Andy Kettle pictured consoling goalkeeper Alan Nolan after Dublin’s defeat to Kilkenny in the Leinster senior hurling final in July. Photo: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE
Dublin GAA was in mourning last night following the passing of county board chairman Andy Kettle. The Fingal Ravens clubman died following a short illness aged 68
He had been ill in recent months and is survived by his wife Phyllis, and children Patrick, Peter, Eoin, Niamh, Orla and Ciara
Andy Kettle succeeded Gerry Harrington as county board chairman in December 2010 and served four years in the position.
Prior to taking over the role, the Fingal Ravens clubman served on the Dublin Competitions Control and Management Committees and was also chairman of his club.
He presided over a hugely successful period for Dublin GAA, with the senior footballers claiming two All-Ireland titles and the hurlers a league and Leinster honours.
Hogan Stand and Irish Independent