Tipperary County Board has lost little time in appointing a new Manager to replace John Evans who resigned recently after the team had lost its first five Allianz League games.
At last night’s meeting of the full Board, the Executive accepted the recommendation of the county’s Football Board and approved the appointment of Rosscarbery, Co. Cork’s Peter Creedon as the county’s new football supremo.
He will be assisted by Clonmel’s Michael O’Loughlin and Donegal native, Gerry McGill.
Creedon, who is Principal of St. Ailbe’s School in Tipperary Town,coached the local club in Roscarbery, Carbery Rangers at both U21 and senior level in 2011. Peter lives in Thurles and is involved in coaching underage teams with Durlas Og and Sarsfields ladies football club.The new boss has been living in Tipperary for the last 16 years ; his introduction to Tipperary football was when he coached the Cahir senior football team in 2001 to their first south title in since the fifties.
He also successfully coached teams in Cashel Community School, winning Munster football championships at minor level. Peter spent 5 years in charge of Tipperary minor and u21 teams from 2003 to 2008. In that time Tipperary reached an All Ireland quarter final and 3 Munster Finals where his teams ran Cork and Kerry teams very close. Peter is looking forward to continuing the good work of John Evans and his management team. Great strides made by Tipperary in recent years and of course last year they won the All Ireland Minor crown.