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This week has seen an outpouring of gratitude for a number of Mayo players who have announced their retirement from the inter-county game.
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.
Only three times has Sam Maguire been hoisted in the air by a Mayo captain - Aidan O'Shea is the latest in a long line of those looking to follow in the footsteps of Sean Flanagan in 1950 and 1951 and Seamus O'Malley who was the first Mayo man to do it in 1936.
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.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
2020 has been a year like no other. A lot has happened since I was on these pages.
In a year like no other, Mayo put in a performance far above anything they had been able to muster in their previous five outings in the league before the action was called to a halt in early Spring.
Mayo footballer Tom Parsons is encouraging people who may be struggling with their mental health to ‘reach out, speak up, and talk to somebody’.
Club football has been back up and running for the past few weeks, but this is the big one that we all have been waiting for.
On a day when the all-conquering Dubs overpowered Galway despite a promising start by the Tribesmen, Damien Comer produced a moment of magic out on the sideline by the Cusack Stand.