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Going strong: Conor Gormley (left) gets ready for last year’s Tyrone Championship, shaking hands with Edendork captain Darren McCurry with referee Brian McCallion in the middle

Going strong: Conor Gormley (left) gets ready for last year’s Tyrone Championship, shaking hands with Edendork captain Darren McCurry with referee Brian McCallion in the middle

Conor Gormley

Conor Gormley

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Going strong: Conor Gormley (left) gets ready for last year’s Tyrone Championship, shaking hands with Edendork captain Darren McCurry with referee Brian McCallion in the middle

Consider Conor Gormley for a minute.

Chances are, you might cast your mind back to September 29, 2003 and that match-saving block on Armagh's scalding hot forward Stevie McDonnell in the All-Ireland final that secured Tyrone's first Sam Maguire.

And, as the decade wore on, he was one of the Red Hands' executive class players, timing his three All-Stars to coincide with their three All-Irelands.