BY KIERAN McCARTHY
NEW O’Donovan Rossa senior football manager Ned English is confident he can help the Skibbereen club reach its potential.
The Southern Star can confirm that English has taken the hot seat in Skibbereen after his appointment was rubberstamped on Thursday night.
He succeeds Shane Crowley, who stepped back from the role after two years in charge.
While the club exited the 2016 Cork SFC at the Round 2B stage last June, Skibb did reach the last four in 2015 and won the Kelleher Shield title the same year.
‘I have always admired the club, there is great talent there and they haven’t reached their potential, they’ve more to give,’ English told The Southern Star.
The vastly-experienced English was in charge of the Ballincollig side that lost this year’s Cork SFC final against Carbery Rangers, and previously managed Duhallow to a county final, had a spell with Ilen Rovers and helped Clyda Rovers win the Cork PIFC.
Don’t miss next Thursday’s Southern Star for the full interview with Ned English.