Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 4 October 2015

O'Rourke juggles two roles for now

Published 03/11/2007

New Fermanagh football manager Malachy O'Rourke has insisted that he is totally focused on Cavan Gaels' Ulster Club championship clash with St. Gall's at Casement Park tomorrow.

O'Rourke is performing something of a juggling act at the moment, but is committed to his role as Cavan Gaels manager until their involvement in the Ulster championship ends.

"It has been difficult in terms of juggling a couple of balls, but the Fermanagh thing isn't up and running yet," he said.

"It has been more about making phone calls and trying to get things organised. But with the games coming up for Cavan Gaels, including this very important fixture against St Galls tomorrow, it's important to keep the focus on that."

O'Rourke is very familiar with St. Galls, having guided Derry's Loup to victory over them in the 2003 Ulster club decider.

"There would be four or five younger fellas that have come into the St. Galls side since then.

"CJ McGourty is a big plus for them and I think the year they won the Ulster title (2005), they didn't have Sean Kelly or Kieran McGourty starting in the final, so that shows you the strength of their squad."

From the web

Sponsored Videos

Your Comments

Comments posted this week will only be visible until Saturday Oct 3 and will not be available to view after that date. This is due to essential upgrade work on our content management system and we apologise for any inconvenience.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph