The death has occurred after an illness of well known MDL and LSL referee Gerry ‘Crusher’ Smith, Moneymore, Drogheda.

Gerry was a long serving member of the Louth branch of the ISRS.

In the bottom photo below that features a trio of officials pre match, Gerry is to the right of referee Johnny Smyth from Gormanston, the other official is Laytown’s Davey Hanna