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18 Aug 2022

Tributes paid after tragic death of Tipperary hurling star during Championship game

Dillon Quirke

Tributes paid after tragic death of Tipperary hurling star during Championship game

There is widespread shock and sadness throughout Tipperary and the wider GAA family following the announcement of the death of Clonoulty Rossmore hurler Dillon Quirke, who collapsed in Semple Stadium on Friday evening during the FBD Insurance County Senior Hurling Championship tie against Kilruane MacDonagh.

Dillon passed away despite receiving medical attention on the field and en-route to hospital, resulting in a huge out-pouring of sympathy to his family, friends, the Clonoulty Rossmore club and Tipperary GAA.

Many tributes have been paid following his tragic passing.

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