"Simply the greatest" - Tributes flow as Brian Cody's remarkable Kilkenny reign ends

July 23, 2022

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody with the Liam McCarthy Cup after the 2012 All-Ireland SHC final victory over Galway Β©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The news of Brian Cody’s departure as Kilkenny hurling manager this afternoon saw those in GAA circles paying tribute to the 68-year-old after a remarkable trophy-laden career.

Cody guided the Cats to 11 All-Ireland titles, 18 Leinster championships and 10 National League crowns during his 24 years in charge, earning him the status as the GAA’s greatest ever manager, and Twitter accounts were quick to hail his achievements after news broke that he had stepped down.

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