Tipp's Roger Ryan passes away

May 12, 2009
The death has taken place of Roger Ryan who won an All-Ireland SHC with Tipperary in 1971. Roger passed away on Monday, May 11th. Roger won Munster and All-Ireland senior hurling medals playing at full forward with Tipperary in 1971. He played with Tipperary from 1970 to 1975 inclusive, won an Oireachtas medal in 1972 and represented Munster in the Railway Cup. He later served as a senior hurling selector with Tipperary. He won a North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship with Toomevara in 1962 and later won North and County Senior Hurling Championships with Roscrea in 1980. He was a senior hurling selector with Toomevara for several of their county senior hurling championship wins in the last 17 years. Tipperary County Board extends its deepest sympathy to his wife Teresa, his sons Tomás and Diarmaid, his daughter Helen and all his family on their sad bereavement. Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam uasal.


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