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Sean Cavanagh Reveals Full Extent Of Injuries In Social Media Update

Sean Cavanagh of Tyrone

GAA circles have been rocked by the news of what took place in the first round of the Tyrone senior football championship today when Edendork took on Moy. 

According to reports, there were 20 yellow cards issued in the game, six reds and one black card.

The most damning consequence seems to be that of Sean Cavanagh. The 35-year-old was put on an ambulance and sent to hospital due to the severity of the injuries he received when he sustained a knee to the face after 20 minutes.

Cavanagh has now released an update on his Twitter account where he reveals that he suffered a ‘bad concussion’, a broken nose and extensive facial injuries.

‘Thanks for all the messages,’ Cavanagh tweeted.

‘Released from hospital with a bad concussion, broken nose & extensive facial injuries but could have been worse. I’m lucky.’

Darren McCurry kicked the winning score for Edendork in injury time. None of the red cards issued were a result of a direct offence but rather second yellow cards, according to reports.

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Author: Sean McMahon

Sean is Deputy Editor and head rugby writer. You can contact him by email or on Twitter