Investigation launched as U9 player was allegedly assaulted in Thurles

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With the great scenes we saw at the club finals this weekend, it’s awful to report that an U9’s player was attacked at a blitz in Thurles at the weekend, when a non-player enter the field of play.

The blitz was organised by Munster Council and they are investigating the matter. The Gardaí have also been contacted in relation to the incident.

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The Gardaí are getting involved in this matter now also with a statement which said;

“Gardaí at Thurles were alerted shortly after 1pm on Saturday 15th October 2022 following an incident of alleged assault at a children’s sports event in Thurles.

“Enquiries into the matter are ongoing. As the incident involves young persons, An Garda Síochána will not be commenting further at this time.”

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