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Wave goodbye: Wallace leaves Antrim post

The manager has stepped down in the aftermath of his side’s shock loss to Westmeath in the Leinster Hurling Championship.

Wallace and his backroom staff have left the county.
Wallace and his backroom staff have left the county.

JERRY WALLACE HAS left his position as Antrim manager, it has been confirmed.

Wallace’s departure comes after he saw his side suffer an unexpected loss at the hands of Westmeath in the Leinster Hurling Championship in May.

Two members of his backroom team, Gregory O’Kane and Terence McNaughton, have also stepped down.

There has been no word yet of any potential replacements, though the Antrim County Board are understand to be meeting this week to discuss their search for a new manager.

It has also been speculated that an interim management team will take charge for Antrim’s All-Ireland qualifier against either Laois or Limerick on June 30.

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