White Smoke on GAA horizon


Limerick v Offaly - GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Round 2IN WHAT was a busy, if shorter than usual Limerick County Board meeting on Tuesday 8 night, it was announced that we may have white smoke on the appointment of both senior hurling and football managers.
The Limerick senior football manager is expected to be appointed this weekend, while the Limerick senior hurling set up is expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks, with the process being described as ‘on going’.
Jerome Stack and John Brouder are the two names at the forefront of the list for the football job, while Donal O’Grady and TJ Ryan are the hot favourites to be named as manager and selector for the Limerick senior hurlers.
O’Grady, who was manager for one season, before John Allen’s reign, is available for work and the selection panel put in charge to chose the new boss have reportedly met with the Cork All Ireland winning manager.
In other news, the Limerick Minor hurling set up, who claimed the Munster title, are back for one more year. Brian Ryan, Jerry Wallace, Eamon Cregan and Paul Finn were ratified without opposition.
Finally, it was also announced that JP McManus is to remain as Limerick GAA’s sponsor for the 2014 season.