Gooch will bring vast experience to the role

Colm Cooper: Joins the management team

A FAMILIAR face will feature on the sidelines when the Dr Crokes senior team take to the field this season.

Colm Cooper has joined the management team and he will serve as a selector as well as offering expert tactical advice.

He will work closely with team manager Edmund O’Sullivan and selectors Eoin Brosnan and Jamie Doolan.

Colm, who retired from inter county football at the age of 33, in 2017, will being vast experience and knowledge to the role.

Over a 14-year period in the green and gold jersey, he scored 23 goals and 283 points and in 60 league games he scored 12 goals and 165 points.

He won four All-Ireland medals, four National League medals, seven county championship titles and eight All-Star awards and the highlight of his time in the black and amber jersey was the All-Ireland Club Championship success in 2017.