Former Kildare manager Cian O’Neill has been appointed coach of the Cork senior footballers.
O’Neill, who is employed at Cork Institute of Technology, will join manager Ronan McCarthy and selectors Gary O'Halloran and Sean Hayes in the Leeside think-tank as the Rebels aim to build on their impressive 2019 championship campaign. The fact that he previously coached arch rivals Kerry adds an extra layer of interest.
“We are delighted to welcome Cian on board given his extensive experience as former Kildare manager, as a former coach to a number of senior intercounty teams in both football and hurling and of course, as Head of Department of Sports, Leisure and Childhood Studies at Cork Institute of Technology.
Good move for him. Less distance to commute and possibly more suited to being a coach than a manager. Hope he does well.