Coiste Contae Thir Eoghain wish to announce that Iggy Gallagher and Paul Devlin have been appointed as the County Minor Football Managers for the 2016 & 2017 seasons.
Both former Tyrone Senior Footballers, they come into the job with a wealth of experience.
Trillick clubman Gallagher steps up from his current role as a coach of the Tyrone U17 Academy squad and has spent the last seven years coaching County Academy & Development squads. He collected an Ulster Senior Football Championship medal in 1989. He has previously managed his own club’s Minor team, leading them to a County Final in 2012 and has spent the last several years managing at club level in Fermanagh were he led Ederney to a Senior league title in 2013.
Paul Devlin of Moortown is a former All Star nominee in 1996 & has also represented Ulster in the Railway Cup. He collected Ulster Senior Football medals in 1995 and 1996 and an All-Ireland U21 medal in 1990. Paul comes into the job as one of the key figures in Moortown’s recent renaissance at underage level. He has guided his side to back to back Tyrone Minor Championship and League Doubles in 2014 and 2015. He has also coached Ballinderry to League and Championship titles and has been previously involved with Tyrone Development squads.
Speaking regard the appointment Chairperson Roisin Jordan said:
“Iggy and Paul come into the job with great credentials. They have years of experience at club level and been working with our Academy & Development squads for a number of years. Over the next 2 years, they will work to develop the players to be ready to step up to Under 21 & Senior Level and the we wish them every success for their term”
Their backroom team for the coming season will be finalised over the next number of weeks