Liam Sheedy has been appointed as manager of the Tipperary senior hurling team for a three-year term.
At a meeting of the Tipperary County Board this evening, the 2010 All-Ireland winning manager was chosen as Michael Ryan's successor.
The backroom team will be put forward for ratification at a committee meeting in October.
Meanwhile, Liam Kearns will continue the second year of his two-year term as Tipperary senior football manager, with "all other remaining management positions will be ratified at the October County Committee meeting".
Liam Sheedy appointed Senior Hurling Manager for 2019 for a three year term. Backroom team to be put forward for ratification to the October County Board Committee Meeting. Full press release to follow.— Tipperary GAA (@TipperaryGAA) September 24, 2018
Sheedy is the chairman of Sport Ireland’s high-performance unit and a member of the Irish Sports Council.
He managed Tipp for three years, leading them to two Munster crowns as well as a Division 1 title.