Kelly named as new hurling boss

Roscommon GAA have announced that a new Roscommon senior hurling team manager, Johnny Kelly from Portumna, has been appointed to succeed Justin Campbell who was manager for the past three years.

  Kelly comes with a wealth of hurling knowledge and experience as a former Portumna team manager who won two All-Ireland senior titles with the club. He also managed Galway U-21 and intermediate county teams and he has also managed at senior level in Offaly. He will announce his backroom team in the next week or so.

  Speaking after the announcement, PRO of the Roscommon hurling committee, Robert McConn, said: “We wish Johnny the very best of luck with our County Senior Team and look forward to a successful season ahead.”

  Roscommon GAA also announced that the minor hurling manager, Stephen Glennon, has stood down from his position to manage the Galway Senior Ladies football team. Roscommon GAA thanked Stephen for his hard work with the county and wished him the best of luck in the future.