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Monaghan Ladies announce new senior football manager

Jan 6, 2022 09:01 By Sean McCaffrey
Monaghan Ladies announce new senior football manager Monaghan Ladies announce new senior football manager
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The county board had been looking for a new management team following Ciaran Murphy's term ending prior to Christmas

Kieran Kearns has been announced as the new Monaghan Senior ladies manager for the coming year. The Scotshouse man who was a selector and manager with his local club since 2019, will be joined by Declan Mc Kernan as head coach and Pauric Smyth as assistant manager. Darren Chapman from Newtownbutler will be a selector with Shane Rice Strength and conditioning coach. Monaghan will compete in Division 2 of the Lidl ladies league with their opening game against Cavan on February 13th.

Monaghan ladies County Board statement
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Monaghan Ladies County Board are delighted to announce the appointment of Kieran Kearns as Senior Manager for 2022 season. Kieran has been ratified as the new Monaghan co senior manager for Crest--MonaghanLGFA2022. Having been approved by Monaghan LGFA’s executive at a meeting on Tuesday last, the clubs formally ratified the executive’s recommendation without hesitation. Kieran hails from the Scotshouse area having played his club football with Clones GFC and Currin GFC. He also played minor at county level. When he ceased his playing days with Currin, Kieran moved into the managerial arena. Beginning as a selector for the Currin Senior Men’s team in 2019 and moving to manager for the 20/21 seasons. Kieran brings plenty of football experience and skill, though mostly in the GAA, he is very keen to broaden his portfolio, by expanding into the co ladies’ setup. Kieran also brings a wealth of experience in his backroom team with former co senior player Declan McKernan as his lead coach, Pauric Smyth, Darren Chapman and strength and conditioning coach Shane Rice compliment the management training team. Fionnuala Sherlock will act as Liaison officer.
Monaghan Co ladies are delighted with the appointment and wish Kieran and his management the very best of luck for the year ahead.
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