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Coach/Manager of the Year Award


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Coach/Manager Nominees

Rory Gallagher – Fermanagh Seniors (GAA)

What a year for Fermanagh. Belleek’s Rory Gallagher steered the Ernesiders seniors to promotion from NFL Division 3 before seeing off Armagh and Monaghan on the way to what was just Fermanagh’s sixth ever Ulster final appearance.

Harry McConkey – Ballinamallard Utd (Soccer)

Brought in at the end of the 2017-18 Premiership season, Harry McConkey almost saved Ballinamallard Utd from the drop. After a tough start to the championship season he now has the Ducks back pushing for a top six place.

Tom Mohan – Republic of Ireland U19s (Soccer)

The quiet man from Aghadrumsee was pulling the strings as the Republic of Ireland u19s followed wins over the Faroe Islands and Bosnia with a 2-1 victory over the Netherlands to make the European elite stages in March.

Colum Monahan – Aghadrumsee Seniors (GAA)

Aghadrumsee were the nearly men of the junior championship, but Newtownbutler native Colum Monaghan changed that. They saw off a strong Coa side in the county decider before becoming the only club to register a win in the Ulster club series.

Scott Robinson – Fermanagh SuperCupNI Premiers (Soccer)

Success has been thin on the ground for Fermanagh sides at the north coast’s SuperCupNI competition. That changed in 2018 as Scott Robinson’s Premiers defeated Iquique 2-0 in the Salver final to bring silverware back to Fermanagh.

Kieran McKenna – Manchester United (Soccer)

Headhunted from Spurs to oversee Manchester United’s youth set-up, Kieran McKenna was promoted to head coach by Jose Mourinho. He has survived the Portuguese man’s departure to help oversee a rejuvenation in the Old Trafford side’s fortunes.

Please note: One vote per IP address. Your vote does not determine the overall winner but helps create awareness of the shortlisted nominees.

Deadlines: For ‘public view’ of votes: 5pm, Friday 18th January 2018

Final voting deadline is: 10am, Monday 21st January 2019.



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