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After so many near misses, bad bounces of the ball and agonising moments - Mayo saw off Dublin in the championship for the first time since 2012.
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.
It's Christmas week. In normal circumstances we would be thinking about Santa Claus and Christmas parties. But these are not normal circumstances and we have the not so small matter of an All-Ireland senior football final to occupy ourselves. We will think about Christmas from around 7pm on Saturday evening.
I predicted/gauged that Mayo would beat Tipperary by four, at one stage it looked like it could be 44, it ended up being 13 in what was as bizarre an All-Ireland semi final as we are likely to see.
Padraic Joyce’s Galway side suffered a disappointing defeat in a blustery Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Second half goals from Seán Bugler and Con O'Callaghan were the difference at Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon as Dublin inflicted Galway's second defeat in as many games.
We will never know what the outcome would have been had Mayo kept their full complement on the field for the duration of the contest, but for the first 15 minutes or so, Mayo certainly had the better of proceedings against the Dubs.
Dublin and Kerry must meet again after playing out a draw in an epic All-Ireland final last weekend.
It all came tumbling down in the 12 minutes after the second half started - after top class first half display that saw them lead by two points at the break, Mayo found themselves trailing by ten points and down and out of the championship for the year.