Tributes to Max, ‘a popular young man in our rural community’

Max, who was just 18, comes from a well-known farming family in Eglinton.

He was the beloved son of Ryan Boggs and Rhonda Connell.

In a Facebook post, Gorthill Farm Contracting said: “We are totally broken. Rest Max.

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It is understood Max was working in Australia and died following a collision between two cars in Cobden, Victoria on Saturday morning.

His heartbroken father, Ryan, said: “Max You weren’t just my son, you were my right hand man.

“My best friend and my firstborn, you made me proud everyday.

“The best big brother ever. I love you my son, sleep well.

Members of the City of Derry Young Farmers Club are ‘deeply saddened’ after the tragic news of Max’s death.

“We would like to send our deepest condolences to Ryan and his family,” a club spokesperson said.

“Our thoughts and prayers are also with the wider circle of family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

“Max was a popular young man in our rural community and will be greatly missed by all.”

Eglinton Elementary School, meanwhile, said it was with “great sadness” that it learned of the passing of former pupil Max.

“We would like to express our deepest condolences to all of his family and especially to his siblings and family members at school,” they said.

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