The Dublin County Board has announced the appointment of Bryan Cullen as High Performance Manager for Dublin GAA.

Cullen was captain when Dublin won their first All-Ireland for sixteen years in 2011, beating Kerry by a point. Cullen has spent the past four years with Leinster rugby as strength and conditioning coach.

According to a statemnt on the Dublin GAA website, Cullen will be entrusted with developing a long term player pathway from juvenile to senior level for the county's players, as well as taking a lead role in the strength and conditioning of all Dublin's inter-county teams.

Cullen, who recently completed a PhD in Dublin City University will take up his new role in the coming weeks. 

Meanwhile, former Wexford and Kildare manager, Jason Ryan has joined the League of Ireland soccer club Wexford Youths as their new strength and conditioning coach.

Wexford Youths will be playing in the Premier Division of the SSE Airtricity league this season.