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10 Aug 2022

CONFIRMED: Tipperary GAA say all games scheduled for this weekend called off

As a mark of respect after the tragic passing of Dillon Quirke

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Tom Phelan of Kilkenny handpasses the sliotar as he is tackled by Dillon Quirke of Tipperary during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Group B match between Tipperary and Kilkenny at Semple Stadium

Tipperary GAA has announced that all games scheduled for this weekend are to be called off as a mark of respect after the tragic passing of Dillon Quirke on Friday evening.

The Board issued a statement this evening saying: "Due to the tragic sad passing of Dillon Quirke from Clonoulty Rossmore, the Tipperary CCC has decided to call off all games under its jurisdiction this weekend. The Committee sends its deepest sympathy to the Quirke family and the people of Clonoulty Rossmore."

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 during the FBD Insurance County Senior Hurling Championship tie against Kilruane MacDonagh.

Dillon was 24-years-old. 

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