06 Oct 2022

Leitrim LGFA appoint former Fermanagh boss Jonny Garrity as new Senior team manager

Leitrim LGFA appoint former Fermanagh boss Jonny Garrity as new Senior team manager

New Leitrim Ladies Senior team manager Jonny Garrity Picture Sportsfile

Leitrim LGFA have announced the appointment of former Fermanagh boss Jonny Garrity as the new manager of the Leitrim Ladies senior team in succession to Hugh Donnelly.

Garrity is also a Tyrone native like his predecessor Hugh Donnelly and managed Fermanagh to the All-Ireland Junior title in 2020 and the Division 4 League crown the previous year while he also worked as performance analyst with Pep Guardiola’s Man City in 2017

Hugh Donnelly stepped down in June after three years in which he led Leitrim to back to back Connacht Intermediate title and the 2021 Division 4 League Final.

In their statement, Leitrim LGFA said "Leitrim LGFA, at its County Board Meeting last night, ratified the appointment of Jonny Garrity as its Intermediate Team Manager for 2023. We are delighted to bring the process of selecting a person to lead the County’s Intermediate Team into competitive action for the 2023 season to a conclusion, with the appointment of the former Tyrone Minor and Fermanagh Intermediate manager to this position.

"Jonny has a wealth of managerial and coaching experience which, combined with his educational background and fitness qualifications, make him the ideal appointment. We look forward to a year of progress, as we compete in Division 4 of the Lidl National League and the TG4 Intermediate Championship.

"Jonny, from the Fintona Pearses club, will be assisted in his role by Derrygonnelly Harps man, Dermot Feely, as selector.   Additional members of the extended backroom team will be announced in due course. We are excited at the prospect of a successful and enjoyable footballing year ahead.

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