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Armagh boss McGeeney pounces for the services of 2002 All-Ireland winner

Aidan O’Rourke is joining the Orchard County set-up.

Aidan O'Rourke is a former Louth senior football manager.
Aidan O'Rourke is a former Louth senior football manager.
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ARMAGH SENIOR FOOTBALL boss Kieran McGeeney has confirmed the addition of Aidan O’Rourke to his backroom team.

McGeeney and O’Rourke starred on the team that stormed to All-Ireland SFC glory in 2002 and now the duo have paired up again to help boost the county’s fortunes.

O’Rourke quit as Louth boss in July 2014 after two seasons in charge but has now linked up with his native county, a statement confirmed.

The Wee County beat Laois and Antrim in the 2013 championship campaign but struggled a year later, losing heavily to Kildare and Tyrone after an encouraging victory over Westmeath.

Kieran McGeeney and Aidan O'Rourke Kieran McGeeney and Aidan O'Rourke have worked together previously with Kildare.

Armagh’s U21 football team will also be led by McGeeney in 2016, along with Peter McDonnell, Diarmuid Marsden and Martin McQuillan.

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