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Cork Have Appointed A New Senior Football Manager

Cork Have Appointed A New Senior Football Manager
Mark Farrelly
By Mark Farrelly
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Cork have appointed former selector Peader Healy as their new manager following the departure of Brian Cuthbert.


Healy had been a selector for five years before 2014, serving on the backroom team when the Rebels won the All-Ireland in 2010. In a statement on their website, the Cork County Board said today:

Cork GAA confirms the appointment of Peadar Healy (Naomh Abán) in the role of Cork senior football manager for a two year term 2016-2017.

Healy was previously a selector and coach with the Cork senior football team from 2008 to 2013 reaching All Ireland championship deciders in 2009 and beating Down in 2010 while going on to recorded an NFL Division 1 treble in 2010/2011/2012.

A former All Ireland winning Cork minor (1981) he was more recently involved with the O’Donovan Rossa and Dr Crokes clubs.

Commenting on the appointment, County Chairman Gerard Lane said, "On behalf of the County Board, I would like to wish Peadar all the best in his new position.

I would also like to thank all the candidates who expressed an interest in the position, and also the members of the appointments committee for their endeavours.”

The new manager has been appointed for a two-year term and will name his backroom team in due course.

Time will tell if he can bring Cork back into the race for Sam.




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