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Extent of Cork’s Paudie O’Sullivan injury confirmed – broken fibula and tibia

Several inter-county GAA personalities have tweeted good wishes to the unlucky Rebels attacker.

Image: @psull88

IT HAS BEEN confirmed that Cork hurler Paudie O’Sullivan suffered a broken fibula and tibia in a club match last night as he is set to miss his county’s 2013 championship campaign.

The 24 year-old suffered the devastating injury while in action last night for divisional outfit Imokilly in a county senior hurling championship game against Cork IT.

He was set to undergo an operation this morning  but that has now been postponed until tomorrow as he faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines in a major blow for both the player and Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s Rebels squad.

O’Sullivan suffered the injury in the early stages of the game and the match was subsequently abandoned after the incident by referee Kevin Murphy.

The 24 year-old was stretchered off the pitch and left the Carrigtwohill venue in an ambulance.

He tweeted a picture of his injured left leg earlier today and also thanked all those who have sent him messages of support in the wake of the incident.

O’Sullivan’s older brother Diarmuid, a three-time All-Ireland winner with Cork, praised the actions of the medical personnel after the incident.

Several inter-county GAA personalities have tweeted best wishes to Paudie in his recovery from the injury.

Extent of Cork’s Paudie O’Sullivan injury confirmed – broken fibula and tibia
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  • Anthony Nash (Cork)

  • Brendan Maher (Tipperary)

  • Donal Og Cusack (Cork)

  • Donal Og Cusack (Cork)

  • Eanna Martin (Wexford)

  • Eoin Cadogan (Cork)

  • Gavin O'Mahony (Limerick)

  • Graeme Mulcahy (Limerick)

  • Lorcan McLoughlin (Cork)

  • Shane McGrath (Tipperary)

  • Paudie Sull

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