Outside Managers: a success story
Published 11/03/2011 | 05:00
Toomevara won 11 Tipperary county titles between 1992-2008 with seven different outside coaches. They've drawn their managers from Galway, Limerick, Offaly, Tipperary and Clare.
After Bertie Óg Murphy stepped down as Cork manager in '02, Toomevara made a move for him at the outset of the following year and nearly secured his services.
They recruited Offaly's Joe Dooley instead, but dispensed with his services halfway through the '03 season. Michael Conneely from Galway came in and Toomevara won their eighth title in 12 years.
1992: Pad Joe Whelehan (Offaly)
1993: Seán Stack (Clare)
1994: Seán Stack
1998: Tom Ryan (Limerick)
1999: Tom Ryan (Limerick)
2000: Pad Joe Whelehan
2001: Seán Stack
2003: Michael Conneely (Galway)
2004: Seán Hehir (Clare)
2006: Pat Herbert (Limerick)
2008: Vincent McKenna (Borrisokane-Tipp)