Tipperary GAA Star Eddie Connolly Has Passed Away
Tipperary GAA player Eddie Connolly has passed away following a long battle with cancer.
The talented player from the Loughmore Castleiney club was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013.
A statement today from Tipperary GAA read: “The death has taken place of former Loughmore-Castleiney and Tipperary player Eddie Connolly after a long battle with cancer.
“Eddie passed away peacefully last night at home with his family. At the request of the Connolly family, tonight’s Eddie Connolly Trust Fund ‘Night at the Dogs’ at Thurles Stadium will still go ahead in celebration of Eddie’s life.
“On behalf of the Tipperary County Board, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the Connolly family at this sad time.”
Eddie's club also paid tribute to him online.