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McCann relishing clash with champions

TIERNAN McCann is accustomed to spending the summer months preparing for colossal championship ties with Tyrone, but he’s in no way underwhelmed by this year’s necessary shift to a club-first approach.

Killyclogher have established themselves as one of the county’s form teams since the playing action recommenced in late July, and it’s no coincidence that their intercounty stars have been to the fore of their efforts.

Having repelled a characteristically dogged Carrickmore team in the first-round, they now face reigning champions Trillick in Friday night’s quarter-final, in what happens to be a repeat of the 2015 decider.

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Trillick won that particular battle, but a lot of water has passed under the bridge since and Tiernan McCann is simply enjoying the novel nature of this year’s club season.

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