/ Athletics

Anne Keenan-Buckley steps down as cross-country manager, Teresa McDaid takes over

Updated: Thursday, 01 Nov 2012 16:04 | Comments

Anne Keenan-Buckley's resignation comes just five weeks before the European Cross Country Championships in Budapest
Anne Keenan-Buckley's resignation comes just five weeks before the European Cross Country Championships in Budapest

Anne Keenan-Buckley has stepped down as manager of the Irish cross-country team.

The resignation comes just five weeks before the European Cross Country Championships in Budapest. 

Keenan-Buckley is a former World Championship team bronze medallist, and was in charge of the Ireland team for the under-23 men’s gold medal in 2010, and for Fionnuala Britton's gold medal last year in Slovenia.

Teresa McDaid, an experienced coach and international teams' manager, is to take over the role.

User contributions and/or comments do not, unless specifically stated, represent the views of RTÉ.ie or RTÉ.
Click here for Terms of use