Rival Fermanagh and Donegal players come close to Anglo Celt Cup ahead of Ulster football final

Gerry McElwee of Cancer Focus NI (centre) pictured with Paul Brennan of Donegal (left) and Fermanagh player Tomás Corrigan

RIVAL Fermanagh and Donegal players have come up close to the Anglo Celt Cup, just days ahead of facing each other in the Ulster football final.

Fermanagh player Tomás Corrigan and Paul Brennan of Donegal were delighted to get the chance to hold the coveted trophy ahead of Sunday's Ulster Senior Football Championship final at Clones.

The opportunity came as the two men joined forces to promote sun safety on match day, after Cancer FocusNI was unveiled as the charity partner for the Ulster GAA.

The charity will be promoting its 'Be UV Aware' campaign at the final.

Gerry McElwee, head of cancer prevention at Cancer Focus NI, said: "We are encouraging everyone to enjoy the sun safely and will be handing out some sunscreen and wristbands to help monitor UV light on match day.

"Be UV Aware is part of the Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy, which is coordinated by Cancer Focus NI and the Public Health Agency and aims to reduce the incidence of skin cancer, and deaths from it.

"Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the country and is caused by over-exposure to ultraviolet rays."

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