# Jack O'Connor

This month
May 2023
# Reaction
Jack O'Connor: 'It's a big wake up call for us. No excuses'
The Kerry manager had no complaints with the result in Killarney.
'A great way to honour their mother' - Kerry boss hails Clifford brothers after Munster win
A day after their mother Ellen had passed away, the Clifford brothers helped Kerry win the Munster title.
'A great way to honour their mother' - Kerry boss hails Clifford brothers after Munster win
A day after their mother Ellen had passed away, the Clifford brothers helped Kerry win the Munster title.
This year
# Reaction
Kerry's response - 'It was an unacceptable performance and the players knew that'
Jack O’Connor was pleased with how his players bounced back from last week’s loss to Mayo.
Last year
# Kerry GAA
Kerry All-Ireland winning forward moving to Dubai
Jack O’Connor will be without forward Jack Savage for the 2023 season.
# Kingdom Rulers
Jack on Clifford: 'Like a race horse in a big race, he's primed for big occasions'
The Kerry manager hails his attacking star after Sunday’s win.
# Reaction
Jack O'Connor: 'It's about that group of lads, we are just hoping this can spark something big'
The Kerry boss is savouring another All-Ireland triumph.
# Fitness Race
Gavin White set to start as Kerry and Galway name unchanged teams for final
Jack O’Connor and Pádraic Joyce have both named unchanged starting lineups for Sunday’s All-Ireland football final.
# Final Countdown
Jack O'Connor: 'The people that are dishing out the abuse don’t understand that'
The Kerry boss is getting set for next Sunday’s All-Ireland final.
# on point
Kerry boss hails O'Shea - 'That has to be one of the best pressure kicks we've seen here'
A magnificent pointed free settled today’s clash between Kerry and Dublin.
# Showdown
Jack O'Connor: 'These Kerry players have been yearning to get a cut at the Dubs'
The counties will meet on Sunday 10 July.
# Mixed Fortunes
Good news for David Clifford while rising Kerry defender ruled out for months
Corner-back Dylan Casey, who came on in the Munster Final, is out for the rest of his side’s involvement in the Championship .
# Jack O'Connor
'The medical advice was not to play him' - Clifford misses Kerry's Munster final but set for quick return
Kerry coped without their star forward as they ran out 23-point winners in today’s Munster final.
# Reaction
Jack O'Connor: 'We felt this would be a dangerous game, Cork were being written off'
The Kerry manager saw his team book a place in the Munster final last night.
# Jack O'Connor
'Sure who wants to get a walkover' - Kerry boss on Cork venue saga and injured stars return
Jack O’Connor is preparing his team for Saturday’s Munster semi-final.
'What Paddy Tally does now is very intense' - Kerry's quest for balance
Shane Enright believes Kerry have improved their ability to protect the full-back line during the league.
# Sunday Showdown
Sean O'Shea and David Moran on the bench as Kerry name team for league final
Jack O’Connor has made six changes to the team that lost against Tyrone last week.
# Reaction
Jack O'Connor: 'Our backs were to the wall, Kerry haven't been winning these type of games'
The Kerry boss saw his team pick up a fourth league win of the campaign last night.
# Kingdom Update
Kerry's class attacking acts, league ambitions under Jack and injury battles
Jack O’Connor saw his team defeat Donegal in their latest encounter yesterday.
# Jack Is Back
Okunbor set for debut as Jack O'Connor names star-studded side on his third coming
The Kingdom face Limerick in the McGrath Cup tonight.
All time
# squad goals
Ex-Geelong Cat receives Kerry call-up as Dr Crokes keeper returns following hiatus
Stefan Okunbor recently ended a three-year stint with the AFL side.
# food for thought
What can Jack O'Connor take from Kerry county senior final day?
The club action in the Kingdom was wrapped up for 2021 on Sunday as Austin Stacks triumphed.
# Talking Points
Changing as a Kerry manager, return from AFL and retirements, the All-Ireland title wait
Jack O’Connor on his return to the Kerry football hotseat.
# Jack O'Connor
'This thing that I left Kildare because I was asked to manage Kerry is absolute nonsense'
Jack O’Connor was officially unveiled as the new Kerry manager this evening.
# Jack Is Back
Kerry chairman defends 'disgraceful' attacks as Jack O'Connor ratified on two-year term
Kerry chairman Tim Murphy formally thanked outgoing boss Peter Keane and denied that he was treated unfairly.
# Homecoming
Boost for new Kerry boss Jack O'Connor as Stefan Okunbor calls it a day with Geelong
The Tralee man spent three years with the Cats.
# Jack Is Back
5 thoughts as Jack O'Connor returns to Kerry for third stint
The former Kildare boss is Kerry manager again nine years after his second tenure ended.
# Jack Is Back
Kerry GAA to recommend Jack O'Connor as new senior football manager
It will be O’Connor’s third spell in charge of the Kerry senior side.
# Exit
Jack O'Connor steps down as Kildare manager
The Dromid Pearses man has been linked with a return to the Kerry job.
# Lilywhites
O'Connor: 'Some of the commentary during the week was a bit over the top'
The Kildare boss felt the narrative coming into the game was that Dublin would hammer his team.
# Major blow
Kildare star likely to miss Leinster final against Dublin after knee injury
Kevin Feely had to leave the field during the first half of Kildare’s Leinster SFC semi-final win over Westmeath.
# Tough week
'That man hasn't much sleep got and emotionally it was very tough on him' - O'Connor hails brave Flynn
Neil Flynn arrived off the bench to clip three vital scores against Offaly just a day after his father’s funeral.
# Lilywhites
Jack O'Connor hands out five championship debuts in Kildare's Leinster opener
Offaly boss John Maughan has also named his side.
# back at it
'I was giving out every night going to training' - Flynn reinvigorated after year out
The Kildare forward is back in Jack O’Connor’s panel after stepping away from the game in 2019.
# Lethal Lilywhite
Flynn returns as Jack O'Connor unveils side for first game with Kildare
The talented attack is back for Kildare.
# in charge
'He had the instant respect of the squad' - All-Ireland winning Kerry boss settling in at Kildare helm
Jack O’Connor was appointed as the new manager of the Lilywhites earlier this year.
# General Election
Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow
The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.
# keys to kildare
'It really wouldn't work if you had a full-time job' - O'Connor on taking over Kildare
O’Connor’s retirement from teaching in May paved the way for him to join the Lilywhites.
# eastern promise
'I was very surprised at Paul, he kept that quiet' - Kerry legends move into Leinster roles
Paul Galvin and Jack O’Connor will take charge of Wexford and Kildare respectively next year.
'He's a proven winner' - Ex-Kildare star backs Kerry's O'Connor for manager position
The former Kerry boss has been proposed for ratification by the county board next month.