Keith Ricken is the new Cork senior football manager taking over from Ronan McCarthy who stepped down from his role at the end of the summer. Keith Ricken has come through the underage set up with Cork where he has had great success. Is he the right man to lead Cork back to some of the good days? Cork won the football All-Ireland back in 2010 against Down in the final after defeating Dublin in the Semi-final.
— RTÉ GAA (@RTEgaa) October 13, 2021
BREAKING: Keith Ricken has been confirmed as @OfficialCorkGAA Senior Football manager. After two weeks of deliberations and interviews, the five man panel have selected the MTU GAA officer as the next manager! https://t.co/N4hLYjYFZG
— Patrick Mulcahy (@PaMulSport) October 13, 2021
Congratulations to our Cork Campus GAA Development Officer, Keith Ricken, who is to take up the position of Cork Senior Football Manager.
Keith has spent the last 3 years managing Cork U20 footballers, winning Munster titles in 2019 & 2021, and All-Ireland silverware in 2019 pic.twitter.com/W1luQMAyVC
— Munster Technological University (@MTU_ie) October 13, 2021
John Cleary has been added to Keith Ricken's management as coach, bringing huge experience to the set-up.https://t.co/d6M6fjYOGO
— EchoLive.ie (@echolivecork) October 14, 2021
Keith Ricken is the new Cork senior football manager
You only need to watch this interview to know what a brilliant appointment it ispic.twitter.com/19Rhsc591Z
— GAA JOE (@GAA__JOE) October 13, 2021
That’s the last time Cork have won and Ireland in senior mens be it Hurling or Gaelic football. It’s been a famine for Cork GAA, a county the size of Cork with such a huge tradition in both codes should be winning more All-Ireland’s then they have as of late. Is Keith Ricken the right man to bring Cork back to the top level of the game again though? He will certainly have his hands full in trying to get the best out off some of the exciting new talent that is coming through Cork football.