Cusack named as Cork's new hurling captain

October 29, 2011

Cork's Donal Og Cusack
The vastly experienced Donal Óg Cusack has been named as the new captain of the Cork senior hurlers in succesion to Shane O'Neill.

Cusack has won three senior All-Irelands and was new manager Jimmy Barry Murphy's choice to take the helm of the team.

Glen Rovers' Patrick Horgan has been appointed vice-captain.

Barry Murphy has explained that the decision was prommpted by the injuries that last year's captain suffered.

"Shane O'Neill has stepped down as he suffered a number of injuries over the past twelve months and now wishes to concentrate on his own game. As a result, the management made the decision to appoint Donal Og as captain, with Patrick Horgan vice-captain," said Barry Murphy in a statement released by the Cork couny board.

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