All Ireland Senior Champions, Meath LGFA, are set to appoint Davy Nelson as the new senior football manager. He is succeeding Eamonn Murray, who led the team to two championships. Below is the statement released by Fearghal Harney, PRO Meath LGFA Co. Board.
Davy Nelson is set to be appointed as the new manager of the Meath Senior Ladies footballers, and has been recommended by the Executive committee of Meath LGFA and will now by put before the county board for ratification on Monday 10th October.
Davy's experience as a player, coach and manager will bring energy, enthusiasm and a wealth of experience to the role, having won 10 Senior Football Championships in Meath with 6 as a player and 4 as a manager with home club Navan O'Mahonys, winning the Monaghan Senior Championship with Latton and at inter-county level having managed Meath GAA's u21s' and Juniors' winning a Leinster Championship in 2019.
Announcing the outcome of the process to find a new senior football manager, Meath LGFA County Board Chairman Colm McManus said:
"We are delighted to put Davy and his management team forward for ratification at our October County board meeting. He brings and unrivalled mix of passion and conviction to the table and we thank him for his commitment to the county and look forward to providing him with the full support of the county board as we move into the 2023 season."
Said Davy Nelson:
"It's a great honour for me, my family and club Navan O'Mahonys to take on the role of Manager of the double All Ireland champions. It's an exciting time in Meath Ladies football and I'm looking forward to being involved with such an impressive group. It's a daunting task too, following in the footsteps of the highly successful previous management, but I gladly accept the challenge of playing my part in keeping Meath at the top of the table."