*John O’Meara.

A Sixmilebridge duo have been appointed as the manager and coach of the Patrickswell senior hurlers.

Three-time Clare SHC winning manager, John O’Meara has been announced as the new manager of Patrickswell. During a six year stint in charge of The Bridge, O’Meara led them to senior honours in 2013, 2015 and 2017.

He is a former county minor hurling coach and won an All-Ireland minor title himself as part of the 1997 panel. The Bank of Ireland employee collected Clare SHC medals in 2000 and 2002 along with a Munster club medal. John is also a former Chairman of his club and trained the Éire Óg side which won the 2011 Clare IHC.

Fellow Bridge native, Sean Chaplin is also on board with the twenty time Limerick SHC champions. The former Clare GAA Games Development Manager has also served as coach to the senior hurlers of Sixmilebridge and St Josephs Doora/Barefield plus he has assisted several underage county teams. He left his role with Clare GAA at the beginning of December.

Patrickswell were last crowned Limerick SHC champions in 2019, then managed by Limerick great Ciaran Carey they recorded a 1-17 0-15 victory against Na Piarsaigh. Last season, they reached the semi-final stage where eventual winners Na Piarsaigh prevailed on a scoreline of 1-25 0-17. Two-time All-Ireland winners Cian Lynch, Aaron Gillane and Diarmaid Byrnes are just some of the players the Sixmilebridge men will be able to rely on this year.

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