It’s true that raw Win Rate statistics can never tell the full story of a manager’s impact. Witness Mick O’Dwyer languishing below the likes of Kieran McGeeney in the championship stats despite winning two Leinsters during his two spells in charge. Not to mention the impact of the Qualifier era which boosted the records of … Read moreManager Records Updated (1975-2017)
When updating this site with past results it’s been interesting to track how much gaelic football has changed over the past 20 years. Of course you know the preparation and commitment is at an altogether new level now than when, say, Mick O’Dwyer was tearing up the Lilywhite script all too briefly. We all remember … Read morePark The Bus, Cian !!
Kildare manager Cian O’Neill has named a 35 man panel for the upcoming National League campaign. The squad includes 8 youngsters who have not played in League or Championship and 7 players from O’Neill’s own Moorefield club, who only had one regular on the team last year, Kevin Murnaghan. Major casualties of the cull this … Read moreHeavy Moorefield Influence in Kildare 35 man NFL Squad
We’ve added a new Manager Records section to the site which compares the performance of the senior football team during the reigns of its four most recent managers (2003 to 2015). The results certainly would back up this author’s view of the relative success level of each of the four managers. We have compiled the … Read moreWe Statistically Rank the last 4 Kildare managers (2003-2015)
In the countdown to Cian O’Neill’s debut as Kildare football manager, a popular online fans forum ran a thread asking the question “What do you want from Kildare in 2016”. The responses ranged from scrapping the entire 2015 panel and starting afresh to winning back Sam. A clear common theme that did emerge however is … Read moreBeing Competitive The Main Goal For Cian O’Neill
In his first interview since being named as the new Kildare manager designate, Cian O’Neill told local radio station KFM that while it was difficult to leave a great set up in Kerry, it was “not often you get the opportunity and the offer to come back and work with your own county” … Read moreCian O’Neill – “I’m back to change the culture in Kildare Football”
Cian O’Neill is set to be named as the new Kildare football manager at a County Board Meeting next Tuesday according to reputable sources within the county. The Moorefield clubman will be handed the reigns with his native county having served an impressive apprenticeship as a key part of the Mayo and Kerry management teams … Read moreCian O’Neill and Joe Quaid land Kildare Management Posts