Former Clare selector and trainer Mike McNamara has been installed as the new manager of the Offaly senior hurling team.

McNamara was confirmed as the new manager at a special meeting of the Offaly County Board this evening.

Pat Delaney of Kinnity, Paddy Kirwan of Birr and Ger Fogarty of St Rynagh's have been named as McNamara's selectors.

Filed by Tom Grealis