A Former Mayo footballer has been appointed as the joint manager of the Wicklow Senior side.

Carramore native Alan Costello and Gary Duffy take over as joint managers of the Garden County following the resignation of Colin Kelly due to work commitments.

Costello represented Mayo at minor level and skippered their U21s before spending time on the senior panel in the early 2000s.

He played in the Galway championship and Sigerson Cup with NUIG, and won a Dublin crown with UCD. He won Dublin, Leinster and All-Ireland senior club medals with St Vincent’s.

As a manager, he won a pair of Division 1 league titles with Eire Og, and led Tinahely to the Wicklow IFC crown in addition to the 2020 SFC final. He also coached the UCD Freshers team. 

Gary Duffy is a former Wicklow inter-county player and was also part of the U20 management team last year.