Anthony Tohill “comfortable” as he recovers from chainsaw accident

Former Derry footballer Anthony Tohill is said to be comfortable as he recovers from injuries sustained in an accident at his home.

It's believed the 41-year-old was working with a chainsaw in his garden when the incident happened earlier this week.

He was rushed to hospital for treatment, but has since returned home.

There were reports in some papers this morning that Anthony Tohill had suffered a ver serious eye injury, but a short time ago, his former team mate and fellow GAA pundit Joe Brolly denied that on Twitter.

In a tweet, he said “Big Anthony comfortable Badly cut face but eye ok and typical of him, feeling upbeat".

A native of Swatragh, where he played for the Michael Davitts club, Anthony Tohill was a member of the 1993 All-Ireland winning Derry team, and also has two Ulster Championship medals, and four All-Stars. He also played soccer for Derry City.

He was manager of the Ireland International Rules team in 2010 and 2011.

He is a senior official at Derry City Council.