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Aidan O'Rourke named as new Louth manager on a two-year term - Mick O'Dowd ratified as Meath boss

Updated: Monday, 08 Oct 2012 23:08 | Comments

O'Rourke steps up to a full management role with the Wee county
O'Rourke steps up to a full management role with the Wee county

Louth have named Aidan O'Rourke as the new manager of the county's senior football side.

The former Armagh player succeeds Peter Fitzpatrick who stepped down after the All-Ireland qualifier defeat to Westmeath on 30 June.

O'Rourke, who won an All-Ireland medal with the Orchard county in 2002, has been appointed on two-year term with an option of a third year. He previously worked as a selector with Kildare and Down.

In other managerial news, Mick O'Dowd has been ratified as new Meath boss on a three-year term. He takes over from Seamus McEnaney.  

Trevor Giles and Sean Kelly will part of the backroom team.

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