O’Halloran is announced as Roscommon Hurling Manager

October 26th, 2021
O'Halloran is announced as Roscommon Hurling Manager

Francis O Halloran has been announced as manager of the Roscommon Senior Hurling team, following a meeting of the Roscommon Hurling Committee.

Francis who hails from Ruan, Co Clare, has coached both Clare U21 and senior county teams. He has also coached and managed Mary Immaculate College in 2016. He has worked with club teams in his native Clare and has experience of leading players in a high- performance environment.

He will be assisted by Tommy Guilfoyle from Feakle, who is a former Clare hurler and has coaching experience in Clare, Limerick, Tipperary and Cork.

Another member of his backroom team is Shane Nolan from Loughmore, Castleiney, Co Tipperary. Shane Played Fitzgibbon Cup with Mary Immaculate College in 2013 and coached them in 2016. Shane has coaching experience with clubs in Tipperary, Limerick & Dublin.

The Strength and conditioning Coach will be Steve Cusack who has worked with the Clare senior camogie team and clubs in Clare & Limerick.

 Further members of the backroom team will be announced in the near future.

Following tonight’s appointment, Roscommon Hurling Chairperson Christy McDermott has said “I am very pleased with Francis’ appointment, and I look forward to the new management team and players with the support of Roscommon GAA, being able to progress Roscommon Hurling so that we are in a position to compete for silverware.”

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