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Sheedy steps down as boss in Longford


JACK Sheedy has decided not to seek a third year in charge of Longford.

A statement released on the county board website read: "Longford GAA's Executive Committee at its meeting last night were informed of the resignation of Jack Sheedy as senior football manager."

Promoted from Division 4 this year, Longford beat Offaly in their Leinster SFC opener in Tullamore before suffering a heavy defeat to Dublin in the Leinster quarter-finals.

They went on to take out Carlow and Clare in the qualifiers before being eliminated by Kildare in the third round.