Colin Kelly has been appointed as manager of Louth’s senior footballers.

Kelly, who succeeds Aidan O’Rourke, will be assisted in his new role by selectors Eugene Judge and Ollie McDonnell for an initial two-year tenure.

The former Newtown Blues and Dreadnots man represented Louth for over a decade as a player and previously enjoyed success managing the county’s Under-21 side.

The Wee County were drawn against Westmeath in the first round of the 2015 Leinster Championship in Thursday’s draw. 

2015 GAA Championship Draw