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11 Aug 2022

Colm O'Rourke set for inter-county management role

Colm O'Rourke set for inter-county management role

Sunday Game panellist Colm O'Rourke looks set to become the new manager of the Meath footballers. PIC: Sportsfile

Sunday Game panellist Colm O'Rourke looks set to become the new manager of the Meath footballers after Meath GAA recommended that O’Rourke be put before the County Committee for ratification as their county's senior football manager.

A former Royal player himself, O'Rourke won two All-Ireland medals in a successful 20-year inter-county playing career.

O'Rourke brought success to the international rules team during his managerial tenure in 1998 and '99 and has also guided his club Simonstown Gaels to back-to-back Meath titles in 2016 and 2017.

The 64-year-old will replace Andy McEntee who has been appointed Antrim boss and has nominated Stephen Bray and Barry Callaghan as his selectors. 

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