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Thursday 8 December 2016

GAA star Aaron Devlin on life support after taking ill during game

Aaron Devlin is in hospital suffering from a 'brain virus'
Aaron Devlin is in hospital suffering from a 'brain virus'

There was plenty of on-field GAA action this weekend but Derry’s Gaelic football community has been busy praying for the health of one of their former inter-county footballers.

Aaron Devlin plays for Ballinderry Shamrocks and he took ill after a club game during the week.

According to the Jordanstown GAA Facebook page, who posted a get well message, Devlin is on life support after suffering a brain virus.

Devlin’s brother, Coilin, has also played for Derry and a host of teams and players, but from inside and outside the county, tweeted their best wishes towards a speedy recovery for the footballer.

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