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Davy Fitzgerald returns as Waterford senior hurling manager

Davy Fitzgerald returns as Waterford senior hurling manager

Davy Fitzgerald has been ratified as Waterford senior hurling manager for two years with the option of a third.

The Clare legend returns to the position he left in 2011, replacing Liam Cahill who returned to his native Tipperary.

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Fitzgerald stepped down as Cork senior camogie coach on Sunday, following the sides All-Ireland defeat to Kilkenny.

It's believed that he met members of the selection group on Tuesday night before he was offered the role yesterday.

The Sixmilebridge man guided the DΓ©ise to four consecutive All-Ireland semi-finals during his time in charge, as well as leading the Munster men to the 2008 All-Ireland final.

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Speculation now turns to his management team, but it will not include Seoirse Bulfin, who was yesterday named as Meath's new boss.

His selectors and backroom team will be confirmed at a later date.

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