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Derrygonnelly Beat Trillick In Penalty Shootout After Epic Ulster Tie

Derrygonnelly Beat Trillick In Penalty Shootout After Epic Ulster Tie

It took a penalty shootout to separate Fermanagh champions Derrygonnelly and Tyrone champions Trillick in their Ulster Club Football Championship quarter-final at Brewster Park on Sunday.

Derrygonnelly emerged winners after an epic tie.

The two sides finished level after 60 minutes with Trillick scoring 2-10 to Derrygonnelly's 1-13.

Extra-time followed with it appearing as though the Tyrone side were on their way to victory, holding a four-point lead after ten minutes.

However, Derrygonnelly fought back with Conall Jones knocking over a 21-yard free with the final kick of extra-time to equalise and level it at 1-17 to 3-11.

It came down to a penalty shootout, and a high quality one too.

The first 11 penalties all hit the back of the net before Trillick's Lee Brennan hit the post, giving Derrygonnelly the win 6-5 in the shootout.

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Derrygonnelly face Kilcoo in the Ulster semi-final.

You can watch the shootout below thanks to Daire Devine.

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