Meath legend Colm O’Rourke has categorically dominated himself out of the operating for the vacant supervisor’s job with the Royal County following Andy McEntee’s departure.
McEntee introduced that he wouldn’t be in search of a 3rd time period accountable for the county’s senior footballers following Meath’s championship exit by the hands of Clare final weekend.
McEntee spent six years within the hotseat, gaining promotion from Division 2 of the league in 2019.
However they had been relegated from Division 1 the next season with out profitable a single sport whereas success within the Leinster Championship additionally proved elusive.
O’Rourke, talking on Sunday’s RTÉ Sport broadcast earlier than stay protection of the qualifier double-header involving Cork v Limerick and Armagh v Donegal, stated: “I am concerned in membership administration, I am very blissful in membership administration and I’ve been for fairly some time.
Colm O’Rourke guidelines himself out of the operating to take over at Meath and explains his the explanation why.
— The Sunday Sport (@TheSundayGame) June 12, 2022
“I did truly go for the Meath job on three events previously and even someone as silly as I’m would get the trace that while you’re informed ‘No’ on three events, I feel that ought to put it to mattress.
McEntee was the topic of some vicious on-line abuse following his departure, along with his son and county layer Shane compelled to leap to this defence at one level.
O’Rourke urged this was nearly as good a motive as any to keep away from the poisoned chalice that’s inter-county administration.
“My lovely spouse Patricia has a really destructive view towards managing the county staff and with good motive while you see the upshot of Andy McEntee going and the social media abuse than has taken place,” O’Rourke stated.
“Individuals who put in monumental time at their very own expense – it is not like Pep Guardiola getting £15m a yr – an then being subjected to that type of factor by unnamed individuals.
“I can not perceive how, in a society, we are able to enable individuals to abuse others with out having given their identify and tackle. It is only a stunning endictment of society usually.”