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Replying To Jack L:  "Rumours circulating this morning that a young manager who has tasted AI success is in the frame. Could this mean O'Brien the former manager of Corofin."
Don't think its him.

sourmilk93 (Roscommon) - Posts: 1026 - 14/10/2022 11:15:03    2443948

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Replying To Jack L:  "Rumours circulating this morning that a young manager who has tasted AI success is in the frame. Could this mean O'Brien the former manager of Corofin."
O'Brien and Davy Burke (Kildare under 20 AI winning manager 2018) the two obvious ones that have been linked for a while now.

Primrose_and_blue (Roscommon) - Posts: 40 - 14/10/2022 13:02:06    2443962

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Replying To Primrose_and_blue:  "O'Brien and Davy Burke (Kildare under 20 AI winning manager 2018) the two obvious ones that have been linked for a while now."
What about Kevin Walsh. I know he is defensive but managed in D1 with Galway. Has a wealth of experience.

Jack L (None) - Posts: 2938 - 14/10/2022 13:29:09    2443966

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Replying To Jack L:  "What about Kevin Walsh. I know he is defensive but managed in D1 with Galway. Has a wealth of experience."
Gone to Cork

john.no1 (Sligo) - Posts: 462 - 14/10/2022 13:57:05    2443971

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Hopefully Davy Burke.

BigSur (Westmeath) - Posts: 1001 - 14/10/2022 14:32:57    2443977

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Replying To SmokieRoss:  "At the time Louth appointed Mickey Harte the case could be argued his top days were behind him. Was a great manager but had football over taken his style. One would suggest possibly given Tyrone won the all Ireland in the first uear under new management. However if I was a Ross player and supporter and I heard Mickey Harte was the new manager I'd be jumping out of my skin with anticipation.

Another twist innthe never ending story is that a former all Ireland winning player from the 90s ableit with little managerial experience has been contacted about the position and is actively putting a management team together and will be interviewed over the weekend. Some interviews are still to be held.

On the Kevin Walsh Cork link-up he was sounded out for Ross job but said he wouldn't be interested given his Galway connections. That happened early in the process."
Tyrone under Mickey Harte remained a top 5 team in last decade with them. Would be no AI won in 2021 without the ground work he put in and it was one of the most opportunist All-Irelands won with covid break, Clifford going off injured and playing Mayo in the final who they knew they had the beating of.

He took on a Louth side relegated to Div 4 nobody wanted the job even local managers and next year they will play in Div 2.

None of players were jumping out of their skin when it looked certain we were going to appoint the most underwhelming candidate in Aidan O'Rourke and certainly wouldn't have done so with Harte one of the most hugely respected managers.

The early process was sending emails around to clubs for nominations many of which didn't bother to respond. Kevin Walsh wasn't worried about his Galway connections when Sligo manager including wins against them.

The_analyser (Roscommon) - Posts: 3308 - 14/10/2022 14:42:07    2443979

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Replying To BigSur:  "Hopefully Davy Burke."
He's been approached I'm surprised none of Examiner, Times and independent have been leaked that news. Then again they linked us with names that weren't in the running.

The_analyser (Roscommon) - Posts: 3308 - 14/10/2022 15:19:36    2443983

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Replying To The_analyser:  "Tyrone under Mickey Harte remained a top 5 team in last decade with them. Would be no AI won in 2021 without the ground work he put in and it was one of the most opportunist All-Irelands won with covid break, Clifford going off injured and playing Mayo in the final who they knew they had the beating of.

He took on a Louth side relegated to Div 4 nobody wanted the job even local managers and next year they will play in Div 2.

None of players were jumping out of their skin when it looked certain we were going to appoint the most underwhelming candidate in Aidan O'Rourke and certainly wouldn't have done so with Harte one of the most hugely respected managers.

The early process was sending emails around to clubs for nominations many of which didn't bother to respond. Kevin Walsh wasn't worried about his Galway connections when Sligo manager including wins against them."
Kevin Walsh at the time of managing sligo wasn't a rival to Galway and nor are they still no disrespect to them. We have played Galway in 5 connacht finals (6 if you include replay) since 2016 so that is why he declined an offer early doors.

From my understanding Davy Burke is in the frame and Jason Ryan is meant to be with him as opposed to being another candidate. That would certainly be interesting.

All I can say about my previous post is the all Ireland winner is from leinster. On my previous post about players going travelling one is going on term while the other ie only going for two months..

Hopefully we have something before county final next week. Yes Donegal haven't appointed but tragic circumstances prevented their county final been played last week and the candidate that will be appointed is managing one of the finalists so they know at least who it is.

SmokieRoss (Roscommon) - Posts: 248 - 14/10/2022 18:07:42    2443999

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Replying To BigSur:  "Hopefully Davy Burke."
That from a Roscommon perspective that you think he would be good or as dont like Ros think Burke will fail point of view?
Burke would have been near the top of my list when AC stepped down tbh. Not sure if he has been approached or is in the running but he hasnt been ruled out which is good imo.

sourmilk93 (Roscommon) - Posts: 1026 - 14/10/2022 18:30:06    2444001

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Replying To SmokieRoss:  "Kevin Walsh at the time of managing sligo wasn't a rival to Galway and nor are they still no disrespect to them. We have played Galway in 5 connacht finals (6 if you include replay) since 2016 so that is why he declined an offer early doors.

From my understanding Davy Burke is in the frame and Jason Ryan is meant to be with him as opposed to being another candidate. That would certainly be interesting.

All I can say about my previous post is the all Ireland winner is from leinster. On my previous post about players going travelling one is going on term while the other ie only going for two months..

Hopefully we have something before county final next week. Yes Donegal haven't appointed but tragic circumstances prevented their county final been played last week and the candidate that will be appointed is managing one of the finalists so they know at least who it is."
Whos going on term and whos 2 months can u say

sourmilk93 (Roscommon) - Posts: 1026 - 14/10/2022 21:57:23    2444015

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Replying To SmokieRoss:  "Kevin Walsh at the time of managing sligo wasn't a rival to Galway and nor are they still no disrespect to them. We have played Galway in 5 connacht finals (6 if you include replay) since 2016 so that is why he declined an offer early doors.

From my understanding Davy Burke is in the frame and Jason Ryan is meant to be with him as opposed to being another candidate. That would certainly be interesting.

All I can say about my previous post is the all Ireland winner is from leinster. On my previous post about players going travelling one is going on term while the other ie only going for two months..

Hopefully we have something before county final next week. Yes Donegal haven't appointed but tragic circumstances prevented their county final been played last week and the candidate that will be appointed is managing one of the finalists so they know at least who it is."
Davy Burke with Jason Ryan is one of the more decent options I've heard and at this stage seems like it would be a decent shout.

On the All Ireland winner from Leinster, if they're from the 90's then they're either from Dublin or Meath - could you say which team it is?

Primrose_and_blue (Roscommon) - Posts: 40 - 15/10/2022 10:58:59    2444030

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Paul Curran or Jayo are the only likely ones from Dublin and Bernard Flynn if I was guessing from Meath.

MachaireConnacht (Roscommon) - Posts: 329 - 15/10/2022 12:14:09    2444043

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Replying To MachaireConnacht:  "Paul Curran or Jayo are the only likely ones from Dublin and Bernard Flynn if I was guessing from Meath."
Not a chance any of these lads manage Roscommon ...

spion7 (Roscommon) - Posts: 39 - 15/10/2022 14:03:10    2444053

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I think we need to follow the example of Westmeath and Monaghan who saw the poor level of outside managers available and appoint internally. An outside who has had a string of poor jobs or no to little experience is not the answer to anything. If you do nothing with a division 4 county how can you get a job with a division 1 county.

ros1 (Roscommon) - Posts: 1209 - 15/10/2022 14:45:22    2444055

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Replying To ros1:  "I think we need to follow the example of Westmeath and Monaghan who saw the poor level of outside managers available and appoint internally. An outside who has had a string of poor jobs or no to little experience is not the answer to anything. If you do nothing with a division 4 county how can you get a job with a division 1 county."
Both appointments in those counties was former players that was already on their managerial teams this year. That would be Derek Duggan for Roscommon.

Burke you are referring too? Two years with Wicklow, first year promoted to Div 3 and 2nd year kept them up in Div 3 with a play off win against the odds v Cavan.

Yondu (UK) - Posts: 733 - 15/10/2022 15:38:29    2444060

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SmokieRoss i have been told Kevin Walsh wasn't approached at any stage. In our last search the county board searched all over including up north when the obvious choice was closer to home yet didn't realise that until their preferred candidate opted out. Can't do simliar this time as he's already snapped up.

Already mentioned Davy Burke and i see the Herald are linking him in article today.

The_analyser (Roscommon) - Posts: 3308 - 15/10/2022 15:44:31    2444061

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Worst possible Connacht draw for us with getting Mayo away and if we manage to win that it's All-Ireland finalists Galway.

The_analyser (Roscommon) - Posts: 3308 - 15/10/2022 16:19:44    2444071

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Replying To Yondu:  "Both appointments in those counties was former players that was already on their managerial teams this year. That would be Derek Duggan for Roscommon.

Burke you are referring too? Two years with Wicklow, first year promoted to Div 3 and 2nd year kept them up in Div 3 with a play off win against the odds v Cavan."
Would Derek Duggan be a decent appointment if we're talking inside the county? And get in an experienced coach with him.

MachaireConnacht (Roscommon) - Posts: 329 - 15/10/2022 16:24:37    2444072

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Davy Burke would be an interesting choice. Has a good C.V but this is several Levels up on either Kildare u20s or Wicklow. I do think he's a good innovative coach and if I was a rossie I'd be very happy to have him

Champotime18 (Leitrim) - Posts: 365 - 15/10/2022 16:30:47    2444074

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Replying To Yondu:  "Both appointments in those counties was former players that was already on their managerial teams this year. That would be Derek Duggan for Roscommon.

Burke you are referring too? Two years with Wicklow, first year promoted to Div 3 and 2nd year kept them up in Div 3 with a play off win against the odds v Cavan."
There is other internal candidates who have managed
Ros teams to all Ireland finals, plus others to have had good playimg careers for Roscommon. Wicklow lost all there group games in the league in his second year in charge, lost by 28 points to a poor Meath team in the championship in his first year and lost to division 4 Wexford in his second year, plus he had a poor year managing Sarfields this year. Why go for other managers who haven't got the chance to manage their home counties despite them knowing alot more about that county than Roscommon.

ros1 (Roscommon) - Posts: 1209 - 15/10/2022 16:57:07    2444078

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