O’Connor kept a low profile in recent years until he took up the offer to get involved with Charleville who have no shortage of talent in Darragh Fitzgibbon, Alan Dennehy, Andrew Cagney and Danny O’Flynn, who unfortunately suffered a broken hand last weekend.
“Our U16s are going well. Our U12s as well. In towns we need success more than country places to keep lads interested in hurling. Darragh gives us a bit of profile but the likes of Alan Dennehy and Jack O’Callaghan were in with the Cork minors too.”