LIMERICK GAA chairman Oliver Mann has ensured former chairman Liam Lenihan that he has the full backing of Limerick in his election bid to the Munster Council.
At the January 29 Annual Convention of the Munster Council, the Tournafulla man will stand for the vacant position of vice-chairman of the provincial council. Its a position that acts a a precursor to chairman of the council.
“Our own Liam Lenihan is a candidate for this position and I would like to wish him well and assure him that he has the full sport of the board,” said Oliver Mann.
”I am confident that Liam will mount a successful campaign ensuring his election. Liam is an excellent candidate with a CV overflowing with experience at club, divisional and county level,” said the Limerick chairman.
”The positions that Liam has held over the years are too numerous to mention,” said Mann of Lenihan, who is Limerick’s current delegate to the Munster Council.
”It it also noteworthy that is it 21 years since a Limerick man, Tom Boland 1992-1995, was Chairperson in Munster, surely our turn has arrived,” said Mann.
It is understood that Lenihan could face opposition for the vice-chairman role from current Munster Council PRO Ger Ryan of Tipperary.