New Senior Hurling Manager Appointed

September 28th, 2023

Kevin Sammon has been ratified by the Roscommon GAA hurling committee as the new Roscommon GAA senior hurling manager for a two year term with the option of an extension following a review.

The committee would like to thank all the candidates who applied for the position and those who went through the interview process. The committee would also like to thank the interview panel for all their hard work.

Kevin who hails from Bodyke in County Clare but now lives in Ennis, has broad coaching experience, having managed both Broadford and O’Callaghan Mills. He led O’Callaghan Mills to their first ever Junior ‘A’ title.

Kevin said “I am delighted to have the opportunity to fill the role of Roscommon senior hurling manager for the 23/24 season. My backroom team consists of Steve Cusack (Newmarket on Fergus), Tommy Moloney (Limerick) and Kevin McNamara (Kilmaley). I will finalise my management team in the coming days. I am really looking forward to working with the players, management team, clubs and County Board for the coming season. I would like to wish Four Roads and Athleague the very best in Sunday’s Senior Hurling Final.”

Roscommon GAA Hurling Chairperson, Christy McDermott said “I am delighted with the appointment of Kevin and Roscommon GAA look forward to working with him and his backroom team and I hope this management team and the players can move Roscommon hurling on to great things.”

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