YOUNG FOOTBALLER MOURNED AFTER FATAL CLONTIBRET CRASH

23 July 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Colm Shalvey

A weekend in which Monaghan qualified for two Ulster finals would normally be cause for unbridled celebration, but the county was left reeling by the tragic death of U-20 captain Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh in a two-car collision late on Friday night. Monaghan GAA postponed all club games scheduled for last weekend as a mark of respect to Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh, while the Ulster U-20 final, which had originally been scheduled for this Saturday, has been postponed until the following Friday, July 30. Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh was also honoured by minute’s silences and applause at games throughout the country last weekend, while among the most poignant tributes, the Cork U-20 footballers held a minute’s silence and stood together to form the shape ….

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