BREAKING : Tipperary hurling star Dillon Quirke (24) dies after falling ill during match

BREAKING : Tipperary hurling star Dillon Quirke (24) dies after falling ill during match

A TIPPERARY thrower passed on subsequent to falling during a game in Semple Stadium the previous evening.

Dillon Quirke (24) was stretchered off the field right away before half time in Thurles on Friday.

A representative for the Tipperary GAA region board affirmed that the Clonoulty Rossmore player club kicked the bucket after he fell on the pitch during the FBD Insurance province senior flinging title match.

The match was brought to a prompt end as Mr Quirke was gone to by players from his own group and adversaries Kilruane, as well as the Knights of Malta.

Dillon, who had been playing at full forward before he imploded 28 minutes into the game, was brought to the arena's clinical unit before he was hurried to clinic by emergency vehicle.

In a proclamation the previous evening, Tipperary GAA said: "Tipperary GAA expands its genuine and earnest feelings to Dan, Hazel, Shannon, Kellie and the drawn out Quirke family.

"Additionally to the Clonoulty Rossmore GAA Club and his colleagues on the miserable and sad passing of Clonoulty Rossmore and Tipperary thrower Dillon Quirke.

"Dillon turned out to be sick during Friday night's County Senior Hurling Championship game between Clonoulty Rossmore and Kilruane MacDonaghs in Semple Stadium and was taken to Tipperary University Hospital in Clonmel where he died.

"Tipperary GAA wish to thank every one of the people who took care of Dillon in Semple Stadium and in Tipperary University Hospital tonight."

The association added: "As a sign of regard to Dillon, Tipperary GAA have canceled all games because of happen in the County Hurling Championships this end of the week."

There was a flood of misery the previous evening as the news separated through.

South Tipperary GAA said: "The considerations of everybody associated with South Tipperary GAA are with everybody in Clonoulty-Rossmore this evening on the appalling passing of Dillon Quirke. Taken excessively youthful. Tear."

Fethard GAA said it was "stunned and disheartened to hear the fresh insight about the death of Tipperary and Clonoulty player Dillon Quirke. "Our considerations and petitions to heaven are with the Quirke family and the Clonoulty-Rossmore club."

Dillon functioned as a retail chief and played his most memorable senior intercounty match against Limerick in the National Hurling League in January 2020.

He was a Munster minor throwing decoration victor in 2015 and won Munster and All Ireland minor flinging decorations in 2016, as well as an All Ireland under-21 flinging award in 2018.

He likewise won five sequential West Tipperary Senior flinging decorations from 2016 to 2020 and a province senior throwing title decoration in 2018. He was likewise granted a Dr Harty Cup decoration with Thurles CBS in 2015.

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