Rory Gallagher took decision to ‘step back’ from Derry job less than 48 hours before Ulster final

Rory Gallagher ahead of the Derry-Monaghan clash at Healy Park, Omagh, Co Tyrone, last month. Photo: Ben McShane/Sportsfile© SPORTSFILE

Conor McKeon and Kevin Doyle

Rory Gallagher, who stepped back from his role as Derry senior football manager at the end of a week in which he faced domestic abuse allegations, has charted one of the most unusual GAA careers of modern times.