Tipperary chiefs postpone meeting to finalise management teams for 2016

Extra time has been granted to Michael Ryan and Tipperary football board officials.

Michael Ryan is finalising his senior hurling backroom team.
Michael Ryan is finalising his senior hurling backroom team.
Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

TIPPERARY GAA OFFICIALS have postponed a meeting scheduled for this evening which had hoped to ratify various hurling and football management teams for the 2016 campaign.

Premier County chiefs will now hold two meetings in November as they nail down key positions for next year.

Senior hurling team manager Michael Ryan has been working hard behind the scenes on new backroom team members, with former Kildare and Wexford senior football manager Jason Ryan linked with a coaching role.

Tipperary football board officials are due to begin interviews this week for the senior post vacated in the summer by Peter Creedon.

Peter Creedon Tipperary football board chiefs are searching for Peter Creedon's successor. Source: Ken Sutton/INPHO

Tipp top brass have afforded Ryan and the football board more breathing space as they cross the t’s and dot the i’s behind the scenes.

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It is anticipated that the identify of a new football boss will be known in the next week, with the name of ex-Laois and Limerick supremo Liam Kearns among the list of interviewees.

There are other positions to be filled in the minor and U21 grades and ex-minor boss William Maher, who masterminded 2012 All-Ireland glory, has been touted for a possible return at U21 hurling level.

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