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Class act: Lee Brennan turned on the style for Tyrone champions Trillick in their penalty
shoot-out win over Killyclogher

Class act: Lee Brennan turned on the style for Tyrone champions Trillick in their penalty shoot-out win over Killyclogher

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Class act: Lee Brennan turned on the style for Tyrone champions Trillick in their penalty shoot-out win over Killyclogher

The coronavirus pandemic which has held the entire island in a vice-like grip since March has, to a large extent, wreaked havoc in a sporting context.

Yet when it was decided after protracted deliberations that the GAA should assign its traditionally peak period of the year to club action only, it was to prove an inspired step.

It is worth bearing in mind that up until mid-July doubts remained that a ball would be kicked or a sloithar struck this summer.