O’Connor returns to Limerick backroom team

Joe O'Connor will return to Limerick as High Performance Manager. Photo: Diarmuid Greene.

JOE O’CONNOR from Rathkeale, the Strength & Conditioning Coach (S&C) with the Limerick team in the breakthrough win of 2018 – is to return as High Performance Manager with All-Ireland Senior Hurling Champions Limerick in 2024.

Prior to linking-up with his own county, O’Connor was S&C for a period with Clare.

He would also be familiar through his involvement with Ireland’s Fittest Family on television.

Nowadays, O’Connor is an Endurance Coach and a lecturer in Exercise Physiology & Performance Nutrition at Munster Technology University (Tralee).

Another edition to the set-up is former county player John Flavin, Monagea, as set-up coach.

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As Limerick bid for an historic fifth Liam MacCarthy Cup on the trot, the management structure is completed by John Kiely (Galbally), Paul Kinnerk (Monaleen), Donal O’Grady (Granagh/Ballingarry), Alan Cunningham (Wolfe Tones Shannon, Clare) and Aonghas O’Brien (Broadford, Clare).