A referee has died after collapsing during a senior hurling championship match in Derry.

The quarter-final match in Swatragh was between Kevin Lynch's, Dungiven and St Colm's, Ballinascreen.

Paramedics treated the referee on the pitch before bringing him to the changing rooms where a defibrillator was used.

He was removed to Coleraine hospital where he was pronounced dead.

It is thought the referee was in his 50s.