Brendan Óg Duffy: Monaghan U-20s GAA captain dies in crash

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image captionBrendan Óg Duffy played for Monaghan Harps and was skipper of his county's under-20s shot team

The teen who died successful a car clang successful the Republic of Ireland connected Friday was the skipper of Monaghan's under-20 GAA shot team.

Brendan Óg Duffy, who was 19, was driving location from an Ulster semi-final lucifer erstwhile helium was progressive successful a two-car collision successful County Monaghan.

It happened connected the N2 astatine Tullybuck adjacent Clontibret soon earlier 23:30 section time. Mr Duffy died astatine the scene.

His Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) nine said it was devastated.

Monaghan Harps has postponed each nine enactment until further announcement arsenic a people of respect to Mr Duffy's family.

Our nine is devastated astatine the quality of the untimely decease of our elder subordinate and region U-20 skipper Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh. Our thoughts are with his household and friends astatine this precise bittersweet time. All nine enactment has been postponed until further notice.

— Monaghan Harps GAA (@MonaghanHarps) July 17, 2021

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Floral tributes person been near astatine the gates of the club.

A fewer hours earlier the crash, the teen had captained his county's under-20 squad successful a semi-final triumph implicit Donegal.

Monaghan's elder squad is owed to play their Ulster shot title semi-final against Armagh connected Saturday afternoon.

It is understood that the crippled volition spell up arsenic planned.

Gardaí (Irish police) closed the roadworthy connected which the clang happened to let forensic investigators to analyse the scene.

The person appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision oregon who was successful the country betwixt 23:15 and 00:00 connected Friday to interaction them.

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