Sunday 25 February 2018

Offaly ratify new football manager

Kerry manager Stephen Wallace celebrates at the final whistle during the GAA Football All-Ireland Junior Championship Final match between Kerry and Mayo at Croke Park, Dublin. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
Kerry manager Stephen Wallace celebrates at the final whistle during the GAA Football All-Ireland Junior Championship Final match between Kerry and Mayo at Croke Park, Dublin. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Offaly GAA have ratified former Kerry Junior All-Ireland-winning coach Stephen Wallace as their new senior football manager.

Wallace was linked with the job last month but was ratified by the Offaly county board on Tuesday. Joining him in the role is former Kerry intercounty player and Cork selector Billy Sheehan.

Meanwhile there have also been changes at underage level with Declan Kelly set to take over as the Offaly U20 boss with Conan Curley, David Connolly and Georgie Dignan joining him on the panel as selectors.

While in the U17s, John Hughes will take over as manager with Noel Daly, Kevin Meehan and Ger Lynam coming on as selectors.

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