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Mayo went looking to create their own Fairytale of Croke Park the week before Christmas, but unlike those children’s fables there was no happy ending.
Mayo have had some rotten luck in All Ireland finals in recent years. They’ve pushed Dublin to the pin of their collar on numerous occasions and seen things just tilt against them.
The number on the back of a shirt means relatively little these days in the game, with match-ups between different individuals taking players all over the park.
Mayo rattled home 5-20 to see off Tipperary with ease and book their place in another All Ireland final - but they left Croke Park with plenty to work on as the Munster champions hit the back of the Mayo net three times and if they had taken the two early goal chances that presented themselves it could have been a very different game.
Galway bowed out of the Connacht and All-Ireland Championship of 2020 at the hands of their bitter rivals by 0-14 to 0-13 in Pearse Stadium on Sunday.
It was a day for grit and determination in a city more known for the flair and flavour of the arts and when it came to the crunch Mayo had that bit more of battle hardness than their hosts on the shore of Galway Bay.
A brilliant seven point haul by captain Shane Walsh was not enough for Galway as they fell to an agonising one point defeat to Mayo in the Connacht Senior Football Final at Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
For the first time since 2015 Mayo are preparing for a Connacht Senior Football Championship Final.
On a day for old fashioned six stud boots a sharp shooting performance from Cillian O’Connor was the foundation for Mayo to move on to next Sunday’s Connacht Championship semi-final against Roscommon.
Padraic Joyce’s Galway side was left reeling on Sunday afternoon in Tuam Stadium following a hammering from their closest rivals Mayo in round six of the Allianz league.