MONAGHAN SENIOR FOOTBALL manager Malachy O’Rourke has agreed a one-year extension to his previous deal, keeping him at the helm until 2020.
Monaghan GAA announced the news last night after he was ratified at the Farney’s county committee meeting:
“Malachy O’Rourke has been ratified at tonight’s County Committee Meeting as Monaghan GAA Senior Football Manager for a further 2 years till the end of 2020 an extension of 1 year on the previous agreement.”
O’Rourke guided Monaghan to a first All-Ireland semi-final since 1988 this summer, but they fell just short to Tyrone in Croke Park.
Back in May, they beat the same opposition in the Ulster Championship but exited after a loss to Fermanagh. They recovered to book their place in the inaugural Super 8s competition however, beating Kildare, Galway and drawing with Kerry there.
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Fermanagh native O’Rourke took the reins as Monaghan boss in 2012, and delivered Ulster titles in 2013 and 2015.
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Malachy O Rourke has been ratified at tonight's County Committee Meeting as @monaghangaa Senior Football Manager for a further 2 years till the end of 2020 an extension of 1 year on the previous agreement
— Monaghan GAA (@monaghangaa) September 10, 2018
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