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« Reply #26400 on: June 20, 2022, 03:39:27 PM »
Paddy Power is giving a generous 9/2 Kickham's for the championship.....may well take a little bit.....

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« Reply #26401 on: June 20, 2022, 04:53:17 PM »
Paddy Power is giving a generous 9/2 Kickham's for the championship.....may well take a little bit.....

Free money. Something would need to go badly wrong in Staffordstown for Creggan not to win it again his year

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« Reply #26402 on: June 20, 2022, 08:45:02 PM »
No white smoke on the senior football management position. Lots of potential candidates are actively involved with clubs or have ongoing commttments atm, so most are unlikely to look further than their ongoing project!

We took a bit of a punt last time out, and if we are to learn lessons from that we should be looking for experienced hands this time around imo. There is no hurry, a month or six weeks will make absolutely no difference to the preparation of the squad, but will allow those interested enough in seeing who is available a bit more time to come up with the right management team.

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« Reply #26403 on: June 20, 2022, 10:12:02 PM »
They’ll have to be interviewed by the board first in fairness…

Be a cracking interview  ;D
None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Ea

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« Reply #26404 on: June 21, 2022, 09:10:14 AM »
A job description has been widely circulated which sets the bar fairly high in terms of essential and desired criteria. A proven track record of managing high performance programmes at adult level is high on the list.

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« Reply #26405 on: June 21, 2022, 11:18:28 AM »
They’ll have to be interviewed by the board first in fairness…

Be a cracking interview  ;D

Jim Gavin or no-one.

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« Reply #26406 on: June 21, 2022, 11:35:01 AM »
No white smoke on the senior football management position. Lots of potential candidates are actively involved with clubs or have ongoing commttments atm, so most are unlikely to look further than their ongoing project!

We took a bit of a punt last time out, and if we are to learn lessons from that we should be looking for experienced hands this time around imo. There is no hurry, a month or six weeks will make absolutely no difference to the preparation of the squad, but will allow those interested enough in seeing who is available a bit more time to come up with the right management team.


It would have been quicker for you just saying no one has applied for the job yet BS :)

Agreed the criteria list looks higher than it previously has.  Rewards for the successful candidate must then be commensurate.

Unless it is an internal appointment (please God no), you would hope the new man will be in place to view and assess the club championship in full.
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« Reply #26407 on: June 21, 2022, 11:43:41 AM »
A job description has been widely circulated which sets the bar fairly high in terms of essential and desired criteria. A proven track record of managing high performance programmes at adult level is high on the list.
No one in house can meet the criteria then

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« Reply #26408 on: June 21, 2022, 11:48:35 AM »
No white smoke on the senior football management position. Lots of potential candidates are actively involved with clubs or have ongoing commttments atm, so most are unlikely to look further than their ongoing project!

We took a bit of a punt last time out, and if we are to learn lessons from that we should be looking for experienced hands this time around imo. There is no hurry, a month or six weeks will make absolutely no difference to the preparation of the squad, but will allow those interested enough in seeing who is available a bit more time to come up with the right management team.


It would have been quicker for you just saying no one has applied for the job yet BS :)

Agreed the criteria list looks higher than it previously has.  Rewards for the successful candidate must then be commensurate.

Unless it is an internal appointment (please God no), you would hope the new man will be in place to view and assess the club championship in full.

My own club agreed to nominate two candidates but when we contacted them neither were interested. Both are currently in roles.
The nomination process is unlikely to garner anything and the application process is likely to be no better (Do top managers even apply for jobs?).
I'd like to think the county will put together a high caliber head hunting committee and approach the right men. 

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« Reply #26409 on: June 21, 2022, 11:54:57 AM »
They’ll have to be interviewed by the board first in fairness…

Be a cracking interview  ;D

Jim Gavin or no-one.

As ridiculous as this sounds but Why not? He should be approached if we think he's the right man. Mickey Harte and Louth is the example we should follow.

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« Reply #26410 on: June 21, 2022, 12:12:38 PM »
They’ll have to be interviewed by the board first in fairness…

Be a cracking interview  ;D

Jim Gavin or no-one.

As ridiculous as this sounds but Why not? He should be approached if we think he's the right man. Mickey Harte and Louth is the example we should follow.

it is unlikely but i don't believe it is ridiculous to approach or headhunt the right candidates (regardless of if they have a current role or not).    Often waiting on someone coming free is just wasted time.   

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« Reply #26411 on: June 21, 2022, 12:39:55 PM »
Would malachy o’rourke have any interest in taking it?

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« Reply #26412 on: June 21, 2022, 12:41:31 PM »
Not many here know this, but an official approach was put to MH two years ago, and about a day after he had verbally committed to Louth, but it hadn't been made public! Allegedly if our timing had been better it would have received proper consideration. So, fair play to our county officers for at least having the ambition to make that call.

As far as I know a sub committee has been drawn up to get this matter sorted. Hopefully they will show similar ambition and go for an experienced name who has an obvious track record of working at this level.

But as I said....a lot of potential candidates are actively involved in club or county scene - but six weeks could change a lot of that. Patience here is key.


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« Reply #26413 on: June 21, 2022, 12:44:31 PM »
Geezer - Mal is exactly the kind of example we are talking about. He lost an Ulster final to Kilcoo, obviously his focus is winning John McLaughlin again with Glen and going one better. But your ambition is correct. Mal a serious operator. A serial winner too.

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« Reply #26414 on: June 21, 2022, 12:55:05 PM »
Would be great to have a manager of his calibure. Be difficult to get him away from Glen though IMO, potential All Ireland in the team.