Tragic news coming out of the GAA this afternoon 🙏🕊️

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Awful news coming out of the GAA community this afternoon that 27-year-old Ryan Straney from Belfast died in the early hours of Monday, April 15, following a “multiple vehicle crash” on a Sydney motorway. Very sad this and we would like to send our condolences to Ryan’s close family and friends.

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“Beloved son of Vincent and Sharon, loving brother to Declan and Calum. Cherished grandson of Geordie and Theresa.

“He will be sadly missed by his wider family circle and friends at home and abroad.”

In a statement posted to social media, a spokesperson for Antrim GAA said: “We would like to pass on our sincere condolences to Lámh Dhearg CLG and the entire community on the shock passing of Ryan Straney.

“Ryan was a member of their Senior Football team and has been in Australia. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends at this deeply sad time. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.”

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