Donal Óg Cusack joins Clare senior hurling management team

October 26th, 2015 2:26 PM

By Kieran McCarthy

Donal Óg Cusack will join the Clare senior backroom team.

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Former All-Ireland winning Cork goalkeeper also announces his retirement from club hurling

FORMER All-Ireland winning Cork hurling goalkeeper Donal Óg Cusack has been named as a selector/coach with the Clare senior hurlers for 2016.

Cusack has also retired from club hurling with his club Cloyne and he has also left his role as an RTÉ GAA pundit.

The three-time All-Ireland winner said: ‘I am looking forward to the challenge and want to thank Davy Fitzgerald for the opportunity.

‘Ahead of assuming my coaching position in Clare, I have met with RTE and following mutual agreement I have been released from my contract. I would like to sincerely thank RTE for the experience they have given me. 

‘I will be seeing out my term as Chairperson of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) which will come to an end this year.

‘I have also spoken with my local club, Cloyne to confirm my decision to retire from club hurling. I would like to thank the club for the support it has shown me throughout my career.’

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