Eddie Brennan has stepped down as Kilkenny U-21 manager this weekend after two years at the helm.
In that time, Brennan led the Cats to their first Leinster title since 2012 at this grade and also their first All Ireland final since 2012.
Brennan’s backroom team of Richie Doyle, Richie O’Neill and Bob Aylward will all be leaving their roles also.
A statement from Kilkenny GAA reads:
Kilkenny GAA has thanked Eddie Brennan and his management team of Richie Doyle, Richie O’Neill and Bob Aylward for their work with the squad over the past two years and wishes them well for the future The Board acknowledges the achievement of leading Kilkenny to their first Leinster title in this grade since 2012 and reaching the All Ireland Final for the first time also since 2012.
Kilkenny were beaten by Limerick in the All-Ireland final at the beginning of September at Semple Stadium in Thurles by a scoreline of 0-17 t0 0-11.