Gareth O'Neill takes over as Crossmaglen manager

Tony McEntee and Gareth O'Neill had a spell as joint managers of Crossmaglen
Tony McEntee and Gareth O'Neill had a spell as joint managers of Crossmaglen

Crossmaglen Rangers have appointed former Armagh midfielder Gareth O'Neill as their new team boss.

He takes over from Oisin McConville and John McEntee who stepped down as joint Cross managers after the team's defeat in the All-Ireland Club semi-finals.

They lost to Castlebar Mitchels by one point in the 13 February clash.

O'Neill had a spell as joint manager of Crossmaglen alongside Tony McEntee, helping the the Armagh club lift two All-Ireland titles and three Ulsters.

The new manager's sons, Oisin and Rian O'Neill, are up and coming young players at Crossmaglen, Oisin making his senior debut earlier this year.

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