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Dublin: 3 °C Wednesday 13 November, 2019

The first stop for these new Sligo county champions was a visit to an old friend

31-year-old Gary Dillon passed away earlier this year.

AFTER CALRY/ST JOSEPH’S won the Sligo intermediate football championship yesterday, they knew where the first stop with the cup would be.

The team called into Scarden to visit former team-mate Gary Dillon who died in February.

Dillon featured in the Joe Brolly documentary this year after he befriended the RTÉ pundit, who donated a kidney to an ill neighbour.

“I’m sure Gar was cheering his heart out for ye on the sidelines as always,” the club’s Facebook page states. “Fair Play Lads.”

Picture reproduced with permission from Sheila Devaney

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