Kieran McGeeney to remain as Armagh senior football manager in 2022
Kieran McGeeney will return for an eighth year as Armagh senior football manager in 2022.
The 2002 All-Ireland winning captain has been at the helm in the Orchard County since the start of the 2015 season, and the county board have handed him another season.
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At the first physical meeting in over a year, Armagh County Committee met outdoors at the AG and agreed to ratify Kieran McGeeney for the 2022 season.
In 2019, Armagh CC agreed to a 2-year term with the option of a one-year extension. pic.twitter.com/R8hKpdSAy4
Armagh enjoyed a positive 2021 season, impressing in Division 1 of the National League and retaining their top-tier status with a relegation play-off win over Roscommon.
After an Ulster Championship quarter-final win over Antrim, they became unstuck at the penultimate stage in the northern province in a dramatic 4-17 to 2-21 defeat to Monaghan.
“At the first physical meeting in over a year, Armagh County Committee met outdoors at the Athletic Grounds and agreed to ratify Kieran McGeeney for the 2022 season,” read a statement on Tuesday evening.
“In 2019, Armagh CC agreed to a two-year term with the option of a one-year extension.”
Former Kildare boss McGeeney is the second longest serving intercounty manager in Ireland at present, behind Clare’s Colm Collins.
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