Statement from Kilkenny County Board :
Following Thursday night’s meeting of Kilkenny County Board, Derek Lyng has been ratified as the Kilkenny senior hurling manager. A three-year term has been agreed. Selectors and backroom team will be confirmed later.
Niall Bergin has been ratified as U-17 manager for the season ahead, while the process of appointing a U-20 manager will now begin.
Kilkenny County Board wishes Derek and Niall the very best of luck during the season ahead.
The County Board will not be issuing any further statement.
PRO, Choiste Cill Chainnigh,
UPMC Nowlan Park,