Senior and Intermediate management teams announced for 2016
by PRO on the 19th of November 2015
At Novembers meeting of the Kilkenny Camogie County board that took place after the AGM yesterday evening in Nowlan Park. The senior and intermediate management’s teams were proposed and ratified for 2016.
The senior management team of Paddy Mullally (Glenmore), Connor Phelan (Clara) and Ann Downey (Lisdowney) were ratified unopposed for 2016. The management team led Waterford institute of Technology to Ashbourne Cup success in 2015. The teams contains a vast array of experience with Paddy Mullally and Connor Phelan All Ireland winners with the Kilkenny senior hurling team, and Ann Downey twelve time All Ireland senior camogie winner with the Kilkenny camogie side. Ann Downey was previously manger of the Kilkenny senior camogie side that enjoyed great success and were unlucky to just narrowly lose out to Cork in the All Ireland final in 2009. The team are now tasked with bringing the O’Duffy Cup back noreside for the first time since 1994. Selectors are to be announced in the coming weeks.
The Intermediate manger team of Mike Wall (Callan), Ger Walsh (Thomastown) and Sally Teehan (Thomastown) have being ratified for the coming year. The team enjoyed great success with the Kilkenny minor side this year that saw them regain the All Ireland and Leinster title in 2015. The team took charge of the Intermediate side after this success and were unlucky to narrowly lose out to eventually champions Waterford in their final group match and as a result failed to progress to the All Ireland semi finals.
Both management teams are wished the best of luck for an exciting year ahead.
- Kilkenny claw their way back to the All-Ireland Final with thrilling victory over old foes Cork
- All Ireland Semi Final
- Kilkenny turn on the style to make it three wins from three in Camogie Championship
- Preview for Senior game versus Treaty Women
- Kilkenny firepower too much for newly promoted Westmeath