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Robinson Takes The Reins At Clogherinkoe

By Robert Cox Dec 9th 2020

Meath man Ger Robinson has taken over as manager of Kildare Intermediate Football Champions Clogherinkoe for the 2021 season.

Robinson, who was in charge of the Meath U20 footballers in 2020, takes over from the out-going Ronan Quinn, who leaves the club in a good place, as they look forward to competing in the Kildare Senior Football Championship for the first time next year.

The Dunboyne was once on the books of Middlesbrough and rubbed shoulders with stars like Gazza before returning home and helping his club to win a Meath SFC title in 2005 as a player.

Ger Robinson overseeing his native club Dunboyne.

He has since gone on to manage underage and adult teams in Dunboyne to Championship success, as well as been on the management team as the club won the Senior Football Championship in 2018.

Robinson will be joined by Enfield man Shane Barrett as coach.

Shane Barrett (L) lining out for his club Na Fianna in 2018.

Clogherinkoe took to their social media pages tonight to announce the news; “Clogherinkoe Gaa are delighted to announce the appointment of Ger Robinson (Manager) and Shane Barrett (Coach) as our management team for the Senior football side in 2021.

Ger is the outgoing Meath U20 manager, while Shane was involved as coach in the Royals setup in the year just gone. Both have built up considerable experience over the last few years with Ger leading his native Dunboyne to JFC and U21 success in 2018, while he was also senior selector the same year as his club won the Meath SFC.

Shane has also been involved with a number of teams overs the years and was involved with Kildare side Confey in 2018.

This is a positive appointment by the club ahead of our first year in the Kildare SFC and we wish the management and players every success going forward”

Kilcock v Clogherinkoe – Captain’s Profile Gavin Scanlon Clogherinkoe

Name: Gavin Scanlon

Age: 25

Honours: U21 Kildare Championship 2015, Division 2 League and Keogh Cup.

Occupation: Electrician

Someone who has had an influence on your career: That would have to be my Mother, definitely.

Three words to describe yourself as a player: Kamikaze, tough and hard working.

Favourite Sportsperson: Tyson Fury

Best player played with: Jack Robinson Clogherinkoe

Toughest opponent: Chris Healy from Two Mile House

Favourite club player: Killian Galligan, Clogherinkoe

Favourite Inter County player: Conor McManus from Monaghan

Player you would love to have at your club: Luke Flynn from our neighbours Johnstownbridge!

Most memorable sporting moment: Has to be our 2015 U21 Championship win. Great memories from that day.

Favourite Gaa ground played in : Croke park

Best advice someone has given you : Hard work beats talent.

Young player in your club we should look out for: Aidan Boyle

Most skilful player on your team: Eanan lynch

What does it mean to Captain your side in Saturday’s County Final: It gives me and immense sense of pride and it’s an honour to Captain this fantastic bunch of lads.

Kilcock v Clogherinkoe – Captain’s Profile Shaun Maguire Kilcock

Name: Shaun Maguire

Age: 27

Height: 5ft 10′

Honours: A Minor B and U/21 A Shield in 2011. Be nice to add an Intermediate Championship to this one.

Someone who has had an influence on your career: I would have to say my brothers Mark and Darren. I grew up watching them play Senior football for Kilcock.

Three words to describe yourself as a player: Hard working, passionate and dedicated.

Favourite Sportsperson: Roy Keane because his passion and desire to win were unrivalled and he took no prisoners.

Best player played with: Dara McVeety from Cavan. He has the whole package.

Toughest opponent: Anton O’Sullivan of Offaly destroyed me. One day in a school’s match!

Favourite club player: Eamon Fitzpatrick has been playing with Kilcock as long as I can remember and he seems to be getting better every year.

Favourite Inter County player: Mattie Donnelly of Tyrone. He’s an extremely intelligent and athletic player, who can fill several positions on the field.

Player you would love to have at your club: Lee Keegan from Mayo. So I could relax and sit on the bench!!

Most memorable sporting moment: Winning a Minor B with Kilcock about ten years ago.

Favourite Gaa ground played in: Canton, Boston.

Best advice someone has given you: My father told me when I was younger to start throwing my weight around on the field a bit more. I think it’s worked fairly ok for me.

Young player in your club we should look out for: Shane Farrell. He’s an amazing young talent, who can kick off both feet and doesn’t seem to have many weak points to be honest.

Most skilful player on your team: Shane O’Rourke. I’ve seen him do some crazy things with a football.

What does it mean to Captain your side in Saturday’s County Final? To be chosen out of this squad of players as Captain is very flattering considering some of the unbelievable players and leaders we have. I just try to do my best to justify the decision every time I train and play.