County Board are poised to announce Michael Ryan's successor as Tipperary senior hurling manager

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County Board are poised to announce Michael Ryan's successor as Tipperary senior hurling manager

Out-going Tipperary senior hurling manager Michael Ryan resigned on Thursday, August 2nd.

The County Board are expected to name Michael Ryan's successor as Tipperary senior hurling manager on Tuesday, September 18th when the executive hope to present a candidate for ratification at a meeting of delegates.

On August 9th the following committee was formed to take direct responsibility for the appointment process: County Board chairman John Devane, County Board vice-chairman Joe Kennedy, County Board secretary Tim Floyd, County Board treasurer Michael Power and County Board PRO Joe Bracken.

Michael Ryan announced his decision to step down from his position as manager of the Tipperary senior hurling team on Thursday, August 2nd after three seasons in charge.

The Upperchurch-Drombane man guided Tipperary to the 2016 Munster and All-Ireland titles.

Previously Michael Ryan had operated as a selector under Liam Sheedy (2008-10) and Eamonn O’Shea (2013-15) when Tipperary won three more Munster titles and a famous Liam MacCarthy Cup in 2010.

Although Michael Ryan (alongside selectors John Madden, Declan Fanning and Conor Stakelum) was presented with a three-year term by the County Board in September 2017 the management team resigned in August.

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