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8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game

The sides clash in the Ulster senior championship in Enniskillen on Sunday with the G8 summit taking place in the county on Monday and Tuesday.

8. The players are amateurs and are doing this for the love of the game and their county

Cavan’s Jack Brady and Ronan Flanagan celebrate after their win over Armagh.
Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

7. Locals are more interested in events in this arena than Westminster or the Bundestag

Brewster Park in Enniskillen.

Pic: INPHO/Presseye/Andrew Paton

6. Barry Owens is a bit of a football legend around Fermanagh

Pic: INPHO/Andrew Paton

5. Cavan are a sleeping giant in Gaelic football but recent U21 wins have given them hope

Cavan U21′s celebrate their Ulster win in April.
Pic: INPHO/Presseye/Jonathan Porter

4. These guys are like a GAA version of Moody’s ratings agency – what they say about Cavan and Fermanagh on Sunday goes

Pic: RTE

3. Martin Dunne is the new hotshot in town after scoring nine points for Cavan against Armagh

Cavan’s Martin Dunne celebrates against Armagh.
Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

2. This pair are the most important leaders in the county on Sunday

Cavan manager Terry Hyland and Fermanagh boss Peter Canavan.

1. It’s a local derby which means the formbook goes out the window and a tight game can be expected

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