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Armagh propose Jarlath Burns as GAA President

ARMAGH have endorsed Jarlath Burn’s Presidential bid by proposing him for Uachtarán CLG.

“Coiste Contae Ard Mhacha is honoured to propose our former senior football team captain Jarlath Burns for the position of Uachtarán CLG at Congress in 2020,” said Armagh GAA.

“Jarlath has had a successful playing career at college and inter-county levels, most notably as captain of the Armagh senior footballers in 1999 that won county’s first Ulster Championship in sixteen years.

“He has proved himself to be an able and innovative administrator and has accumulated wide and valuable experience in a variety of roles at club, county, provincial and national levels. He was Chairman of his club, Silverbridge Harps, from 2012 to 2015, and has been club Secretary since 2015. He is currently Armagh’s delegate to the Ulster Council and is a member of both the Armagh and Ulster GAA Management Committees.

“Jarlath has been Chairman of a range of national committees, including the Standing Committee on the Playing Rules and the 125th Anniversary Committee, and was a consultative member of the GAA Strategic Committee of 2000. He served on Central Council from 2000 to 2003, was the first players’ representative on Ard Chomhairle and was then the Armagh delegate between 2009 and 2013. He was also on the GAA Management Committee in 2012-13.”

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