Nick Weir at Meath hurling helm for a second term

Nick Weir will has been ratified for a second year at the helm of Royal County hurlers it was announced by Meath GAA today.

While David Reilly will continue in his coaching role, the manager has added Tipperary men Johnny Enright and Timmy Hammersley and Kilmessan's Steven Clynch to the sideline team for 2021.

"We are hopeful Nick and his management team can continue to develop the players so we can push for honors in the Joe McDonagh Cup and NHL Div 2A," commented Meath hurling PRO John Andrews.

"With Nick Weir , Steven Clynch, Timmy Hammersley, Johnny Enright and David Reilly we have in place a strong management and coaching staff with loads of experience both on and off the field .

"We are confident that this will help in the best preparation possible for the Meath hurling squad for the upcoming season," added the PRO.

TIMMY HAMMERSLEY

Hammersley played one game for Meath in February 2016 in the NHL Div 2B against Wicklow at Arklow and finished with three points to his credit in a 0-22 to 0-13 victory for the Martin Ennis-managed team.

The Meath team for that game against Wicklow in which Hammersley featured was: Shane McGann (Kiltale); Shane Whitty (Blackhall Gaels), David Donoghue (Kiltale), Stephen Morris (Blackhall Gaels); Jack Regan (Kiltale 0-6 five frees, one '65'), Ronan Sherlock (Silvermines), Sean Heavey (Kildalkey); Sean Geraghty (Kilskyre), Michael O'Grady (Dunboyne); Damien Healy (Longwood 0-1), Joey Keena (Kilmessan 0-7 six frees), Keith Keoghan (Killyon 0-2); Neil Heffernan (Trim), Timmy Hammersley (Clonoulty Rossmore 0-3), Adam Gannon (Killyon 0-2). Subs - Tom Clarke (Kilmacud Crokes) for O'Grady 50 mins, Sean Quigley (Dunboyne) for Heffernan 62m, Ciaran Fitzsimons (Clann na nGael 0-1) for Hammersley and Heffernan for Gannon both 68m, Ciaran O'Rourke (Trim) for Heavey 69m.

The Tipperary man was absent for the next round when Meath lost to Mayo and didn't return to the panel.

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