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Kerry footballer dies after collapsing during game

Annascaul clubman, Brendan O’Driscoll, suffered a suspected brain haemorrhage during a West Kerry championship game with Lispole on Sunday.

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BRENDAN O’DRISCOLL, THE west Kerry footballer who collapsed during a club game last weekend, died at Cork University Hospital yesterday evening.

The Annascaul clubman suffered a suspected brain haemorrhage during a championship game with Lispole on Sunday.

O’Driscoll, 28, was helped by team-mates and opponents at the scene before he was rushed to Kerry General Hospital.

He was later transferred to Leeside.

The Camp native was a nephew of the All-Ireland medal winner Tommy Doyle who played for Kerry in the ’70s and ’80s.

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