Referee dies after collapsing at Derry hurling match

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A referee has died after collapsing at a G-A-A hurling match in Swatragh, Co Derry.
It happened during the quarter final of the senior championship between Kevin Lynch’s, Dungiven, and St Colm’s, Ballinascreen.
Paramedics treated the referee on the pitch and then brought him to the changing rooms where a defibrillator was used, before he was rushed to Coleraine hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The referee, who was in his 50’s, has been named locally as Martin Mulh0lland.


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