Tipperary club 'devastated' by player's sudden passing

November 29, 2022

Tipperary flag in the crowd

Many tributes have been paid to a Tipperary club hurler who passed away suddenly over the weekend.

Paddy Coen Jnr, who played for the Kiladangan intermediate hurlers, died on Saturday, leaving his team-mates heartbroken.

"At a later time we will put into words what Paddy Coen meant to us - at this moment we are just unable," Kiladangan GAA said in a social media post.

"A proud Johnstown man, Kiladangan man and upmost gentleman. As a club and community we are devastated and his loss leaves a massive void.

"Sympathy to Paddy's parents Paddy Snr and Marie, brother David, sisters Karen and Deirdre, partner Shelly, extended family and his wide circle of friends.

"For those who are looking for support, please don’t hesitate to contact Pieta House who are available 24 hours a day on Freephone 1800 247 247 (http://pieta.ie)

"RIP Paddy."

Paddy is survived by his parents Paddy and Marie, brother David, sisters Karen and Deirdre, his partner Shelly, brother-in-law Liam Karol Flannery, David's partner Michelle, his godson and nephew Matthew, niece Maeve, nephew Éanna, aunt Patricia and Donal, uncles Jim and Siobhán, Noel and Marie, Kieran and Réiltín, Timothy and David, extended family, many friends and neighbours.


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