Brendan Guckian is the new manager of the Leitrim Senior football team after his appointment was formally approved by clubs at a meeting of the Leitrim GAA County Board tonight (Thursday, September 8).
The St. Mary’s Kiltoghert clubman received the backing of delegates in a majority decision to succeed former manager Shane Ward at the meeting, closed to the press, in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada on Thursday evening.
Guckian will be joined on a high powered management team by former Leitrim and Galway manager John O’Mahony, 1994 All-Star Seamus Quinn and former Mayo player Michael Moyles.
Guckian has been appointed manager with Seamus Quinn role as a selector while Michael Moyles will carry out duties as the team’s coach/trainer.
Former Leitrim and Aughawillan goalkeeper Thomas Quinn will join the backroom team as the trainer of Dublin based players.
Two-time All-Ireland winning manager John O’Mahony will act as an advisor to the new Senior team management with a selectorial role.
A statement on the new appointment from the Leitrim County Board is expected in the coming days.
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