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Australia's Daily Telegraph has retired tomorrow's back page in memory of Phil Hughes

Irish cricket “stunned and saddened” by Hughes’ tragic death.

AUSTRALIA IS TODAY mourning the loss of one of its brightest young cricket stars, Phil Hughes, who died two days after he was hit in the head by a ball.

Cricket Ireland joined the international sporting community in remembering the 25-year-old.

“The entire cricket community in Ireland is stunned and saddened by the news of the tragic death of Phil Hughes at just 25 years of age,” President Joe Doherty said.

“The heartfelt condolences of all connected with Cricket Ireland go out today to Phil’s family, his wide circle of friends, and the entire Australian cricket family.”

Australia’s Daily Telegraph has produced this brilliantly simple yet poignant back page to honour Hughes’ memory:

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball

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