Hogan, Oisín Keenan Martin; Ciarán Egan (0-1), Aaron Leavy (1-2); Nigel Bracken (0-1), Michael Brazil, Luke Plunkett; Peter Fox (0-1), John Moloney (0-2f), Luke Egan. Subs: Shane Dooley for L Egan (half-time), Corey White for S Martin (47), Ger Ward for Plunkett (60).
Referee: Marius Stones (Clara).
About Offaly GAA
Offaly GAA is one of 32 Official GAA Counties in Ireland, and is one one of 12 GAA Counties in Leinster Province. The GAA season is split into a League (usually first half of year) and Championshp (usually second half of year), with Clubs and County (Representative) Competitions. The winners of the Senior Football Championship (The Premier League Championship in English Soccer Terms) qualify for the Leinster GAA Football Championship. The Four Provincial Champions then Qualify for the All-Ireland Semi-Finals.
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 Offaly GAA / Kevin Egan (2020) 30th Offaly Senior Football Title For Rhode [Internet] Available from: https://offaly.gaa.ie/2020/10/04/30th-offaly-senior-football-title-for-rhode/ [Accessed 12 December 2020]
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Thanks to Anton “Pippo”O’Grady
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