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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.
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.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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.
It is five years since Mayo competed for the Nestor Cup while playing on the day it was to be handed out - the 2015 Connacht Final win over Sligo was Mayo's fifth in succession as they made Connacht their play-thing for half a decade.
For the first time since 2015 Mayo are preparing for a Connacht Senior Football Championship Final.
The last time Mayo and Leitrim met on the football field was in James Horan’s first game of his second coming as Mayo manager, on a cold and dreary early January day last year.
Division two awaits Mayo next season after they were seen off by Tyrone by a single point in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
It is all pretty simple for Mayo - win on Sunday against Tyrone and they will be playing division one football next season; lose and it is division two; draw and then they'll be waiting on results from elsewhere to come in, to see if they can cling on to their division one status.