It is not yet a done deal that Davy Fitzgerald will coach the Cork camogie team in 2022.
Douglas’ Matthew Twomey, a selector during Paudie Murray’s tenure, has been recommended by the Cork Camogie Board’s five-person selection committee to take charge of the senior team and is hoping to have as coach in his backroom team recently departed Wexford hurling manager Fitzgerald.
But the Irish Examiner understands it is not yet certain that Fitzgerald will throw his lot in with the beaten All-Ireland finalists for next season.
Off the back of the selection committee proposing Twomey as Paudie Murray’s successor, the Cork Camogie Board was due to meet Wednesday night to consider the new Cork senior camogie management team, but that meeting was postponed at the 11th hour.
Fitzgerald is no stranger to camogie sidelines having trained the Clare minor team that reached the 2008 All-Ireland final. In more recent times, he helped Ardrahan to Galway senior championship success in 2018.
The prospect of getting involved with the Cork camogie team in 2022 was put to Fitzgerald during an interview with sports journalist Valerie Wheeler last month, to which Fitzgerald replied: “I would rule out nothing”.
Having ended his five-year reign as Wexford manager in July and with Galway last month opting for Henry Shefflin as their new hurling boss, 2022 will be the first time since 1989 that Fitzgerald is not involved in an inter