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Special county board meeting on Wednesday night according to The Herald

Ros13 (Roscommon) - Posts: 98 - 21/10/2022 20:28:36    2444982

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I see a county board meeting is called for Wednesday to appoint a new manager. Didn't the Roscommon county board chairman say one would be appointed before the 23rd?

Waiting 12 weeks to make that appointment and looking at some of the candidates selecting surely the names in that selection committee won't be used for the next appointment. A number of teams have already had trail games to find any hidden gems. Already playing catch up along with Donegal.

Gaa_lover (USA) - Posts: 2953 - 21/10/2022 20:37:07    2444985

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Replying To SmokieRoss:  "Spoke to FOD earlier in week and he is not staying with Tourlestrane for another year and it is a mutual arrangement and he is not interested in being a lead person over a team again. FoD with this current panel isn't an option as a lot wouldn't play for him. In relation to the other names listed let them do a stint as manager with an underage county team or development squad or even a club team. The only name I would consider to have any merit as a county senior manager from the names listed above is Nigel Dineen and people forget he was a coach with Sligo fairly recently.

I don't see how county board got rid of Liam Tully with u20 seeing as his 3 year term was up and it went back to the clubs for nominations as to which he was nominated again by a number of clubs but declined the interview offer as did some other nominees.

Brendan Hackett is the favourite for the job at this juncture and has assembled a decent backroom team apparently. Davy Burke has seen his support lessen and that is down to his limited experience and his style of management."
How does it make sense to rule out fellas because the don't have intercounty management experience (i think have a bit some do) and appoint a fella bar one absolute disaster short period with Westmeath hasnt manged a intercounty team for 30 years. I think he also looked to have a good backeoom with Westmeath and we saw how that went.

ros1 (Roscommon) - Posts: 1209 - 21/10/2022 20:42:39    2444986

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According to the Herald, there will be white smoke next week. Tension will be unreal

Jack L (None) - Posts: 2939 - 21/10/2022 21:31:07    2444989

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Replying To SmokieRoss:  "Spoke to FOD earlier in week and he is not staying with Tourlestrane for another year and it is a mutual arrangement and he is not interested in being a lead person over a team again. FoD with this current panel isn't an option as a lot wouldn't play for him. In relation to the other names listed let them do a stint as manager with an underage county team or development squad or even a club team. The only name I would consider to have any merit as a county senior manager from the names listed above is Nigel Dineen and people forget he was a coach with Sligo fairly recently.

I don't see how county board got rid of Liam Tully with u20 seeing as his 3 year term was up and it went back to the clubs for nominations as to which he was nominated again by a number of clubs but declined the interview offer as did some other nominees.

Brendan Hackett is the favourite for the job at this juncture and has assembled a decent backroom team apparently. Davy Burke has seen his support lessen and that is down to his limited experience and his style of management."
If Hackett gets the job we may as well give up now. He's achieved no more than Flanagan in management and at least Flanagan has knowledge of Roscommon football. I'd have any of the others over him every day of the week.

Primrose_and_blue (Roscommon) - Posts: 41 - 21/10/2022 21:59:21    2444994

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Hackett worked as a psychologist with Roscommon back in 2001. We won Connacht that year, our last Connacht Final win in Hyde park. We'll see what next week's announcement brings. I'd have liked a local Manager but it doesn't appear there were any local people interested in the job. We all know the commitment involved. Donegal still have no Manager and they have been one of the top teams in the country over the last few years.

endgame (Roscommon) - Posts: 1832 - 22/10/2022 09:54:43    2445003

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Replying To endgame:  "Hackett worked as a psychologist with Roscommon back in 2001. We won Connacht that year, our last Connacht Final win in Hyde park. We'll see what next week's announcement brings. I'd have liked a local Manager but it doesn't appear there were any local people interested in the job. We all know the commitment involved. Donegal still have no Manager and they have been one of the top teams in the country over the last few years."
Bringing him back as a psychologist would be better than appointing him as manager. He'd be around the the same level as Cribbin whereby Pat Flanagan should be a better option.

SmokieRoss, Colm Nally by the way is a Dub who played for louth. He was coach for Meath in recent years without much progress.

Still talk in Galway that Don Connellan is in the running. His Moycullen side are up against the favourites and defending champions Mountbellew Moylough on Sunday.

Not all about have inter County experience, Mayo appointed James Horan with just a little club management experience.

Yondu (UK) - Posts: 739 - 22/10/2022 13:46:18    2445021

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Replying To Yondu:  "Bringing him back as a psychologist would be better than appointing him as manager. He'd be around the the same level as Cribbin whereby Pat Flanagan should be a better option.

SmokieRoss, Colm Nally by the way is a Dub who played for louth. He was coach for Meath in recent years without much progress.

Still talk in Galway that Don Connellan is in the running. His Moycullen side are up against the favourites and defending champions Mountbellew Moylough on Sunday.

Not all about have inter County experience, Mayo appointed James Horan with just a little club management experience."
Horan also brought in a high calibre coach in the form of Buckley.

Would the delay in announcing the manager again be to see how Don Connellan is fixed after the Moycullen game?

MachaireConnacht (Roscommon) - Posts: 332 - 22/10/2022 14:11:39    2445023

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Replying To MachaireConnacht:  "Horan also brought in a high calibre coach in the form of Buckley.

Would the delay in announcing the manager again be to see how Don Connellan is fixed after the Moycullen game?"
As a County Board meeting was already announced for Wednesday you'd think they've already agreed on the name going forward.
If Don is sprung at the last minute shades of the FAI and Jack Charlton!

Seanfanbocht (Roscommon) - Posts: 512 - 22/10/2022 15:03:42    2445031

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Replying To MachaireConnacht:  "Horan also brought in a high calibre coach in the form of Buckley.

Would the delay in announcing the manager again be to see how Don Connellan is fixed after the Moycullen game?"
Don Connellan is not in the running, hasn't interviewed and has no interest in interviewing

reffingmad (Roscommon) - Posts: 345 - 22/10/2022 15:44:19    2445034

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Well done Four Roads, slow starters but kicked on after the first quarter to win comfortably. Pearses only leading by 1 at half time with strong wind was curtains for them.

Not a classic final over 20 wides and a lot of individual errors and If the goals don't come for Four Roads its hard to see them overcoming Tooreen next weekend but for now I'm sure they'll enjoy the celebrations.

The_analyser (Roscommon) - Posts: 3313 - 22/10/2022 17:00:01    2445038

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Superb performance by Roscommon's Aoife O ' Rourke tonight in defending her European boxing gold medal. Completely dominating the fight (5-0) at this level was very impressive. Congratulations also to Amy Broadhurst and Kellie Harrington in bringing home a total of three gold medals to Ireland. I know this is a GAA forum but sometimes a good news story should be told in order to cheer us all up!

letsgetgoing (Roscommon) - Posts: 98 - 22/10/2022 19:39:09    2445056

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Davy Burke was on RTE tonight for the Leinster Club Championship and was asked about getting back into management with the Roscommon job mentioned. He said that he is keen to get back in and that conversations were had with no decisions being made yet.

Primrose_and_blue (Roscommon) - Posts: 41 - 22/10/2022 21:40:56    2445072

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Davy Burke confirmed on RTÉ tonight that he's in the running for the Roscommon job.

Yondu (UK) - Posts: 739 - 22/10/2022 22:01:12    2445075

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Replying To Yondu:  "Davy Burke confirmed on RTÉ tonight that he's in the running for the Roscommon job."
That was well flagged by Smokie here a few days ago.
A Co Board Meeting has been called for Wednesday presumably to ratify whoever the Committee has decided on.
I'd be surprised if it's not Burke.

Seanfanbocht (Roscommon) - Posts: 512 - 23/10/2022 09:25:14    2445080

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Replying To Seanfanbocht:  "That was well flagged by Smokie here a few days ago.
A Co Board Meeting has been called for Wednesday presumably to ratify whoever the Committee has decided on.
I'd be surprised if it's not Burke."
Seamus Duke tweeted that it won't be Bernard Flynn. Looks like Davy Burke alright.

endgame (Roscommon) - Posts: 1832 - 23/10/2022 10:52:41    2445091

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Replying To Seanfanbocht:  "That was well flagged by Smokie here a few days ago.
A Co Board Meeting has been called for Wednesday presumably to ratify whoever the Committee has decided on.
I'd be surprised if it's not Burke."
Seamus Duke tweeted that it won't be Bernard Flynn. Looks like Davy Burke alright.

endgame (Roscommon) - Posts: 1832 - 23/10/2022 10:52:50    2445092

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Hard one to call today. Definitely weather could be a factor and how Boyle handle the occasion. I'll tip Boyle but wouldn't be surprised if Strokestown came away with it.

MachaireConnacht (Roscommon) - Posts: 332 - 23/10/2022 12:23:14    2445104

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Congratulations to Strokestown on winning the county final today. They just did enough to get over the line.
Very hard luck on Boyle as the match could have gone either way.

On the county management scene, the ball is still in the air and hopping madly about the place................................

Malachy O' Rourke
Don Connellan
Pat Flanagan
Kevin Walsh
Fergal O' Donnell
Liam Tully
Cian o' Neill
Kevin o' Brien
Frankie Dolan
Shane Curran
Eamonn Fitzmaurice
Jason Sherlock
Terry Hyland
John Rogers
Basil Mannion
James Horan
Anthony Cunningham (The great return?)
Nigel Dineen
Wally Burke
Billy Donnelly
Kieran Donaghy
Paul Galvin
Thomas Gilleran
Kevin Johnson
Colm Boyle
Mike Solan
Ray Dempsey
Davy Burke
Jason Ryan
Tom Cribbin
Mickey Harte
Ian Daly
Derek Duggan
James McCartan
Paul Curran
Cian Smith
Stephen o' Neill
Kevin Stritch
Bernard Flynn
Brendan Hackett

Where the hell will the ball eventually land............................................?

On a positive note, at least the Roscommon supporters and players are passionate about their football.

letsgetgoing (Roscommon) - Posts: 98 - 23/10/2022 16:47:31    2445128

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One of our most open championship decided with the last kick of the game, congrats to Strokestown really showed their true worth in the knock out stages with three hard earned wins.

Real what if for Boyle who were led superbly by Donie Smith. The loss of Cian McKeon was obviously huge their top scorer and would have been good for a few points. Doesn't look good for him i really hope it's not as bad as feared.

Strokestown lost Kevin Finn from their starting 15 and Paddy Brogan one of their stand out performer had to go off injured in the 1st half and it may have been a more comfortable win had they played the full game.

One of most intense and high tension finals I've seen. 5,500 plus in attendance and the idea that the Hyde doesn't produce a good atmosphere and the stand is too far from the action is nonsense.

All the best Strokestown in the Connacht championship if they defend as well as today they'll be competitive against the Mayo or Galway champion.

The_analyser (Roscommon) - Posts: 3313 - 23/10/2022 17:50:12    2445139

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