Players injured following football celebrations in Enniskerry

Enniskerry GAA club and gardai have confirmed nine players were injured after they fell from the trailer of a truck around 6.30 in the village this evening.

The team were celebrating the Junior C football championship win over Avoca this afternoon in Ashford.

The injured men were taken to Tallaght and St Vincent’s Hospitals for treatment.

The road was closed for a short time but has since reopened.

Gardaí said inquiries into the incident are ongoing.

The club issued the following statement following the incident “

There is no critical or life threatening injuries after tonight’s accident nor was there any deaths.

Some players have bad injuries but everyone will be fine. We’d appreciate if people could stop spreading false rumours and sharing videos. Thanks to all for your concern.”

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