SPECULATION that former Tipperary star Ken Hogan is about to step back into senior inter-county management has increased today after he stepped down as under Tipperary under 21 manager.
Hogan has been linked with senior inter county management positions in Limerick and Offaly in recent days.
Hogan and William Maher informed Tipperary County Board that they were stepping down as under 21 and minor hurling managers.
Hogan had four years as under 21 manager and led Tipperary to Munster and All Ireland titles in 2010.
Maher was minor hurling manager for the last two years. He also served as an under 21 selector with Hogan. He led Tipperary to Munster and All Ireland minor hurling titles in 2012.