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The Offaly jerseys have arrived as Lowry leads the way in Abu Dhabi

The Offaly jerseys have arrived as Lowry leads the way in Abu Dhabi

The Offaly jerseys have arrived as Lowry leads the way in Abu Dhabi

The well-travelled Offaly jersey has once again turned up on the opposite side of the world as Shane Lowry blazes a trail at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship in the UAE. 

The Clara man had just put the finishing touches to his third round, leaving him in a three-shot lead heading into the final day, when he bumped into one of his youngest fans. He went on to win the tournament in a dramatic final round.

A lucky fan and his young child caught Shane's attention as he headed back to the clubhouse to sign his card, causing him to stop and pose for a photograph. See the heartwarming exchange below:

The young Lowry fan was sporting a half-and-half Offaly and Kerry jersey. Lowry has been attracting huge support with his scintillating performance in Abu Dhabi this week. 

He also handed the baby's dad a golf ball as a souvenir. 

The man is a gent! 

Shane will complete the tournament on Saturday morning, commencing his final round with a three-shot lead. 

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