A young county Galway footballer is recovering in hospital after an accident at a soccer game yesterday.
The 18 year old goalkeeper with Ballymoe FC was injured during a match against Boyle Celtic and was airlifted to hospital.
A group of players collided in the incident.
While a number of players received what are described as “ minor injuries” , paramedics called an air ambulance to bring the goalie to University Hospital Galway for treatment.
According to today’s Irish Independent, it is suspected that the goalkeeper may have sustained a fractured jaw, broken teeth and concussion.