Kent succeeds Quinn in CCCC chair

February 28, 2021

Former Wexford chairman Derek Kent will lead the CCCC.

Former Wexford chairman and current Leinster vice-chairman Derek Kent has been appointed as the chair of the Central Competitions Control Committee.

The Taghmon-Camross official has been handed the leadership role of the high powered committee by Larry McCarthy, who took over from John Horan as GAA President yesterday. 

Kent succeeds Kilkenny's Ned Quinn, who has been elected a GAA trustee, and will be assisted by former Donegal All-Ireland winner Martin McHugh, John Halbert (Cork), Mary Judge (Galway) and ex-Meath captain Seamus Kenny.

Westmeath's Matt Shaw and Meath's Brian Rennick served as chair of the Central Hearings and Central Appeals Committees, respectively, for the past three years, but this time the roles are reversed.

The full list of committee appointments are below:

Derek Kent (Taghmon-Camross)
Martin McHugh (Cill Chartha)
John Halbert (Watergrasshill HC)  
Mary Judge (Caherlistrane)
Séamus Kenny (Simonstown Gaels)
Central Hearings  

Brian Rennick (Dunderry)  
Aoife Farrelly (Trim)
Micheál Óg McMahon (An Bhoth)
Denis Holmes (Oola)
Tod O'Mahony (Kiltimagh)
Gerry Hagan (Killoe Young Emmets)  
Seán Dunnion (Four Masters)
Gerry Larkin (Tynagh/Abbey-Duniry)
Michael Wadding (Roanmore)

Central Appeals
Matt Shaw (Clonkill)
Julie Galbraith (Buncrana)
Neil Sheridan (Balla)   
Willie O'Connor (Terence O’ Rahilly’s, Tralee)
Tom Farrell (Tang) 
Eddie Hughes (Raonaithe na Croise)  
Paul Foley (Patrickswell)
Gerry Kavanagh (Stradbally)
Enda Tiernan (Cloone)

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