Cork senior hurling supervisor Kieran Kingston has been provided a one-yr extension to his tenure, with the Cork participant group in favour of him maintaining in cost.
Kingston was provided the extension by Cork County Board officers in Semple Stadium following the one-level defeat to Galway Inside the All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-final final Saturday. It’s additionally understood that officers Contained in the county are Resistant to The althought of An outdoors supervisor.
The Irish Examiner understands that the Cork senior hurling panel wants Kingston To maintain in place as supervisor for the 2023 season, An factor which is Extra probably to be Thought-about by the county board earlier than its subsequent meeting in early July. When John Meyler stepped down as supervisor in 2019 the senior panel made their choice for Kingston acknowledged to officers and the Tracton man was duly reapleveled.
Kingston’s time period as Cork senior hurling supervisor formally acquired here to an finish with the defeat By the palms of Galway final weekfinish. He steered Cork to this yr’s NHL final and final season’s All-Ireland final, although Cork have been defeated in each video games (by Waterford and Limerick respectively).
The 1986 All-Ireland medallist modified his backroom group significantly for the 2022 season, with coaches Ger Cunningham and Christy O’Connor departing.
Cork’s backroom was augmented by extreme-efficiency professional Gary Keegan and power and conditioning coach Stephen Casey.
Cork licensed for this yr’s All-Ireland collection with wins over Waterford and Tipperary Inside the Munster SHC spherical-robin, having misplaced to Limerick and Clare Inside their first two video games Inside the spherical-robin collection. They beat Antrim to get to final Saturday’s quarter-final.