John Crowley has returned as manager of Sarsfields - 12 years after leading them to Cork SHC glory.
He takes over from Barry Myers after Sars failed to emerge from a strong SHC group that included eventual winners St Finbarr's and runners-up Blackrock. Crowley has enjoyed success at all levels with the Riverstown club and also delivered a Premier IHC title to Ballinhassig in 2012.
Sars' last appearance in a Cork SHC final ended in defeat to Glen Rovers in 2015.
At last weeks Sars Committee meeting John Crowley was appointed Sarsfields Senior Manager for 2023.— Sars (@SarsfieldsCork) October 25, 2022
Within the realm of the club John needs no introduction.
He has been managing or coaching teams in Sars since the late 90's guiding the U14 to the Feile All Ireland Final in 1997,
The U21 to an East Cork and Premier A County in 2003 and the Minors to County glory in 2007.— Sars (@SarsfieldsCork) October 25, 2022
He later moved on take the helm of the Senior team winning County in 2010.
In 2012 he steered Ballinhassig to Premier Intermediate successs.
More recently years he was coaching
Castlelyons Intermediate hurling team.— Sars (@SarsfieldsCork) October 25, 2022
He now returns to his roots and we are delight to have him home to drive the fortunes of the club in 2023. His coaching and backrooom team will be announced shortly. We wish John ever success in 2023.